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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…