How young people manage their finances
“I no longer have to line up at money remittance stations just to get my allowance. My mom just sends money directly to my Yazz card, and I can withdraw it anytime,” he shares. Vivienne Mendoza, from Centro Escolar University, meanwhile, gushed at how hassle-free it is to get your own card. “It’s perfect for students like me because you don’t need to bother with so many requirements and go through long process before you can get a card of your own.” Acquiring a card only requires one valid ID; it is reloadable at any participating outlet, once it’s loaded, it’s good to use.
Saving money is what inspires Katrina Danganan of University of the East Manila to use her Yazz card. “It excites me thinking that I could load my extra money in this card to save and use it in so many ways,” she says. “I really feel more responsible handling my money especially now that I am a young adult.” Arellano University student Zach James Nicholls likes how cashless transactions fit his lifestyle, “I’m always on the go and cashless transactions save a lot of time and space in my wallet.” Cedric, Vivienne, Kim, Kenn, Jovy, Katrina, and Zach are the new members of YAZZkada, a group of students who embodies the lifestyle of Yazz. Joining them are Charlene Dimalanta of University of Santo Tomas, Sarah Pineda of LPU, and Trina Castillo of Far Eastern University.