This Local App Makes Dates Easier for Valentine’s Day!

Picture this: you finally meet your potential ‘the one’ but there’s one catch—you’re literally miles apart.

Dating someone or even simply meeting your friends based in the north while you’re from the south (and vice-versa) can be a challenge with the unforgiving EDSA traffic and unfamiliar public transportation routes.

Don’t worry—this Filipino app is set to make your (love) life easier with its easy to use commuter guidelines and features.

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Here’s How Twitter Encouraged “Bayanihan” During the #TaalEruption2020

More than being the go-to platform for people to keep updated on #WhatsHappening, Twitter provides an avenue for people to participate in events, even in times of crisis. This has been observed when the Philippines’ second most active volcano erupted recently.

With the eruption of Taal Volcano since January 12, Filipinos flocked to Twitter to stay updated on how the situation unfolded in Batangas and nearby provinces, including Metro Manila. People were quick to share updates from where they were, giving the Twiiterverse a picture of the gravity of the incident. Bayanihan – the Filipino spirit of unity was evident on the platform from sharing important essential information to initiating donation drives for afflicted families.

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Enjoy Discounts and Freebies When You Buy a Samsung Smart TV

There are very few things that feel as great as a fresh start, especially as a new year rolls in.

While there are a lot of people who are raring to improve their lifestyles or tick off items on their list of resolutions, some simply want to share better quality time with their loved ones, especially at home.

Upgrading to a big-sized smart TV can enhance the family’s home entertainment experience with access to more varied content from popular streaming services like Netflix and YouTube.

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This Christmas, Pay It Forward When You Use PayMaya

With the holiday season upon us, it often means spending time to finish work deadlines before the Christmas break, racing to complete our shopping for gifts, and enjoying Christmas parties with friends and family. It is also the perfect time to focus on gratitude and giving, to share our blessings, and to pay it forward to our fellow Filipinos.

I’ve been thinking about how powerful kindness is. Just today, I was listening to the podcast Kind World, and the episode “The Power of Niceness” shows how one simple act of kindness can have a profound effect on the person we’re helping.

In celebration of kindness this holiday season, PayMaya launches its PayMaya It Forward campaign to inspire Filipinos to “pay it forward” by doing random acts of kindness towards their fellow Filipinos, in the spirit of digital and financial inclusion.

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Here are the Trending Moments of 2019, According to Twitter

What a year. As we close another year and decade, it’s nice to look back and see how awesome or kalat 2019 was. One of the best ways to recap the year is through Twitter, the micro-blogging platform that has witnessed all sorts of announcements, catfights, and special social media moments.

Twitter gathered all the data and they have presented a summary of the year that was. Were you a part of it?

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Yes, You Can Use Your Smartphone to Start a Savings Account

Are Filipinos bad savers. We spend conspicuously on everything—from dining out and watching movies to incessantly shopping online—yet many attest to family and friends that they actually live from paycheck to paycheck.

The numbers and data don’t lie either. The World Bank’s 2017 Global Findex Database affirmed that 66% of Filipinos do not have a savings account. Further studies even show that one in five Filipinos still think they do not need a savings account, and of those who do want to save with a bank, 18% said they did not have the necessary documents and 10% felt it was too expensive to open an account.

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Kick Off the Holiday Season with PayMaya and Shop on 11.11!

Now is the best time to have a PayMaya account. You can enjoy up to P5,000 in discounts and cashback deals as the holiday shopping season kicks off with the various 11.11 sales online and in-store events happening nationwide!

Whether you prefer to shop from the comforts of your home or troop to the nearest malls to do all your shopping, PayMaya is your trusted payment buddy for a more convenient and rewarding shopping experience this holiday season.  

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