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Inside the Industry: Financial planning for OFWs with Leigh Bonifacio

Former OFW-dependent turned OFW mentor Leigh Bonifacio shares her advocacy for keeping families financially stable

9/18/2020 1:01:00 PM

For our last podcast episode with Sun Life, listen to financial advisor Leigh Bonifacio on how to protect your family's finances during pandemic BrandRap SunLifePH

Former OFW-dependent turned OFW mentor Leigh Bonifacio shares her advocacy for keeping families financially stable

"One big 'why' why I joined Sun Life is because I don't want what happened to us to happen to them,” explained financial advisor Leigh Bonifacio as she lamented on her struggles growing up as a dependent of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW).

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Leigh's childhood has proven to her that working abroad can come at great risk for families. While there may be more lucrative opportunities outside of the Philippines, job security is an issue for many OFWs. And, there are a few contingencies in place to protect them.

Leigh seeks to change this reality by guiding more Filipino families towards financial literacy and independence.One big 'why' why I joined Sun Life is because I don't want what happened to us to happen to them.Leigh Bonifacio, Sun Life Financial Advisor

In our latest episode ofInside the Industry, we talk to Leigh about what it's like for OFW-dependent families to protect their finances, especially now in times of crisis. You can also read the full episode transcript below:This episode concludes Rappler Hustle and Sun Life's financial literacy campaign to empower Filipinos during the COVID-19 crisis.

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