Talking Finance with the Country’s Top Finance Honcho

“Wow Rose you got the Finance Secretary to read the Introduction of your latest book! How cool is that? And how did you do that?” was the reaction of most people who saw the book trailer and the Introduction of The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon.

Well, I think that’s one of the perks of my age. Secretary Cesar Purisima is only four years older than me and I had the opportunity of doing some investment banking deals with him back…

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Of Birkin Scams and Vacation Loans

This week two articles posted by my friend on her FB wall caught my attention. The first one is that of the Birkin scam girl who was hidden under the name Sheila in an online article but whose name you can easily google if you write “Birkin scam.” She was a former flight attendant turned gallery managing director because of her outstanding sales skills. So outstanding…

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How Can I Teach What I Don’t Know?

QUESTION: How can I teach my children about FQ when I myself am not good with money? Where do I start? – Janet via text message

ANSWER: It is true that you can’t teach what you don’t know, you can’t give what you don’t have. However, take your intention to teach your children about money matters as your first step to your own financial freedom…