Sun Life Financial's Let's have some Funds: Money after Graduation

By Miong - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Twas a light Sunday afternoon at Ayala Center Cebu, listening to some of Cebu’s young entrepreneurs sharing how one can pursue his passion while also enjoying financial freedom in Let’s Have Some FUNds event presented by Sun Life Financial as part of its celebration of Financial Independence Month this June. Event's hosts by Sun Life Trainer and Pop District Bazaar host Jett Pe and Miss Cebu 2011 and ABS-CBN TV personality Mia Ali.

Lets Have some Funds Cebu hosts Jett Pe & Mia Ali

"Money after Graduation" topic is take up by Kaz Onozawa of lifestyle apparel brand "Rhipstop"; marketing and events agency "Spectrum; restaurant "Morals and Malice" & specialty retail "Common Ground" & "Fly". Kaz imparts to both college students and fresh graduates crowd the importance of College since its a good venue to create good network and an introduction to the "real world", so it's important no to take you college friends and classmates for granted. And when you graduate, graduate with a Journey in mind.

Rhipstop Owner, Kaz Onozawa

After college graduation, you may get a job right away or relax for a bit, you've been in school since kindergarten so you deserve to give back to yourself and enjoy. Get a job to learn and earn, an ideal environment is in the corporate since it will teach you on how to manage people. While working, when you feel  you're ready to move up, you may apply for a promotion or move to another company that you feel will help you with your goals. At this moment you will learn how to make money work for you.

Jett Pe, Kaz Onozawa, Sun Life Trainer Danah Mae Latonio & Mia Ali

Don't be afraid to ask for a financial advice, consult a trusted financial adviser who can fortify your goals. Work with them to set aside a extra income for life or health insurance, mutual funds or stocks or bonds, in these manner you are making baby steps to make money work for you. Learn what you can at work, apply these learning to start your business and make extra money.

Working Smart means to maximize your time especially if you're starting a business. Some of Kaz' tips is waking up early than usual, make you commute productive when caught by traffic, leave work on time, sleep early and go full time on your side line business on weekends. Lastly, a good mentor always inspires you and develops you in several aspects, have One.

Other speakers on that afternoon are architect and Blind Clothing owner Kathrynn Dawn Sy, and Sugbo Mercado's Karlo Lim. Sun Life Trainer Danah Mae Latonio, and Sun Life Regional Sales Managers Margaret Bernardo and Michael Gustilo also share their concrete steps that one can take to steer his financial journey in the right direction.

Musical performances from Jacky Chang, Bethany, and Mandaue Nights wowed the crowd in between the talks. Prizes including investment starter funds worth P5,000 and Ayala Cinema movie tickets were given away through raffle draws. Let's have some Funds is supported by BAI TV, Cebu Bloggers Society, Cebu Content Creators and Ayala Center Cebu.

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