Home Credit reaches the 1M-customer mark in the Philippines

Home Credit, a Prague-based Fintech company that allows consumers to purchase smartphones and other goods on installment even without a credit card, celebrated a big milestone recently as it reached the one million customer mark, less than five months after reaching 600,000, and less than four years since serving their very first customer. “In Home Credit’s four years so far in the country, we have observed that Filipinos tend to have a very positive attitude, and this is also true when it comes to buying …

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Home Credit bags Employer of the Year Award

Home Credit, a Prague-based company that offers in-store financing of gadgets, appliances and other goods, has been recognized by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), as a 2016 Aon Best Employer in the Philippines and in the Asia-Pacific region. The Aon Best Employers program measures and recognizes employer excellence worldwide, comparing organizations to identify those that strive to create a competitive advantage through their people and become employers of choice. Under the program, Home Credit Philippines …

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Home Credit and CIC give expert tips on getting loans

Home Credit, together with Credit Information Corporation, teamed up to make the process of getting a loan easier and accessible to its customers. According to data gathered by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, nearly 50% of adult Filipinos have an outstanding debt, while another 33% had borrowed money in their past. Home Credit and Credit Information Corporation assured that there should be no fear and shame on the thought of applying for and repaying for a loan. Let’s face it: we all have debts to pay whoever …

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GMA Network’s Q1 revenue up 15% at ₱3.766 billion

(Quezon City, Philippines – May 15, 2017) — Leading broadcast company GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) reported recurring revenues of P3.766 billion in the first quarter of 2017, up by 15 percent versus the same period last year. Including political advertisements, GMA’s revenues in the first three months went down by only 4 percent. Political advocacies and advertisements contributed P640 million to the Company’s top line during the first quarter last year. Total operating expenses were kept at bay, going up by only 5 percent to …

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Huawei teams up with Home Credit for 0% interest promos for the dual cam GR5 2017 and other popular models

Just as Huawei promised earlier this year, 2017 has definitely become the Year of the Dual Cam, with the smartphone giant ushering in its latest array of dual-camera phones, including the popular Huawei GR5 2017 model. These phones have proven to be a big hit among users, allowing them to achieve the much-desired blurred background or “bokeh” effect in photos, and enjoy other premium features. Thanks to Huawei’s exciting partnership with leading consumer finance company Home Credit, budget-savvy smartphone users can have an even easier …

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ABS-CBN reports ₱9.6B revenues for the Q1 of 2017

ABS-CBN Corporation, the country’s leading media and entertainment company, reported P9.6 billion consolidated revenue for the first three months of 2017. ABS-CBN’s consumer sales grew by 10% to P4.7 billion while its first quarter airtime revenues were 13% lower compared to the same period last year. ABS-CBN Chief Financial Officer Aldrin Cerrado said they did not expect a significant growth in earnings during the first quarter given the strong performance of the first quarter of last year. He added, “First quarter earnings tend to be …

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Math Geniuses Had Fun with Metrobank Fun Savers Club

Math Geniuses Had Fun with Metrobank Fun Savers Club. Metrobank Fun Savers Club (FSC) recently held a B.E.S.T. Kids activity with the 2017 Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge (MMC) national finalists. Be an Entrepreneur and Save for Tomorrow (B.E.S.T.) is a series of fun and hands-on learning sessions that aims to empower kids with entrepreneurial knowledge and skills so they can start earning early and develop the habit of saving these earnings. The first activity with FSC-partner Center for Culinary Arts taught the Metrobank MMC national finalists …

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AXA Philippines welcomes Binibining Pilipinas 2017 candidates

The 40 lovely candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2017 were warmly welcomed during a courtesy call at the corporate offices of AXA Philippines and its non-life insurance subsidiary Charter Ping An. For nine years now, Charter Ping An has been the official insurance provider of the prestigious beauty pageant, sponsoring the full personal accident, medical reimbursement, and travel insurance coverage of the candidates here and abroad. Claude Seigne, chief general insurance officer of Charter Ping An, welcomed the candidates, and shared some insights about how they …

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PSBank posts 18% Net Income growth for Q1 2017

Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank), the thrift bank arm of the Metrobank Group, saw its net income increase by nearly a fifth as of the first quarter from the same period last year buoyed by the growth of its core revenues, composed of net interest income and fee based earnings, combined with operational efficiency. The Bank grew its bottom-line by 18% to PhP511 million in the first quarter of the year from a year ago. PSBank’s total loan portfolio jumped by 13% year-on-year to PhP134 billion …

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TAKE THE TEST: What kind of employee are you?

The months of March to May are not just associated with summer (although this is hard to ignore considering the high temperatures lately), but also graduation season. And this also means that many new grads are now busy browsing through Jobstreet or LinkedIn looking for job openings—or at the very least, trying to figure out what careers they want to pursue. But before asking yourselves which employer is best for you, you might want to ask first and foremost a more basic question—what kind of …

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