Improving Filipinos’ financial literacy with moneymax.PH

A MERE quarter of the whole number of Philippine households have savings, that’s why this up-and-coming company aims to change just that and encourage Filipinos to save and be more financially literate.

According to Country Manager Moritz Gastl, which Manila Standard Tech talked to recently at Soma Bistro in Green Sun, Makati, many Filipinos view saving up as a loss, instead of an investment to their future. 

The intimate sit-down tackled how world-class technology can help startups, seasoned professionals, and even yuppies maximize their money through investments that will fit their budget, from car loans, insurance, and even the best credit card options. Country Manager Moritz Gastl
“By the time that they are ready to start saving and invest, they become overwhelmed with the information that’s available. It can be very intimidating to make a financial decision when you are unsure of your choice,” Gastl said. aims to empower Filipinos to make better financial choices by providing a comprehensive platform for their financial and telco needs-from car insurance. personal loans, and even internet service providers. 

 Compare, Invest, Save

 With the large market for financial services, choosing the right service provider can be tedious. From going through one company to another and taking to review each offer, you’ll likely end up with not much time to deliberate before making a choice. created a user-friendly platform to simplify the process of choosing a service easier and more accessible to every Filipino. 

By adding the user’s profile including budget, monthly income, and needs, a personalized quote for any financial service will be ready in less than five minutes. Even better, you can access the comparison site anywhere, anytime. has partnered with the Philippines’ most reputable companies for its financial services. has a strict screening process for its partners to  ensure that they have a roster of reputable firms for their users. 

Apart from financial services, is also working on improving the financial education landscape in the Philippines. Through its ‘Pesopedia’ blog, provides a wide array of information for Filipinos looking for tips and tricks on how to manage their personal finances.

 “Technology and finance is evolving. We are working hard on creating content not just for users, but for anyone who would like to make better and well-informed choices to help them with the decision-making process,” Gastl noted.

On another note,, in partnership with Oriental Assurance Corporation, is celebrating their fourth year with a brand new 2018 Toyota Vios to be given to one lucky customer. Even better, it also comes with a one year comprehensive car insurance from Oriental Assurance Corporation.

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