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List of Educational Plans in the Philippines

We often hear in the Philippines, in the television program perhaps, the phrases that sound like this, “I may not have any property, business, or big money to give to you, and that education is the only bequest I can give. As a parent, I am willing to work hard just to finish your studies.” Probably, the reason why educational plan becomes a trend yet unfortunately, there is bad news of some bankruptcy with the educational plans. However, there are educational plans that are well established and your money investment is secured and here are the lists:

1. Philam Life. They have two educational plan offers: Continue reading

College Scholarship Program of Metrobank

Filipinos are indeed fond of learning. Two years for pre-school, six years for elementary, four years for high school, and four to ten years for college – the base of education could be bitter, devoting years for school and increasing fees as the year level goes up, but the top of education is always sweet. So to give good education but lack funds, there are scholarship program offered as follows by Metrobank: Continue reading

William Uytengsu Jr, the 34th Richest Person in Philippines 2012

“Wala pa ring tatalo sa Alaska”. Some people can still remember that kid from a year 1976 television commercial who is believed to be William, the brother of Wilfred Uytengsu, Jr. Continue reading

Behind the Name, Honda

Everyone knows that Honda is a brand name of wheels. Be it a motorcycle, a sedan up to SUV, the options of choosing best vehicle, Honda will always be included.

But, do we really know how it all started to have a Honda in our brain dictionary today? Continue reading

In Demand Business for 2013

We know that the money is always present in the business and not through employment. So if you want your money to luxuriate and increase your income, putting up a business is the thing that you should consider. However, bear in mind that establishing a business is not as easy as it should be plan by: time, effort, and budget. If this three core has been prepared, the next thing to consider is the industry where you want to get involved to. This 2013, here are some of the industry that will have its growth:

1. Fashion/ GarmentsContinue reading

Bank Promos this Summer 2013

Bank greatly helps us to save or secure our money without worrying, why? Simply because it is safe from theft, second, it helps us to collect money aside from money transfers wherein there are charges for their service fee, and you can have the privilege of having loans and exclusive promos of the bank. This summer, what are the promos that the bank can offer:

1. EastWest Bank. Enjoy an exclusive rate of P4,700 net per room per night, good for two adults, and two children at Thunderbirds Resorts in Antipolo. Continue reading

Affordable Summer Fun Activities

Chills late at night, turned off aircon and electric fan is almost over as the wind of summer is getting nearer! What are the things that come to your mind when the heat is on? Here are some of the to-do lists this summer that are affordable.

1. Appreciate the sunset. Of course, that is not the only thing that you have to do. The best way to appreciate sunset is by looking at it near shores like Roxas Boulevard, Manila and dine at the nearest restaurant at Mall of Asia. Of course, if you want to have fresh air, there are beaches at Laiya, Batangas that are very cheap yet white sands will linger in your feet. Laiya White Cove and Virgin Beach Resorts are just the samples.

2. Water Spa. Hearing the word spa Continue reading

David Consunji, the 5th Billionaire in the Philippines 2012

“If there’s a problem, there must be a solution.” David Consunji.

Came from a middle-class family, a 92-year old David Consunji is ranked by Forbes as the 5th richest man in the Philippines with net worth of $2.7 Billion as of June 2012. Mr. Consunji is the founder and the Chairman of DMCI Holdings, Incorporated specializing in Construction Industry but also holds Semirara Mining Corporation (mining), DMCI-MPI Water Company (Maynilad Water Services), and DMCI Power Corporation (energy).

David Consunji- Filipino Billionaire

David Consunji- Filipino Billionaire, credit:

David Consunji was a concrete inspector in Pandacan, Manila in 1954 then Continue reading

Philippines as fastest-growing Asian economies from April to June 2012

The economy of the Philippines has been evaluated for the second quarter (Q2), from April to June 2012 and the good news is, The Philippines has preserved its position as one of the fastest growing economies in the entire region wherein China ranked first (7.4%), second is Indonesia (6.37), and third is Philippines (5.9%)

The Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan, compared last Q2 of 2011 to Q2 of 2012, a big difference occurred as Philippines only have 3.6% last year which only proves that its economic standing is having a recovery because of improved economic activities. What are these activities that helped Philippines to rise from its breakdown? Continue reading

Success story behind National Book store

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” – Vincent T. Lombardi

Success story behind National Book store

(Rags to Riches Entrepreneur) 

Socorro Ramos definitely did not have  the lack of will as she was the success behind National Book Store. When she was a child, Mrs. Ramos sold bananas, mangrove roots, nuts, vinegar to help her grandmother in Santa Cruz, Laguna. When she was seven years old, their family moved to Manila to make a living as her widowed mother needed to provide the needs of her six children.

Success story of National Bookstore

Success story of National Bookstore

The teenage days of Socorro were spent being the factory worker and were able to graduate from high school as an honor student. Socorro then became a sales lady at the Goodwill Book Store, then a small shop owned by her brother. Continue reading