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Cloey Mangali

Treat-Filled Halloween 2019 Parties For Kids And The Whole Family

Halloween is right around the corner...and if you are looking for spooky yet family-friendly activities that everyone can enjoy, we’ve made it easier for you. Get your spooky outfits ready, take out your broomsticks, and fly over to these locations to have a...

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Kia Navarro

How To Use UnionBank Online Banking: A Comprehensive Guide

The Union Bank of the Philippines Inc., more popularly known as UnionBank, was established in 1968 as Union Savings and Mortgage Bank. In 1993, they merged with Interbank (International Corporate Bank) and merged again with iBank (International Exchange Bank) ...

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OWWA Rebate Program
Mark Alano

How To Claim An OWWA Rebate Online

The Overseas Worker Welfare Administration (OWWA) has allotted P1 billion to provide rebates for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). As of October 9, 2019, a total of P26,071,683.75 from the allotted fund was already distributed to qualified OFWs and their benef...

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Dino Mari Testa

SLEX Fare Reduction, Update On The 60-Day Road Clearing, And Other Motoring ...

Temporary reduction or suspension of SLEX toll fees proposedTwo senators are calling for a reduction or suspension of the South Luzon Expressway's toll fees for the duration of the Skyway extension project.The outermost lane of the Alabang Viaduct in Muntinlup...

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Predatory Lending
Cloey Mangali

Predatory Personal Loan Apps Banned From Google Play Store In The US

Google has announced that it will be banning applications that offer predatory personal loan services from the Play Store in the US. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google recently prohibited apps from loan providers with deceptive or harmful personal lo...

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NBI Clearance Renewal for OFWs
Gibson Perez

How OFWs Can Get Or Renew An NBI Clearance Abroad

How can I get or renew my NBI clearance if I’m working abroad? That is a question OFWs need to ask even before they leave the country, as this is one of the most important OFW requirements. OFWs currently stationed abroad can use this guide on how to get or ...

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Divisoria Shopping Tips
Mark Alano

Divisoria Shopping Tips: What To Buy And Where To Buy Them

Dubbed as the “Budget Shopping Capital of the Philippines," Divisoria is the best place to go to if you are looking for affordable items—from clothes to food supplies and household products. Want to have a smooth shopping experience in Divi? Check out our ...

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Kia Navarro

Where To Buy A Used Car? Comparing Private Car Sellers Vs. Dealers

A car comes with serious costs. Aside from the unit price of the car itself, you have to think about other expenses like gas, maintenance, insurance, and more. That is why some people would rather buy a secondhand car instead of a new one. It just depends on w...

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Kia Navarro

Here's Your Guide To SSS Business Loan Requirements, Eligibility, And Applic...

The Social Security System (SSS) provides loans to SSS members who have their own business through their SSS Business Loan program.The SSS Business Loan Program is under the Business Development Loan Facility and is designed to give back to the nation’s deve...

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Dino Mari Testa

Drawing The Line: When Too Much Frugality Becomes Unethical

Not every money-saving tip out there is worth following. Frugality is never just about saving those extra pesos by following life hacks. Beyond spending as little as possible, it also entails maximizing every resource you have wisely.Although it might seem con...

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