How to Enable Payoneer Cash-ins in GCash

A side-effect of the pandemic was the shift to online and cashless payments. Secondary to this is the boom of the gig economy as well as the proliferation of online shops. As such, Filipino freelancers and entrepreneurs have started to see the value of using Paypal and Payoneer to collect payments, especially for overseas transactions. … Read more

Receiving Remittances in GCash

Perhaps it is true that remittances are the lifeblood of our economy. Early this year, the total personal remittances from overseas Filipinos reached USD 2.9 billion. Additionally, every year the amount remitted by overseas Filipinos contributes a substantial part of our country’s GDP. This is also why Filipinos are also one of the main markets … Read more

GCash and Robinsons

Robinsons malls and supermarkets are one of the biggest, respectively in the Philippines. Robinsons own a lot of different brands and with their partnership with GCash, make them one of the largest partners. Some brands that are under the Robinson’s Retail Holdings, Inc (RRHI) include: Robinsons Department Store Robinsons Supermarket Handyman True Value Ministop True … Read more

Puregold and GCash

Puregold, the go-to supermarket of every Filipino, always provides the lowest priced items commonly used in households. They are the best place to buy retail goods for a sari-sari store business, any kind of small business, or for the daily needs of a family. What we don’t know about Puregold is its commitment to being … Read more

Cashing in Cebuana Lhuillier

Not all Filipino people have bank accounts. According to BSP, as of 2017 only 77% of all Filipinos remain unbanked. That’s a pretty high number. Cebuana Lhuillier has noticed this and has served this particular niche in a unique way. They provide some other financial services other than the typical pawnshop and pera padala, like … Read more

How to Cash-in from your Bank Account (and Unlock Higher Wallet Limits)

As we go towards Week 4 of the Community Quarantine, I’m getting some comments about creating a tutorial for people with bank accounts. As we all know, it’s currently a bit troublesome to go for over-the-counter cash-in options because of the different schedules for each location. So for many people, there is no choice but … Read more

How to Use GCash in 7-11

As 7-11 is one of the most mainstream convenience stores in the Philippines, you can not only buy food, alcohol but also pay for bills and load using the Cliqq machine. But if you ask me, I think Japan still holds the gold standard for convenience stores with its ATMs, photocopiers, magazines, comfort rooms and … Read more

Linking and Cashing-in from Paypal to GCash

Paypal is a boon especially for online sellers. You can receive any amount in any currency without opening a bank account for that currency in that country. Another advantage of Paypal is that you can link your bank account directly from Paypal. There are no account numbers or anything to remember, you can just send … Read more

All About Over-the-Counter Cash-ins (Palawan, Cebuana, Villarica, LBC, Robinson’s)

For some people, there is really a need for sending or receiving money via remittance outlets or pawnshops like Palawan Pawnshop, Cebuana, Tambunting and Villarica. It is the bread and butter of OFWs and for the majority of people who don’t have any bank accounts. And they don’t really have a proper alternative. But the … Read more