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]

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]

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…. [Read More]

I Want to Retire at 40 Years Old!

So far I had four conversations with insurance agents. The experience varies from “I’m clueless (but wouldn’t let it show)” to “I prefer to separate my investment from term insurance.” I can hardly recall some of the conversation but there was this one question that I answered with conviction. “At what age do you want… [Read More]

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… [Read More]

Why I Decided Not to Rely on My Family to Pay My Monthly Contribution Anymore

At first, it seems logical to ask my family to pay for my monthly contribution for Pag-IBIG and SSS. I am already sending monthly remittance so to save additional expenses why not ask a favour to my family to pay on my behalf. It seems that I thought of a great idea . . …. [Read More]