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SSS contributions rose by nearly 10% in 2013

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Contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) rose by nearly 10 percent last year, hitting the P100-billion mark for the first time in the pension fund’s history as its membership grew.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Pension fund to put up more branches abroad

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The Social Security System (SSS) plans to put up two more branches abroad this year, including one in Toronto, Canada, as it targets a double-digit rise in contributions from overseas Filipino workers.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

SSS contributions up as OFWs help raise ante

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Contributions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to the Social Security System jumped in 2013 as more migrant workers appreciated the value of being members of the state pension fund.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Life insurance market penetration rising

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About 25 million Filipinos are now covered by life insurance, the Insurance Commission said as it credited for this the “success” of the micro-insurance program that targets low-income households.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Another hike in SSS members’ contribution eyed

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The Social Security System is eyeing another increase in the rate of its members’ contribution before the end of President Aquino’s term

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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