Finance

GCash adds more cash-in partners

Published by rudy Date posted on September 12, 2021

by Richmond Mercurio – The Philippine Star, 12 Sep 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Mobile wallet GCash has expanded anew its network of merchants to reach more Filipinos nationwide.

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Pinoy-style financial planning

Published by rudy Date posted on July 21, 2021

by RANDELL TIONGSON, 21 Jul 2021 Question: How should we do personal financial planning based on our culture? Unlike the west, we heavily support family members. Mike via Facebook Answer: I have been a student and a teacher of financial planning for many years and it is true that we do things very differently here…

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3 priorities to shape the post-pandemic financial system

Published by rudy Date posted on January 13, 2021

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DOF urges passage of 2 fiscal reform bills

Published by rudy Date posted on October 14, 2020

by Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star), 14 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Congress should immediately pass two pending fiscal reforms to address the urgent needs of pandemic-hit businesses as identified by a recent World Bank survey, according to the Department of Finance (DOF).

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Top 10 list of online cash loan services in the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on April 28, 2020

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BSP cites study showing cashless payments on the rise in PH

Published by rudy Date posted on December 2, 2019

By: Daxim L. Lucas, Inquirer Business, 2 Dec 2019 Commitment to electronic payments was renewed at a summit held on Monday, Dec. 2, headed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

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DOLE, BSP support e-payment of wages for financial inclusion

Published by rudy Date posted on November 20, 2019

by Angelica Y. Yang/BM, GMA News, 20 Nov 2019 The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expressed support for the e-payment of wages in formal accounts for private-sector workers in a joint forum with the labor sector on Monday.

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Gov’t campaign vs ‘5-6’ lenders successful

Published by rudy Date posted on November 4, 2019

by Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star), 4 Nov 2019 MANILA ,Philippines —Illegal lending by Indian nationals or the so-called “5-6” has significantly decreased in the country amid the government’s crackdown against such activity.

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Five steps to start securing your financial legacy

Published by rudy Date posted on October 28, 2019

by Aneth Ng-Lim, 28 Oct 2019 As All Saints’ Day draws near, we are reminded not only of the family and friends we’ve lost, but also of our own mortality. What have you done to secure your financial legacy? To some, this can be a complicated process that involves many investments and properties. The more…

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SEC issues cease-and-desist orders vs 19 lending apps

Published by rudy Date posted on September 17, 2019

by Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sep 17, 2019 MANILA, Philippine — More online lending companies may soon face government scrutiny after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday said it had issued cease-and-desist orders against 19 online lending applications.

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BSP strengthens consumer protection

Published by rudy Date posted on September 12, 2019

by Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star) – Sept 12, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has strengthened its financial consumer protection framework in light of the increased complexity of financial products and rapid technological innovations in financial products and services.

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Cebuana Lhuillier acquires stake in Kakao Talk-backed fintech company SCI Ventures Inc.

Published by rudy Date posted on June 25, 2019

by INQUIRER.net BrandRoom, Jun 25, 2019 Filipino-led blockchain and digital asset platform, Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI) Ventures Inc., and Kakao Investment, virtual currency arm of Kakao Talk, Korea’s largest messaging app, announced an investment from P.J. Lhuillier, Inc. (PJLI), parent company of Cebuana Lhuillier, the largest non-bank financial services provider in the Philippines with 2,500…

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MultiSys launches the new Bayad Center App

Published by rudy Date posted on June 24, 2019

by INQUIRER.net BrandRoom, Jun 24, 2019 Filipinos can now pay over 1,000 types of bills and perform other financial transactions practically anywhere using the new Bayad Center App.

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Most Philippine freelancers looking to be ‘solopreneurs’ — PayPal

Published by rudy Date posted on June 18, 2019

by Business World, Jun 18, 2019 PAYPAL HOLDINGS, Inc. said a study it conducted has found that nearly 70% of freelancers in the Philippines have business plans, signalling their intention to make occasional work assignments become more sustainable over the long term.

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Could blockchain help you become a more ethical shopper?

Published by rudy Date posted on June 5, 2019

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Digital solutions for financial inclusion

Published by rudy Date posted on March 28, 2019

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How is the definition of money changing in Asia?

Published by rudy Date posted on January 7, 2019

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5 ways Pinoys fix unexpected money problems

Published by rudy Date posted on December 16, 2018

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DOF: Unresolved fiscal issues on federalism imperil credit rating

Published by rudy Date posted on August 8, 2018

By Rea Cu, Businessmirror, Aug 8, 2018 THE Philippines risks its positive credit rating status if fiscal issues, in line with the shift to a federal form of government, remain unaddressed, the Department of Finance (DOF) told legislators.

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BSP warns against using ATM as collateral from loan sharks

Published by rudy Date posted on August 5, 2018

(The Philippine Star) , Aug 5, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has reminded the public not to use their ATM (automated teller machine) cards as collateral for quick and easy loans from informal lenders or loan sharks.

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52.8 million Filipinos have no bank account — BSP survey

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2018

by Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), Jul 12, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — A total of 52.8 million Filipino adults do not have bank accounts amid the heightened efforts of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to promote financial inclusion. Results of the BSP’s 2017 Financial Inclusion Survey (FIS) show 60 percent of the respondents reported…

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Pope says financial derivatives are a ‘ticking time bomb’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 17, 2018

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/17/vatican-says-amoral-financial-system-needs-infusion-of-ethics-more-regulation.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain The Vatican called for more regulation of markets and financial systems. Two Holy See departments drafted a document saying economic crises showed markets were not able to govern themselves and needed a strong injection of morality and ethics. The Vatican’s pronouncement is considered official teachings of the Catholic Church and could affect the attitude…

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More Filipinos gain access to financial accounts — World Bank

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2018

by Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star) – Apr 21, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — Efforts to deepen financial inclusion in developing countries are gaining ground as over a third of Filipino adults now have financial accounts, the World Bank Group said.

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A Conversation with DOF

Published by rudy Date posted on January 10, 2018

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Philippines climbs ranking in digital, financial inclusion

Published by rudy Date posted on September 19, 2017

By Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star), Sep 19, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — The global ranking of the Philippines in terms of providing digital and financial inclusion zoomed to sixth place this year from 15th last year amid the reforms being pursued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the latest report from Washington-based think tank…

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12 ways to save money on your first job

Published by rudy Date posted on June 24, 2017

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‘5-6’ loan sharks can be arrested without warrant — Aguirre

Published by rudy Date posted on January 10, 2017

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan (philstar.com), January 10, 2017 MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Tuesday said that persons especially Indians engaged in the lending business more commonly known as “5-6” would be arrested even without a warrant of arrest.

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Financial inclusion indicators rise, but slower than peers — BSP

Published by rudy Date posted on December 24, 2016

by Janine Marie D. Soliman, Businessworld, Dec 24, 2016 FILIPINOS HAVE increased their use of basic financial services offered by banks after individuals gained more access to banking establishments in the past five years, according to the central bank.

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Rappler Talk: Millennials’ money habits

Published by rudy Date posted on October 9, 2016

When it comes to personal expenses, savings, and investments, how do millennials stack up? by Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines – According to latest figures, almost half of the Philippines’ employed population are millennials. Their collective spending power is shaping the direction of our economy – so it’s no surprise that advertisers and big brands want to…

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Loan sharks remain popular among low-income Filipinos

Published by rudy Date posted on October 21, 2015

Filipinos continue to seek credit from loan sharks and other informal lenders than go to banks for their financial needs, according to the results of a World Bank survey.

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