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Home Credit Philippines: The Loan and Winding Road to Borrowing

Have you ever borrowed money before? Say, from a friend, a credit card company, bank loans, etc? I’m sure at one time or another most of us have. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, really. But it would be shameful of you not to repay the loan, right? As per Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, nearly 50% of adult Filipinos have an outstanding debt, while another 33% had borrowed money in the past.

Out of these borrowers, there is a growing segment that has taken loans from lending or financing companies. And it’s hard not to see why these “non-traditional” consumer finance companies are growing in popularity: for one thing, their requirements are usually much fewer than what banks ask for, and the approval process itself tends to be pretty fast, too.

Home Credit: The Loan and Winding Road to Borrowing
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Citi Philippines: New Digital Partners, Products and Services

It used to be so hard applying for credit cards, but now, Citi Philippines has strengthened their online presence through new digital partnerships, online application/approval with digitized rewards, online shopping discounts, and the newly-refreshed Citi Mobile App. Now, you don’t have to go out to your nearest bank and brave the traffic coz with onlyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Citi Credit Cards and Booky – Get Huge Discounts!

Who wouldn’t want to avail of great discount offers when using your credit cards?! Now, there’s another option when you dine out and use your Citi Credit Cards because they recently tied up with Booky – your offline restaurant finder! Cool, right!Continue Reading

Holiday Cheer with Citi Credit Cards’ PayLite PayLater Offer

The most awaited installment offer is back from the country’s largest foreign bank. Time to flash your Citi credit card and enjoy 0% interest on installment plans, plus you can pay 3 months later!Continue Reading

Citi Rewards Card: Gas Up at Shell and Get More Points!

Calling all Citi Rewards Card holders! Take advantage and enjoy more benefits per liter when you gas up at any Shell station!Continue Reading

Virtus Awards 2016 Winners

Winners for the recent Virtus Awards 2016 has been announced last November 15th at the Novotel Manila hotel. It’s a prestigious award giving body launched to honor hotel sales and resorts marketing practitioners with excellent track records of success. A total of 4 awards—3 individual and 1 team award—were handed out to deserving hotel salesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Century Pacific Food Inc Asia’s Marketing Company of the Year

A company that started as a small fish cannery enterprise in far-flung Mindanao has just been named Asia’s Marketing Company of the Year, a recognition from the Asia Marketing Excellence Award which considered the highest marketing award given to deserving corporations in Asia for their outstanding and trailblazing efforts in marketing products and services. CenturyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Alorica Creates New Jobs for Filipinos

Filipinos Now Have More Career Opportunities as Alorica Hires 8,000 New Team Members by Year End By year end, 8,000 more Filipinos will join Alorica, starting their careers at the world’s largest customer experience provider serving the U.S. market, and third largest in the world. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Alorica currently has 92,000 team membersContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Citi Philippines Voice Biometrics

Country’s largest foreign bank launches Voice Biometrics in the Philippines; first bank to roll out this groundbreaking authentication across Asia. Citi Philippines CEO Aftab Ahmed and Consumer Banking Head Bea Tan introduced this groundbreaking technology to the Philippines. With this launch, Citi’s more than 1 million clients in the country can now enrol in VoiceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Philam Life Released Over 51,000 Education Benefit Payouts

With increasing tuition fees and extended years of basic education, having an education plan has become even more relevant nowadays. Many parents who have made a decision decades ago to invest in a good education plan for their children, are now reaping the fruits of their hard-earned savings, thanks to Philam Life. In May ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Philam Funds: Investment Upside of a Strong US Dollar

For someone like me who works online and earns in US Dollars, the steady rise of USD exchange rate to Philippine Peso is a great news! Whereas in the local market, investors are now looking at US Dollar-denominated investments to help offset local volatility and achieve good returns. Coinciding with market uncertainty associated with anContinue ReadingContinue Reading