Sun Life Made Us Cry,
Then Made Us Think:
How Prepared Am I
for the Future?
Sun Life Philippines released its first video off their Sun Shorts 2 campaign, and it had us do all sorts of ugly crying. I mean, just watch it:
Can a love be strong enough to endure the currents of life? #sunshorts
Posted by Sun Life Financial Philippines on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
But soon after we’re able to compose ourselves, it got us thinking: Am I prepared for such an eventuality?
Do you find yourself saying any of the things below? Read on and find out why it’s never too early to prepare for your future.
I’m too young to prepare for anything!
Sure you’re young now, but that is exactly why you should start investing now. Think about it: if you are 20 years old now and start saving P100 per day, you would have saved up a total of P730,000 by the time you are 40 years old. Don’t waste your youth, young padawan.
I should just enjoy life! YOLO!
As well you should! But here’s a concept you should also keep in mind: a time and place for everything. You shouldn’t just enjoy life while you’re young. You should enjoy life at every age of your life. But discipline yourself early to moderate your lifestyle so you can enjoy life longer. Ever heard of burning the candle at both ends? Don’t do that.
I want to put up my own business, e. Saka na yan!
Unless you are fortunate enough to have your endeavors funded by loving parents and/or grandparents, you will need help from financial institutions in building your empire. This will need careful planning and research on your part, but hey, you’re young. You have the time for research.
I’m an adventurer! Travel ko na lang yan!
You’ve 10gig worth of videos and photos from that European trip you and your friends went to on a whim. Now that you are back, you wish that sorting through those photos to find out which to post would be your only problem. Wouldn’t it be more fun to travel when you know you won’t go back home to an empty bank account?