More articles about: Wealth

 
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ING Bank uses facial recognition technology targeted toward 'digital-ready' Filipinos.
Over 70 percent of Philippines remains unbanked, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Compare that with studies that show nearly the same number of Filipinos (69 percent) use a mobile phone and you can understand why many banks and financial ...
 
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It's a pledge her ex-husband, Jeff Bezos, has yet to make.
Less than two months after finalizing her divorce from Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos has signed The Giving Pledge, a commitment to give away the majority of her approximately $35 billion net worth."I have a disproportionate amount of money to share," Bezos said in a letter ...
 
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According to a new lawsuit, the extravagant affair was a total and complete scam.
After a five-year-engagement and months of wedding planning, hairstylist-to-the-stars William "Jordan" Blackmore and his heiress fiancée, Andi Potamkin, jetted off to Utah in a private plane to tie the knot. The stylish couple's ultra-lavish $1 million desert wedding took place in a ...
 
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“I may have been the son of the boss, but I worked harder than anybody else to prove that I wasn’t just the son of the boss,” he tells the class of 2019.
On April 30, 2019, JG Summit Holdings Inc. President and CEO Lance Gokongwei left the graduating class of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela inspired with anecdotes of how he and his siblings independently worked their way to the top. In his ...
 
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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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By watching Succession on HBO, of course.
The children of a powerful media mogul tear into each other to become the heir apparent of their family legacy. It's the delightful plot of Succession, the HBO series returning in June, and, as it happens, the real-life dilemma facing billionaire Rupert Murdoch ...
 
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Jeff Bezos will retain 75 percent of the couple's Amazon stock.
In a series of tweets, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced that they have finalized their divorce after 25 years of marriage. The former couple also disclosed how their assets will be divided.MacKenzie will give up 75 percent of her Amazon stock to Jeff. According ...
 
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Surprise performances by Maroon 5, parties hosted at a 27-story home, and a pre-wedding carnival in St. Moritz made the wedding extra special.
If you loved watching the extravagance of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding last spring, then you must know that India celebrated its own version of the royal wedding last weekend.The groom is Akash Ambani, the 27-year-old son of Mukesh Ambani, ...
 
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The market growth had much to do with the increase in the country’s ultra-wealthy population.
If you’re looking for a business opportunity in a thriving industry, the latest market report by Knight Frank points to luxury homes as a great investment. In 2018, Manila’s luxury home market saw the most growth in the world, with an 11 ...
 
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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 coveted pieces will set you back by a small fortune.
At times, some galleries stow their most priceless pieces away in their backrooms, usually for safekeeping or to be reserved for serious buyers (if you aren't one already).But given the foot traffic and size of the annual Art Fair Philippines, galleries presumably ...
 
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Think your family’s finances are complicated? Try sorting out the money troubles of Britain’s working royals.
When Harry and Meghan wed in last May’s televised spectacular, all the splendor of the Windsor family was on parade: a fairytale castle, a horse-drawn Ascot Landau, a palatial Rolls-Royce Phantom, and a trove of jewelry. Six months later, after the news came ...
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