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Discover #WhyTravel with Moneymax

TO ENCOUNTER PRICELESS EXPERIENCES We travel to experience. To explore new cultures, to make new friends, to taste good food, to visit places we only see in pictures. This is why traveling is special. It gives you experiences that no amount of money can buy. _______________ #WhyTravel with Colz Vidal We spoke with travel blogger […]

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8 Possible Reasons Your Car Insurance Claim Got Denied

Now that you have a car insurance, you’re guaranteed financial protection from any car-related damages you might incur on the road. However, a car insurance doesn’t give you the license to act recklessly out there. You can’t just apply for a claim after a car accident and expect to receive money in an instant. Your […]

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How Much Does a Wedding Cost in the Philippines?

Just got engaged? Surely, you’re excited about planning for your big day. Looking forward to picking the perfect wedding dress, visiting different churches, and food-tasting with possible caterers? But before you get started, you have to work on the most challenging and stressful yet most important part of wedding planning: the cost of wedding. When […]

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Tala Loan Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Borrowing From Tala Philippines

What’s the quickest and safest way to borrow money if you don’t have any supporting financial documents? If you’re having difficulty getting approved for a bank loan, know that there are alternatives you can turn to, like quick cash loans from private lenders. One of the alternative loans to consider is Tala Loan from Tala […]

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Visa-Free Countries for Traveling Filipinos in 2019

What’s your dream destination? Raring to go to Japan, Korea, the US, or France? That dream can be really elusive for many Filipino travelers, what with these countries’ strict visa requirements. Applying for a visa is generally time-consuming, tedious, and costly. You won’t even get your money back when you’re denied for a visa. Even […]

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Fully Digital Banking: What You Need To Know About the Future of Banking

“The reality is that nobody wants to spend time on banking, especially when it means taking time to visit the bank branches and waiting in line,” ING Bank’s Head of Retail Banking Mohamed Keraine said in an interview. This has been the prevailing notion that urged the banking industry in the Philippines to bring banking […]

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HSBC Credit Card Promo 2019: 11 Offers You Should Not Miss

Do you have a credit card with HSBC? Make the most out of its use by availing of an HSBC credit card promo. If you don’t have an HSBC card yet, you can immediately qualify for certain promos that cater to new customers. Here are 11 HSBC credit card promos you don’t want to miss […]

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How Millennials Can Prepare for Financial Independence

Financial independence seems to be on everyone’s mind. People long for the day that they can earn enough to afford pursuing their dreams; from starting their own family to starting their own business. However, this reality may not be as far off as it first appears. Here are a few tips that can help you […]

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LTO Student Permit Application Guide for First-Time Drivers

Driving a car for the first time? You need to be licensed to drive legally in the Philippines. But before you can qualify for a driver’s license, you have to apply first for a student permit at the Land Transportation Office (LTO). Here’s a guide to help you with your student permit application. What is […]

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SSS Pension Computation: How Much Will You Receive When You Retire?

It’s better to just set things straight away: the pension you’ll receive from SSS won’t be enough to fund your retirement plan. As early as now, you should be investing in a retirement savings plan to provide your future self enough money to continue living beyond 60 years. Having said that, you should still learn […]

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What is the Best Type of Loan for My Business?

Finding good sources of funding is a critical step in starting a business. A business loan from the government, a bank, or a private lender is one financing option for budding small and medium business owners. Business loans come in a variety of types that suit different business requirements. Before you start searching for the […]

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How to Easily Compute Your Meralco Bill and Electricity Consumption

Don’t you just hate getting shocked by how much your electricity bill has increased compared to the previous months? If you hate surprises like that, then you have to prepare yourself and, of course, your budget for what’s to come. Before your next Meralco bill arrives, know how much you’ll pay for your electric consumption […]

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Visa vs Mastercard: Which Credit Card Brand is Better?

Choosing between Visa and Mastercard? It’s tough to take a pick from these two leading credit card brands because of their many similarities and a few subtle differences. But before we compare Visa vs Mastercard, let’s set the record straight. They don’t issue credit cards—banks do. These companies process credit card and debit card payments […]

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35 Food Franchise Businesses You Can Start Under P1 Million

Negosyong patok ba ang hanap mo? If you have less than a million pesos, how far can it go? With the huge popularity of food carts today, you might make it big in the food franchise industry. Franchising is a sound business model that allows aspiring food entrepreneurs to leverage on the strong brand recall […]

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PRC Online Application: Guide for Professionals in the Philippines

Like other government agencies in the Philippines, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has made several services available online through the Licensure Examination and Registration Information System (LERIS). This way, professionals can transact more quickly and conveniently with the PRC any time. The PRC online services you can avail include licensure exam application, initial registration for issuing […]

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Traveling for Business: #WhyTravel with Surfer and Entrepreneur Luke Landrigan

Have you ever been to La Union? If yes, then you’re probably familiar with San Juan Surf Resort, one of the first hotels in the Surfing Capital of the North. Established by Brian Landrigan in 1992, San Juan Surf Resort is now ran by surfer and San Juan Surf School founder, Luke Landrigan. Renowned and […]

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8 Golden Rules for Starting a Small Business in the Philippines

To start a business, you need to be driven, patient, hardworking, and knowledgeable. But it takes more than that to succeed as an entrepreneur. There’s no definite formula for success. However, there are rules that beginning entrepreneurs live by. Here are the eight golden rules on how to start a small business to guide you through […]

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[Battle of the Brands] Foodpanda vs GrabFood: Which Food Delivery Service is Better?

Online food delivery services in the Philippines have changed the way Filipinos order food. It’s convenient to order food online—no need to step out and brave the heat and traffic. It takes just a few taps on your smartphone to order from your favorite restaurant. Then all that’s left to do is to wait within […]

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CTPL Insurance in the Philippines: Understanding the Basics

Owning a car entails a lot of financial responsibilities. Aside from the car itself, you’ll be paying for things like registration, maintenance, and insurance. Many Filipinos choose to forgo the latter, thinking that being careful is enough. Newsflash! It’s not, mainly because before you can even drive your car, you need to buy a particular […]

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[Mommymax] 3 Money Lessons You Must Teach Your Kids

Mommymax is a series of articles that explores financial literacy for parents and tips on how to save money yet give the best to our children. In this article, we discuss fun ways to teach our children three very important money lessons so they grow up to lead healthy financial lives. Just like all good […]

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DTI Business Registration Guide for Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

What’s in a name? In a business, it means a lot. Your business name is your company’s branding, so it should catch attention and can be easily recalled. Aside from spending time coming up with a name for your new business, you also need to register it with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), […]

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