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”
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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”
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?”
SSS Sickness Benefit: Everything You Need to Know
Getting sick is inevitable. Whether you are an employee, a business person, or a stay-at-home parent, you will eventually have to take some rest to recuperate from a viral or bacterial infection. Other times, you might get injured at work and will need some time off to heal and rehabilitate before you are able toContinue reading “SSS Sickness Benefit: Everything You Need to Know”
What to Do if You Have More Than One SSS Number
Norma worked as a private school teacher for 35 years. Before she reached her 60th birthday, her husband advised her to begin working on her SSS retirement documents just to get a head start. She was both sorry and thankful that she did; sorry because she discovered a problem that could cost her her entireContinue reading “What to Do if You Have More Than One SSS Number”
What is the SSS Part 2: The SSS Contribution Table for 2018 and Other Facts
Yesterday we featured the basic information on the Social Security System to help first-time members and SSS applicants appreciate how the social insurance system works. Now we know that every Filipino, whether employed, self-employed, or unemployed, must have a Social Security number to become entitled to the benefits that the government agency offers. There areContinue reading “What is the SSS Part 2: The SSS Contribution Table for 2018 and Other Facts”
What is the SSS?
If you are graduating from college in a few months or have just recently started applying for a job, you are most likely to apply for your very own SSS membership. Like what I said in my previous entry, for the young and the restless, an SSS number is nothing more than a pre-employment requirementContinue reading “What is the SSS?”
8 SSS Benefits That First-Time Members Need to Know
When I first got my SSS number, I just thought I had one pre-employment requirement accomplished successfully. I was just happy to be able to submit my SSS number to the HR department of my first-ever job and that was it. Little did I know that my 10-digit SSS number would be my lifetime identificationContinue reading “8 SSS Benefits That First-Time Members Need to Know”