Personal Finance

Personal Data Breach
Dino Mari Testa

The Wendy's Data Leak: What To Expect And How To Protect Yourself

Last month, hackers breached the website of Wendy’s Philippines and leaked the personal data of more than 80,000 members.The records obtained from infiltrating the fast-food chain’s website here in the Philippines included sensitive information such as cus...

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Wise Investments To Make In Your 40s
Kristel Serran

4 Wise Investments To Make In Your 40s

Start saving while you are young, most financial advisers would say. But if you find yourself quite late in the game, your 40s are just a good time as any to start.All you need to do is choose a type of investment that has a good potential for growth; one that...

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money matters dating relationship
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

The Modern Lover's Guide To Money Matters In Dating And Relationships

"Love will keep us alive,” or so the famous The Eagles song goes. However, you shouldn’t downplay the role that money plays in dating and relationships.While first dates are tense enough, money etiquette is another nerve-racking aspect of dating as there a...

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Everything You Need To Know About Bitcoin
Dino Mari Testa

Scam Or Investment? 6 Facts You Need To Know About Bitcoin In The Philippines

Bitcoin was a hot topic a few months ago when its value skyrocketed to unprecedented levels. This spurred a blockchain boom when everyone released their own form of crypto.Even startups hopped the bandwagon in securing funding for their ventures, through unreg...

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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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Money Habits We Pick Up From Childhood
Diana Lyn Balbalosa

5 Bad Money Habits You Picked Up In Childhood—And How To Break Them

Are you a big spender or a hasty lender? Studies show that your parents are to blame.“The money patterns we observe in childhood are the primary source driving our financial decision-making later in life,” according to Edward Horwitz, Ph.D., associate prof...

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Money Hacks For The 30-Something Investor
Dino Mari Testa

Money Hacks For The 30-Something Investor

Your 30s can be a financially challenging period in your life. Whether you’re starting a family or paying for a new car or home, your 30s will require you to make wiser decisions regarding your wealth.Since you no longer have the luxury of time or resources ...

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Why Women Are Better At Saving Money Than Men
Kathryn Jalbuena

Why Women Are Better At Saving Money Than Men

Today’s modern woman is strong, independent, and infinitely capable of taking care of herself and those she cares about.Many women today are financially empowered to become the best version of themselves. And in many cases, the best version of themselves is ...

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Kristel Serran

We Answer Your Frequently Asked Questions About Tax Refunds In The Philippines

It’s that time of the year again when the income tax refund is due. Are you aware of this Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) payout? Most importantly, are you eligible to receive one?We’re answering the frequently asked questions about tax refund in the Phil...

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Dino Mari Testa

We Calculate The Depreciation On Smartphones, Starting With The Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is almost on Philippine shores. Sources have already released the pricing for next edition of the Korean manufacturer’s flagship smartphone line.According to local tech website YugaTech, preorder prices of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are as f...

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