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14 Korean BBQ Restaurants in Metro Manila for Your Cheap Unlimited Samgyupsal Fix

Looking for a new place to satisfy your Korean BBQ craving? You’ll never run out of choices because restaurants offering unlimited samgyupsal (grilled pork belly) and other grilled K-meat dishes abound Metro Manila. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for your birthday or the holidays to devour tender, savory pieces of meat on a charcoal grill. […]

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7 Reasons a Security Bank Personal Loan Makes a Practical Choice

Time and again, many Filipinos would prefer to borrow from informal moneylenders for their urgent financial needs. Some even turn to loan sharks like 5-6 lenders when they’re desperate for cash, not minding the risk of drowning themselves further in debt with the excessively high interest rates. Borrowing from banks and other formal lenders is […]

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We Got Ourselves a Complete Makeover!

We have super exciting news for you – we just launched a completely redesigned website and a brand new logo. What does this mean for you? Read more to find out! What has changed: Our Website We believe in keeping our customers (and we mean you) at the center of everything we do. Therefore, we […]

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How Much Does Toyota Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Toyota car insurance costs, as with those of other Japanese cars like Honda and Nissan, come cheap in the Philippines. What drives car insurance prices down for Toyota models is their high safety ratings. They’re equipped with topnotch safety features, which is a factor that affects car insurance costs. Also, Toyota car parts are easy […]

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10 Empowered Pinays Who Prove That Success Knows No Gender

There has never been a better time to be a woman than today, according to 85% of Pinays surveyed for a study on the current state of modern Filipina’s role and contribution to society. Moreover, despite the Philippines’ largely patriarchal culture, the J. Walter Thompson study noted that today’s Filipinas are at their most empowered. […]

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Coins.ph App: A Quick Guide to Using the Mobile Payment Platform

For tech-savvy Filipinos who use their smartphones to make financial transactions, Coins.ph is one of the popular mobile payment apps nowadays. Also called Coins, the fintech company is Southeast Asia’s leading mobile payments app and digital wallet powered by blockchain technology. It’s licensed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to provide a variety of financial […]

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Debit Card vs. Credit Card: Which is the Better Card to Use?

Each time you open your wallet to pay for a purchase, you face a dilemma when you don’t want to pay in cash. “Should I pay with my credit card or debit card?” Choosing between a credit card and a debit card can be rather confusing. These two plastic cards look almost the same, and […]

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How to Get an OFW e-Card: Guide to OFW ID Card Application

With the launch of the new OFW ID card (called the OFW e-CARD) in November 2018, the horror of getting an Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) might just soon be over for OFWs. Filipinos working abroad can also expect smoother and faster transactions with different government agencies. Interested in getting an OFW e-CARD? Let this simple […]

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10 Items That You Can Buy for Cheap in Divisoria

Divisoria is a popular shopping haven for penny pinchers. Even people from the farthest provinces in the country travel to Divisoria for cheap finds. The reason: low wholesale prices, especially if you buy in bulk. Because of this, Divisoria is considered among Manila’s centers of trade and commerce. It is every bargain hunter’s hub—a paradise […]

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17 Car Essentials Every Woman Should Have

Female drivers often get unfairly judged for their skills behind the wheel. If you are a woman and drive a car, you’re probably tired of hearing stereotypical comments about lady drivers being slow, reckless, and accident-prone. But studies prove otherwise. Women are actually better drivers than men. They’re less pasaway and less likely to figure in an accident. So […]

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Autosweep RFID Guide: Hassle-Free, Quicker Travel for Expressway Motorists

Do you often use the expressways on your daily trips? You know how long queues can get—it can take you half an hour or longer to line up for toll fee payment. And when you get to the toll booth, you’ll have to look for change. But the Autosweep RFID system has changed it all. […]

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5 OFW Loans in the Philippines for Every Kind of Need

Looking to increase your savings as an OFW by starting a small business? Want to build a home or buy a car for your family? Need to borrow money immediately for a medical emergency? No matter what your financial needs are, an OFW loan can help you achieve them. Let’s make choosing the best OFW loan in the […]

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SSS Unemployment Benefits: What SSS Members Must Know

Getting laid off from work is undoubtedly one of the most traumatic things to experience in one’s career. Aside from the pain of rejection, a terminated employee has to deal with the challenges that come with the sudden loss of income. There are bills to pay, mouths to feed, and other financial responsibilities that won’t […]

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Guide to Registering New Employees with BIR, SSS, Pag-IBIG, and PhilHealth

New employee registration is a must-do for every registered company and household employer in the Philippines. Each time you hire people, you need to report them to the BIR, SSS, Pag-IBIG Fund, and PhilHealth. Registering new employees entails updating their employment status at each government agency. Why Register Your New Employees? First, the law mandates […]

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How Much to Pay for LTO Car Registration, Driver’s License, and Violation Fees?

Each transaction with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) comes with a fee—whether it’s for vehicle registration, driver’s license application or renewal, or settling a traffic rule violation. LTO fees are an inescapable reality every car owner in the Philippines must deal with. What’s worse than parting away with your money is getting shocked at the […]

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Got Bills to Pay? Here’s Your Guide to Bills Payment Centers in the Philippines

Hate rushing between different banks or offices to pay your bills? Or maybe you loathe dealing with overdue bills and disconnection notices? Good thing, bills payment centers are accessible to Filipinos who need to settle their utility, government, and credit card bills all at the same time. These one-stop bills payment facilities are located in malls, […]

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P2P Schedule and Routes from Provinces to Metro Manila

  Traveling daily from the nearby provinces of Metro Manila is so frustrating, to say the least. It takes you two to three hours at best, or four to five hours at worst (which happens more often), to get to any of the main business districts in the metro like Ortigas, Makati, and BGC. Heck, […]

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How Couples Can Share Finances Fairly and Wisely

When couples get married or move in together, they naturally take shared responsibility for their money along with their lives. How to split finances becomes one of the most important and urgent matters to settle from the get-go. “Should we manage our finances jointly or separately? Is it really fair to share finances 50-50 as […]

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Home Improvement Loans: Finding the Best Fit for You

Filipinos renovate their homes for various reasons. Usually, renovations involve fixing damage caused by flooding, fire, or any other disaster. Some take on home improvement projects to accommodate their growing family or boost the comfort and structural integrity of their living space. Enterprising Pinoys renovate their property to generate extra income, like those renting out […]

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The Costs of Measles Prevention and Treatment in the Philippines

Just how bad is the measles situation in the Philippines? Shouldn’t we do something to prevent our loved ones from getting it? Measles, locally known as tigdas, has reached an alarming state that the Department of Health (DOH) has declared outbreaks in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, Western Visayas, and Central Visayas. Several other regions in […]

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