The Best Christmas Gift

Celebrations are a quick translation for “Christmas season’ for many Filipinos. Many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and seafarers also come home to their families for this annual merry making. This 2020 however, celebrations might not be the same due to the lingering effects of the pandemic on the Philippines. What could be the best way … Read more

Do Christmas songs affect consumer spending?

Jose Mari Chan meme is becoming a usual trend over the social media every September. It’s an indication that Filipinos are quite excited for a long Christmas celebration that will happen. Then the moment malls open on the first day of September, the long-playing Christmas songs will start to be heard until January of next … Read more

How to Handle A Money Conversation During A Crisis

Joe was 21 years old when the 2008 financial crisis happened. He still remembers how severely affected his overseas Filipino worker (OFW) neighbors were that time. He considered himself lucky because his uncle helped him finish college and get hired by the shipping company where the latter was working. But his uncle was due to … Read more

The Right Financial Decisions For Your Child’s Education During This Pandemic – Ano Ba Ang Tamang Paraan Ng Pag Gastos Sa Pag Aaral Ng Anak Natin Ngayon Taon

Ano Ba Ang Tamang Paraan Ng Pag Gastos Sa Pag Aaral Ng Anak Natin Ngayon Taon. DEPED has recently announced a shocking decision, classes have been moved again on October 5, 2020. This has added more confusion to an already confusing school year for all of us here in the Philippines, especially when it comes to our budget for their education.

How much do you need to be successful?

You’re listening to a very powerful motivational speaker inside a huge conference room. Before ending his talk, he throws out this question: “Who wants to become successful?” Everybody’s hand goes up in the air, which leaves you no option but to raise yours as well. After all, who doesn’t want to become accomplished in the … Read more

If you are a seafarer, you don’t need to buy insurance!

Talking about life insurance is never a “fun” conversation on board the ship. Most seafarers view life insurance as an expense but never an investment neither a form of savings. In fact, life insurance sounds morbid because it always signifies death. Although it is true that life insurance might not be an investment but it … Read more

Pauwi ka na, handa ka na bang ubusin ang lahat ng pinaghirapan mo?

Sa isang OFW, kung ang pag-alis ng bansa ang pinaka-mabigat na pakiramdam, ang pag-uwi naman ang pinakamasayang yugto. Sa mahabang panahon ng aking pagbabarko, hindi ko pa rin nagawang masanay sa ganitong “cycle of emotions,” iiyak tuwing aalis, hindi naman makatulog pag pauwi na. Sa aming mga marino, ang pinaka hihintay naming balita ay kung … Read more

Financial Planning for OFWs

This article was written by Kyle Kam, Digital Marketing Specialist, Working abroad opens you up to all kinds of experiences. Many Filipinos dream of working abroad. Those who do find employment there do so in order to be able to provide for their families back here. To date, the number of Filipinos leaving the country to work abroad … Read more