Personal Finance

Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Financial Savvy

You might be thinking how people have different views on money matters. Some are tagged as cheapskates but are actually just boring; some may seem like the life of the party but are broke IRL. Some are born with an entrepreneurial knack and earn profit without...

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Dino Mari Testa

What Is The 'Ghost Month' And How Does It Affect Your Finances?

Jonathan Tan*, a member of a Filipino-Chinese family residing in Binondo, says his family doesn’t strictly adhere to the limitations that come with the Ghost Month. “I guess, in super traditional families, they still do, but not us,” he explains.Although...

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Leah Ramos

Pag-IBIG Housing Loan: The Complete Guide To Funding Your Dream House

We all dream of having a house to call our own. Whether it’s a two-floor unit in a quaint neighborhood or a condo unit amid a bustling business district, having a property that you can call home is a feat that’s hard to come by especially these days.Fundin...

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Leah Ramos

Top Investment Opportunities For OFWs

The Philippine economy continues to thrive with the help of steady cash remittances from OFWs. In fact, remittance flows up to 5.9% in the first two months of 2017—accumulating up to $4.338 billion.This makes overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) the country’s ...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

You're Probably Living A More Lavish Lifestyle Than These Dollar Billionaires

Carlos Slim Helu, the Chairman of America Movil, might be the real big padre of Mexico, but he is nothing close to being a big spender. With a net worth of $64.2 Billion, he still lives in his same six-bedroom abode he has owned for 30 years and still prefers ...

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Dino Mari Testa

How The Tax Reform For Acceleration And Inclusion Will Affect Consumer Behavior

Last month, the House Ways and Means Committee gave the Duterte administration’s tax reform bill a green light, bringing it one step closer to becoming a law.Under House Bill No. 5636, also known as Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), the gove...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Money News Roundup: This Week In Finance And Transportation

Didn't have much time to read the news during Father's Day weekend? Worried that you missed something important in the past few days? Here's a roundup of some of the most happening business, finance, and transportation updates that happened over the course o...

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Dino Mari Testa

Money News Roundup: The Most Important Things That Happened This Past Week

Here's a quick roundup of money news that happened last week. In case you missed the latest updates about finance, business, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered.Jobless in April go downThe Philippine Statistics Authority reported that unemployme...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

Cash Installment, Credit Card, Or Personal Loan: What’s The Best Payment Method For Your Child’s Tuition?

Tuition is one of the most anticipated bulk expenses in most households. Filipino parents, in particular, believe that a strong educational background is tantamount to success later on in their child’s life.We pour our hearts and souls to provide quality edu...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

What To Do If Your Bank Account Gets Debited Or Credited With Money

On Wednesday, June 7, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) started experiencing an “internal data processing error.”BPI clients reported to have been experienced unauthorized transactions, such as deduction from their accounts and negative account balanc...

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