Category Archives: Financial Literacy

SDFI’s Net Income Soars by 46% in 2015

SEDPI Development Finance, Inc.’s (SDFI) net income jumped by 46% from PhP3.44 million in 2014 to PhP5.03 million in 2015. This is the highest net income of SDFI on record. The surge in net income is on the back of modest asset growth of only 9% that is an indicator of a more efficient use […]

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Traditional Investing Versus Socially Responsible Investing

By: Gio Naidas and Mariel Vincent Rapisura Investing is the act of purchasing a financial product, asset, or other item of value with an expectation of favorable future returns. Investments provide the benefit of generating passive income which helps us attain our financial goals, afford higher standards of living and at the very least beat […]

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Pulilan LGU Adopts Mobile Money

by Denise Subido Today’s world is made smaller and more convenient through the use of technology. What was once impossible or inconvenient can now be done with one touch on your mobile phone. In the Philippines, 80% of households have at least one mobile phone. Aside from making calls, texts and use of internet, mobile […]

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Five Emotions That Prevent Financial Success

by Ann Carl Bailey People often believe that financial management is all about money and has nothing to do with emotions. Wrong! Learning to manage your emotions actually helps in making rational financial decisions that works to your advantage. Mariel Vincent Rapisura, president and chief executive officer of SEDPI, speaking to employees of the Department […]

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331 OFWs Graduate from ADMU LSE in 2015

by Reichelle Carlos “LSE has been a wake-up call for me to put my finances in order and gave me a roadmap for my financial goals.” This year, 331 more of our modern-day Filipino heroes all over the world are better equipped with skills on dealing with their finances and economic situations. They are the […]

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Yolanda and the Filipino Resiliency

  By: Emilenn Sacdalan-Pateño The Philippines is known as one of the most hazard-prone countries in the world. In a 2008 World Bank study, the country was identified as a natural disaster hot-spot with approximately 50.3% of its total area and 81% of its population vulnerable to natural disasters. The United Nations University Institute of […]

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Paano ba yumaman?

Loading… Alamin ang mga sikreto sa pagyaman tulad ng: * Pagiwas sa abuso sa perang pinapadala * Pagimpok ng pang-emergency at pang retirement * Pagi-invest nang tama at pagiwas sa mga scam * Mga ugaling nakapagpapayaman * Pagba-budget nang tama at may priority * Pagpili ng angkop na insurance * Paggawa ng mga financial goals Date:   […]

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Awards Special Recognition to SEDPI

          SEDPI Development Finance, Inc. (SDFI), the financing arm of SEDPI Group of Social Enterprises, received special recognition from the First Development Social Enterprise Awards (DSEA) held on March 4, 2015 at the Kalayaan Hall, Club Filipino in the City of San Juan. DSEA aims to recognize organizations that are committed […]

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Dahil sa LSE, Tagumpay! Tumigil na ang abuso sa padala

The LSE Program has helped transform the lives of Overseas Filipinos. Many of our graduates have overcome the burden of debt, saved enough emergency savings and availed of adequate insurance coverage. Aside from these, the participants were also taught how to practice leadership and come up with a social enterprise plan. The program is implemented under […]

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“Dahil sa LSE, Nanumbalik ang Tiwala ko Sa Sarili”

The LSE Program has helped transform the lives of Overseas Filipinos. Many of our graduates have overcome the burden of debt, saved enough emergency savings and availed of adequate insurance coverage. Aside from these, the participants were also taught how to practice leadership and come up with a social enterprise plan. The program is implemented under […]

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