Posts tagged ‘banking’

Always Keep Cash at Home as your Emergency Stash

Updated: June 8, 2017 | Personal Finance | 4 Comments

A couple of months ago, two of the biggest banks in the country, BPI and BDO, experienced prolonged downtime. Their online banking was down, a lot of ATMs were offline, and the only way to withdraw money from your account is to transact over the counter from your home branch. A lot of people expressed […]

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BPI: Going Beyond Online Banking

Published: June 24, 2013 | In Focus | 5 Comments

Years ago, not many people would do their banking online. I can still remember myself choosing to go to the bank to pay my bills instead of just paying them online because I don’t trust the security of my bank’s website. But that was before and so many things have changed for me since then. […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks: Lessons Learned

Updated: March 28, 2017 | Personal Finance | 23 Comments

This article is part of a series, read the previous post here: Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 3 Last week, I went to several banks and asked their time deposit rates for P300,000 placed for 180 days. My goal was not just to know their current rates, but to also see how […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 3

Updated: March 28, 2017 | Personal Finance | 4 Comments

This article is part of a series, read the previous post here: Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 2 Welcome to the third installation of this post, this series has four parts and quick reference links are provided at the end of the post. For today, we continue with two more banks, Metro […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 2

Updated: March 28, 2017 | Personal Finance | 8 Comments

This article is part of a series, read the previous post here: Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 1 Welcome to the second installation of this post. For today, we continue with two more banks, Banco de Oro and China Bank. Thanks to the influx of requests, and the good opportunity I had […]

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Comparing Time Deposit Rates of Philippine Banks Part 1

Updated: March 28, 2017 | Personal Finance | 22 Comments

After lunch yesterday, I found myself with a couple of free hours so I decided to spend the time doing research for my next post here. Going out of the restaurant where I just ate with a friend, I saw several banks that was just walking distance from each other. And I thought to myself, […]

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