Get to know the 2018 Yazz Squad

How does the youth get the things they want today? Easier than before, some would say, but that is thanks to the recent innovations available at the tip of our fingertips.

Models John Spainhour and Marx Topacio, musician Marcus Mababangloob, and Miss Eco-Philippines Cynthia Thomalla are some of today’s young and accomplished individuals who are able to live their lives and pursue their passions with the help of Yazz Prepaid Visa Card. 

The 2018 YAZZ Squad
These four savvy spenders are the new members of the Yazz Squad. 

Cynthia Thomalla

This beauty queen loves how Yazz Card is accessible for everyone. “Besides helping me travel around the Philippines easier and faster to spread my advocacy (for responsible tourism), I believe introducing Yazz Card to locals is also a big help for them.”

When it comes to shopping, on the other hand, she says, "I pride myself in being a balanced spender. I only spend things on the things I need, but when I know I have worked hard enough, then I’ll purchase an item that I want.”

John Spainhour

Being a responsible spender, this hunky model relies on the card’s features. “The best feature I love about Yazz is that it gives you a cheaper and 24/7 alternative in sending money. The fee is only P20.00 regardless of the amount.” 

“I can also keep track of my budget and monitor my expenses thru the Yazz mobile app. This is important to me because I want to be responsible with my finances.” 

Marcus Mababangloob

Saving and managing your money should start even while you’re young, like how this student takes advantage of Yazz’s accessibility. “As a student, opening a bank account is difficult because of the requirements being asked by the bank. Also, I have to catch their banking hours which is during weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The problem is, I have class during those times so going there is a challenge.”

He shares the solution he has found using Yazz, “I just load my extra cash from my allowance to my Yazz and I consider this as my instant savings account. The moment I need my money, I just withdraw it in any BancNet ATM.” Marcus adds, “One saving tip I learned growing up is to save 50 pesos a day—and those go into my Yazz Card now!”

Marx Topacio

Traveling has always been a big part of this model’s life, and it’s now more convenient for him to book tickets with the help of this card. 

“I always score the best deals because whenever I see one, I’m always prepared to book it using my Yazz Card.” He adds, “I’m embarrassed to share that I used to call up my friends and ask them if I could ride on their credit cards. But now, I feel empowered, I can book it on my own without the hassle of bothering them.” Marx also reveals that he even uses Yazz for his online subscriptions like Spotify and Netflix.

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Topics: John Spainhour , Marx Topacio , Marcus Mababangloob , Cynthia Thomalla , Yazz Prepaid Visa Card
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