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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Different Types Of Credit Card Holders: Which One Are You?

Though many financially conscious people veer from debt, we can’t deny the fact that a credit card can be useful especially during trying times. Not to mention, it entitles you to a number of benefits and perks if you know how to use it.People utilize their ...

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Dino Mari Testa

2017 Car Buyers Guide: 5 New Models To Check Out

The year 2016 ended on a high note, at least for car sales. According to the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI), the industry logged a total of 34,101 units sold in December, which is 3.5 percent higher than November 2016’s sales ...

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Kristel Serran

SSS Salary Loan Application: A How-To Guide

Government-imposed employee benefits provide financial assistance to employees who have met the total minimum monthly contributions and specified eligibility requirements. If you’re planning to apply for the Social Security System (SSS) Salary Loan, you may ...

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Dino Mari Testa

6 Filipinos Who Achieved Great Feats At A Young Age

Is youth really wasted on the young? Well, we beg to differ. In this day and age, even the young people are capable of achieving great feats that only seasoned people can accomplish. Sometimes, wide-eyed idealists and shameless dreamers can move economies, sta...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

The Ugly Truth: Why The Vanity Tax Just Won't Work Here

Beauty has a price and that's all right. But a tax?The hashtag #DontTaxMyBeauty trended on social media upon news of a proposal to impose 10- to 30-percent tax on cosmetic products and services spread. Female and male netizens alike didn’t mince words to exp...

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Dino Mari Testa

Top 20 Most Expensive Places To Buy Residential Real Estate In The Philippines

Most Filipinos are more than happy to live in a place of their own with all the basic features: a nice bed, a toilet and bath, a few pieces of furniture, and other things that make a home what it is.Dreams do come true, but sometimes you need to dump millions ...

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Kristel Serran

The P1,000 SSS Pension Hike And How It Will Affect Your Contributions

SSS pensioners are off to a good start this year, following President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval of the P1,000 pension hike.The increase will take effect either this month or February, with enough funds to cover the pension hike for the next six months accor...

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Dino Mari Testa

6 Things You're Doing Wrong With Your Brand-New Car

Driving a car is equal parts privilege and responsibility. For first-time vehicle owners, that means making sure your priced purchase stays in tiptop shape and get the car running for as long as possible.Caring for your new ride starts the moment you drive it ...

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eCompareMo

Sinulog 2017 Guide: How To Survive Cebu's Grandest Festival

Prititit! Pit senior!If these sound familiar, you must’ve had your share of Sinulog Festival fun at one point in your life.Well, it’s the time of the year again, where everyone gets hyped up with partying all night and jive in the festive aura of the Queen...

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Kristel Serran

A Comprehensive Guide To Pag-IBIG Multi-Purpose Loan Application

Pag-IBIG Fund was established as a national savings program to provide financial assistance for both private and government employees. Their Multi-Purpose Salary Loan is a short-term loan program for qualified borrowers with the following needs: Home renovatio...

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