Chatting with Sun Life CEO Riza Mantaring

I first saw Riza Mantaring when she was being interviewed on ANC as the new Chief Executive Officer of Sun Life Financial Philippines. At that time, her company was already among the country’s top insurance companies but not yet the number one. She struck me as a humble top honcho as she narrated how she didn’t expect…

The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon CHAPTER 8: Can We All Become Rich?

We’re now in the second to the last chapter of the book. This is an interesting chapter because it’s when Arkad summarizes the basic laws of money to his friends. Some of them still insist on the role of Lady Luck. Some find the laws too simple.

These two observations point to the excuses a lot of people use to justify their not so pleasant financial state, “Wala talaga akong suerte sa pera, hindi ako yayaman.” “Hindi ko naman…

Are we inching our way to the Tipping Point of High FQ for EveryJuan?

Last Monday on FQMom.com we saw Randell Tiongson read Chapter 7 of The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon. Today I invite you to join me as I interview him about his childhood money memory, his entrepreneurial family, his stint in producing concerts, which included popular names like Dingdong Avancado, Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez. He also talks about his interior design business with then girlfriend…

Want to hear what “Salve Says?”

Last Monday I published the video on Chapter 6 of The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon as read by ANC On The Money’s Resident Financial Adviser Salve Duplito to her sons Bamboo and Bloo. (Click Chapter 6)

I also had the chance to meet her mother and have a chat with Salve and her sons after the reading session.

Last year I had a really long interview with Salve over coffee that extended up to dinner where she generously shared with me her wonderful and inspiring life story. I wrote about it in…