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

How to use GCash in USSD (Using *143#)

Since GCash originally started in Globe, naturally the roots can be seen in their products. Before we had smartphones, many of the value-added features of the telecom operators can be seen via the SIM menu, which is also called as the USSD menu. What is USSD? USSD stands for “Unstructured Supplementary Service Data”. Back when … Read more

Using AMEX Virtual Pay in GCash for Online Purchases

As we increasingly do our transactions online, it has become obvious that a credit/debit card is becoming more of a necessity especially since there are a lot of online shops now out there. Unfortunately, not everyone has a credit card. And that is especially so for a majority of Filipinos. We could use our own … Read more

A GCash Guide for Merchants

I’ve seen a lot of guides about GCash users, but not so much about GCash merchants. Currently, there is no better time when e-commerce has a lower barrier for entry and everyone is delving into e-commerce due to the pandemic. It’s a good thing that GCash allows you flexibility since as a digital wallet app, … Read more

How to Book Movies in GCash: A Primer

A digital wallet has its core uses, like saving money, sending money, paying bills, etc. But there are also value-added features that go beyond its use from a digital wallet, into a true lifestyle app. One of GCash’s often overlooked features is Book Movies. GCash the only wallet app that can book movies. I guess … Read more

What is GCash Forest?

GCash Forest, in simple terms, allows you to plant an actual tree by using GCash features within the app. It is a feature that tracks how much carbon footprint we lessen via the usage of the app. In theory, when we use the app, we also lower our carbon emissions since we don’t need to … Read more