How to Send an iPhone in the Philippines (Part 1)

My first Apple gadget was iPhone 3GS. It was my second cellphone; the first is Sony Ericcson. I thought of buying a Nokia since I never had it in the Philippines but when I came here in Canada it seems that nobody uses it. Or at least anyone from my circle of family and friends […]

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas: Financial Learning Campaign for Overseas Filipinos

This is not a habit I imagined myself to develop as an OFW–spending time on Facebook. Yes, I fall into the trap of scanning my feeds on Facebook, a social media platform on which every Filipino probably has an account. Or accounts, one for stalking and one for socializing. But don’t worry. I cleaned up […]

I Want to Retire at 40 Years Old!

So far I had four conversations with insurance agents. The experience varies from “I’m clueless (but wouldn’t let it show)” to “I prefer to separate my investment from term insurance.” I can hardly recall some of the conversation but there was this one question that I answered with conviction. “At what age do you want […]

My Biggest OFW Mistake and 10 Ways to Not Fall for It

Till this day, I still can’t figure out why I made my biggest OFW mistake in my first year in Canada. At that time I thought I was doing the right thing for my family back home and for myself because I’m following a tradition. Follow the herd. I thought. A year later I snapped […]

Balikbayan Box Shipping Review: Jenrich Fast Cargo

This is NOT a sponsored post. Customers are encouraged to share their experience. While the business owner of Jenrich Fast Cargo can provide updated information and feedback. I’m not sure before if I should write a review about balikbayan box shipping companies in Canada. With a quick Google search online, anyone can find mixed reviews […]

Filipino Convenience Stores in Calgary

I don’t shop a lot of food at the grocery since I used to throw away expired foods which I doesn’t even realized that I bought till I search the fridge. Sayang naman. I would often feel guilty so I only buy whenever I have to. Most trip to a grocery store would often lead […]