How To Apply for the SSS Loan Restructuring Program

On Monday, April 2, 2018, the Social Security System (SSS) will once again open its doors to members who with unpaid obligations with the agency.  This is another opportunity that the state-run pension  fund is extending to members to allow them to settle overdue loans and regain their good standing with the SSS to avoidContinue reading “How To Apply for the SSS Loan Restructuring Program”

5 Important Things to Know About the Free Tuition Fee Law

Almost 200 universities and colleges will be implementing the Free Tuition Fee law starting this school year; parents and students are eagerly looking forward to an expense-free education because even miscellaneous payments are covered by the act.  The government has allotted a P40-billion fund for the first year of the law’s implementation to cover theContinue reading “5 Important Things to Know About the Free Tuition Fee Law”

List of Schools with Free Tuition Fee for School Year 2018

There are a total of 112 state universities and colleges and about 78 local universities and colleges that are covered by the free tuition fee law signed by the President last week.  We are sharing the list of schools that are expected to comply with the free tuition fee law beginning June 2018. National CapitalContinue reading “List of Schools with Free Tuition Fee for School Year 2018”

Free College Tuition Fee Begins on June 2018

Good news for parents and state university students!  You no longer need to pay tuition and miscellaneous fees this coming school year (June 2018)! According to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), state universities and colleges are covered by the P8-billion free tuition and miscellaneous fees, following the release of the Implementing Rules and RegulationsContinue reading “Free College Tuition Fee Begins on June 2018”

How to Become a PhilHealth Member: Requirements and Procedures

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation is responsible for implementing universal health coverage for Filipinos.  Every Pinoy must be listed as a member of the PhilHealth and make regular contributions to secure his claims in the event that he gets sick or gets into a medical emergency.  In the same manner, PhilHealth, being a social insuranceContinue reading “How to Become a PhilHealth Member: Requirements and Procedures”

5 Easy Steps to Become a Pag-IBIG Member

Apart from being a member of the SSS, you will also be required by your employers to submit your Pag-IBIG membership number.  Pag-IBIG, or the Home Development Mutual Fund is a Government-owned and controlled corporation responsible for the administration of affordable shelter financing to Pinoys. Like SSS, there are different types of membership under Pag-IBIG. Continue reading “5 Easy Steps to Become a Pag-IBIG Member”

Mandatory Employee Benefits in the Philippines

The Department of Labor and Employment is responsible in implementing policies, programs, and services to protect the Filipino rights and privileges as an employee, worker, or laborer.  It is tasked with the enforcement of the provisions of the Labor Code. If you are a first-time employee, or one who has yet to be acquainted withContinue reading “Mandatory Employee Benefits in the Philippines”

How Does SSS Compute Your Retirement Benefit?

As an SSS member, you are entitled to retirement benefits as soon as you hit your 60s.  This can be a lump sum amount that you can use to start a small business, or go on a trip as a reward to yourself.  Or you can choose to receive a monthly pension, as if youContinue reading “How Does SSS Compute Your Retirement Benefit?”