Halee Andrea Alcaraz
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Filipinos in Canada cutting back on expenses due to inflation
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - February 20, 2023 - 6:44pm
It is not only in the Philippines that Filipinos are suffering from the effects of inflation. Filipinos in Canada are similarly grappling with what they describe as among their biggest concerns—the rapid rise...
New Carousell service allows users to sell mobile phones within 24 hours
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - February 20, 2023 - 11:30am
Buy-and-sell platform Carousell ha sannounced plans to make process of buying and selling mobile phones more convenient as it launched its artificial intelligence-supported end-to-end service Sell to Carousell starting...
WATCH: Isabela beauty pageant highlights agricultural issues
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - February 2, 2023 - 10:17am
Stop burdening the society; start burdening the system.
'Call center of fraudsters': Loaned money transferred to another e-wallet account
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - November 25, 2022 - 5:43pm
An e-wallet user shared how scammers were able to take a loan under her name and transferred it to another account.  
2 die as passenger bus topples amid storm in Isabela
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - August 23, 2022 - 3:18pm
A bus accident in in the province of Isabela left two passengers dead on Tuesday morning. 
'Unorganized' distribution of DSWD educational assistance leads to overcrowding
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - August 20, 2022 - 6:05pm
Students in Ilagan City, Isabela, have aired their complaints while several have passed out due to heat and exhaustion while waiting in line for the educational assistance provided by the Department of Social Welfare...
New GCash modus alert! Tips to avoid getting scammed
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - August 10, 2022 - 10:10am
Beware of this new financial modus perpetrated by malicious actors using GCash, the popular e-wallet that’s used by over 60 million people across the country.
Suspect for death of Isabela judge's wife dies
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - May 30, 2022 - 12:50pm
An official of Isabela II Electric Cooperative died on Monday morning, following the arrest of two gunmen who shot and killed Agnes Palce, the newly hired internal auditor manager of the electric utility company...
3 bad financial habits to leave behind: Expert weighs in
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - March 7, 2022 - 2:34pm
Now, as we go through the new year with new life and financial goals, there are some things we must leave behind in 2021, according to Villafuerte.
Digital banks have no bank branches. How secure are they?
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - November 2, 2021 - 2:43pm
With the new normal, people are now using digital banks instead of withdrawing and paying with cash in brick and mortar establishments. Can you save and invest with them with confidence?
Is GInvest a G? This new GCash feature can make money for you for a change
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - May 28, 2021 - 9:04am
GCash now allows everyone who has the app to invest in the local and international stock markets for as low as P50. But is there a downside to this kind of accessibility?
3 new GCash features you're not yet using that make things easier
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - May 19, 2021 - 4:47pm
GCash, the e-wallet with the largest user base in the Philippines, rolled out at least three new features that allow you to invest without the paperwork, make shopping more hassle-free and prevent you from "wrong...
Why loan apps are so popular in the Philippines… for better or worse
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - May 13, 2021 - 5:25pm
More than 50 million Filipino adults are unable to apply for bank loans. To address their financial needs, many have turned to loan apps.
5 practical tips for Filipinos looking to buy their first house
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - May 3, 2021 - 12:07pm
The first and most important step to ensure that your house fits your needs and preferences is...
Is it a good time to buy your first house in the Philippines? You'd be surprised.
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - April 17, 2021 - 11:30am
It may seem counterintuitive but the coronavirus pandemic, which has prompted everyone to stay home, is one of the reasons why there is no better time than now to start building and investing in your first home...
3 steps to ruining your personal financial goals in 2021
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - March 5, 2021 - 2:52pm
An investment advocate says people get financially stuck even after setting goals for themselves. They do at least one of these three things.
3 ways to get the best results for your Pag-IBIG MP2 savings
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - February 27, 2021 - 10:19am
Once a beginner investor decides to keep her money for at least five years under Pag-IBIG's MP2 Savings scheme, there are ways to maximize the potential for her funds within the program.
Is Pag-IBIG’s MP2 Program right for you? 3 factors to consider
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - February 20, 2021 - 11:30am
If you're thinking of saving money under the MP2 program of Pag-IBIG, here are reasons why it might not be for you.
3 big reasons why Filipinos chose to save money under Pag-IBIG MP2
by Halee Andrea Alcaraz - February 8, 2021 - 4:45pm
More Filipinos realized last year how important it is to keep an emergency fund intact. Many chose to keep their money with Pag-IBIG's MP2 program, which reached a record high in 2020.
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