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Have you met you perfect match this financial independence month?

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According to Warren Buffet, an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist "investing is laying out money now to get more money back in the future". You'll never know what the future holds but being prepared is like saving your self into the worst outcome.
With the month of June being the Financial Independence Month and the rise of do-it-yourself financial planning, more Filipinos can now take charge of their hard-earned money. But despite the growing information and advice on personal finance, many still lack an investing mindset. This means looking beyond traditional savings instruments to achieve future goals. In fact, Sun Life’s SOLAR (Study of Lifestyle and Relationships) reveals that only 38% of Filipinos are willing to take investment risks in order to earn more and that only 8% actually invest.  Furthermore, only 16% claim to have life insurance despite 88% of Filipinos worrying about their financial situation in case something happens to the breadwi…

Vivo is all set to Unlock the Future

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The young global smartphone brand Vivo on Tuesday night teased tech enthusiasts nationwide when it posted a cryptic photo on its social media pages. The photo showed a colorful thumbprint with a hashtag #UnlockingSoon.

“Unlock the future with a single touch,” the posts said, without giving any more details. 


Vivo’s current flagship smartphone in the Philippines is the V9, which was released in March. It boasts of a 24-megapixel AI selfie camera, a 16MP+5MP dual rear camera, and a 6.3-inch FullView™ Display with a 90% screen-to-body ratio.

Ever since its launch in the Philippines in 2016, Vivo has been breaking barriers by introducing the state-of-the-art smartphone to the selfie-loving Filipino consumers. It was Vivo that introduced a 20-megapixel dual front camera in V5 Plus and a 24MP front camera in V7 and V7+.

Aside from developing the selfie camera, Vivo has also paid attention to the users’ need for a bigger screen. Earlier this year, Vivo released the concept smartphone APEX™ Fu…

Search for the Happiest Pinoy 2018 begins; P1 million grand prize at stake

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Filipinos are known for hospitality, strong work ethics, generosity, strong ties with family, and having a positive outlook in life, despite all the circumstances and challenges in life, Philippines ranked third (3rd ) among the happiest countries in the world in the 41st Annual Global End of Year Survey of Gallup International.


Cebuana Lhuillier, the largest microfinancial services in the country, has formally launched  the Search for the Happiest Pinoy 2018.
The competition celebrates the Filipinos’ indomitable spirit of resilience and positivity and gives honor and recognition to outstanding Filipinos that best represent these values.

“Cebuana Lhuillier has always believed that Filipinos are one of the most resilient people in the world. We have always faced life’s challenges with optimism, faith, and a can-do attitude—and we believe that this should be recognized and encouraged at all times. We have been celebrating this culture of happiness and resilience through the Search for t…