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How many Filipinos own a bank account?

Majority of adult Filipinos still did not have bank accounts due to lack of funds to meet required minimum balances, a 2017 study of...

BSP check shows most Filipinos unbanked

MAJORITY of Filipinos still did not have bank accounts as of 2017 due to lack of funds to meet required minimum balances, a study of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed.

Which regions have the most banks?

By Mark T. Amoguis, Research By the end of 2016, the Philippines had 11,129 bank offices, comprising of 602 head offices and 10,527 other offices. At that...

UnionBank wants to connect rural banks through blockchain

UnionBank of the Philippines is set to launch a clearing system that connects rural banks through blockchain technology. Dubbed as Project i2i, which stands for...

FINTQ to give away 1 million microinsurance policies

FINTQnologies Corp. (FINTQ), the financial technology arm of Voyager Innovations, Inc., is offering one million free microinsurance policies to the unbanked and underserved Filipinos. In...

More towns get access to financial services

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter OVER A THIRD of towns in the Philippines remained unbanked as of June 2017, although more areas gained access...

Targeting unbanked Mindanaoans

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter EFFORTS by the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to make economic growth more inclusive extend to the financial...