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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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Airport Fees Every Traveler Should Remember

Travel has become a part of the Filipino lifestyle. In fact, in 2016, the Philippines amassed 5.1 million departures to 42 destinations worldwide. The number is expected to increase this year as plane tickets become cheaper and as more budget airlines operate in the Philippines. Whether you’re traveling abroad or domestic, you need to secure a budget […]

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10 Travelers Share Why They See the World

“Why do I travel? Why do I spend time and money to see the world?” You may ask yourself these questions one day.  Well, we all have different reasons on why we travel. Even well-traveled individuals have their own reasons, too.  So out of curiosity, we asked 10 travel influencers on why they see the […]

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What are the Best Online Shopping Sites in the Philippines?

One of the best ways to fulfill a shopping list is through online shopping. As long as you have a trusty smartphone and internet access, you can cross out the items on your shopping list anywhere you go or without leaving your home. No need to tire yourself walking the entire day around malls and bazaars […]

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The Ultimate Travel Checklist: What to Pack for Your Next Trip

All your bags are packed; you’re ready to go. You thought you’ve brought everything you need for your trip, only to find out later that you forgot to bring something really important. It could be your medicines, passport, or worse, your wallet! Don’t just toss stuff into your bag. You’ll tend to leave out stuff […]

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Take These New Alternate Roads for a Smooth Holiday Trip (Updated)

What are your insights on the government’s Build Build Build program? During major holidays in the Philippines like All Souls’ Day and Holy Week, traffic is known to be nothing short of soul-crushing. You can be a better-informed and smarter driver to avoid being stuck in holiday traffic. Since last year, new roads and highways […]

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7 Productive Things You Can Do on a Long Weekend

Long weekends are quite common in the Philippines. In fact, there are 10 long weekends scattered throughout the year. You’re probably one to take advantage, especially if you love traveling and making plans with friends. However, when you’re on a financial rut, you’re probably one of those who chooses to stay at home and laze […]

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Going Out-of-Town? Here’s How You Can Beat Traffic This Holy Week

Are you planning to go out-of-town this Holy Week? Brace yourselves. According to SMC Tollways, traffic volume is expected to increase up to 10% this year due to the long break. Expect major roads and highways to be heavily congested as early as Wednesday night. In order to beat—nay, survive—the impending traffic, it is important […]

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14 Kickass Women Share Their Favorite Financial Tips

Empowered women empower women. It’s true. Whilst a woman alone has power, collectively they bring an impact to the world. And because of this, women, no matter what age and profession, can do whatever men can do–drive a car, start a business, hold an executive position. Moneymax is inspired by such women–the leaders of our […]

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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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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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From Pottery to Riding a Scooter: 11 New Things to Try This Year

Looking to try something different this year? You have lots of activities and hobbies to choose from that will make your free time more productive. Here are a few suggestions for new things to try if you want to get out of your comfort zone, expand your horizons, or just channel your creativity and energy […]

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6 New Year’s Eve Celebrations to Welcome 2019

What are your new year’s eve plans? Just three days left before 2018 draws to a close but that won’t stop us from celebrating the holidays. If you spent Christmas on a family trip or in the comfort of your home, you may want to enjoy the company of your friends this new year’s eve. […]

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Planning a Holiday Reunion? 8 Best Restaurants to Consider

Hunting for a place to hold your reunion party this holiday? You won’t be disappointed with the plenty of choices available today, especially the best restaurants whose prices can fit the budget of everyone in your group. To make your party planning easier, we list down the best restaurants for reunions and family gatherings in […]

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7 Sulit Tiangges in the Philippines for Budget Shoppers

The holiday season for the typical Pinoy isn’t complete without a trip to tiangges or flea markets that offer bagsak presyo to shoppers on a budget. Even if online shopping sites provide an easy alternative to those who have no time to shop, nothing beats the experience of window shopping and testing or fitting an item […]

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10 Best Smartphones Under P10,000 in the Philippines

Need a new smartphone but short on budget? With so many choices in the market, it’s hard to pick a good mobile phone that provides the perfect balance between performance and affordability. Still, there are a few bang-for-buck options that stand out. Here are the 10 best budget-friendly smartphones that can rival the most expensive […]

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11 Best-Tasting Yet Affordable Ramen in Metro Manila

Nothing like a warm, comforting bowl of ramen can chase your blues away. With every sip and slurp, you get a feeling that everything’s gonna be all right in the world. Well, except for your wallet if you’re ordering a pricey ramen. How do you satisfy your ramen craving without wrecking your budget? First, you […]

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Convenient Ways to Get to Clark Airport from Metro Manila

Is this your first time to fly to or from Clark International Airport? That’s a smart choice, especially if you live up north, like in Quezon City, Caloocan, and Bulacan. You can get to the Clark Airport in Angeles City, Pampanga faster than going to NAIA in Pasay City. Driving your car to the airport […]

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Halloween 2018: Affordable Activities to Enjoy With Your Family or Friends

There’s something about Halloween activities that gets everyone excited. Perhaps, it’s the joy of seeing kids in cute costumes collecting loads of sweets from a Trick or Treat. Or the once-in-a-year chance to wear your scary and fabulous #ootd in Halloween events. But definitely, parting away with your money is the least fun about Halloween. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Boracay’s Reopening

Cesspool no more—that’s what Boracay, the Philippines’ top tourist destination, has become after its six-month rehabilitation. President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Boracay closure in April 2018 so that the government can fix its many environmental issues Now that the island has been re-opened to tourists, the government has implemented some changes to maintain Boracay’s pristine […]

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