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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Send Package from Philippines to Canada

As silly as it sounds, I always wonder on how some typical things can fit inside a balikbayan box. Can I dismantle my bike and send it to the Philippines just so I have an excuse to buy a new bike? (No . . . no . . . way. Just like my mom used […]

Send Money to the Philippines with TranserWise

As a newcomer, like any other OFWs, I send money through remittance centers in Calgary before I tried PayPal. I’ve been wanting to send money to the Philippines with Transferwise but hesitant to do so because of mixed reviews I’ve read online. Then Minimalist Ninja, one of my favourite YouTubers, shared her positive experience of […]

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 […]