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Half a million Filipinos save money to celebrate PH’s first ever GCash World Savings Day

Nov 11, 2019 - 9:31 PM

An astounding feat made possible by GCash app's Save Money feature, powered by CIMB Bank Philippines

WATCH: GCash World Savings Day celebration

Oct 31, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Watch our live coverage of PH’s first ever celebration of World Savings Day on October 31

How to be financially independent and prepare for retirement the right way

Oct 28, 2019 - 5:48 PM

Research has shown that Filipinos lack the proper preparation for their retirement years

GCash’s #LetsSaveTogether campaign urges Filipinos to kickstart their saving habit

Oct 18, 2019 - 4:14 PM

The campaign leads up to the first World Savings Day celebration in the PH on Oct 31

#LETSSAVETOGETHER. (L-R) GCash President and CEO Anthony Thomas, AVP for Financial Services Kim Seng, and Head of Savings Jerome Avan Lim formally launch the #LetsSaveTogether campaign. All photos by Lisa David

INFOGRAPHIC: Ways to raise the funds you need to grow your business

Oct 17, 2019 - 10:59 AM

Lacking the funds to finally expand your business? Here’s what you can do.

Finding it hard to save despite a regular source of income? You’re not alone

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:24 PM

Posts using the hashtag #PlsSaveMe by GCash are giving hope to Filipinos online

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.

ROUNDTABLE: How partnerships enrich lives

Sep 30, 2019 - 4:02 PM

No one makes it through life alone – having a partner can make life more fulfilling! Watch our roundtable discussion on September 30, 4 pm onwards.

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

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.

Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Why finance experts should challenge mutual funds in PH

Aug 30, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Have you invested in mutual funds in the Philippines? This episode explains how and why you are being shortchanged.

Why some of your colleagues and boss are paid more than you

Aug 10, 2019 - 8:37 PM

Traditional salary models rely on the so-called 'tournament theory,' but new research suggests that it may be unfair and lead to unhealthy competition

‘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

Why you need a life partner – and not necessarily the romantic kind

Aug 06, 2019 - 2:40 PM

We all value independence. But there are some things we can’t do alone.

ROUNDTABLE: No application, no rejection...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

Your guide to starting your financial journey, from insurance to investment

Jun 21, 2019 - 1:09 PM

Learn how to achieve financial independence, whatever life stage you're in

More Filipino middle class, millennials investing in stock market

May 30, 2019 - 4:15 PM

'Investors nowadays are younger and a significant number of them are women. It also shows that it is not necessary to have a big salary to be able to invest,' says PSE president and CEO Ramon Monzon

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

Big ticket items you didn’t know you can buy without a credit card

Dec 21, 2018 - 7:03 PM

Now you can give your loved ones or yourself the things they’ve always wanted and needed

Tips on how to be financially secure

Dec 05, 2018 - 3:06 PM

Start the new year right

INFOGRAPHIC: The road to living life to the fullest

Nov 29, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Savings and loans are enablers to this, contrary to what you might believe

A millennial dancer's financial adulting journey

Nov 07, 2018 - 1:24 PM

This is the story of how Michelle Kawpeng pursued her passion for dancing and teaching

Everything under the sun: Financial advice on education and inflation, can a parent afford both?

Oct 25, 2018 - 11:02 AM

In this "Everything Under the Sun" column, financial advisor Kendrick Chua tackles how a single father must prepare early on for his child's education

Phishing 101: How to spot and avoid phishing

Oct 19, 2018 - 3:03 PM

Phishing is an industry problem. Arm yourself with information to protect yourself and your money

The value of commitment in the age of YOLO

Aug 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Why living in the now is not always the best piece of advice

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018 - 12:38 PM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday

52.8 million Filipinos don't have bank accounts

Jul 12, 2018 - 7:08 AM

They say they don’t have enough money for that, according to a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas survey

The millennials' guide to choosing a financial advisor

Jul 09, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Chances are, you’ve already encountered one or more of these kinds of advisors

How to get the biggest savings from your trusted brands

May 03, 2018 - 2:56 PM

You can never go wrong with value-for-money purchases!

What do you earn for?

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:00 AM

To better understand Filipinos’ work motivations, Rappler, in partnership with BDO, is conducting a survey about their spending priorities and saving habits

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

WATCH: Financial tools to help you achieve your goals

May 05, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Banks offer tools and services to help you manage your finances

Rappler Talk: Millennials’ money habits

Oct 11, 2016 - 1:53 PM

When it comes to personal expenses savings and investments how do millennials stack up? Watch our discussion with Vince Rapisura on October 11 2 pm

Money matters in finding the ‘one’

Sep 21, 2016 - 12:58 PM

In love or in money finding the right partner takes commitment

4 scenes to help you visualize a better, brighter future

Sep 19, 2016 - 4:37 PM

Living in the moment? Make sure you still have your eyes set on the road ahead

A case for the debit card

Sep 15, 2016 - 7:41 PM

Tech savvy millennials prefer using debit cards for everyday transactions Here’s how you too can take advantage of its benefits

Neat hacks to help organize your finances

Sep 07, 2016 - 2:38 PM

There are too many financial products in the market How can you make sense of all these and take control of your finances?

(L)Earning Wealth: A book with social agenda

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:21 PM

Need help in learning how to manage your money? This book shows readers how

Rappler, SEDPI partner to empower OFWs

Aug 05, 2016 - 2:48 PM

The partnership aims to produce content that will help OFWs manage their finances better

 PARTNERSHIP. Rappler and SEDPI partner to empower OFWs through financial literacy. In the photo (from the left): Rappler BalikBayan's Don Kevin Hapal, SEDPI's Neil Palteng and Vince Rapisura, Rappler's Glenda Gloria, MovePH's Rupert Ambil and David Lozada. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Are you an OFW? Here are bad spending habits you need to break

Jul 05, 2016 - 9:50 PM

Know how to set financial goals manage your income and borrow money wisely

3 signs it is the perfect financial product

Jul 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Just like a pair of shoes don t get it if it doesn t suit you

PLETHORA OF CHOICES. Financial planning isn't just about money

5 spending moments that can actually help you save more

Jun 08, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Saving your hard earned money isn’t all about keeping your wallet shut

Navigating the stock market according to Warren Buffett

May 16, 2016 - 6:45 AM

Here are tips on investing in stocks from the 3rd richest man in the world

PICKING A SUCCESSOR: File photo of Warren Buffet, ranked by Forbes as the world's third richest man with a fortune estimated at $72.7 billion

5 'salawikain' that reflect Filipino money values

May 15, 2016 - 9:13 PM

Here are some proverbs that reflect most Filipino households money management values

CRAMMING NOT A CHOICE. The sooner you invest, the less money you will have to save up

How to take charge of your home loan

May 13, 2016 - 7:15 AM

A shift in perspective can help you and your family achieve your dream home right now

How to equip yourself financially this year

Mar 11, 2016 - 2:23 PM

Investing properly can transform you and your family’s life and the Financial Fitness Forum 2016 on March 12 can get you started down that path

Filipinos good short-term savers, but rank high in debt – poll

Mar 07, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Despite being cautious in managing their finances around 4 in 10 Filipino investors carry debt

MOST INDEBTED. More than 80% of Filipino investors have high levels of personal debt. Shutterstock photo

Creating your financial quadrant

Feb 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Want the latest gadget while keeping your family financially secure? Here s a simple tool

QUIZ: What’s next on your financial journey?

Jan 27, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Check if you’re on the right track and find out what you can do better