Banking

Here’s a roundup of banking updates and important money news

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Kristel Serran

Philippine Peso At Its Lowest Vs US Dollar In 13 Years

On September 13, the Philippine Peso hit the P54 mark over the US dollar.This the lowest exchange rate the peso has reached in over 13 years. The lowest the peso has ever been was P54.155 to US $1, back on December 2, 2005.The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...

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Phishing Attempts From Official Email Addresses And Phone Numbers
Dino Mari Testa

Scam Alert: Beware Of Phishing Attempts From 'Official' Email Addresses And Phone Numbers

Even the most legitimate-looking scams are easy to spot if you pay attention to the tiny details.With that in mind, we want to take a closer look at two Facebook posts making the rounds and warning about new phishing attempts.This time, it seems like the scamm...

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Kristel Serran

How Your Credit Card Information Is Stolen And What To Do About It

As hackers get more creative in coming up with stronger credit card fraud schemes, we need to counter that with even stronger vigilance.How credit card fraudsters get caught involves a lot of luck, as they mostly operate behind the screen. The solution is to b...

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bpi fees 2018
Dino Mari Testa

A Worry-Free Guide To BPI's Upcoming Fee Increases

The Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) recently posted an announcement about changes to its banking fees starting September 1.The announcement has been met with confusion and concern as many people feel that this increase in fees would make transac...

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Paperless Billing in the Philippines
Kathryn Jalbuena

On Paperless Billing: Should You Pay Your Service Provider For Printed Billing Statements?

Electronic billing may be more convenient for a company, and better for the environment, but if a customer still wants to get a paper bill the company should provide it free of charge.This is according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), which says ...

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A Comparison Guide To Choosing The Right Loan For Beginners
eCompareMo

A Comparison Guide To Choosing The Right Loan For Beginners

Loans are great for serving a number of purposes. They come in handy for purchase of big ticket items, or a means to buy your dream house or car, or simply as a buffer for emergency cash needs.However, applying for a loan for the first time can cause confusio...

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Dino Mari Testa

The Ultimate List Of Easy-To-Do Anti-Fraud Tips

Protect yourselves from becoming a victim with the anti-fraud tips that we are going to share in this post.The most common online threat we face is what’s known as “phishing”. You’ve probably seen the warnings on your Facebook posts regarding suspiciou...

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eCompareMo

Get A Free P5,000 eGift From Nike Park When You Apply For A New Citi Credit Card

Fitness gurus will always say there’s no specific time of year to start a fitness regime. All you need is the resolve to begin living your best life—and maybe some drifit clothes and a good pair of running shoes.This year, Citi aims to help new credit card...

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Dino Mari Testa

BDO, Metrobank, BPI Rank High On List Of World's Most Valuable Banking Brands

Several major Philippine banks have enjoyed an increase in ranking among the world’s most valuable banking brands.The latest edition of Banking 500, an annual report released by branding valuation consultancy firm Brand Finance, revealed that the biggest loc...

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Dino Mari Testa

Identity Theft Cases In The Philippines On The Rise – Protect Yourself

In this culture of oversharing, we put a scary amount of data out there and, sometimes we forget that some things are better hidden from public eyes and the cloud. Don’t be surprised if, in the future, an artificial intelligence can create a simulacrum of us...

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