I Unintentionally Payed Twice Online My Pag-IBIG Contribution

It’s one of those days, I should have paid attention before confirming an online transaction. And moving way back further, I should have updated my spreadsheet. Yes, I successfully paid my Pag-IBIG monthly contribution online . . . twice . . . for the same month (April). Obviously, it was NOT part of the plan. […]

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 […]

Pag-IBIG Offices Overseas

Learning the ins and outs of Pag-IBIG housing loan is challenging for OFWs. I often ask my family to inquire on my behalf but still it’s different if I could do it myself. I’ve been asking a lot questions online so I decided to collect the contact information of the Pag-IBIG offices overseas for OFWs. […]