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Thriving at Home: Efficient Ways to Do Tasks and Errands at Home

One of the best ways to protect ourselves and our families from the pandemic is to avoid going outside as much as possible. However, avoiding the outside world completely is nigh impossible, especially if your work demands it.

To  help you minimize your trips outside, we’ve compiled a list of things you can do at home–and how to do them efficiently.

Run usual errands online


There’s no need to go to the mall and supermarkets to buy necessities. Refill your grocery pantry and stock up essentials by shopping online. Just use your Security Bank Mastercard debit and credit card to shop and pay entirely online.

Don’t have a credit card yet? Click here

Pay your bills hassle-free


Pay your bills hassle-free without leaving your home. No need to go through long queues at payment centers. Use Security Bank Online or our mobile app to pay your bills.

What’s more? With Security Bank Online, you can schedule your payments so you don’t have to go through the process every month.

Read: How to pay bills via Security Bank Online

Order food for your family and friends


Even when you are far away from your family and friends, you can start a salu-salo with them! Satisfy their cravings by sending them their favorite meals and drinks. To make it more convenient, you can fund your food delivery apps with your Security Bank Mastercard debit and credit card.

Read: How to link your account to e-wallets (GCash, Paymaya, Grab)

Support local food sellers and small businesses through BUYANIHAN.shop, an online shop of micro-enterprises.

Check it out here: buyanihan.shop

Expand your knowledge and skills


Maximize your time at home and take advantage of a wide range of online courses available. Whether if it’s for your kids or for you, you can enroll in either one of these two online learning platforms below:

Edukasyon.ph is a world-class online learning platform that offers online courses such as information technology, business, self-development, and writing for students aged 13 to 23.  Enroll using your Security Bank Mastercard debit and credit card. Check out the list of online courses they offer here.

88tuition is an educational online learning platform that focuses on Math, Science, English, and Mandarin Chinese lessons for Grade 1-10 students. Get big discounts when you enroll using your Security Bank Mastercard debit and credit card! Click here to know more.

Send money to your loved ones


Some areas in the country are still under lockdown, making money transfer options limited. So how can you send money to your loved ones especially when they need it the most?

With our eGiveCash, you can now conveniently send money to anyone, anywhere in the country. The new eGiveCash feature also lets you send to your own mobile number, making sending and receiving cash even easier. There are over hundreds of eGiveCash-enabled ATMs to receive money from.

To know more about eGiveCash, click here.

Our mobile app also now comes with Instapay. You can transfer funds almost instantly to other participating banks and e-money issuers for FREE. No need for separate enrollment. Learn more about Instapay here.

Build an Emergency Fund


Life is full of uncertainties and not planning for the unexpected can lead you to failure. Especially when it comes to your finances, it pays to have a Plan B. An emergency fund can be the difference between being financially prepared and scrambling for funds when the need arises.

Now that we’re living during an actual crisis like COVID-19, it pays to have an Emergency Fund to weather this storm. If you haven’t started building one yet, now is a good time.

Read more: How to start and build an Emergency Fund

Instead of just stashing your cash around the house, why not park it in a bank account? Open an All Access account with us through Skype (Available for select branches only) and we’ll take care of your Emergency Fund. The best part? You’ll get a FREE Life Insurance!

Read more: How to open an account through Skype

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