PNB Debit Savings Account Fees and Charges

An avoidable waste of money prompted me to search high and low for the PNB Debit Savings Account fees and charges. Before we delve into that and embarrassing mistake, here’s a little bit of information on how to save on Philippine National Bank. The Philippine National Bank (PNB) has three types of deposit accounts: Peso […]

How to Open an Online Account on Philippine National Bank (PNB) Overseas

I am writing this post from an OFW perspective. I was able to open a PNB Savings account in Canada and received an ATM debit Mastercard. (Note: Here’s how you can open an PNB account in Calgary, Alberta.) And if you are living in the Philippines, I suppose you can also open an online account […]

How an OFW Can Apply for PSBank Home Loan

My first experience with housing loan application with Security Bank didn’t turn out well. I was not disappointed about the result; it was how they dealt with a client. Unpleasant experience wouldn’t stop or slow me down in buying my dream house. In fact, it could have been more of an advantage because my family […]

How to Open a Philippine National Bank Account in Calgary

I thought I would only have a Canadian bank account and wait till I go home before I can open a bank account in the Philippines. Then I received a message from a reader on Facebook that she read my blog post on how to open a Philippine bank account in Canada. I was ecstatic […]

With Declined Housing Loan Application, What’s Next?

It was late at night or probably early morning when I received a text message that my application for Security Bank Housing loan was declined. The rejection is something I have prepared for because I have to. It’s my first time to apply for a housing loan while abroad. Add the fact that I don’t […]

Send Money to the Philippines Via Money Transfer Agents in Canada

As a newcomer in Canada, I’ve been advice to send remittance to the Philippines through money transfer agents. I get the idea of what “remittance” is as quickly as balikbayan boxes. It’s a second nature to OFWS; so it’s not surprising that the Philippines is known to be the 3rd recipient country of remittances. India […]