Wearing masks and social distancing won’t go away anytime soon. The virus will be going to be part of our lives for the next few years and possibly more. 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 near 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 grocery errands online
There’s no need to go to the mall and supermarkets to buy necessities. Groceries and supermarkets have quickly adapted to the situation and are now ready to cater to their customers at home. With just a click, you can 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 via Security Bank Online. No need to go through long queues at payment centers. We have hundreds of your favorite merchants on our online banking platform.
What’s more? With Security Bank Online, you can schedule your payments automatically every month.
Order food for your family and friends
Even when you are far away from your family and friends, you can still celebrate and send love to them. Satisfy their cravings by ordering their favorite meals and drinks. Fund your food delivery apps with your Security Bank Mastercard debit and credit card.
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 the 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 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.
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 greater losses. 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 time deposit? Open a Peso Time Deposit account and grow your money with us. It’s a low-risk investment with guaranteed returns over time.
Read more: Peso Time Deposit Account