4 Ways to Send Money to the Philippines from Canada

Don’t get confuse with the title. There’s something for you to discover in this post. You’ll see. Although I  emphasize that you can send money to the Philippines from Canada, the different ways that you’ll learn on how to remit money can help you in one way or another wherever you are. How to Send […]

How I am Trying to Become a Digital Minimalist

I started the year with half of my stuff gone. A winter coat went to my friend, a bike rack made my co-worker happy, and most items were donated and sent to the Philippines through balikbayan boxes. After the tiring purging, I started the balikbayan box shopping ban. What a relief. What else is there […]

Why OFWs Should have a Philippine Bank Account

One of the tasks on my to-do list before I leave the Philippines was to buy a luggage on sale. Not huge and heavy but enough to withstand the long flight and handling (more like tossing) of airport staff. And another on my list was to open a bank account in the Philippines. I found […]

The Guide to Pay Less Driving Violation in Canada

Waiting in a bus stop in downtown Calgary, I always wonder what’s the inside of Calgary Court looks like. What should I do to have the reason to quench my curiosity? A quick yes did the trick. My friend has found a way to pay less driving violation in Canada. Such idea and my schedule […]

Reading a Book About Minimalism for the First Time: Goodbye, Things

Last year, I’ve mentioned on a post about my financial review that I started taking minimalism to heart. (Although I think I’m already a minimalist in one sense or another and that includes the dislike of shopping in store.) This year, I read a book about minimalism for the first time. It’s called goodbye, things […]

2018 Financial Review – An Expensive Year

When I started tracking my expenses five years ago using the free spreadsheet from Squawkfox, I knew that it would make a huge impact to my personal finance. It did. I was able to save a lot and later worked harder to increase my income with side hustle and constant learning. This year, apart from […]

Metrobank Foreign Branches

I included the list of Metrobank foreign branches for those who wants to open a Metrobank account in Canada or other countries. For those who have successfully open an account, do let us know in the comment. Your confirmation will encourage others to have a Philippine bank account without needing to go home. Many Filipinos […]