Balikbayan Box Shipping from Canada to the Philippines

As a child I patiently wait for new episodes of cartoons. A week seems like forever. But when it comes to a balikbayan box shipping from Canada to the Philippines, I was excited with every passing day. The struggle in opening the box. The cold, pleasant smell of everything inside. It’s all worth the wait. […]

How an OFW Can Apply for Security Bank Housing Loan

In less than a week, I made two applications. First, I applied for Rogers Platinum Mastercard and got the result: I was approved. Hurray. (Just to let you know I applied for it for a valid business reason.) Second, my family and I have submitted the application for Security Bank housing loan. Because the family […]

I Tried the Security Bank Housing Loan Quiz

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll notice that I’ve been writing about Pag-IBIG. It is my first option in applying for a housing loan to buy my dream house (more of a first house). Recently I’m considering to loan from a bank. After trying some comparison sites, I found out that Security Bank has […]

Attention FIDO Customers: Watch VICELAND Channel for Free

After I decided not to send my iPhone in the Phillipines once I fully paid the balance, I became a FIDO customer. I chose the bring your own phone (BYOP) plan which means I only pay for data, talk, and text every month. My phone is more than a year old now and I have […]

How to Open a ChinaCheck Plus Account in China Bank

I’ve been asking a lot of questions when I was writing How to Open a Philippine Bank Account in Canada. Different kinds of emails arrived in my inbox. Auto reply. Promises of writing back. And a lot of “not possible at the moment.” My time didn’t go to waste since I learned how to open […]

What are the Philippine Checking Accounts with Debit Card

Not so long ago, I came across a Philippine checking account that comes with credit card. I thought it’s a great idea to apply for a checking account and credit card at the same time since I’ve read that it is hard to open a credit card in the Philippines. A friend told me, who […]