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AFP to be taught financial literacy

Troops and civilian employees of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) are now allowed to invest in government securities......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 13th, 2019

Premyo bonds aimed at raising financial literacy

DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The Philippine Government through the Bureau of Treasury has issued a 1-year Peso-denominated Premyo Bonds Para Sa Bayan ("Premyo Bonds") in a minimum aggregate nominal principal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 7th, 2019

Zybi Tech Inc. and JCI Manila initiate AFP conference on financial literacy

Zybi Tech Inc. in partnership with JCI (Junior Chambers International) Manila initiated a small conference at Bulwagang Reyes, CRSAFP in Camp Aguinaldo, which focused on financial literacy. The conference was a roundtable meeting sponsored by Zybi Tech Inc., spearheaded by JCI Manila, and attended by 49 AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines) men and women […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 31st, 2019

Values Enrichment and Financial Literacy Seminar sa OFW families

Manila, Philippines – Sa pagkilala sa mahihirap na hamon na kinakaharap ng ating OFWs at kanilang pamilya, itinaguyod ng Villar SIPAG  ang seminar sa Values Enrichment and Financial  Literacy Seminar para sa OFW Families. Sinabi ni Senator Cynthia Villar na makatutulong ang mga paksang ito upang mapabuti ang lifestyle o pamumuhay ng OFW families at ang kanilang spiritual health […] The post Values Enrichment and Financial Literacy Seminar sa OFW families appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 25th, 2019

10 places where the rich place their money

  WHAT’S the difference be­tween you and a billionaire? You and a billionaire both have 24 hours a day. You and a billionaire are both working hard. You and a billionaire both have the ability and the motivation to create wealth. But what makes a billionaire stay ahead of the game? FINANCIAL LITERACY. They know […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 24th, 2019

Private bank enhances financial inclusion, literacy

DAVAO CITY, Sept 23 (PIA) - Seeing the need to expand the reach of financial products to underserved communities especially the micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs and the teachers, private bank.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 25th, 2019

Private bank enhances financial inclusion, literacy

DAVAO CITY, Sept 23 (PIA) - Seeing the need to expand the reach of financial products to underserved communities especially the micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs and the teachers, private bank.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2019

Bicolano financial literacy advocate gets prestigious Chevening scholarship

Bicolano financial literacy advocate gets prestigious Chevening scholarship.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsSep 19th, 2019

Lack of Financial Literacy Makes 87% of Online Customers in the Philippines Face Urgent Shortages of Money

44% of customers of online financing services in the Philippines face a shortage of money occasionally. For the other 21%, it is a regularly recurring issue. Most importantly, 87% admit that their inaccuracy in personal budget planning because of insufficient financial literacy is the main reason for that. These are the findings of Robocash Group, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 14th, 2019

British government, insurance company fund Filipinos to study in the UK

British life insurer Pru Life UK, through its community investment arm Prudence Foundation, in partnership with the British government, is funding two Filipino advocates of education and financial literacy through…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

Tennis champ, trailblazer Althea Gibson honored at US Open

By Melissa Murphy, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Althea Gibson basked in a ticker-tape parade in New York a decade before Arthur Ashe won the 1968 U.S. Open. Gibson won 11 majors in three years from 1956-58, including the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open singles titles. She integrated two sports — tennis and golf — during an era of racial segregation in the United States. "She's our Jackie Robinson of tennis," said Billie Jean King, who at 13 watched Gibson play. "I saw what it meant to be the best." One Love Tennis is an athletic and educational program for youth in Wilmington, North Carolina. During a rainy day in 2017, the girls watched the documentary "Althea and Arthur." They learned Ashe has a stadium named for him at the U.S. Open on the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. The mood in the room grew somber afterward, according to program director Lenny Simpson. The girls realized there wasn't even a "dag-gone hot dog stand" named for Gibson. Why wasn't there a monument to the first African American to win a major title (1956 French Open) before winning both the U.S. Nationals (precursor to the U.S. Open) and Wimbledon in 1957-58? Simpson suggested the girls be part of the solution by writing letters to his friend and then-U.S. Tennis Association President Katrina Adams. King and Adams had been working on the Gibson project for years. King's advocacy before the USTA board resulted in a unanimous vote. Adams later read letters to the board from the girls, including Xerra Robinson, to reinforce the importance of a tribute. "I know she would be proud to see the progress that's been made with so many women of color leading the pack in professional tennis," Adams said of Gibson, who died in 2003 at 76. "Her bravery, perseverance and determination paved the way." On Monday, the USTA will unveil a statue in her honor at the U.S. Open. The girls and boys of One Love Tennis will attend the ceremony, along with Gibson's 85-year-old doubles partner, Angela Buxton of Britain. "It's about bloody time," said Buxton, who won the 1956 French and Wimbledon titles with her friend. More things to know about Gibson, who made the covers of Time and Sports Illustrated and was voted AP Female Athlete of the Year in 1957-58: EARLY YEARS Gibson traveled the hard road from Harlem to Wimbledon, but she had a community of support. The oldest of five children, Gibson was born in Silver, South Carolina, before her sharecropper parents relocated to Harlem. At 18, Gibson moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, to live with Dr. Hubert and Celeste Eaton. She honed her tennis and social skills on Dr. Eaton's court at his home, called "the black country club" because African Americans couldn't play at public courts or white country clubs. "Culturally, it was a tough adjustment," said Simpson, who met his coach and mentor on that court at age 5 when Gibson gave him a racket and called him "champ." ''(In Harlem), she didn't see the signs of white and colored water fountains and white and colored bathrooms. The prejudice and discrimination certainly was there, but nothing like the Jim Crow days of the South." She spent summers in Lynchburg, Virginia, training on the court of Dr. Robert Walter Johnson, who later nurtured Ashe, a winner of five Grand Slam titles. Both were forced to play in segregated tournaments early in their careers. Barred by the precursor of the USTA, Gibson won 10 straight American Tennis Association women's titles starting in 1947. After lobbying by the ATA and a withering editorial from four-time champion Alice Marble, Gibson became the first African American to compete in the 1950 U.S. Nationals at Forest Hills on her 23rd birthday. A graduate of Florida A&M, Gibson taught physical education and considered quitting tennis because she couldn't make a living in the low-paying amateur days. But in 1955, she was tapped by the State Department for a goodwill tennis tour of Asia. That's how she met Buxton in India. ALTHEA YEARS Both were looking for a doubles partner in 1956. Buxton was denied membership at the club in London where she practiced after she listed Jewish for religion on the application. She grew up in England and South Africa and understood Gibson's struggle. "No one spoke to her, let alone played with her," Buxton said by phone from London. "(Her playing style) was like a young man. She wore little shorts, a vest and hit the ball hard, even her second serve. She came charging up to the net. She bamboozled people with her attitude." They won at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, but the "powers that be" were not thrilled and "you needed a spy glass to see the headline 'Minorities Win,'" Buxton said. Both were denied membership at the All England Club despite being Wimbledon champions. (Buxton is still waiting). Nonetheless, Gibson got the royal treatment with a ticker-tape parade in July in New York after receiving the 1957 Wimbledon trophy from Queen Elizabeth II. Two months later, she won the U.S. Nationals at Forest Hills. "That was an incredible joy for her," Simpson said. She duplicated those feats and retired from tennis at No. 1 in 1958 — a winner of more than 50 singles and doubles titles — because there was no significant prize money until the professional era began in 1968. The men's and women's 2019 U.S. Open winner will each receive a check for $3.8 million. No other African American woman won the U.S. Open until Serena Williams in 1999 or Wimbledon until Venus Williams in 2000. AFTER TENNIS Gibson played exhibition tennis before Harlem Globetrotters games, signing a $100,000 contract, and joined the LPGA full-time in 1964. In 1975, she became state commissioner of athletics in New Jersey. She served on the state athletics control board, and the governor's council on physical fitness until 1992. The twice-divorced Gibson's health failed in her late 60s after a stroke and she struggled to make ends meet. Buxton said Gibson reached out to a handful of tennis friends without much success. Gibson was on the verge of suicide in 1995 when the tennis great called her, she said. Buxton provided financial support and visited her friend in East Orange, New Jersey. "Angela Buxton saved her life, literally," Simpson said. Buxton also wrote a letter to Tennis Week magazine, and donations flooded in from all over the world. The WTA currently has a hardship fund to help former players. Frances Gray, a longtime friend and co-founder of the Althea Gibson Foundation, has kept her legacy alive. A self-described "born athlete," Gibson said she wanted to be remembered as "strong and tough and quick." "If not for Althea Gibson, there would be no Arthur Ashe, no Serena and Venus, Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens and the list goes on," Simpson said. "She opened it up for all of us.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

Mga pinoy, kailangang matuto sa financial literacy

SMNI NEWS Kailangan ng mga pinoy na magkaroon ng kaalaman sa financial literacy. Ito ang sinabi ng financial analyst na si Astro del Castillo sa panayam ng Sonshine Radio at SMNI news kasunod ng balita na kasama ang Pilipinas sa limang pangunahing remittance capital sa mundo. Ayon kay Del Castillo, dahil sa lumalaki na imbentaryo […] The post Mga pinoy, kailangang matuto sa financial literacy appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsJun 24th, 2019

Financial Literacy angayang itudlo sa high school- Gatchalian

Alang ni Senador Sherwin Gatchalian, mahinungdanon nga matuki sa mga senior high school nga anaa sa mga lalawigan ang financial literacy o kahibalo kabahin sa kuwarta sama sa pagtigum og kuwarta og money management.The post Financial Literacy angayang itudlo sa high school- Gatchalian appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

More millennials finding insurance sexy

When it comes to financial literacy, Filipinos, says Alex Narciso, president of Sun Life of Canada Philippines, still have a long way to go The post More millennials finding insurance sexy appeared fi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

DepEd–NCR welcomes financial literacy program

MANILA, Philippines — The nationwide deployment of the financial education program for public schools – a partnership project of BDO Foundation, Department of Education (DepEd) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) for the benefit of students, teachers and non-teaching personnel – continues to make headway with its launch in the National Capital Region (NCR)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2019

For Home Credit, financial literacy is as easy as Juan, Two, Three

For Home Credit, financial literacy is as easy as Juan, Two, Three.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2019

DOST holds financial literacy forum for inventors

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology-Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) held a financial literacy forum and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2016
Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2016

Strengthen financial education among youth – Poe

Sen. Grace Poe called for a more proactive public and private collaboration to further strengthen financial education among Filipino youth.   “Financial literacy is a tool that can be used to break the cycle of poverty,” Poe said today duri.....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsSep 30th, 2016

Sen. Bam Aquino Urges Students To Promote Financial Literacy, Report Truth In Sun Life Sinag Students Summit

Sen. Bam Aquino Urges Students To Promote Financial Literacy, Report Truth In Sun Life Sinag Students Summit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 25th, 2016

8990 lures homebuyers with free life insurance

MASS housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is providing 11,000 to 12,000 life insurance policies to buyers by the end of the third quarter. A company official said 8990 aims to promote financial literacy. Homebuyers will get low-cost insurance, with an opt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016