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Ready, Set, #Goals 

Manulife taps Anne and Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Kobe and Andre Paras to inspire you to start new financial resolutions in 2021

December 17, 2020

Manila – Global life insurer Manulife has tapped celebrity sisters Anne Curtis-Smith and Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and celebrity brothers Kobe and Andre Paras to share money management stories and advice in a free virtual event titled, “Ready, Set, #Goals,” which will be hosted by Luis Manzano on January 13, 2021, at 3:30 p.m.

Through this webinar, Manulife Philippines will also share insights and tips from top financial advisers on how Filipinos can better handle their finances in 2021. Whether you’re a mompreneur like Anne, a businessman like Luis, a budding entrepreneur like Jasmine, and influencers like Kobe and Andre, sound financial planning can empower you to achieve stability and success to make your every day better in the year ahead.

“2020 has taught us the value of taking care of what truly matters in life, and we believe 2021 will be a great opportunity to move forward, armed with the lessons we’ve learned, so we can achieve our goals for ourselves and our families,” said Melissa Henson, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Manulife Philippines. “We hope that this webinar can help Filipinos face the new year with hope, courage, and a clear plan of action, and seize the opportunities and challenges ahead.”

Viewers of the webinar may get a chance to win Manulife exclusive items and gift certificates worth up to Php 10,000. To join the webinar, register at


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About Manulife Philippines

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company opened its doors for business in the Philippines in 1907. Since then, Manulife’s Philippine Branch and later The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. (Phils.), Inc. (Manulife Philippines) has grown to become one of the leading life insurance companies in the country. Manulife Philippines is a wholly-owned domestic subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, among the world’s largest life insurance companies by market capitalization. Learn more about Manulife Philippines by visiting the website and follow them on Facebook (, Twitter (@ManulifePH), and Instagram (@manulifeph).


About Manulife 

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had about 35,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of September 30, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$863 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $27.6 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.