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

Clear Guide to Setting Up Your Own GCash Partner Outlet

GCash has certainly utilized different ways to leverage technology to make payments and money movements easier for everyone. Setting up your own partner outlet is one of these. Now you don’t even need to go outside to set up your new account. You just need your GCash app to start. This definitely lowers the bar … Read more

How to Add a BPI Cash in Channel as an Advantage

It’s now easy to set up a BPI cash in channel from within GCash. This is useful for transferring funds easily from your bank account to GCash. Aside from UnionBank and CIMB (GSave), BPI is one of few bank-related cash-in options without any fees included. What are the benefits of setting BPI cash-in? Along with … 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

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, for any kind of small business, or for the daily needs of a family. What we don’t know about Puregold is its commitment to … 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

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

How to Fully Use GCash in 7-11 / 7-Eleven

As 7-11 (or 7-Eleven) is one of the most mainstream convenience stores in the Philippines, you can not only buy food and 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, … Read more