Transferring Foreign Currencies to GCash

Filipinos are known for having connections in other countries — as immigrants, as overseas workers, as tourists. And understandably, a lot of Filipinos remit money back home to their families. Additionally, through the rise of e-commerce and side hustles, it isn’t uncommon that Filipinos can also earn dollars and other currencies. They would also need … Read more

Expanding GCash Limits without Linking a Bank Account

For a lot of users, especially sellers using their own generated GCash QR, the default transaction limits (Php 100k in and out) may prove to be problematic as buyers increase. Or you may find that your transactions lately have been hitting Php 100k yourself. As a recap, normally to be able to avail of the … Read more

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

A Bitcoin Explainer and How to Buy Bitcoins Using GCash

You might have heard of Bitcoin and have a Coins.ph account. But what is it really? Can we actually use Bitcoin to buy anything? Why is the price so volatile? In this article let me try to simplify things and explain Bitcoin and how to convert your funds in GCash into Bitcoin and vice versa. … 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

Using GCash to Contribute to COVID-19 Donation Drives

It has really been a pretty rough two weeks now for the COVID-19 quarantine. But for our frontliners and daily wage earners, it has been an eternity. As the government tries its best to address the pandemic, we can also do our part to contribute. Since we have fintech channels like GCash, we can more … Read more

A Quick Review of the UnionBank app and Cashing in with GCash

The UnionBank app is currently the most progressive banking app in my opinion. Compared with other banking apps, in terms of user friendliness and number of features, no one beats this. This is also one of the few local banking apps that allow the opening of savings accounts within the app itself. The only other … Read more