Send Money Online to the Philippines from Canada (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of the blog post Send Money Online to the Philippines from Canada on which you’ll find out the other online international money remittance services. 7. First Globay Money The First Global Money allows customer to send money online in the Philippines through the web application or 33 agent locations in different […]

Send Money Online to the Philippines from Canada (Part 1)

Aside from sending balikbayan boxes in the Philippines, we Filipinos are also known for closed-family ties and hospitality, qualities that are extended to others, to strangers. So it’s not unusual to see Filipinos in remittance centers standing in queue to send money in the Philippines to financially support their loved ones back home. I’ve shared […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]