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QUIZ: How financially-savvy are you?

Oct 02, 2019 - 3:07 PM

Do you think you’ve got a good handle on your finances? Test your financial know-how through this short quiz.

Finovation 2019: for stronger collaboration and greater credit access through upgraded fintech

Sep 25, 2019 - 5:02 PM

With the theme "Real Problems, Real Solutions," the summit was held on September 25 at The Peninsula Manila

Higher penalties now await bank account hackers, credit card skimmers

Sep 25, 2019 - 2:05 PM

Hacking a banking system can now land you in jail for life due to a new law imposing stiffer penalties for access device fraud

ATM FEES. The central bank now makes it possible for banks to adjust ATM fees, subject to their approval. Photo from Shutterstock

INFOGRAPHIC: How to avoid credit card rejection and get #AcceptED

Sep 17, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Education is the first step. Here are the common reasons why applications are rejected and what you must do to get #AcceptED.

‘With education comes empowerment’: We asked experts how to avoid getting #RejectED

Aug 06, 2019 - 4:16 PM

We talked to finance experts about financial inclusion and the credit landscape in the PH

ROUNDTABLE: No application, no problem?

Jul 30, 2019 - 11:07 AM

Join us for a roundtable about the Philippines' credit landscape on July 30, 11 am

Getting #rejectED sucks, here’s what you need to know about the credit process

Jul 23, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Based on our survey, instead of just plain rejection, many don’t have credit cards or loans because they don’t bother to apply

Apple announces own credit card, the Apple Card

Mar 26, 2019 - 4:26 AM

It's only available in the US for now however

In defense of the credit card

Mar 25, 2019 - 11:03 AM

Credit cards aren’t as bad as you think. Three young professionals tell us why

Adulting 101: What you need to know about credit card fraud

Jun 29, 2018 - 12:21 PM

In 2020, losses from card fraud are expected to reach $31 billion worldwide – a sharp rise from 2010 figures of $8 billion

CREDIT CARDS. The growth of online shopping has put credit card users at risk. File photo

BSP issues new rules to protect credit cardholders, spur entry of new players

May 04, 2018 - 3:31 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has issued the implementing rules and regulations of the credit card law, strengthening protection for the country's 8 million credit cardholders

Most Filipinos still not shifting to EMV chip cards – survey

Apr 19, 2018 - 12:10 PM

The deadline for the country’s shift to EMV chip technology looms yet many Filipinos continue to use magnetic stripe cards. Here’s why

Bank lending, liquidity both up in February

Mar 28, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Bank loans expand by 19.5% in February, pushing domestic liquidity to an estimated P10.7 trillion for the month, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Koreans in Pampanga arrested for credit card fraud

Nov 21, 2017 - 4:44 PM

A local court in Angeles City also orders the confiscation of computers used to access the credit card information of Koreans and Chinese people abroad

OPERATORS. CIDG Pampanga operatives seize computer units and other gadgets from 3 residential units occupied by South Koreans in Angeles City on November 20, 2017. Also in photo are some of the Filipino 'computer operators' working for the Koreans. Contributed photo

Fitness hacks for your fast-paced life

Oct 16, 2017 - 12:49 PM

Squeeze in a workout in your desk. Check out these easy and convenient routines you can do in 10 to 30 minutes

NBI to subject 12 to inquest proceedings for credit card fraud

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The NBI seized several credit cards bearing different identities as well as falsified personal identification cards used alongside the compromised credit cards

How secure are RFID cards?

Sep 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Banks are coming out with new RFID enabled cards Here s a primer on how they work and what you can do to protect yourself from potential skimming

INFOGRAPHIC: Why you should switch from ATM to debit card

Aug 18, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Debit cards have more useful features than regular ATM cards. Learn more about it here

BDO and JCBI launch the JCB Platinum Credit Card

Aug 04, 2017 - 8:00 PM

It offers a full suite of premier services exclusive privileges and benefits custom made for the discerning lifestyle and sophisticated taste of elite cardholders especially those who frequent Japan

EXCLUSIVE. BDO and JCBI executives come together to launch the JCB Platinum Credit Card. (From L-R) Ma. Nannette R. Regala, BDO Senior Vice President and Consumer Lending Group Marketing Head, Yuichiro Kadowaki, JCB Senior Vice President - Head of Development and Coordination, Rolando C. Tanchanco, BDO Executive Vice President and Consumer Lending Group Head, Mikihisa Asano, JCB Country Manager and Geraldine C. Liggayu, BDO First Vice President and Consumer Lending Group Cards Issuing Head. Photo courtesy of BDO Unibank Inc

PSBank to deactivate all non-EMV cards by September 1

Jul 11, 2017 - 5:56 PM

PSBank is encouraging its clietns to replace their non EMV cards ahead of the planned deactivation

5 situations where going cashless gives you more

Jun 29, 2017 - 1:06 PM

More Filipinos are preferring to go cashless Here s how it can help you step up

Glitches hit BDO card, online transactions

May 16, 2017 - 9:07 PM

UPDATED Services have been restored as of a 9:05 pm update on the BDO Facebook page

CONNECTIVITY ISSUES. A BDO Unibank spokesperson chalks up the problems today to connectivity issues. Screen shot from BDO Facebook.

Cebu Pacific expands payment options

Mar 31, 2017 - 11:24 AM

The airline has a special announcement just in time for the summer peak period

#PugadBaboy: Paltik's Ingrained Virtues

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

News Briefs: March 8, 2017

Mar 08, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Wednesday March 8

Your #WorthIt moments

Mar 02, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Be inspired to achieve your own milestones with these stories from people who ve made their own WorthIt moments

New BIR rule on tax payment seen to benefit small businesses

Feb 15, 2017 - 6:42 PM

The rule change is seen to primarily benefit the self employed and small business owners who usually line up for hours at the BIR to pay their taxes

CONVERSATION: Money matters that are #WorthIt

Jan 09, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Finances are an important part of life What do they mean to you? Join our conversation on Tuesday January 10 from 10 am onwards

5 ways to ‘spend’ your holiday break

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:56 AM

You can make the holidays a more memorable experience without spending too much on food and gifts

'Uncarded' commuters can now use PayMaya for Uber rides

Jun 14, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Today PayMaya has once again changed the game for digital payments by pioneering a unique partnership with Uber PayMaya Philippines president and CEO Orlando Vea says

TIE UP. L-R: Benjie Fernandez, Co-COO of PayMaya Philippines and COO of Voyager Innovations; Laurence Cua, General Manager of Uber Philippines; Manuel Pangilinan Chairman of PLDT, Smart, and Voyager Innovations; Orlando Vea, President and CEO of Voyager Innovations. Image from PayMaya

When to skimp, when to spend: Budget travel tips

Jun 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

How to have an unforgettable vacation without breaking the bank

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How passive income is better than compensation income

Mar 02, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Learn more about taxes on documents new rules for financial statements and how being an entrepreneur or investing means being taxed less in the long run

HABIT. People often go back to their usual habit of living paycheck to paycheck because they do not follow a saving plan. Shutterstock photo

How to enjoy Netflix without using a credit card

Jan 12, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Just subscribe to the streaming service using PayMaya

PayMaya has made online shopping even easier

Dec 11, 2015 - 7:06 AM

The new app allows you to pay digitally even without a credit card

GrabTaxi PH launches GrabPay, GrabHeli

Nov 24, 2015 - 7:47 PM

The credit debit card payment options and the chopper service are the newest offers of the ride hailing app company

NEW CHOPPER SERVICE. Its pre-booking chopper service GrabHeli, which is in its beta stage, will be tested for 3 months. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

5 signs that you’re ready for more in life

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:16 PM

You might be long overdue for an upgrade

Consumer loans jump to P959.2B in June

Nov 02, 2015 - 6:38 PM

As a percentage of total loan portfolio the 16 7 consumer credit exposure of Philippine banks remains the lowest among ASEAN countries says BSP

MONITORED. BSP says it monitors the level and quality of consumer and other bank loans to ensure their adherence to high credit standards.

Savvy spending: How to best use a credit card

Aug 26, 2015 - 11:43 AM

Make the most out of your purchases by squeezing out your perks and benefits

The credit card creed

Aug 06, 2015 - 10:30 AM

A few small oaths you can take to make the best use of your credit card

Own it: The platinum lifestyle

Aug 01, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The finer things in life can be just a few swipes away

4 benefits of credit cards

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:30 AM

Credits cards are convenient can net you freebies and discounts allow you to keep track of spending and are invaluable in an emergency

Make the best happen: How you can organize your trip online

Jul 02, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Check out this guide for some tips on how you can plan your next trip online

Rising debit card use in PH to drive cashless payments growth

May 29, 2015 - 5:30 PM

VISA introduces new payment methods targeting young adults to hasten the economy’s move to cashless payments

Budget tips for your next travels

May 28, 2015 - 3:39 PM

Keep your trips worry free with these savvy tips

Citi credit cards mark 25th anniversary in PH

Apr 27, 2015 - 8:32 PM

On its 25th anniversary the country s largest foreign bank offers a celebratory promo: My Unforgettable Story

Citibank celebrates 25th anniversary with "Unforgettable Story"

Helping Filipinos choose the best financial product

Apr 12, 2015 - 3:00 PM

eCompareMo is an online financial tool that aims to help Filipinos choose a product to match their financial needs

5 money lessons for fresh graduates

Apr 07, 2015 - 3:14 PM

First lesson: Pay your ‘future self’

Consumer loans rising since 2008

Feb 17, 2015 - 5:15 PM

As of end September 2014 consumer loans hit P849 6B buoyed by a sustained quarter on quarter increase in residential real estate and auto loans says the central bank

Before spending for Valentine’s, know the 7 sneaky credit card fees

Feb 14, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Swiping the plastic for your Valentine’s expenses is convenient but there may be some added cost to it Many of those fees however can be avoided

Bad service awards

Feb 09, 2015 - 10:43 AM

Customers of the word unite We have nothing to lose but our aggravations