Personal Finance

Financial Mistakes for Fresh Graduates
Cloey Mangali

Fresh Grads, Avoid These Common Financial Missteps

Are your social media feeds starting to get bombarded with graduation photos and congratulatory greetings? Well, that's because it’s that time of the year again where colleges and universities hold their commencement ceremonies.And, if you’re one of those ...

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How to Avoid Becoming A Victim of Investments Scam in the Philippines
Dino Mari Testa

How To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Investment Scams

Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a cease-and-desist notice to Kapa-Community Ministry International (KAPA), a religious group that solicits investments from its members with a promise of guaranteed returns.In a press stat...

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Dino Mari Testa

Love And Money: Should Unmarried Couples Disclose Their Salaries To Each Oth...

Financial matters are pretty much a taboo subject—but should you be more open to your significant other, right?It’s no surprise that Filipinos shy away from discussing controversial topics, both online and in real life. One subject that is still a bit tabo...

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Cloey Mangali

'Murang Kuryente Bill' Approved By Senate And House Of Representatives

A bill seeking to reduce electricity rates in the country has been approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate. This is made possible through net national share of the government from the Malampaya funds that can be used to pay for the stranded deb...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Vital Life Lessons From Netflix’s 'Fyre' Documentary

Streaming platform Netflix released a lot of heavy hitters the last few weeks—we lovedTidying Up with Marie Kondo so much that we dedicated one article for that alone.One other Netflix original—a documentary this time—is also making waves. And we’re mo...

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Kristel Serran

VAT-Free Medicines For Hypertension, Diabetes, And High Cholesterol In 2019

The Department of Finance (DOF) released in January 2019 a list of VAT-free medicines for hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol levels.On the first day of the year 2019, an amendment to Republic Act 10963—popularly known as the Tax Reform for Accelera...

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What Is Credit Scoring
Kristel Serran

An Easy Guide To Understanding Credit Scoring In The Philippines

A credit score is a number that measures an individual’s creditworthiness.Credit scoring is important for both borrowers and financial institutions to determine if a person is worthy of lending money to, be it for a loan or credit card application.A person's...

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Your Career And Financial Horoscope This Year Of The Earth Pig
Cloey Mangali

Your Career And Financial Horoscope This Year Of The Earth Pig

With the new year bringing the hope for good luck to everyone, especially financially and career-wise, many of us are probably in the process of thinking how we can improve our situation this Year of the Earth Pig.Although this year’s financial forecasts may...

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Dino Mari Testa

New Year 2019: The No-Nonsense Guide To Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution...

Last year, we wrote a bunch of tips on how you can leverage the power of the New Year to your success. Although we believe that the rest of the items hold up, the bit about cryptocurrency is not true anymore. We at eCompareMo can only say “oops” as you wat...

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Five Factors Affecting Property Appreciation and Depreciation
Kristel Serran

5 Factors Affecting Property Appreciation And Depreciation In The Philippine...

Whether you’re looking for a home or thinking of investing in property, you first need to know the factors that affect property appreciation and depreciation.These days, you don’t need to have millions in cash at the ready to buy a home or invest in a real...

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