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Financial literacy 101 for working people

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It is not bad to be born poor. It is bad to be still poor when you grow old. It is tragic to be old and poor at the same time. James Stowers, a financial independence guru wrote, “Regardless of how much you earn, only what you save is really yours. You can always spend what you save, but you can never save what you spend.”

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Retired exec bounces back with a new career

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AT 50 years old, Edward Dungo doesn’t mind beginning again in a new career, if necessary.

Edward Dungo was a former regional sales manager in a large pharmaceutical company and worked in that industry for 23 years until he heard the announcement that their company would be taken over by another corporation.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

A workplace of new possibilities

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A story is told about two marketing scouts sent to a Third World country to determine a  possible business expansion there.  One sent back a telegram to Head Office saying, “SITUATION HOPELESS STOP NO ONE WEARS SHOES HERE.” The other sent back this message, “GREAT OPPORTUNITY STOP THEY HAVE NO SHOES.”   Reality, like beauty […]

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Helping the young find the right jobs

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A YOUNG girl helps her parents cut up unsold newspapers in La Trinidad, Benguet. The bundles of newspapers are then packed into bundles to be sold as packaging materials for Benguet vegetables. The family can sell a bundle for P70.  PDI-NL/Richard Balonglong

Many children dream of becoming scientists and professionals, but their future careers used to be defined by the work they did for the family to help bring food to the table.

Posted: June 22nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Exec finds career success through tough personal odds

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MARRIOT Hotel’s Marketing Communications Director Mitch Garcia is always looking for growth opportunities. “I don’t want to be stagnant,” she says. Photo By Ma. Esther Salcedo–Posadas, Contributor

The Philippine Marketing Communications Director of one of the world’s leading hotel chains has risen steadily to the top, thanks to a rough start in her personal life that made her determined to gain success.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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