Metrobank bolsters financial education efforts with e-books and services – Back End News
Digs Dimagiba, Marketing Director of Metrobank, introduces Moneybility, a pioneering comprehensive and dynamic financial education e-book and platform in the country created by Metrobank with the aim of making Filipinos financially resilient.
During its anniversary celebration held recently, the private universal bank Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank) unveiled an e-book titled Moneybility, which aims to strengthen its commitment to financial education in the Philippines.
Moneybility offers a collection of money management topics that are updated as market conditions change. It also has multimedia and interactive features and tools like quizzes, money trackers, and calculators that will make different money topics more relevant and understandable. This new financial education platform is handy for people who want to start building smart financial habits in budgeting, debt management, insurance, investing, and more.
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“This advocacy to propel financial literacy among Filipinos wherever they are in their financial journey is in line with our promise to keep people in ‘safe hands,'” said Digs Dimagiba, Chief Marketing Officer, Metrobank. “Building on our decades of experience and wisdom in banking and finance, Metrobank hopes to be the go-to source for financial knowledge through our range of learning tools and initiatives, starting with our flagship education tool Financial, Moneybility.
As Metrobank celebrates six decades of serving Filipinos, it has grown to understand the beneficial effects of financial education in shaping a financially inclusive nation.
Metrobank has rolled out different financial education tools over the years. For those who already know basic financial concepts and are thinking of getting into investing, Earnest is the right tool. Earnest is a learning and investing platform with easy-to-understand lesson cards, digestible financial news, and straightforward investing explanations. It also offers Metrobank My Choice investment funds for as little as PHP 1,000 and allows the opening of a Metrobank savings account. Users can go to the website, Earest.ph or download the app from play store and app store.
Metrobank has also rolled out Tara Invest, a series of short explainer videos on social media about the basics of investing.
For wealthy customers, Metrobank has created an online portal called Wealth Insights. Through Wealth Insights, the Bank’s financial experts, as well as independent third-party research providers such as CreditSights, a global provider of investment research reports, can share timely and relevant investment ideas, thoughtful perspectives on wealth management and information on market developments. free.
On personal finance, Metrobank has MoneyBasics, a collection of simple, creative articles and social media posts to help people build their savings habit. Meanwhile, to educate Filipinos about the dangers of financial fraud and how to prevent it, Metrobank offers Fight Fraud, a series of fraud awareness content posted on the bank’s social media and website. Metrobank, together with other local banks, has also rolled out the industry-wide initiative called ScamProof.ph, an online source website focused on fraud prevention.
“Money management is not a one-size-fits-all solution, so we have a host of financial education initiatives that can provide appropriate guidance to every Filipino. Ultimately, we envision all of us to be financially resilient. This means we can face any financial challenge at any point in our financial journey,” Dimagiba said.