The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon – Chapter 4

For the third Chapter, I wish to present Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla, Jr.. He is Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) deputy governor for Supervision and Examination Sector, the sector that’s mandated to regulate banks in order to keep a stable banking system.

He graduated magna cum laude from the School of Economics of the University of the Philippines…

The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon – Chapter 3

When I was thinking of readers for my Richest Man project I knew right away that I wanted to ask Edward Lee to read Chapter 3. This chapter talks about Algamish, the mentor of the main character of the story.

Edward Lee is the Chairman and founder of COL Financial, the largest online stock broker in the country. He is a generous man who is willing to share what he knows about the stock market…

Conversations with the PSE President

I had the privilege to have a one-on-one with the president of the Philippine Stock Exchange, Hans B. Sicat. When I arrived at his office, he was finishing up his meeting and I was led to his room so I had the chance to see his awards, photos and other office knick-knacks and learned a few things. His wife looks lovely in a black and white photo, he has three grown-up kids, he likes sports and the “B.” stands for Brinker, his second given name. He was named after the main character of the book Hans Brinker…

The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon – Chapter 2

In the last couple of weeks, I shared with you videos of Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima and Bo Sanchez reading the Introduction and Chapter 1 of my latest book, respectively.

Today I present Chapter 2 as read by Hans B. Sicat, the president of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). I wish to share with you some trivia about Hans. The “B.” in his name is not the initial of his mother’s maiden name, which is Makasiar. “B.” is the initial for…