Sending Money Abroad Through Canadian Banks

I noticed that Canadian banks have recognized the need of service to allow newcomers to send money overseas. Honestly I’ve never sent money to the Philippines directly from any of my Canadian bank accounts. So far I’ve used: Online international money transfer service like PayPal and TransferWise Remittance centers in Calgary Tip: You can also… [Read More]

Should I Accept the Pre-Approved Line of Credit

Recycling is one of the habits I am able to develop because I moved to Canada. I love to fill up the blue bin with flyers I hardly read and newspaper I quickly scan to look for vegetarian recipe. A few weeks ago, I almost thought of throwing a letter from TD Canada Trust. It’s… [Read More]

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… [Read More]

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… [Read More]

My Costly Life Insurance Mistake You Can Avoid

While writing my biggest OFW mistake, I realized I have another mistake which made me spend from not so much to unnecessary expenses. I guessed it’s common for OFW to make mistake and my story is another thing of the past. But I wrote about it anyway so that others can AVOID and don’t have… [Read More]

How to Open a Philippine National Bank Account in Canada

It wasn’t long ago when I wrote on how to open a Philippine bank account in Canada. After asking other bloggers and customer service, not surprisingly, I often received auto replies. Then came a lot of impossibilities. OFWs should open a bank account before they leave. OK so I learn from my mistake; what’s next… [Read More]

How to Open a Philippine Bank Account in Canada

For such a long time, I’ve been curious on how to open a Philippine bank account in Canada through online banking. You see one of my money-related mistakes is not opening a bank account while I’m still in the Philippines. Now I’m realizing the consequences. But I’m not yet ready to give up because of… [Read More]