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Peer-to-Peer Lending 101 for Borrowers and Loan Customers

For people wanting to avail of a personal loan, using a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending service or marketplace can be a viable option instead of turning to traditional institutions like banks. Being a fairly new type of alternative financing, however, the concept of P2P...

Blend PH finds hip new partner in The Lost Bread

Blend PH, the country’s fastest growing online P2P marketplace, inks a brand new and sweet partnership deal with The Lost Bread, a dessert concept designed to shake up the Pinoy dining experience through soft-serve ice cream, milkshakes, and French toast cubes. The...

How Does a P2P Platform Differ from a Lending Company?

Over the years, the financial landscape has dramatically changed. Alternative or emerging forms of finance have continuously challenged traditional banking institutions because of the ease and convenience they bring to consumers. Powered largely by the internet, such...

Starting Your Own Agribusiness Venture

The agricultural sector plays a critical role in the Philippines’ overall economy. Agriculture, forestry, and fishery account for around 20% of the country’s GDP year in and year out, and nearly two-fifths or 12 million of the jobs nationwide come from this industry....

Why P2P Lending and Borrowing is on the Rise

More and more individuals in the Philippines are turning to peer-to-peer or person-to-person borrowing and lending. So, what is this thing exactly and why is it becoming popular? In this article, we take a look at how P2P started and how far it has become. Personal...

Becoming Fully Ready When a Baby is on the Way

Finding out that you’re about to become a parent is an exciting milestone that should be cherished. It’s a particularly nerve-wracking time for first-time parents, while it could be an interesting period for a growing family. Although having a baby on the way should...

Why Travelling in the ‘Ber’ Months is a Great Idea

There are several ways to make travel more delightful for Pinoys. We have previously written about a series of travel articles that teach you how to get the most out of your travel budget, but perhaps one of the absolute best tips we can give is to travel during the...

Building Trust in Blend PH’s P2P Marketplace

Of late, peer-to-peer or person-to-person marketplaces, also known as P2P, has been exploding in the worldwide e-commerce industry. You have P2P car sharing, where vehicle owners can extend their cars to strangers and get income, usually in order to cover monthly...

Treat Your Family to a Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

Vacation trips can be helpful in taking family members away from their usual routines. Parents can take a break from work responsibilities and household chores while the children can pause and forget about school and homework for a while. Aside from serving as a great...

Saving for Retirement with P2P Investing

Not too long ago, if someone needed money, he or she only had to borrow it or ask from friends or family directly. It was a matter of transacting face to face. If this failed, people would go to other traditional lenders like small town cooperatives, pawnshops, or in...