Personal Finance

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 Resolutions

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 Philippines

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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Dino Mari Testa

How To Compute Your 13th Month Pay In 2018

Before you start planning on how to spend the holiday largess, make sure that you really know how to compute your 13th month pay this 2018. Things have changed. In case you forgot already, this will be the first season where your Christmas bonuses will be aff...

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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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Ultimate Guide To Living With Debt
Kristel Serran

A Really Simple Guide To Borrowing Money From Families And Friends

To utang is human, to bayad is divine. We incur debt for different reasons and in many different ways. Some through overuse of credit cards or taking out too many loans. Others suffer due to emergencies that needed to be solved by borrowing money from family o...

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5 People On How They Got Their First Homes
Kristel Serran

5 People Share How They Bought Their First Home

If it was up to most of us, we would already have bought and paid for our own homes by now. Here are five people who've done just that.We often talk about buying our own homes or owning a property, but this usually takes place somewhere in the nebulous “near...

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Wrong Ways to Save Money
Cloey Mangali

5 Wrong Ways You're Trying To Save Money

Ever wondered why you're always out of money despite always sticking to your "frugal" measures?You’re working hard, get a good pay, and yet you struggle to make it to the next payday. Clearly it's not how you're earning. It's how you're saving.Saving money i...

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