Soriano: Baa, Baa Black Sheep

Where did the name Black sheep originate? The negative sense of the term “black sheep” refers to a family member who seems to be the troublemaker, and doesn’t seem to fit in with the rest of your family members. Merriam Webster defines a black sheep as a disfavored or disreputable member of a group. Other […]

Quibranza: With a grain of salt

AH, YES. It’s 2023! The Gregorian calendar sneaked in quite a trick, didn’t it? Because Jan. 1 fell on a Sunday, I’m willing to bet most Cebuanos didn’t even have time to recover from the holidays and suddenly, it’s Sinulog. The street dancers are a-dancin. The drumbeats are a-beatin. The rainclouds are a-formin. Hopefully, in […]

Become financially fit this 2023: 5 money pitfalls you need to avoid

GIVEN today’s economy, consumers all have financial concerns. While worrying doesn’t solve much, having a plan to manage these challenges can help ease some of the stress. Jed Velarde, an investing advocate of COL Financial, one of the country’s leading stockbrokers, shared five money traps to avoid and ways to spare consumers from serious financial […]

Best internet slangs for 2022

The year 2022 is almost coming to an end, and we now have a new batch of online slang that has emerged throughout the world from the depths of the internet. Some slangs are no-brainer. Sometimes, one can easily comprehend it from the get-go. Either way, here’s a semi crash course on the year’s favorite […]

Quibranza: An interview: Mark Wiens in Cebu

The Quibranza family has always been a foodie family from the start. Naturally, the content we consumed evolved as we grew: Think “Caprial’s Cafe,” “Iron Chef,” “Man V. Food,” “Masterchef,” “Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma.” With YouTube, we’ve arrived at a “renaissance” of food shows — produced by passionate, independent food bloggers from all over […]

The Executive Talk by ShareInvestor: Boutique Corp PCL (SET: BC)

BANGKOK, Nov 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Boutique Corporation PCL (SET: BC) President and Group CEO, Mr. Prabsharan Singh Thakral provided an admirable interview regarding his business strategy after Covid-19, diversification and embracing digital technology is the strategic approach for Boutique Corporation to remain resilient. 1. Against a challenging business environment significantly […]

Moises: His girl just wanna have funds

@CHADPROVIDES: Hi, Singlestalk. I’m having a relationship with someone who’s really a match. We complement each other. She procrastinates while I tend to work long hours. She’s chill while I’m driven. Her family is poor while I have a privileged background. Don’t get me wrong. I’m helping her pay off her credit card debt because […]

Lim: Not the best

I was raised to believe I could always be better no matter how well I did on any task. I was not raised to believe I was the best. And I’m glad. Because I am not. And to be raised with such arrogance cannot augur well for anyone. An employee learns a new skill and […]

Building a strong financial portfolio for life milestones 

What milestones are you looking forward to in life? Providing the best education for your children? Being able to live comfortably and explore more in life upon retirement? We have different timelines for different milestones, but one thing’s for sure: financial preparation is key to accomplishing these goals and overcoming the obstacles you might encounter […]

Finance chief urges franchisers to digitalize, climate-proof ops

FRANCHISERS are urged to lead the charge in greening and transforming the country’s business sector by mainstreaming digitalization in their operations and embracing sustainable business practices.Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno made this call to the members of the Philippine Franchise Association (PFA).“I call on you, as industry leaders and business operators, to transform the Philippine business […]