SM’s strong recovery and retail growth, key support to MSMEs

SM Investments Corporation’s strong retail-led growth mirrors growing consumer spending despite lingering inflation risks. This growth in spending activity is sparking optimism in the overall economic outlook. Asian Development Bank, in a recent report, raised economic expectations, underpinned by rebounds in investment and household consumption. “Despite rising inflation, we are encouraged to see shoppers’ robust…

Loans 101: Do’s and Don’ts

Let’s talk about loans. Sure, you’ve heard about the 80-20 savings trick or some daily savings tip that will help you save x amount by year-end. But sometimes, because of things like unexpected expenditures, emergencies, and even large purchases, your budget might fall short despite all your best efforts to save. That’s when loans can…