I Want to Become a Millionaire with Pag-IBIG Contribution

I’m not talking about becoming a millionaire before all my hair turn grey. I want to have a seven-digit asset in the bank under my name . . . in the not so far future, like till next year. 2018. OK. Let’s get down to the business of getting rich without the quick scheme. Paying… [Read More]

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Get Discounts with Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card

After becoming a member of Pag-IBIG, I knew that I’m slowly building up my retirement fund and getting closer to my dream house and farm. As I pay the contribution, I wonder what are the other benefits of a Pag-IBIG member. Then I found out about the Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card. I was still happy to… [Read More]

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My Expenses in Buying a House in the Philippines

As I chronicled my journey of buying a house in the Philippines while I’m abroad, I wanted to add more details so it would be easier to track the progress/process. All dream-house related post Timeline The timeline shows what I’ve done since the start of 2017 without much details. Then I realized something is missing…. [Read More]

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OFW Pag-IBIG Members: Check Your Contribution Online

Every Pag-IBIG members probably know by now that one of the requirements for housing loan is to make 24-month contributions or a lump-sum, which I still don’t know how it works. So to qualify for the Pag-IBIG housing loan, every member should pay the contribution however they prefer: Lump-sum payment for the whole year (a… [Read More]

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How an OFW Can Become a Member of Pag-IBIG Fund

Did you know that Pag-IBIG is an acronym which stands for Pagtutulungan sa Kinabukasan: Ikaw, Bangko, Industriya at Gobyerno. I didn’t bother to know what it stands for, all the more how important it is to become a Member of Pag-IBIG Fund especially if you’re planning to buy a house while working overseas. Recognizing HDMFs… [Read More]

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Special Power of Attorney for Housing Loan Application in the Philippines

When I decided to apply for housing loan in the Philippines, I realized how important it is to have a Philippine bank account. That’s not what I thought when I was offered to open an account while having PDOS. I declined and so I had to find out how an OFW can open a Philippine… [Read More]

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How an OFW Can Apply for Security Bank Housing Loan

In less than a week, I made two applications. First, I applied for Rogers Platinum Mastercard and got the result: I was approved. Hurray. (Just to let you know I applied for it for a valid business reason. Bakit parang defensive.) Second, my family and I have submitted the application for Security Bank housing loan…. [Read More]

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