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 […]

Is FarmOn a Virtual Farming Investment Opportunity for You?

The conversations with my sister is often about what to binge watch on Netflix. It’s not that she’s not interested in investment; rather she doesn’t have the patience to explain the how and why of things (especially if it’s technical such as stock trading). So I’m surprised one day in 2014 when she mentioned FarmOn.ph, […]

Getting All the Pag-IBIG Housing Loan Requirements for OFW

A few weeks ago I received my favourite pasalubong from my siblings through a relative who went on a vacation in the Philippines. Then I also received some books that include my favourite personal finance book: Financial Planning for the Fast Changing World by Christopher G. Cervantes. I recommend this book to newbie investor and […]

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 […]

Pay the Pag-IBIG Contribution Online

At first I pay the Pag-IBIG contribution by sending remittance to my family in the Philippines; later on, because of the many reasons not to ask a family member to do it for me anymore, I decided to pay the Pag-IBIG contribution online. As of this writing, I made 13 Pag-IBIG contributions online . I […]

Why I Decided Not to Rely on My Family to Pay My Monthly Contribution Anymore

At first, it seems logical to ask my family to pay for my monthly contribution for Pag-IBIG and SSS. I am already sending monthly remittance so to save additional expenses why not ask a favour to my family to pay on my behalf. It seems that I thought of a great idea . . . […]