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 […]

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 […]

4 Ways to Send Money to the Philippines from Canada

Don’t get confuse with the title. There’s something for you to discover in this post. You’ll see. Although I  emphasize that you can send money to the Philippines from Canada, the different ways that you’ll learn on how to remit money can help you in one way or another wherever you are. How to Send […]