We get it, long-term financial planning might not be the first thing that comes into mind when you’re a college student—what with more immediate concerns such as college and travel expenses. Still, it goes without saying that a little saving habit never hurts anybody.
If you ever find yourself stuck in a rut when it comes to handling your finances, fret not! The Maybank iSave Squad, comprised of our very own Candy Rookies, is here to help you get the ball rolling and make opening your own bank account a little less daunting.
Why should you save more?
Like anything else in life, saving money takes practice. They say good habits die hard, so developing good money practices in as early as your teen years will certainly reap good benefits in the long run. Whether it’s from a birthday card from your parents or that minimum wage gig you landed on weekends, every penny counts—and putting it into the right savings account is vital to fast-track your progress.
Through the Maybank iSave account, managing your finances has never been easier! Say goodbye to long bank lines: everything is accessible through the Maybank2U PH app! Yup, you can make your own account and enjoy banking at the ease of your fingertips.
It’s the perfect kick-starter for students who want to save, as it’s open to Filipino citizens aged 16 and above, with no initial deposit and maintaining balance required.
A high-interest rate also awaits you, as you can get as much as 2.5% p.a. on your additional deposits until September 30, 2022. Each account comes with a free Visa debit card that can withdraw from any BancNet ATM in the Philippines for free, and withdraw from any ATM worldwide carrying the Visa logo.
From July 1 to August 31, 2022, you can also get an exclusive P100 off when you open a Maybank iSave account through the Maybank iSave Squad’s referral codes:
Requirements for opening a Maybank iSave account:
1. Download Maybank2U PH app.
2. You must be a Filipino citizen, aged 16 and above.
3. You must submit a photo of:
Any of the following government IDs: Driver's License or Philippine Passport
Three (3) Specimen signature on a piece of paper
4. Fill-out all the required information and confirm.
5. Nominate user name and password, security image and phase, security questions for your Maybank2U PH app.
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