Archives: Credit Cards / Debts

4 Ways to Ruin Your Credit History in the Philippines

June 27, 2016 | By Garry De Castro | No Comments | Filed in: Credit Cards / Debts.

One’s credit card and loan payment history is the primary way of determining one’s credit history in the Philippines because our country has no existing credit bureau despite the passing of R.A. 9510 last October 31, 2008, whose goal was to for a credit-governing body in the Philippines. The Credit Information Corporation, headed by Jaime • Read More »

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New Credit Card Fraud – BEWARE

August 28, 2014 | By Garry De Castro | 1 Comment | Filed in: Credit Cards / Debts.

I saw this from a FaceBook friend with the title “BEWARE!!! BAGONG CREDIT CARD FRAUD MODUS OPERANDI“. I thought it was originally from her. Further reading revealed that the original author is her friend Kim Santos. According to her post, someone pretended to be a representative of a credit card company and offered to increase her • Read More »

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ANC On The Money- Payment Innovations

September 15, 2012 | By admin2 | No Comments | Filed in: ANC On the Money, Credit Cards / Debts, Personal Finance, Videos.

Filipinos have been widely associated with the culture of spending.  Today’s era has been dubbed as the era of “plastic.” Many prefer paying thru credit cards rather than cash. On the Money, with guest Maria Cristina Go (SVP & Card Banking Head of BPI)  talks about the different kinds of payment innovations, with the respecting • Read More »

Pesos and Sense Episode 7 – Credit Cards : Learn How to Manage Your Loans

November 2, 2011 | By Garry De Castro | No Comments | Filed in: Credit Cards / Debts, Pesos and Sense.

This is one aspect of your financial journey that you wouldn’t want to be stocked-up with – Debt. And what’s the most common form of debt that almost all employees have? No other than plastic money, the credit cards. I’ve witnessed a lot of sad stories about credit cards first handed. And it’s devastating. Good thing • Read More »