Piolo Pascual, Judy Ann Santos, Matteo Guidicelli and Ms Charo Santos-Concio at the SUN LIFE 4th Independence Month

June 16, 2017 Finance | Lifestyle No Comments


The number one life insurance company in the Philippines, Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc., is marking the 4th Financial Independence Month this June by launching a new collection of its digital films dubbed Sun Shorts that aims to inspire Filipinos to break free from the cycle of financial shortage and insecurity, highlighting relationships that make lives #brightertogether.

The first collection of Sun Shorts were in 2012 has been recognized and lauded by different prestigious local and international award-giving bodies for its creative approach in promoting insurance and investment products.

“The people we love give us the courage to dream big and the strength to keep going even if sometimes it feels like the odds are against us. Truly, we are brighter together,” Sun Life Chief Marketing Officer Mylene Lopa said.

Each film tells a story about the Filipino dreams. “Waves” by Zig Marasigan gives a peek into the mindset of millennials, who are often criticized for adhering to the “YOLO” mindset and not preparing well enough for the future. “She Said, She Said” by Nic Reyes shows a young single mom’s journey. “Sayaw” by Mihk Vergara will delve into the reality of coping with a long-time marriage that has gone cold.

These three new Sun Shorts films has been released last June 7 at www.sunshorts2.com, and has been uploaded on Facebook so it may be easily accessed and shared by viewers.

Sun Life brand ambassadors Matteo Guidicelli, Judy Ann Santos, and Piolo Pascual are also featured in the film as part of the explainer video on how insurance and investments protects us for those unforeseen catastrophic events in ours lives.

To complement the new Sun Shorts films, Sun Life will hold a series of activities throughout June to educate Filipinos about life insurance and mutual funds. Some activities will include workshops on achieving travel goals for millennials and pampering activities for moms and dads. Details on these activities can be accessed on @sunlifeph on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Meanwhile, for those who prefer to learn at their convenience, Sun Life offers basic financial planning courses in the Brighter Life Institute at www.brighterlife.com.ph.

Sun Life will also launch PA Armor, an affordable personal accident protection for Filipino online shoppers. Through Sun Life’s partnership with Voyager Innovations, Inc., members of the online marketplace Takatack.com will exclusively enjoy the benefits of this protection.

This Financial Independence Month, Sun Life reiterates its commitment to Filipinos who are in pursuit of their financial freedom,” Lopa said. “For as long as they have dreams to pursue and relationships to care for, Sun Life will be here for them as their partner in this journey.”

About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2016, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $903 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

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