How to Register as a PhilHealth Voluntary Member

Pinoys have yet to fully accept the values and benefits of being insured.  Whether it is a life or medical insurance, every working Filipino must be protected from the inevitable.  When unfortunate situations arise – a family member gets sick, a child meets an accident – it is best to be prepared. If you areContinue reading “How to Register as a PhilHealth Voluntary Member”

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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”

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 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”

Top 10 Most Asked Questions About PSA Birth Certificates

Question: Can I apply for a passport even if my gender in my PSA birth certificate is wrong? I can have this corrected but that will take time. I already have an appointment with the DFA and I need my passport asap. Answer: You may go ahead and appear at the DFA on the date ofContinue reading “Top 10 Most Asked Questions About PSA Birth Certificates”

The Easiest Way to Get your PSA Certificates Online

There is a better and more efficient means to get PSA documents (birth, marriage, CENOMAR, death) and that is by ordering online at http://www.psahelpline.ph.  It works just like any other online retail facility where you simply choose the item you need, place it in your virtual cart, pay, and then wait for the order toContinue reading “The Easiest Way to Get your PSA Certificates Online”

Where to Get the First Corrected Copy of Your PSA Document

Errors in your civil registry documents could adversely affect your transactions with the government or private establishments.  Often, erroneous birth certificates and other documents from the PSA are referred to the LCR of the place where the birth, death, or marriage was originally recorded.  Misspelled names and other obvious clerical corrections are rectified through aContinue reading “Where to Get the First Corrected Copy of Your PSA Document”