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6 Best Investments For Millennial’s To Make NOW
Kristel Serran

6 Great Investments Millennials Should Make Now

Millennials are lucky enough to be young adults during this era of technological advancements.We’re no longer limited to the old-school ways of investing, such as real estate and stocks. Because while they’re good, it can be harder for the average millenni...

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Oil Excise Tax Suspended. What Does This Mean For You
Dino Mari Testa

What Happens When The Fuel Excise Tax Is Suspended Next Year?

Due to mounting pressure from different sectors, including the President’s allies, the Duterte administration backpedaled on the fuel excise tax.Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos Dominguez announced that President Rodrigo Duterte will issue a susp...

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Guide To Changing Your Name
Cloey Mangali

How To Change Your First Name Or Surname In The Philippines

Your name is something that’s always ahead of you in terms of first impressions, even before people get to meet you.So, really, what’s in a name? Why does it matter and why do other people go through the process of changing their names in the first place?E...

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Dino Mari Testa

These Are The Countries With The Most Powerful Passports

If you’re a Japanese passport holder, then your passport just became more powerful than before.The 2018 Henley Passport Index is out, and Japan just overtook Singapore as the country with the passport that can give you visa-free access to the most number of...

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Bangko Sentral Interbank Fund Transfers Now Mandatory
Kristel Serran

Bangko Sentral: Banks Must Provide Customers With Interbank Fund Transfer Channels

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has made it mandatory for all BSP-regulated financial institutions to provide Interbank Fund Transfer channels to customers by November 30, 2018.This makes it more convenient for consumers to send and receive money online�...

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Getting Car Insurance in Philippines vs. Other Countries
Cloey Mangali

How It's Like To Get Car Insurance In Other Countries Vs. The Philippines

The privilege of being able to acquire a car for yourself comes with a lot of responsibilities. One of the most important ones is making sure their vehicle is properly insured, mainly with a third-party liability insurance (CTPL), and ideally, a comprehensive ...

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SWS Survey Shows Highest Level Of Self-Rated Poor Filipino Families Since 2014
Kristel Serran

SWS Survey Shows Highest Level Of Self-Rated Poor Filipino Families Since 2014

A high inflation rate, record-low peso to US dollar exchange rate, sudden price increases, and the devastation brought by typhoon Mangkhut. With all the factors fresh on Filipino’s minds, it is no wonder a lot of people are pinning their hopes for a better f...

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Is Excessive Delayed Flight Covered by Travel Insurance
Kristel Serran

Are Excessive Flight Delays Covered by Travel Insurance?

Travel delay coverages are part of your travel insurance. And even if you’re only traveling within the country, it’s best to still get covered by a flight delay insurance.Why? Because there’s no solid system in place when it comes to how our airports han...

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Senate Unanimously Favors Bill Requiring Car Seats for Kids
Cloey Mangali

Seatbelts Not Enough: Senate Unanimously Favors Bill Requiring Car Seats for Kids

Last Monday (October 8), the Senate unanimously voted 20-0 on the third and final reading of Senate Bill 1971, also known as the “Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act.”The Philippines had more than 600 cases of child deaths relating to vehicular accidents an...

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Adjusted Mall Operating Hours
Cloey Mangali

Holiday Shopping Guide 2018: Adjusted Mall Operating Hours During The Christmas Season

As December 25 nears, more and more Christmas lights fill Metro Manila, mainly the stretch of Edsa. These, in the form of red taillights that line up the capital's busiest thoroughfare.Malls are partly to blame, officials say. So, to ease the heavy traffic, a...

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