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Oxfam reports that global economies are prioritizing the rich.
Oxfam revealed in a report that 2,153 billionaires have more combined wealth than 4.6 billion people on the planet. To put that into perspective, just over 2,000 ultra-rich individuals make more than 60 percent of the global population.Citing that the number of ...
 
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Your new decade’s resolution.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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A happy new year for them, indeed.
Filipino business tycoons Manuel Villar and Enrique Razon are entering the new decade as the only Philippine billionaires to make it on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which lists the 500 wealthiest people in the world.The index is a daily ranking of the ...
 
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The hustle never stops.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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End 2019 with some smart financial moves.
We always talk about starting the new year right, but before 2020 arrives, make it a point to be smart about how you end 2019, especially when it comes to your finances. Here are two things you need to do with your ...
 
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Bitcoin for dummies.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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We can’t live out of rented condos forever.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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New year, new (financially responsible) me.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to ...
 
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Credit cards let you spend money you don't have, but make sure you know the basics before you land yourself in debt.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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And how much do the one-percenters really make?
If you’re dreaming of breaking through to the top tier of the world’s wealthiest and are confident you have what it takes to be the next Gates or Bezos, then we have to break it to you: Getting to the upper echelons ...
 
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Here’s where to start.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to ...
 
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You’ve got your TIN. Now what?
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break ...
 
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Want to see something scary? Check your savings account.
In case you missed the memo, today is World Savings Day. Yes, it’s also Halloween, but the lack of digits in your bank account might be a bigger scare than any haunted house or escape room.In all seriousness, World Savings Day is an ...
 
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However, the Philippines also has one of the highest levels of income inequality.
In the 2019 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report and Databook, the international investment banking company reported that there are currently 52,153 Filipino dollar millionaires, or Filipino individuals each with a net worth exceeding $1 million.According to Credit Suisse, there are over 40,000 ...
 
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Three tips on how to earn extra income.
Christmas is just around the corner, and many people are looking for ways on how to earn extra income for the holidays. Let’s face it, your 13th-month pay is not nearly enough to cover your expenses, and you really don’t want to ...
 
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Billionaire senators Villar and Pacquiao retain the top spots.
Based on the latest statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALNs) released by the Senate of the Philippines, Senator Cynthia Villar continues to hold on to the top spot of wealthiest senators in the Philippines.According to her latest declared SALN, as of ...
 
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Your credit card can probably do a lot more than what you initially thought.
Every time you are offered or you apply for a credit card, have you ever taken a second to think whether you’re getting Visa or Mastercard? Moreover, do you even know exactly what they are, as well as how they work? If not, here’s a simple ...
 
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Whose fortunes gained and declined in 2019?
It was hardly a surprise when  the late taipan Henry Sy, Sr.’s heirs replaced him in the top spot on the Forbes Philippines’ Richest list of 2019. With $17.2 billion in collective net worth, the Sy siblings were unmatched in this year’s ...
 
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The family has an estimated net worth of $17.2 billion.
For 11 consecutive years prior to his passing, the late taipan Henry Sy, Sr. was ranked the Philippines’ richest person after building his SM Investments empire. And in Forbes’ first Philippines’ Richest list since the billionaire passed away at the age of ...
 
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Congress is set to look into the BSP's lifting of a ban on ATM fee hikes.
There's nothing more satisfying than checking your bank account and seeing your hard-earned cash, except maybe actually being able to withdraw it. Long lines at ATMs are nothing new—especially on paydays—and sometimes it's just more convenient to use a different bank's machine ...
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