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Best Remittance Centers in the Philippines

What remittance center do you usually visit to send money within the Philippines or to another country? Your favorite money transfer company may be providing great service, but it doesn’t hurt to look for better options out there. Almost 20,000 money remittance centers operate all over the Philippines, including far-flung barangays where banks and ATMs […]

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Max Investigates: The Metrobank Direct Online Banking Experience

Metrobank, the second largest bank in the Philippines, provides its customers an alternative to its over-the-counter banking transactions via the Metrobank Direct Online facility. If you’re a Metrobank accountholder who’s considering to register for an online account, it’s good to know what to expect of the bank’s electronic banking services. Will you be in good […]

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Max Investigates: The BPI Express Online Banking Experience

    As the third largest bank in the Philippines with more than eight million depositors, BPI serves a lot of clients during peak periods. BPI clients who want to avoid the long lines at their branches and ATMs have an alternative: the BPI Express Online website. All BPI and BPI Family Savings Bank clients […]

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GigaX: Are the New Smart Postpaid Plans Worth the Hype?

Smart has recently released a new set of postpaid plans, collectively known as GigaX. These mobile data plans feature “double data, an additional 10GB dedicated to video streaming, and a free LTE-capable handset,” according to the telecom giant’s press release. These things sound exciting, but do the new Smart postpaid plans actually live up to […]

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Planning Summer Travel? Don’t Miss Out on the Benefits of Airline Loyalty Programs

Making plans for your summer getaway this year? Whether it’s for a solo trip, family outing, get-together with friends, or company team-building event, you can cut costs and get the most out of your travel-related purchases. Pinoy travelers love cheap flights—everyone knows that. But did you know that when you book flights to a summer destination […]

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5 Best Credit Cards for Overseas Spending

Credit cards that bear the logo of Mastercard, Visa, or American Express are most likely accepted as a payment mode for transactions around the world. Yes, nobody’s stopping you from swiping your card—the only problem is that it can be really costly if you’re using just a regular card. A number of credit cards in the […]

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The Best Promos to Boost Your Home Broadband

  For anyone who can’t live a day without internet, having a good home broadband plan isn’t enough. There will be times you go over your data cap, which could either lead to a painfully slow connection or worse, no internet at all, depending on your service provider. Or you have fast internet speed at home, […]

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Finding the Best Unlimited Broadband Plan: 8 Things to Watch Out For

Think you aren’t getting your money’s worth with a consumable broadband service? Switching to an unlimited broadband plan could be a better choice for you. Browse, stream, download, and play as much as you’d like without worrying about exceeding your data usage and being charged with ridiculously high fees. Internet service providers that offer unlimited […]

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2018 Best Credit Cards in the Philippines

Do you have a financial New Year’s resolution? If getting the right credit card is on your to-do list this 2018, you’re on the right track. Finding the best credit card can be quite tricky and overwhelming with the many choices out there. To help you take the guesswork out of choosing from different credit […]

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BPI vs. BDO: Which Bank Offers Better Credit Cards?

    Deciding whether to get a credit card from BDO or BPI? These major banks are among the largest providers of credit cards in the Philippines. Both have a little more than one million cardholders each, comprising 40% of the credit card market in the country. Picking a credit card from one of these […]

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BDO Credit Cards You Might Not Know About

    BDO credit cards come in 26 types that match different lifestyles, budgets, and preferences. With so many cards to choose from, it can be tricky for anyone who will file their first BDO credit card application to pick the perfect card. Finding the best BDO card for you is easy. It starts with knowing and […]

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Toyota Wigo vs. Hyundai Eon: Choosing the Ideal Mini Hatchback

Working on a tight budget for your first ever car purchase and looking for a bang-for-the-buck option? Among the most affordable and most practical vehicles to consider are mini hatchbacks that are small on the outside yet big on the inside. Hatchbacks are also among the easiest to buy, contributing to vehicle sales growth in […]

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Handling Your Love-Hate Relationship With Credit Cards

Think about a credit card’s perks and how it connects to you. Credit cards with low interest rates allow you to minimize the risk of falling in debt, while rewards cards let you get extra perks and freebies when you spend. Criteria like payment terms, annual fees, and reward systems will let you root out […]

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6 Best Air Miles Credit Cards In The Philippines

Saving money while traveling can be done with a combination of the discipline to wait for the best deals and the right financial tools such as air miles credit cards to make it happen. There are many perks that you can get when buying your travel items such as airfare and accommodation using your credit […]

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What is the Best Life Insurance? Comparing Your Options

  So, you’ve decided to get a life insurance. As a breadwinner, being insured means sparing your loved ones from financial burden when something unexpected happens. Even if you’ve accumulated wealth, it’ll be quickly wiped out by an accident, permanent disability, or death. And so, you start looking for an insurance plan. How will you […]

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How to Find the Best Cash Back Credit Card for Your Needs

Are you a credit card owner who plans to switch to a card that offers rebates or cash back on your purchases? That’s a wise move because with cash back credit cards in the Philippines, you can redeem 0.2% to 6% of your monthly purchases. On top of getting the best value out of your […]

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How Self-Driving Vehicles Change The Game

There are a few ways by which self-driving vehicles can change the way people get around. One is the fact that you won’t have to deal with drivers, then there’s also the fact that you’ll never have to get lost – the onboard software does all the driving for you. It’s a race, plain and […]

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Steps to Take When Applying for a BDO Credit Card | MoneyMax.ph

Planning to apply for a BDO credit card? If this is your first credit card application, it will be easier than you expect. It takes only a few simple steps to get a BDO credit card. Banco de Oro or BDO is known as one of the best credit card providers in the country, and […]

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Credit Card Application Made Easy

A credit card – as most people might tell you – can either be a gift or a curse. This small square of plastic carries a certain amount of responsibility when it comes to making purchases, and a semblance of control in order to avoid ending up with thousands of pesos in debt. While it […]

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Where to Get a Samsung S8 for Php7,099

With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S8, the company is looking to restore its reputation as one of the leading smartphone makers in the business. As many fans of South Korean tech giant Samsung may remember, the release of the Samsung Note 7 was plagued with its share of issues. From spontaneously overheating units to ones that legitimately caught […]

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