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Thursday, January 14, 2021

GCash in 2020 Catalyzing growth of the new digital economy

GCash2020 Infographic
2020 has been a year full of challenges, with the world still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 economically. In the Philippines, consumers have adjusted to the new normal by adopting, among others, fintech services to make their financial lifestyles more convenient and themselves safe against the pandemic. Dedicated in its commitment in democratizing payments, GCash, the undisputed leader...

BDO Branches extends its banking hours

BDO Branches are now open with longer hours
Given the current Covid-19 pandemic, many cities remain on General Community Quarantine (GCQ) or Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to manage the spread of the virus and keep their residents safe. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, GCQ and ECQ guidelines include requiring Filipinos that all are mandated to wear face masks and face shields  aside from asking people to...

Sarah Geronimo-Guidicelli discovers how to make every day better

Sarah Geronimo-Guidicelli discovers how to make every day better with manulife
Similar to many Filipinos, pop superstar and Manulife brand ambassador Sarah Geronimo-Guidicelli found herself worried and anxious, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, she discovered that, by taking care of herself, finding opportunities to grow, and focusing on what is most important, she has found ways to make the best of the situation. The time spent at home during...

Is Real Estate a provident investment amidst the COVID19 pandemic?

real estate amidst the COVID19 pandemic
Crisis doesn't mean we have to stop saving or investing. If we want to have more emergency funds, the only key is to save more and invest more for the future. Buying real estate property is considered as one of the most important and provident financial investments one can make. But during this pandemic and economic trouble, that conventional wisdom...

4 Things Consumers Should Check When Evaluating Credit Card Offers

4 Things Consumers Should Check When Evaluating Credit Card Offers
One of the many hallmarks of reaching adulthood is having the opportunity to get a credit card under your name. Owning a credit card is an exciting prospect that offers a lot of practical benefits. With it, you’ll be able to enjoy cashless transactions, plan your finances better, and slowly build your creditworthiness. At the same time, a credit...

Moment Group restos go cashless with PayMaya

The Moment Group - PayMaya Partnership
Whether it’s Filipino classic dishes, a Japanese fusion feast, or a burger binge and more, fans of various restaurants under The Moment Group (TMG) can now safely enjoy their favorite cuisines and pay cashless for their orders as the company partners with PayMaya for a total cashless experience online or in stores. The Moment Group (TMG) operates some of the country's most sought-after restaurant...

Transforming What Ifs from Challenges to Opportunities

Ready for Life's What Ifs with BDO Life
Life is full of “what if” moments—crossroads and decisions that help us fulfill our dreams and realize what we set out to achieve. Each “what if” moment presents us with two possibilities, that which is desirable or that which is undesirable. Our subsequent decisions and actions direct the course of our lives moving forward. Therefore, whenever we face a “what...

All Day taps PayMaya to bring safer and seamless cashless payment options online and in-store

All Day taps PayMaya to bring safer and seamless cashless payment
To provide a safer and more convenient experience to its customers nationwide, All Day will provide contactless payment options online and in-store powered by PayMaya. Through the partnership, All Day Supermarket will accept cashless payments including PayMaya QR, using the One by PayMaya terminals in their 76 convenience store branches nationwide. Additionally, grocery shoppers who wish to buy their day-to-day essentials...

Tips on how to conserve money during pandemic plus calculator tool for personal finance

Tips on how to conserve money during pandemic
In May 2020, reports showed that more or less 30 million people from the United States had lost their jobs due to pandemic. 30% of the 10 million Americans who categorized themselves as temporarily unemployed never get their job back. This scene is not happening in the US only but most of the countries around the globe. Many governments are...

Piolo Pascual: His funny videos help OFs bear the pandemic’s mental burden

BDO Remit
Experts in the Philippines and other countries have been warning us: along with the wave of COVID-19 infections would be a wave of mental illness. There’s no avoiding that: people are anxious, afraid, and many have lost jobs and face an uncertain future. Add to that our collective isolation, loneliness, and dread. Overseas Filipinos (OFs) are particularly vulnerable.  Actor Piolo...