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Best Investments for OFWs: 8 Ways to Grow Your Hard-Earned Money

Overseas Filipino workers are the country’s modern-day heroes. They work in a foreign land in the hopes of providing a better future for their loved ones. Payday Friday for them doesn’t mean eating in a lavish restaurant. It usually means heading to the nearest remittance center to send money to their families back home. Earning in […]

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11 Car Care Tips to Protect Your Vehicle During Typhoon Season

Roughly 20 typhoons visit the Philippines every year. How prepared are you for the typhoon season? Since we can’t predict how massive these typhoons will be until they start to happen, the only thing we can do to minimize their risks is to prepare for them. Taking care of your car is just as crucial […]

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Getting Comprehensive Car Insurance? Prepare These Requirements

For any vehicle owner in the Philippines, car insurance is a necessity. In fact, a Compulsory Third Party Liability policy is mandated by local law. This means that if you are to register a car with the Land Transportation Office, that car needs to be insured to be valid for operation. However, a CTPL policy […]

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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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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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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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Killer Highways: 10 Most Accident Prone Roads in the Philippines

These days, you might be hard-pressed to think about the danger of driving in the Philippines, mostly because the traffic in Metro Manila has gotten to the point where main roads are congested even in the wee hours. Still, certain roads out there require extra care when navigating through them. Some of these roads are notorious for having […]

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Easy Steps to DFA Passport Appointment, Application, and Renewal

A Philippine passport is your ticket to the world. It’s the most important document you’ll need if you wish to study, work, or travel overseas. It’s also a powerful identification card that you can use in private- and government-related transactions. However, getting or renewing a Philippine passport through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) can […]

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8 Golden Rules for Starting a Small Business in the Philippines

To start a business, you need to be driven, patient, hardworking, and knowledgeable. But it takes more than that to succeed as an entrepreneur. There’s no definite formula for success. However, there are rules that beginning entrepreneurs live by. Here are the eight golden rules on how to start a small business to guide you through […]

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8 Credit Card Myths You Should Stop Believing

Do you really believe everything you hear about credit cards? Think again. Believing in wrong assumptions about credit cards can hurt your credit score, cost you more money, and have you miss out on the benefits of credit card rewards. Stop being misinformed. Know the common credit card myths Pinoys fall for and the real […]

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CTBC Personal Loan: Guide to Application and Approval

The CTBC personal loan is one of the most sought-after personal loans today because of its fast processing (within 24 hours) and loan release within 72 hours upon approval. Also called the Salary Stretch Loan, CTBC Bank (also known as Chinatrust Bank) offers this multi-purpose short-term or mid-term unsecured (meaning there’s no collateral required) personal loan to […]

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What Happens If I Don’t Pay My Taxes? Tax Evasion Penalties Every Taxpayer Must Know

It’s easy to disregard your tax obligations when you’d rather focus on running your business or earning more from your freelance gigs. Not to mention that it’s hard to part away with your hard-earned money, and you aren’t sure whether the government will put it to good use if you pay taxes. Filing and paying […]

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How to File an Income Tax Return in the Philippines: Guide for Freelancers and Entrepreneurs

It’s the tax season once again. For freelancers and entrepreneurs, this means getting yourself busy because you’re filing an income tax return (ITR) and paying taxes all by yourself. The work would be easier if you can afford to hire an accountant or tax agent. But what if you can’t? Tax preparation and filing in […]

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Credit Cards with No Annual Fee in the Philippines

There are many advantages to owning a credit card: ease of purchase, having an emergency line of credit, and enjoying exclusive rewards and perks, among many others. Many people, however, are discouraged to get a credit card because of the fees that come with it. In fact, 22% of Filipinos do not own a credit […]

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15 Small Business Ideas in the Philippines You Can Start Even With Low Capital

Now is the best time to start a business. Apart from the growing Philippine economy, social media and the changing interests of consumers also influence the increasing demand for products and services. Filipinos are now more open to new brands and establishments, allowing the business industry to flourish more quickly. Be your own boss and […]

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How Much Does Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Buying car insurance is a lot like buying a fire extinguisher: you pray that you’ll never need it, but you feel better knowing it’s there anyway. However, many car owners are concerned about car insurance cost and whether they can afford it or not. You might be wondering: “Why does car insurance cost so much?” […]

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10 Highest-Paying Jobs for Fresh Graduates in the Philippines

Students head off to university to ensure that they have the skills to land them their dream job by the time they graduate. Of course, this isn’t always the case. Some people may find that their actual career path has very little to do with their college degree. Still, it doesn’t mean that one can’t […]

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Here’s Why You Should Visit the 2019 Manila International Auto Show

The Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) isn’t your typical auto show. Car enthusiasts all over the Philippines come together every year in this most anticipated and largest motoring event in the country. Now on its 15th year, the Manila International Auto Show 2019 carries “Experience Fun and Function” as its theme. Looking at its activity […]

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How Much Does Toyota Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

Toyota 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 and […]

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