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Traveling soon? The best time to exchange currencies is well before you take off.
In the Philippines, the value of the peso is constantly changing. The earlier you exchange currencies, the more time you have to catch the trend when you can get a better rate for your travel money. Anything done at the last minute ...
 
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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 ...
 
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Here's how you can financially prepare your children before they pack up and fly.
Parents want to provide the best education for their children and sometimes, that means leaving home and crossing oceans to get one. Based on the UNESCO database of Global Flow of Tertiary-Level Students, there are over 16,000 students from the Philippines studying abroad. ...
 
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Those who say cash is king probably have never dined and paid with a credit card.
These days, you get more value for your money when you swipe instead of hand over bills after a fine meal. Diners are spoilt for choice between free dishes and complimentary drinks, generous discounts, and order-one-and-get-another-on-the-house offers.But if you have all kinds ...
 
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An award-winning author creates stories on modern princesses who don't need princes while teaching little girls how to invest, establish businesses, and negotiate all by themselves.
At the heart of every children’s book or every fairy tale lies a lesson awaiting its young readers. Imagine if those stories armed children with practical life skills—lessons that they can take with them as they grow older.HSBC Philippines is engaging its ...
 
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Who's automatically in or out when it comes to investing in citizenships?
The mere mention of a second passport sparks a number of questions, from how much it costs to how long it takes to get one. First things first: A potential applicant must know if he or she is eligible to apply for one. Knowing ...
 
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Money that sits in the bank loses value, but if you entrust someone to invest your money, it can build your wealth in the long run.
You know what’s harder than making a fortune? Holding on to it.Many lottery winners can tell you how they were in over their heads and how they lost the millions they won (and in some cases, more) because they did not do ...
 
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It also promises to help clients prepare the next generation of the ultra-rich.
A new private banking service by a local bank will cater to ultra-high net worth individuals and their families, people who have a net worth of at least P100 million.UnionBank recently launched its new private banking service, which it will carry out ...
 
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If you’re ready to try and join this century, here are some of the leading cashless, digital and online payment platforms waiting for you.
Still paying in cash? Perhaps it's time to join leading economies in the 21st century. Leave your wallet at home and just take your mobile phone with you. With the right apps, you can buy nearly everything, anywhere. In Shenzhen, China, if ...
 
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These credit cards will help you earn air miles faster and will you give you the lowest foreign exchange conversions.
Not all credit cards are created equal. If you're a frequent flyer, the right credit card could be your best travel companion. Below, we round up the best cards to use when traveling, according to their most notable features.Why It’s Better: One ...
 
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Harry Potter-themed airport displays, a newly awarded Michelin star restaurant, and the only rooftop bar in the world that serves its own tea-infused spirits.
Despite its small size, Singapore makes good on being a dynamic Asian city overflowing with unique business concepts that appeal to the global traveler. Here, new and obscure establishments and activities that may entice you to make that three-hour flight from Manila.Newly ...
 
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We're now living in a world where being zero-waste is becoming less of a choice than a necessity.
It’s my mission to become a mindful shopper.I say “mindful” vs. “responsible,” because it speaks more truthfully about where my level of responsible consumption is right now. I am just beginning to become aware of how my shopping habits affect the planet, ...
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