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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
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
No more long lines!
If you're working the usual nine-to-five shift, it may be difficult to find time to sprint out to accomplish your banking errands—because really, you wouldn't want to wait in line when you’ve got projects to finish by the end of the day.
"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
Here's how to travel smart!
It’s always worth spending money on travel and experiences, but not so when you have to dread facing reality when you’re back from the jaunt. How to be smart when it comes to saving for and spending on memories? We asked some
And more answers to your credit card FAQs.
The first time I was asked if I wanted to pay my credit card purchase in Philippine Peso or in Japanese Yen, the local currency of the country I was visiting then, I admit I did not know how to respond. That
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
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
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
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
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
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
She revealed in a 2016 interview, "I was really broke."
Almost 10 years before she landed the role of Rachel Chu in Crazy Rich Asians, did you know that Constance Wu was crazy broke?Constance's big Hollywood break happened in 2015 when she was hired to portray Jessica Huang in Fresh Off the
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
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
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.
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
She's apparently even richer than Kim!
We shouldn't judge a book by its cover, we tell ourselves, but apparently, the world can't help it.
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