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Francisco J. Colayco
Mr. Francisco J. Colayco is the Chairman of the Colayco Foundation for Education, Inc. He is an entrepreneur, a venture developer and financial advisor. He has over forty years of experience covering service contracting abroad, manufacturing, tradi
FRANCISCO J. COLAYCO is an entrepreneur, venture developer and renowned financial adviser. He has over 45 years experience that covers service contracting in the Middle East, manufacturing, trading, construction, ship building, management consulting, banking and financial services. He holds degrees in AB Economics and Masters in Business Management from the Ateneo de Manila University. He was conferred a Doctorate in Humanities (Honoris Causa) by the National University.
Mr. Colayco is the Chairman of the COLAYCO FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION (CFE) (www.colaycofoundation.com), a non-profit organization that he founded in 2001 that pioneered that promotion of financial literacy in the country. Today, CFE is the prime mover of the financial literacy movement as it continues to open the minds of millions of Filipinos on the need to obtain secure financial futures for themselves and their families. CFE teaches Filipinos how to manage their hard-earned income through wise spending, proper planning, saving and investing.
CFE propagates this advocacy through the conduct of financial education seminars for employees of various institutions and corporations, members of business, trade and community organizations, Filipino contract workers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Italy and Spain, and students in major universities across the Philippines.
As the spokesman of this advocacy, Mr. Colayco provides his insights on financial issues affecting the public through various mass media, by appearing in over 600 TV and radio news programs and talkshows, conducting over 100 newspaper and magazine interviews, and by writing over 400 articles in the last 5 years. Today he still writes regular columns in Bulgar (a major Tagalog tabloid), Manila Bulletin (a major English newspaper), Good Housekeeping magazine (Philippine edition), SME.COM.PH magazine (a publication of Plantersbank for its small & medium enterprises network), gmanews.tv (online portal of the GMA News network), goodnewspilipinas.com (a website owned and operated by BBC News business news anchor/correspondent Rico Hizon), Kabayan News (a major publication for overseas Filipinos in Italy and Spain), Illustrado magazine (a major Middle East publication for overseas Filipinos based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates) and many others.
Mr. Colayco is also the author of four bestseller books on personal finance “Wealth Within Your Reach: Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo!”, “Making Your Money Work: Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo! 2”, “Pera Palaguin Workbook (co-authored with Prof. Helen Valderrama, CPA, former Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the U.P. College of Business Administration and former financial consultant for the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Asian Development Bank and the Energy Regulatory Commission) and Money for Kids (co-authored with Dr. Nina Lim-Yuson, early childhood educator and President-CEO of Museo Pambata). He was presented the 2004 National Book Award by the Manila Critics Circle, in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the National Book Development Board, for his first book “Wealth Within Your Reach: Pera Mo, Palaguin Mo!”. In 2005, “Making Your Money Work: Pera Mo Palaguin Mo! 2” earned him a nomination once again.
He is also the author of financial education materials specially designed for overseas Filipino workers: “Pasaporte: Kalayaan Sa Kakapusan”, The Pisobilities DVD Series “Pisobilites 1: Bak Por Gud” and “Pisobilites: A Personal Finance Handbook for OFWs”. Pisobilities Handbook is currently being distributed free to departing OFWs at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Departure Lounge at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1.
Mr. Colayco is also an acknowledged international authority on financial education for migrant workers and average income earners as recognized by the organizers of the CITI Financial Education Summit, an international convention of financial educators that is convened every two years. He was a speaker at the 2005 CITIGROUP-INSEAD Financial Education Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was once again invited as speaker/panelist for the session “Increasing Financial Literacy in Urban and Semi-Urban Areas” during the 2007 CITI-Financial Times Financial Education Summit in New Delhi, India.
Mr. Colayco is also the Chairman and Founder of the KAPATIRAN sa KASAGANAAN SERVICE & MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE (KsK SMPC) (www.kskcoop.com), an “investment cooperative” among OFWs and their families established to provide access to higher yielding financial instruments and business opportunities. Currently the Ksk SMPC is diversifying its investment portfolio by acquiring major food franchise businesses and establishing financial services to service its members. The cooperative also promotes various training programs aimed at educating and empowering its members prepare and implement their individual financial investment plans and by equipping them with technical and vocational skills for better employment opportunities.
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