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5 Mobile Payment Apps That Will Help You Go Cashless

Shopping will be extra convenient from now on.
There’s this ambitious goal that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has for the country. By 2020, it aims to make 20 percent of all transactions in the Philippines electronic, which means without using cash. While it remains to be seen if
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Here's How Much Filipinos Spent on Online Shopping in 2018

Unsurprisingly, the most number of purchases happened in November and December.
Almost everything you need is now just one click away thanks to the booming e-commerce ecosystem in the country.Instead of going to the mall to buy clothes or gadgets, e-commerce has paved the way for a less tiring shopping experience with the
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Heart Evangelista Reveals How She Manages to Save Up for Designer Bags

"You only live once. Just get the bag!"
Heart Evangelista has an undeniable affinity for heels, art, and most especially, bags. Everyone knows that she has an impressive collection of arm candy, which she prides herself in owning considering how she's worked hard for them. Here's what most people don't
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How to Be Smarter With Money Even If You Don't Have Much

Practical tips from the head of a financial technology company
We’re already a few days into 2019, so you’ve probably already read a bunch of articles about how you can be smarter and more responsible with your money for the year. Whether it's about which stocks performed best last year or money challenges you can
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5 Ways to Track and Save Your Money In 2019

Keeping tabs on your expenses can result in more money in the bank.
Rolling into the New Year, with resolutions still fresh on our note pads and the fire of resolve still burning strong in our bellies, we thought we’d pick some brains and talk money. After all, who doesn’t want to start the year
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6 Easy Money-Saving Challenges You Can Try This Year

So you can finally go on that dream trip!
The new year is a good time to start creating new habits since you’re still inspired and excited by the idea of turning over a new leaf. And while most of us often falter with fitness-related resolutions, a financial shift has benefits that you'll
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These Are the 8 Best Credit Cards to Use When Traveling Abroad

These credit cards will help you earn air miles faster and will you give you the lowest foreign exchange conversions.
Not all credit cards are created equal. If you're a frequent flyer, the right credit card could be your best travel companion. Below, we round up the best cards to use when traveling, according to their most notable features.Why It's Better: One
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Heart Evangelista Just Revealed Her Money-Saving Trick

Listen to her simple financial advice.
In Heart Evangelista's latest vlog, the actress allowed a peek inside her everyday bag (an Hermès Birkin in bubblegum pink, no biggie). She revealed her daily essentials, which include her Samsung smartphone, Chloe sunnies, La Mer lip balm, Louis Vuitton makeup kit, Acqua
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How the Php54/$1 Exchange Rate Can Affect Your Online Purchases

It might not be the best time to bulk buy from the US!
The Philippine peso hit a fresh low on Wednesday, September 12, closing at P54.13 against the US dollar, the weakest it has been in almost 13 years. The last time the Philippine peso was at this level was in December 2005, according
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7 Fabulous Next-Level Luxury Services Offered to the Extremely Wealthy

Personal butlers and chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royces don't even begin to cover it.
The world of the one percent is constantly fluctuating and the services that cater to the ultra rich's every whim adjust with their ever-changing interests. Below, we note some of these carefully tailored (and very specific) services.Supercar storage facilities not only keep luxury
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How to Take Advantage of Your SSS Loan Benefit

Use it or you'll lose it.
Urban legend has it that during the early 2000s, the height of the It Bag craze, a clever young woman figured out a way to fund a designer bag purchase—by way of an SSS salary loan.  The details are hazy, but one detail
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Here's How People Can Tell If You're Wealthy or Not

A new study says owning an iPhone automatically makes people think you're wealthy.
Expensive clothing and accessories are no longer the best indicators of wealth, says a new study. A U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research study shows that people are more likely to look at the phone you're using instead of the bag you're toting.
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These Are the Best Times to Use Your Credit Card

Whether it's for security, convenience, or additional perks!
The Philippines is far from being a cashless country, but when it comes to certain transactions, the pluses of swiping a credit card outweigh those of paying with cash. Used wisely, the shiny piece of plastic can offer its owners more bang
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This Is the Japanese Money-Saving Secret You Should Try Now

It's called kakeibo, and here's how you can do it!
If one of your goals this year is to have more money in your bank account (extra budget for shopping, anyone?), then you might want to look into kakeibo, which in Japanese means “household account book.” It's a tool that has been used