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5 Unique and Family-Friendly Vacation Ideas for the Holiday

Getting lost and experiencing weird and wonderful travel moments with your family make for unforgettable memories. Crazy family vacation ideas can provide lifelong memories, but to make sure that everyone’s satisfied, we should remember to look for fantastic attractions that are perfect for all ages. For your ‘ber’ month vacation (or those well-earned vacation leaves!), […]

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How to Live a Millennial Life in the Mountain Province

The views from your bedroom can be quite postcard-perfect; most veggies and fruits are usually fresh and come straight from the farm, and there’s virtually no vehicular traffic and rush hour to deal with. Those quaint and charming little villages farther north of Baguio could be more than just a place to spend the long […]

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Honestbee, BigDish, and Other Food Apps to Save Money on Dining

We love food, that’s for sure. However, due to traffic and unpredictable weather, we are often hesitant to go out and dine in a restaurant. What makes the situation more difficult is when we can’t decide where to eat. Tough, right? Fortunately, there are food apps that deliver meals (even groceries!) at discounted prices, making […]

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This Week in News: Inflation Surge, Higher LTO Fees, Makati Subway, Angkas' Comeback

ICYMI, several developments happened this week that would affect your finances in varying degrees. Just to name a few: The inflation spiked to a nine-year high, LTO fees may get higher next year, and Makati will have its own subway system. We’ve rounded up the news that might make your life easier or more stressful […]

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Planning Your Holiday Travel? 9 Best Places to Visit These Ber Months

The ber months are here again! Malls start to play Jose Mari Chan’s hits, some employees start receiving their 13th month pay, and newscasts start their holiday countdowns. Yes, the holiday cheers aren’t hard to miss. But along with the season comes a lot of stress, especially if you’re planning a holiday travel. Baguio is […]

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What are Millennials Looking for in a Home?

It is estimated that millennials – roughly defined as those born between the early 80’s to the early 2000’s – will make up for half of the global workforce by 2020. In the Philippines, millennials already make up for a third of the country’s population. They are already either working their way up the corporate […]

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Last Minute Deals for the Long Weekend (Updated)

Do you have plans for the long weekend? Bet you can’t wait for three consecutive days that you could spend with your friends and loved ones. To help you plan everything out, here are some long weekend deals you can choose upon if you feel like going outside for a good tummy treat. Long Weekend […]

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5 Things That Could Happen Once MMDA Implements the Single-Passenger Ban

Around two weeks ago, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority or MMDA announced the implementation of a new High Occupancy Vehicle scheme on EDSA, now known as the single-passenger ban. The single-passenger ban prohibits “driver-only” vehicles from traversing all lanes of EDSA during rush hour (7 am to 10 am and 6 pm to 9 pm) […]

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A Commuter's Guide to P2P Bus Services in Metro Manila

If you’ve been working for years in Metro Manila, you know only too well the horrors of commuting in a huge parking lot that is EDSA. The horrible traffic and jam-packed MRT and buses make you wonder what you’ve done to deserve such an ordeal. Fortunately, there’s an easier, faster, safer, and more comfortable alternative: […]

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Hungry? Enjoy These Buffet Promos in Metro Manila Today!

Planning to celebrate your birthday with a feast? Or maybe you’re just hungry and craving for an eat all you can treat? You’re in luck because there are tons of buffet restaurants in Metro Manila to choose from. Whether you’re craving Japanese, Italian, or Korean cuisine, you’re sure to get your appetite satisfied with the […]

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Why the Nationwide Smoking Ban is Good for You

The ban on public smoking in the Philippines has been implemented for about a year now. Are you happy so far with the nationwide smoking ban? Do you think it’s effective in encouraging smokers to quit their habit? In 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) 26—the nationwide smoking ban—that prohibits smoking in all […]

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End of Season Sale is Here: 5 Tips to Get the Best Shopping Deals

July, like December, is the season for shopping. This is when brands–mostly from retail–mark down their prices as they welcome new products and collections. Malls also hold weekend sales, usually during payday, to entice more people to visit their establishments. End of season sales are great, especially if you’re the kuripot type. But, do you […]

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15 Brilliant Travel Hacks Every Pinoy Must Know

Traveling, even if usually associated with relaxation, can sometimes feel like a parade of stressful and costly experiences. Let’s face it, there are aspects of a trip that can totally stress you out, such as delayed baggage, pricey return airline tickets, and lost travel documents. Luckily, Skyscanner Philippines has compiled a bunch of travel hacks that will […]

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Cool Yet Affordable Ways to Treat Dad this Father's Day

Dads are tough but they can be soft on the inside, too. Sometimes they’re strict, sometimes they’re corny, and sometimes they’re hip as if they’re trying to be part of our barkada. Fathers are jacks-of-all-trades. However, whatever character they choose to show, one that’s consistent is their love for their children. Make tatay feel special […]

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Schools with Highest Tuition in Metro Manila [Updated]

When you start thinking about your child’s education, and the degree that they want, you also start thinking about the costs. With tuition fees skyrocketing, the cost of education can take a lot out of a family financially. Prepare for your child’s college education. Know the schools and universities in the Philippines that charge the […]

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E-Bikes and E-Scooters: Should You Use One in the City?

More and more people are turning to electric motorcycles and scooters these days, and you’ve probably seen them on streets anywhere. It comes as no surprise, given the traffic and parking problems that motorists in the Philippines have to contend every day. E-bikes and e-scooters are great alternate transportation modes to get around the city. […]

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The 2018 MoneyMax.ph Financial Life Survey: Download for Free Here

MoneyMax.ph truly wants to help Filipinos improve their financial lives, which is why we always ask ourselves how we can consistently deliver on this promise. In order for us to give solutions, it was important to understand Filipino spending habits, concerns, and where we are as a nation when it comes to financial literacy. This […]

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Ball is Life? Know the Highest-Paid NBA Players of 2018

True-blue NBA fans follow not only basketball games but the personal lives of their favorite NBA players as well. If you’re a fan of Russell Westbrook, for example, then you probably know that the 29-year-old loves fashion and dressing up—you’ll know it by just looking at his Instagram account. Indeed, when #ballislife, the NBA starts […]

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A Snapshot of the Asian Couponing Market

In the world of commerce, the humble coupon has always maintained its place in the value chain. After all, who doesn’t want to pay a few dollars less, get free shipping, or take home that exclusive free gift? With a history dating back to the Gilded Age of the late 1800’s, the coupon has carried people through […]

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How to Be a TNVS Driver or Operator in the Philippines

  Want to earn income from driving people around the city or using your car as a ride-hailing service? You can join as a driver or operator for one of the transport network vehicle service or TNVS companies in the Philippines. Read on to learn how you can sign up for LTFRB-accredited TNVS companies such […]

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