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5 Years of Moneymax with Michael Benavidez

In the past five years, Moneymax has helped millions of Filipinos compare and choose the right car insurance, credit card, and loan. Our goal is to make the number bigger in the next five, 10, or even 30 years. While doing this, we ensure that you, our client and reader, receive the best service and […]

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Top Causes of Road Accidents in the Philippines

Statistics on road accidents in the Philippines all paint the sorry state of traffic safety in the country. In Metro Manila alone, road crashes have been on a rising trend for over 10 years since 2005. Figures almost doubled from 63,072 incidents in 2007 to 116,906 in 2018. Human error is responsible for the majority […]

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Best Milk Tea in the Philippines: Where to Satisfy Your Bubble Tea Craving

Milk tea is the new frappe in the Philippines. We don’t just love milk tea—we’re addicted to it! Shops serving milk tea (also called bubble tea or boba tea) have been around in the country for quite some time. But lately, their popularity exploded as new milk tea trends and brands from Taiwan and other […]

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Investments in the Philippines You Can Start with Just P1,000

What would you do if you win PHP 1 million right here, right now? You’d probably start splurging your winnings by buying gadgets, clothes, and other unearthly luxuries. Ask this question to others. You’d probably hear a few people respond with “investments.” And the truth is that you should follow their lead if you want […]

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Don’t Miss These EastWest Bank Credit Card Promos for 2019

Are you an EastWest Bank credit cardholder? Good news because we’ve listed down the best EastWest credit card promo offers for 2019. Enjoy exclusive discounts and freebies from dining, travel, and retail. See them below. 10 EastWest Credit Card Promo Offers for 2019 1. Exclusive Dining Deals for Birthday Celebrants Free Buffet at Gen Korean BBQ […]

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5 Years of Moneymax with SGI Philippines

“Helping Filipinos live healthier financial lives” is the ideal that Moneymax lives by. For five years we’ve been working hard to improve our platform and services to help you find the right car insurance, credit card, and loan. We do this by helping you compare products from insurance companies and banking institutions. However, presenting these […]

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How Much Does Mitsubishi Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Got a Mitsubishi vehicle that you need to insure? If you’re wondering how much a Mitsubishi car insurance policy costs, the best way to start is to search and compare quotes for your particular model. But first, let’s set your expectations right. Car insurance cost in the Philippines—regardless of vehicle make and model—isn’t a fixed […]

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Guide to PWD ID Application and Benefits in the Philippines

Been putting off your PWD ID application? Get one as soon as you can. Whether your medical condition is visible or not, you’ll benefit a lot from having a PWD ID. It’s your proof of your entitlement as a PWD, so you can get discounts that can greatly help in easing your medical expenses and […]

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Online Banking in the Philippines: The Benefits of Going Cashless

It’s interesting how online banking still gets a bad rap in a country full of internet users. Despite the distrust, the Philippines is slowly adapting to a cashless economy. According to a recent PayPal survey, 25% of Filipino consumers are already using online payment methods in their everyday transactions. Slowly but surely, Filipinos are finding […]

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6 Tips to Get a Personal Loan for Freelancers in the Philippines

Being a freelancer in the Philippines has its downsides—one of them involves getting a loan for freelancers. Formal lending institutions in the Philippines like banks and government agencies are strict when it comes to loan approvals. They require borrowers to provide their payslips, income tax return (ITR), certificate of employment, and other financial documents to […]

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6 Safety Tips When Driving This Rainy Season

Did you know that August, September, and October are among the most dangerous months to drive along Metro Manila roads? These rainy months recorded more than 10,000 car accidents in 2018, according to an MMDA report. This data is hardly surprising, as driving conditions during the monsoon season are difficult because of wet roads and low […]

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BGC Bus Route Guide: How to Commute to BGC Easily

Bonifacio Global City (BGC), one of Metro Manila’s major financial and lifestyle districts, has its own public transport system that enables commuters to navigate the area easily and systematically. It’s as organized (though not as extensive) as the bus systems in Singapore and Hong Kong—a far cry from the chaotic buses plying along EDSA. Traveling […]

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Senior Citizen Discount and Benefits: Important Facts You Might Not Know

Is it more fun to be a senior citizen in the Philippines? It may seem so, as the government provides elderly Filipinos with senior citizen discount and other perks to help ease their finances in their golden years. As a millennial, you may be 30 to 40 years away from enjoying those privileges, but it […]

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12 Exciting RCBC Credit Card Promos in 2019

Whether you’re a new or long-time RCBC credit cardholder, there’s surely an RCBC credit card promo that lets you save money or gives you cool freebies. Promos on credit card purchases offer extra bang for the buck—so why don’t you snag them with every swipe of your card? Almost 90 RCBC credit card promos are […]

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5 Years of Moneymax with Warlough

A business, no matter how big or small, won’t be successful without its employees. Employees make businesses function, which is why it’s only important to recognize their hard work. This is one of the many things that Moneymax’s highlights over the years. We are grateful for our employees who helped us grow and succeed in […]

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Got Into a Car Accident? Here’s What You Should Do

Even if you do everything to avoid a car accident and drive carefully, there’s no telling if and when you’ll figure in a road crash. Vehicular collision statistics prove how dangerous Philippine roads can be, especially in Metro Manila where many accident prone roads are located. In 2018, Metro Manila recorded 116,906 accidents that led […]

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Typhoon in the Philippines: Tips and Reminders to Keep Your Family Safe

Filipinos are known for being resilient in the face of storms. It comes with living in a natural disaster-prone country like the Philippines—we’re so used to dealing with it. Every time a typhoon hits your area, you’ve got no other choice but to remain strong no matter how badly you’re affected. Resilience is an admirable […]

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[Battle of the Brands] PayMaya vs GCash: Which Mobile Wallet App is Right for You?

PayMaya and GCash are the biggest rivals in the Philippine mobile wallet market today. These online payment apps enable Filipinos—especially those without bank accounts and credit cards—to make cashless transactions. If you have never used a digital wallet but want to try one, you’re probably searching PayMaya vs GCash online to know which is the […]

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7 Reasons Your Personal Loan Application Got Rejected

Rejection of any kind is hard to accept—more so if it involves money. Case in point: getting your personal loan application denied. Your time and effort spent preparing your requirements and waiting anxiously for the loan approval all just went to waste. It makes you want to demand an explanation from the bank, lashing out […]

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5 Lessons We Learned in 5 Years

Moneymax is five years old and we’ve changed, definitely not for the worse, but for the better. In the past five years we’ve served more than 12 million Filipinos, helping people like you lead a healthier financial life. It wasn’t that easy, though. We made mistakes, faced challenges, and learned how to deal with them […]

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