How I am Trying to Become a Digital Minimalist

I started the year with half of my stuff gone. A winter coat went to my friend, a bike rack made my co-worker happy, and most items were donated and sent to the Philippines through balikbayan boxes. After the tiring purging, I started the balikbayan box shopping ban. What a relief. What else is there […]

Why OFWs Should have a Philippine Bank Account

One of the tasks on my to-do list before I leave the Philippines was to buy a luggage on sale. Not huge and heavy but enough to withstand the long flight and handling (more like tossing) of airport staff. And another on my list was to open a bank account in the Philippines. I found […]

The Guide to Pay Less Driving Violation in Canada

Waiting in a bus stop in downtown Calgary, I always wonder what’s the inside of Calgary Court looks like. What should I do to have the reason to quench my curiosity? A quick yes did the trick. My friend has found a way to pay less driving violation in Canada. Such idea and my schedule […]

Reading a Book About Minimalism for the First Time: Goodbye, Things

Last year, I’ve mentioned on a post about my financial review that I started taking minimalism to heart. (Although I think I’m already a minimalist in one sense or another and that includes the dislike of shopping in store.) This year, I read a book about minimalism for the first time. It’s called goodbye, things […]

2018 Financial Review – An Expensive Year

When I started tracking my expenses five years ago using the free spreadsheet from Squawkfox, I knew that it would make a huge impact to my personal finance. It did. I was able to save a lot and later worked harder to increase my income with side hustle and constant learning. This year, apart from […]

Metrobank Foreign Branches

I included the list of Metrobank foreign branches for those who wants to open a Metrobank account in Canada or other countries. For those who have successfully open an account, do let us know in the comment. Your confirmation will encourage others to have a Philippine bank account without needing to go home. Many Filipinos […]