Wednesday, November 2, 2022

5 Adulting Purchases You Can Make Without Breaking the Bank

The struggle is real when it comes to adulting. Managing one’s finances is more challenging

when you know how hard it is to make money yourself. As you learn how to budget your
expenses, treating yourself every once in a while wouldn't hurt.
Considering your commitment to the daily grind, you deserve to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Here are some adulting purchases you can make without going broke:

1. A laptop. While you can Netflix and Chill using your home desktop, it’s more convenient
to have your own laptop so you can take your work or lifestyle interests with you
wherever you go. You can work while sunbathing at the beach or shop online in the
comfort of your bed.
2. Smartphone upgrade. If you’ve been using the same smartphone for a few years, you
should treat yourself to a new unit. There are plenty of mid-range smartphone options
that won’t put a dent in your wallet. They’re packed with excellent features that can make
your life more convenient. Plus, you can store more photos, videos, and emails with a
smartphone with a huge memory.
3. Electric scooter. If your workplace is less than an hour away, you can benefit
tremendously from buying an electric scooter. Not only is it good for the environment, but
it also makes traveling within the city so much easier. In addition, you get to save a lot
because you wouldn’t have to commute or book a car so often.
4. A good quality mattress. Your sleep quality affects your energy levels, and where you
snooze can impact how well your slumber is. If you’ve been sleeping on the same
mattress since you were a teenager, you should consider upgrading to one that can give
you great support and ease your back problems. It can even improve your posture over
5. A powerful vacuum cleaner. At the end of the day, you’d want to relax, but cleaning up
your room or apartment can take so much of your time. You can save a lot of time and
energy by investing in a high-powered vacuum cleaner that does the job efficiently for
you. This adulting purchase is a total game-changer that’ll make your space look spick
and span effortlessly.
These purchases are awesome investment pieces that can make your life so much easier.
However, these are items you can’t just buy on a whim. Fortunately, GGives allows GCash
users to make these purchases without hurting their wallets.

A convenient way to shop

With GGives, you can buy now and pay later for items worth up to PHP125,000 from GCash-
partnered merchants, where you can also enjoy flexible installment payments with low-interest

This installment option allows you to Pay Lighter with payment terms of 3,6,9 to 12 months or
through 24 gives over 12 months. This means you can pay for purchases slowly every payday.
You can use GGives when you pay for items in your go-to store via Scan to Pay QR code or
through your favorite brand's online payment options.

“We understand how tough adulting can be, and with GCash, more Filipinos can make wise
investments that can transform their lives,” says GCash Chief Customer Officer Winsley Bangit.
“You don’t need to go broke to buy the things you need with GGives and our other lending

Find out your GScore

To know how much you can buy using GGives, you need to verify your GScore. This score
reflects your active use of GCash’s products, such as maintaining an active wallet balance,
paying your bills, and using GSave, GInvest, and GInsure. Your GScore increases the more you
use your GCash account, which allows you to enjoy a bigger amount you can use when paying
for your desired purchases using GCash.

To find out what your GScore is, simply tap your profile, tap GScore, and a screen will pop up
and display what it is.

For more information on GGives, you can explore this installment option on your GCash app or
the official GCash website. GCash is available to all Philippine mobile networks and can be
used wherever you are in the world as long as you have a Philippine network sim. Through
GGives and GCash, more Filipinos can afford to live the lives they deserve without getting into
too much debt.

For inquiries on GCash, visit

About GCash

GCash (G-Xchange, Inc.) is the #1 Finance App in the Philippines. Through the GCash App, 69M registered users can easily purchase prepaid airtime; pay bills at over 1,600 partner billers nationwide; send and receive money anywhere in the Philippines, even to other bank accounts; purchase from over 5.2M partner merchants and social sellers; and get access to savings, credit, loans, insurance and invest money, and so much more, all at the convenience of their smartphones. GCash is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mynt (Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc.), the first and only duacorn in the Philippines.

GCash was recognized by The Asian Banker (TAB) and by the IDC in 2021 for its outstanding digital financial inclusion programs.

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