I Tried the Security Bank Housing Loan Quiz

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll notice that I’ve been writing about Pag-IBIG. It is my first option in applying for a housing loan to buy my dream house (more of a first house). Recently I’m considering to loan from a bank. After trying some comparison sites, I found out that Security Bank has […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]