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A financial expert explains how you can stop living from paycheck to paycheck.
The extra cash that comes during the latter part of the year is always a welcome financial reprieve—but why does it seem that the money doesn't really last? It's not even about being a spendthrift, as there are expenses that can't be
Inflation rate is also expected to drop in 2020.
If you're still at your job next year, you just might get an increase of up to six percent in your salary.According to the 2019 Philippines Total Remuneration Survey commissioned by Mercer, a human resources consulting firm, the salary increase next year
Thinking about making a big purchase? Here's what to keep in mind.
The end of the year is near and people are already planning how to spend their 13th-month pay and bonuses. With so many big purchases on the horizon, paying in installments can be tempting — you can buy the things you need (or
Because waiting in line at the bank is a waste of time, TBH.
A surefire way to raise your stress level on a workday is to sneak to the bank during your lunch break—and then end up in line behind 15 other people. The next thing you know, an hour has passed before you get
New year, new (financially responsible) me.
As 2019 comes to a close, here’s one thing you should add as one of your New Year resolutions that you can and should fulfill: investments. New year, new (financially responsible) me. With the New Year fast approaching, it might be time
It's probably not what you're expecting.
There are people who would say that following your passion is bad advice, but a study featured on CNBC Make It says otherwise.The "Rich Habit" study, spearheaded by accountant, financial planner, and author Tom Corley, notes that the fastest way to becoming rich is
You can check your contributions and loan status online!
There's nothing like having the convenience of knowing where your salary deductions go, which is why SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio has been urging members to download the SSS app on their phones.In a recent release, she stated: “With the SSS
Credit cards let you spend money you don't have, but make sure you know the basics before you land yourself in debt.
Before you get excited at the prospect of throwing money at your heart’s desire, credit cards aren’t the ticket to free and unlimited shopping. Credit cards work by borrowing money from the company to purchase something within a limit that’s set. The
She plays it smart when it comes to money matters!
Celebrities—they're just like us. They, too, need to think smart about money matters. Isabelle Daza-Semblat understands how tempting it is to impulsively buy a new pair of shoes or a new arm candy, but she also knows that being financially stable is
Traveling soon? The best time to exchange currencies is well before you take off.
In the Philippines, the value of the peso is constantly changing. The earlier you exchange currencies, the more time you have to catch the trend when you can get a better rate for your travel money. Anything done at the last minute
Do you feel like you're not financially free? Read on.
Financial freedom: That's what everybody wants. Whether you're a fresh grad or a few years into the wonderful world of employment, everyone just wants to have enough room to breathe. If you're not sure what financial freedom is, it's the feeling of
Including exactly how each job makes!
Every job has its pros and cons. But sometimes, having great pay can outweigh all the rest. If you're someone who believes that, then this list of the highest-paying jobs in the Philippines might be of interest. The Bureau of Local Employment,
Your credit card can probably do a lot more than what you initially thought.
Every time you are offered or you apply for a credit card, have you ever taken a second to think whether you’re getting Visa or Mastercard? Moreover, do you even know exactly what they are, as well as how they work? If
According to Filipinas!
Looking to get a new credit card? Whether it's your first time to get one, or you're looking for something that complements your lifestyle more than what you currently have, it's important to pick the right credit card that will offer you
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