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 […]

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 […]

How to Open a Metrobank Account in Canada

What makes blogging a rewarding side hustle (or full-time job, hopefully) is the opportunity to learn from you. It’s such a great way to start the year. So the credit for this post goes to a reader who shared the information on how to open a Metrobank account in Canada on my post about opening […]

I Need a Break: Balikbayan Box Shopping Ban. Maybe You Too

Don’t be alarmed. There’s no recent absurd policy change about balikbayan boxes. It’s just me challenging to change my habits of sending stuff in the Philippines. The balikbayan box (medium size from Forex Alberta) in my room is well wrapped and waiting to be shipped in the Philippines from Canada. I plan to have it […]

What are the Term Life Insurance Plans in the Philippines

A few months ago, I was venting how hard it is to find a term insurance in the Philippines. My sibling found a suitable whole life and health insurance but it’s costly. I knew there has to be an affordable term life insurance in the Philippines. These could be elusive but definitely not extinct. So […]