The New New Look, Part 1

Everyday we ask users how can we make it better for them to take care of their families in the Philippines. Because we are a new to the scene, our users wanted more clarity about our products and our services. So that’s what we did.

7 Things About The Philippines’ Remittance Economy and How You Can Make a Difference

As of last count over 13 million Filipinos live abroad. This number is not going to get lower. As a result, in 2013, overseas remittance into the Philippines grew by 7.6 over 2012.

New Year’s Resolutions – The 2015 Edition

Yup, it’s that time of year again. Time to learn from the misses-and-makes from 2014 and declare my New Year’s Resolutions for 2015. This year, I only have 3. Here they are … 1. Listen to a wider variety of music. For some reason, this year I mostly listened to hard rock (AC/DC, Led Zep, Guns ‘n’ Roses), classic rock (TheContinue reading “New Year’s Resolutions – The 2015 Edition”

It’s all about the soul

At the heart of is a powerful ecommerce engine that enables consumers to purchase items for their families and themselves in the Philippines. We spent a lot of time creating an online system that is easy-to-use, secure, and fast. However, we would not be effective without our merchant partners and their readiness to sell their gift certificatesContinue reading “It’s all about the soul”

Paper forms, signature cards and the resulting hand cramp

These days when someone asks me to fill out a physical paper form, it feels a little strange. I am used to doing everything online and believe that it is the most efficient way to do things. But recently, I had to open a bank account in a Singaporean bank. With this bank, account openings are performedContinue reading “Paper forms, signature cards and the resulting hand cramp”

What’s up, Doc?

It’s been awhile since I went to see a doctor for a health check. Part of the reason was cause I consider myself healthy but a bigger reason is cause I am afraid to see a doctor. But when Managed Care Medical joined the merchant network, I set aside my fears to pay them aContinue reading “What’s up, Doc?”