ROUNDTABLE: No application, no problem?

MANILA, Philippines – Based on survey results, Filipinos—no matter what life stage—will always have an excuse to not apply for credit cards and loans. Others find the process too grueling; others think they’ll be rejected, others find applying as just an extra expense. 

On July 30, 11 am, to kick off Rappler's #RejectED series in partnership with, we will have a roundtable discussion on the credit landscape of the Philippines.

We will answer questions such as: Why is it so hard to build credit when you have no credit? What must one do to maintain a good credit standing? And, what are financial institutions and other services doing to make credit more accessible? 

Our panel includes:

The discussion will be moderated by Vince Rapisura – social investor, university lecturer, and host of #UsapangPera.

You may bookmark this page to catch the livestream of this discussion. –