By John Casey
Aside from the fact that all Schengen countries* require you to have a Schengen approved travel insurance policy before these countries issue you with a visa, the reason you need travel insurance is simple: when you travel, you deal with much more uncertainty and your existing insurances won’t normally cover the risks associated with traveling overseas.
One of the main areas of a child’s life that affects how well he or she will grow into a successful and competent adult is education. For many families, education is a priceless privilege. It opens the door to an array of opportunities – or at the very least – it is regarded as a stepping stone in getting ahead through life’s hardship. Every parent dreams for their little ones to succeed in life and most of them sacrifice a lot in order to send their children to a good school in college.
Maintaining a savings account is necessary, but whether or not it is enough to financially shield a family from emergencies is something breadwinners must consider carefully.
The ConsumerBy Linda Bolido
Contract and insurance policies are not the only things that should be read carefully, especially the fine print.
Not Quite ThereBy Chit Roces
Do I follow my own advice and insure myself, or do I, like Dad, leave things to fate and fortune?
PhilPlans recently awarded the top three winners of its Aking Panata Photo Contest at the new PhilPlans Corporate Headquarters at the 12/F iACADEMY Building, 6764 Ayala Avenue, Makati City.
PhilPlans understands the importance of honoring one’s commitment. And so, in time for the coming second semester, PhilPlans has promptly released more than P155 Million in education benefits to its more than 10,000 planholders. More than a show of its financial strength, however, PhilPlans has chosen to celebrate its capacity to keep its promise to its planholders with the “Ang Aking Panata” photo contest.
By Matikas Santos
whose claim to fame came after he was caught on the news trying to drive his car through a flooded street and ranting about how he wasn’t properly informed about how deep the water was, is back.
The ConsumerBy Linda B. Bolido
It is typhoon season. Those affected by natural calamities do not only have to cope with the death or permanent disability of loved ones, but also with the destruction of property. In terms of damage to property, homeowners can fall back on insurance, but how about people who are only renting their places of residence? [...]
By Tina Arceo-Dumlao
Filipinos are known to be a fatalist lot, believing that what will be, will be, and that somehow things will work themselves out. But they don’t always do, as many homeowners, entrepreneurs and large corporations have learned the hard and very expensive way. Because of major events beyond their control – including fire, robbery, theft, [...]