Graduation Ceremony Survival Tips

On Saturday our family is attending the college graduation of our second son, Jose Enrique Fres Fausto, who will be receiving his diploma from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Management Engineering (ME). ME is a much coveted course at ADMU because it’s a rather tough course that requires a lot of Math subjects with a higher QPI (Qualitative Point Index, similar to GPA) requirement. And that’s why after his third year…

The Seasons in a Woman’s Life

In celebration of Women’s Month I wish to tackle the importance of being aware of the seasons in a woman’s life.

In a recent interview, I was asked, “How do you manage to be successful in the important aspects of your life?” I am nowhere near the top 10 women in the field of so and so, but yes I do consider myself successful…

Family FQ Workshop by The Faustos

Learn about money aligned with your goals and values as a family. Come to the Family FQ Workshop by the Faustos on May 9, 2015, 1:00 – 5:30 pm at the SMX Convention Center Function Room 3, 3rd Level of SM Aura…

PIFA Talk and Family Mantra

On March 11, 2015 I’ll be speaking at the annual event of PIFA. Nope PIFA doesn’t stand for some Football Association (Philippine Islands Football Association?). It’s the Philippine Investment Funds Association, an association of mutual fund companies in the Philippines composed of 53 fund members being managed by 10 fund managers. It aims to foster the growth of the Philippine Mutual Fund…

What is the role of money in your life?

Understanding roles is key to happiness and satisfaction. Don’t you notice that we get upset with something or someone, and may just be totally fine with another person? A girlfriend who didn’t receive flowers last Valentine’s Day from her boyfriend might have considered breaking up with him, while another girl…