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How to Pick the Best Online Stock Trading Platform for You

Online stock trading platforms have made stock investing more available and convenient for Filipinos. You can simply buy and sell stocks online with just a click of a button (or a tap on your smartphone if you’re using a mobile app). It’s so easy to monitor your investment portfolio anytime in the comfort of your […]

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How to Make Voluntary Contributions to Pag-IBIG, PhilHealth, and SSS

Did you resign from your job to become a full-time freelancer, OFW, or a business owner? Paying your Pag-IBIG, PhilHealth, and SSS contributions is no longer your former employer’s responsibility—you have to do voluntary contribution from now on. It’s important to continue your contribution payments with these government offices as a voluntary member. You can […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Get Car Insurance Online

This article was published on May 25, 2016 and was updated on April 20, 2020. Did you know that you can buy car insurance online? Yes, paperless transactions do happen in the insurance industry, and you can take advantage of the benefits of going online. Once you’ve purchased car insurance over the internet, you might […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Insure Your Toyota Vehicle in the Philippines?

Toyota car 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 […]

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4 Quick Steps to Check Your SSS Contribution Online

This article was published on December 2, 2019 and was updated on February 28, 2020. In the past, tracking one’s monthly SSS contributions used to involve visiting an SSS branch or calling the agency’s hotline for self-employed workers and coordinating with the HR department for employees. Those were the days, fortunately. Today, you can view […]

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Participation Fee in Car Insurance: What Is It and Why Is It Needed?

This article was published on October 22, 2018 and was updated on April 7, 2020. There are typical questions one may ask about their coverage or specifics on the policy they’ve acquired. Among these questions involve the participation fee in car insurance. “How much is my participation fee?” “Why do I have to pay a […]

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Simple Steps to Applying for a Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card

If you’re looking for a new rewards card that will reap you the most discounts, try checking out the Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card. With this card, you can claim discounts and rewards from commercial establishments like restaurants, schools, and pharmacies, among others. Don’t have one? Here are the things you need to know before applying for […]

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8 Things to Consider Before Buying a Life Insurance Policy

This article was published on December 26, 2018 and was updated on February 13, 2020. Life insurance is one of the important ways to provide financial security for you and your family. Lianne Laroya, the founder of the personal finance and lifestyle blog The Wise Living[1], considers insurance as a “tool where you pay centavos to […]

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How Much Does Car Insurance Cost in the Philippines?

This article was published on April 8, 2019 and was updated on February 10, 2020. 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 […]

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Moneymax and AmTrust Mobile Solutions Launch Gadget Protect

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – JANUARY 2020. Moneymax and AmTrust Mobile Solutions are pleased to announce Gadget Protect, the country’s first fully digital gadget protection program. This is the first partnership between the two companies as they both aim to provide affordable and accessible mobile solutions in the Philippines. Providing peace of mind to every smartphone owner […]

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SSS Online Registration: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

This article was originally published on April 12, 2019 and was updated on January 31, 2020. Are you a Philippine Social Security System (SSS) member but don’t have a My.SSS account yet? Better do it now to reap the benefits of this SSS online service facility. Know all about My.SSS and the steps to complete […]

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Investments for Beginners: A Comprehensive Guide

Many of us Filipinos believe that there’s only one way to make money—by working for it. Either you’re paid to provide a service or you earn from running your own business. However, there’s a second but less popular way to make money—making it work for you. This entails investing your money so that it earns […]

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Know Your Fortune with Our Financial Fortune Cookie!

Ni hao, it’s Chinese New Year! Dragon dances and fortune cookies are an integral part of the Chinese New Year celebration, so here is your chance to find out what the Year of the Metal Rat holds for your financial fortune. Will you finally open a business? Will you be lucky with money? You better […]

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How to Apply for an SSS or Pag-IBIG Calamity Loan

This article was originally published on September 13, 2018 and was updated on April 6, 2020. After a devastating storm, flood, earthquake, or any natural disaster, it’s only logical to get things back to normal. It entails so many expenses: the leaky ceiling needs to be fixed, your flooded car needs repairs, you need to […]

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GCash 101: A Handy Guide for New GCash App Users

Turn your smartphone into a virtual wallet—that’s what using the GCash app is all about. A mobile payment innovation in the Philippines, GCash has revolutionized the way people make financial transactions. With just a few taps on a smartphone, Globe and TM subscribers can quickly send and receive money, pay bills, and make other transactions […]

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The Importance of Having Acts of God Insurance Coverage

This article was published on June 15, 2018 and was updated on January 13, 2020. Do you know that the Philippines is ranked as the third most disaster-prone country in the world (1)? We experience almost all forms of disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. We never know when calamity will strike so […]

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Philippine Holidays and Long Weekends Guide 2020

Two things any employee looks forward to the most: paydays and holidays. Well, who doesn’t? Holidays allow people to spend more time with their families and that much-needed me time before getting back to the daily work grind. Start planning your vacations by keeping tab of Philippine holidays for 2020. There will be 19 holidays and […]

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7 Types of Car Insurance Claims You Can File in the Philippines

This article was published on October 8, 2018 and was updated on November 25, 2019. Got into an accident or an emergency involving your car? In such circumstances, it’s either you pay for vehicle repair and medical expenses out of your pocket or make a car insurance claim. Both have their pros and cons depending on […]

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7 Smart Ways to Spend Your 13th Month Pay

This article was originally published on December 12, 2017 and was updated on November 19, 2019. It’s that wonderful time of the year again, and it’s not because of the usual reasons. It’s not necessarily the Christmas season that brings joy to most Filipinos. It’s the fact that they will receive their 13th month pay […]

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8 Car Insurance Add-ons You Need to Consider

This article was published on May 9, 2018 and was updated on November 18, 2019. Getting a comprehensive car insurance policy is a smarter decision than just settling for the government-mandated Compulsory Third Party Liability (CTPL) insurance. Comprehensive insurance provides better protection against the financial impact of car damage and theft, personal accident, and property […]

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