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Is the PERA Law (R.A. 9505) Ready for Implementation?

I was wondering if there were any updates about the Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) Law (R.A. 9505), since it was heralded in the news last November 2014 that ...
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PERA Law (RA 9505) Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)

PERA Law (RA 9505) Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)

RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING THE PERSONAL EQUITY AND RETIREMENT ACCOUNT (PERA) ACT OF 2008 PERA Rule 1 - Title. These rules shall be referred to as the "Implementing Rules and ...
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Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) Act of 2008  (RA 9505)

Personal Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) Act of 2008 (RA 9505)

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROVIDENT PERSONAL SAVINGS PLAN, KNOWN AS THE PERSONAL EQUITY AND RETIREMENT ACCOUNT (PERA) SECTION 1. Title. -- This Act shall be known as the "Personal Equity ...
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Raising Pinoy Boys

Financial Education for Kids Part 8: Raising Pinoy Boys (and Girls)

Note: This is part 8 of a series on Financial Education for Kids. You may access previous articles through these links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4: Summer Activities for 2013, Part 5: Getting ...
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Feast Talk Series: Happy, Healthy, Holy Money

Feast Talk Series: Happy, Healthy, Holy Money

One of the best series of talks of Bo Sanchez which I have been blessed to hear at The Feast PICC is the one about "Happy, Healthy, Holy Money". If ...
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cha-ching-money-smart-kids

Financial Literacy for Kids Part VII: Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids

Since we don't have a TV at home (by choice), my son and I spend time together watching YouTube videos, and we love watching cartoons. But what if there were ...
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Financial Literacy for Kids Part VI: Have a Role Model

Financial Literacy for Kids Part VI: Have a Role Model

The more I write about this topic, I realize this is getting to be about what parents can do for their children, and not really financial education for kids. What ...
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Financial Literacy for Kids Part V: Getting Used To A Simple Lifestyle

Financial Literacy for Kids Part V: Getting Used To A Simple Lifestyle

This post is the fifth of a series. Those who missed past posts may click here - Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV. I am by no means ...
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Financial Education For Kids Part IV: Summer Activities for 2013

Financial Education For Kids Part IV: Summer Activities for 2013

This is actually Part IV of our series on Financial Education for Kids. If you missed the first three, click on these links: Part I, Part II, and Part III ...
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Financial Literacy For Kids - Part III

Financial Literacy For Kids – Part III

This is the third part of a series on Financial Literacy for Kids. If you missed the first and second parts, check them out through these links: Part I and Part II. Now ...
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Financial Literacy for Kids – Part II

Financial Literacy for Kids – Part II

This is the second part of a series on Financial Education for Kids. If you missed the first part, check it out through the following link: Financial Education for Kids ...
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Financial Literacy for Kids – Part I

Financial Literacy for Kids – Part I

Today is the 8th birthday of our only son, CJ. Just like all parents, Jay and I are very proud of our son and we pray that he will grow ...
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Instant gratification versus delayed gratification

Instant gratification versus delayed gratification

After inspecting a bunch of foreclosed properties recently, I was to drop-off my real estate broker at her house. Her grandson who was around 7 years old, approached us after ...
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4 Reasons Why You Need To Be Financially Literate Before Investing in Real Estate (And Avoid Financial Failure)

4 Reasons Why You Need To Be Financially Literate Before Investing in Real Estate (And Avoid Financial Failure)

In an earlier blogpost where I tackled the frequently asked question: "Are foreclosed properties good deals?", I mentioned that financial literacy is a prerequisite to real estate investing, and with ...
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How I track my expenses and manage my money

How I track my expenses and manage my money

This is the third part of a series on Managing Finances. If you have not read the first 2 parts, head on over to Part  and Part 2! In part 2 of my series of posts ...
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Manage your finances by becoming your own Chief Financial Officer

Manage your finances by becoming your own Chief Financial Officer

This is Part 2 of a series on Managing Finances. If you have not read the first part, head on over to Part . You can also go to Part 3 later! In part 1 of ...
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Manage your finances to get ready for your first real estate deal!

Manage your finances to get ready for your first real estate deal!

This is Part 1 of a series on Managing Finances. After reading, don't forget to read Part 2 and Part 3! One of the biggest stumbling blocks for beginning real estate investors ...
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