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My name is Mario Ancheta, and I am 50 years old. I am married and I have a 12-year-old child. I have been working as a security officer for Eastwest BPO Inc. for almost seven years now. Eastwest BPO has been a huge help for us especially in this time of pandemic.

Despite the situation, we were able to keep our jobs, and it helped me provide the needs of my family. During ECQ, I realized that being away from my family for three months because of the pandemic gave me more inspiration to work hard and to be positive…


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In 2020, a big percentage of the workforce all around the world lost their jobs due to the pandemic and implementation of community quarantine. Nobody saw this coming so most businesses had to let go of their employees that didn’t have emergency savings.

As breadwinners and workers are trying to bounce back and move on from the COVID-19-plagued 2020, one of the most important factors that has to cross our minds in 2021 is our financial health.

How can you save up your hard-earned money wisely?

As the pandemic showed many of us, living without a long-term financial plan is not a viable option when it comes to surviving…


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What Is Access Stash?

Access Stash is an easy way for members to set aside an amount as low as Php 500 per month and grow this over the course of their selected term. Access partnered with ATRAM, one of the leading asset management firms in the country, so that members can put their stash into different funds. Throughout their term, members can earn as much as 5% of their stash.

There are two variants of Access Stash: the Ready Stash, and the Future Stash. Ready Stash is used for your current and immediate needs. This means that you can keep your Stash for…


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My name is Joshua Malupa, I am 22 years old and I have a three-year-old child. I have been working as a Performance Specialist for Eastwest BPO for more than two years. We are still currently in a work from home set up which is more convenient. I don’t have to pay for transportation fees and don’t spend time on the road. This has given me the chance to work, and at the same time, to be with my family.

As a single parent, it was hard for me to see how the world is becoming a scary place to…


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One of the leading names in the Philippine health industry has joined the Access platform! Now, users will be able to avail of low-cost prepaid HMO products from Maxicare.

Established in 1987, Maxicare is one of the pioneers in the HMO industry and has since progressed into consistently becoming the №1 HMO provider in the country. They now serve over 1.1 million members across the country which include those from the corporate segment, small- and medium-sized enterprises, as well as families and individuals.

Available products include EReady (Titanium/Platinum) and EReady Advance (Titanium/Platinum) for emergency care coverage, and PRIMA (Silver/Gold) for…


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The year 2020 was made a difficult one because of COVID-19 and we are all looking toward the new year for brighter days ahead. In our effort to help our users recover from the devastating economical effects of the pandemic, we are proud to announce the Access x MFT Group partnership. The MFT group will be providing additional financing products which will be available on the Access platform.

MFT Group of Companies is a strategic partner to legacy corporations and are poised to become the most recognized strategic business partner of local and global businesses. …


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Since launching, Access has grown to over 40 corporate partners and almost 14,000 employees! While this is great, we want to be able to serve more companies and employees to help them achieve financial liquidity and become Access Secure.

What’s In It for You

The goal of Access has always been the same: to help employees achieve financial growth and wellness. Currently, we do this through 4 core products: Short Term savings, Long Term savings, Salary Loans and Protection.

The Salary Loans Program offers users loans with low interest that helps them save in the long run.

The Investment Program, on the other hand, lets…


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My name is Allan Valdez. I am 50 years old and I have been working with SDW for six years now. For the past years that I have been with the company, I experienced a lot of things. I was able to meet and work with a lot of people which helped me grow not only as an employee but also as a person.

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. We are all dealing with the pandemic and the calamity damage from last month’s super typhoon. Many people were affected, including my family. It’s difficult to survive the…


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COVID-19 has taken almost all of 2020 and will go well into 2021 with no certain terms yet on its ending. The pandemic has taken its toll on us physically, mentally, emotionally, as well as financially. While there are many different places where you can seek help for the first three of those, Access can help you with the last one.

We previously wrote about the importance of setting aside funds and how Access can help you gain financial wellness. As a brief review, the platform helps users save by deducting from their salary a small amount (minimum Php 250…


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During this time of COVID-19, people need funds for many different reasons. With regard to the recent salary loan applications that have been made through the Access platform, here is what we’ve learned so far:

  1. Salary loan applications for educational purposes have the highest amount at 30%
  2. Home renovation comes in next at 15%
  3. Business purposes comes in third at 10%

What we can gleam from this is that despite the limited sources of funding at this time, education is still a priority. As concern for our students’ safety has forced a shift from physical classrooms to virtual ones, people…

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