Balikbayan Box Shipping Review: Forex Alberta

When it comes to finding the right freight forwarders, I guess I’m lucky to get recommendations from the pioneers, the people who came before me in Canada. The first freight forwarder company that I’ve tried was Forex Alberta. Second was Jenrich Fast Cargo. I’m availing the service of the latter for a long time and […]

Why I Send Money Online Through Remitly

“What! You’re trying a different money transfer service . . . again.” That’s my sibling ever-wondering what I’m up to at the moment. Nothing too complicated. It’s just me trying for the first time on how to send money online through Remitly. I have no idea what Remitly is until a kababayan in a personal […]

How to Send Large Amount of Money to the Philippines

As I stepped outside, I can hardly tell where the sidewalk is. The snow was falling. It didn’t wait for me to send large amount of money to the Philippines before it covers everything on the ground. In a typical day, I would remit money online and didn’t have to bother about the weather. But […]

How I Send Money to the Philippines Using PayPal

With several money-related mistakes that I’ve made in the past, I was able to make better choices later on. But in some instances, I made the right decision without having to learn first from mistake. In my my first year in Canada I chose to send money to the Philippines using PayPal. Since then I’ve […]

Why I’m Switching to Small Balikbayan Box

While I wish to help manong in putting the balikbayan boxes in his van, I can only watch from not-so-far distance. My balikbayan boxes are bound to go to the Philippines and leave the Canadian ground. After all the time the boxes have been waiting to be filled, all I see now is the empty […]

How an OFW Can Pay PhilHealth Contribution Online

My plan is to retire in the Philippines. I want to have a home base where I can always go to whenever I wanted to. With that in mind and after reading the blog post of Vince Rapisura, I decided to find out how an OFW can pay PhilHealth contribution online. If you’ve been following […]