Note from MindanaoBob – This article is from PalawanBob. What he is writing, like all articles on this site, are not necessarily the opinion of myself or anybody else associated with the site. What each writer posts here is his own opinion. LiP is not warning you in the post below, PalawanBob is warning you. […]
One thing about finances in the Philippines is that your money will go a long way here compared to in western societies. Life is much less expensive in the Philippines, and that is attractive to many people!
Be sure to also read our archive about Repairs. You can get most anything repaired in the Philippines. Much different than in most western cultures where you just throw something away if it breaks. Repairs in the Philippines are cheap and you can save a lot of money compared to buying a replacement of the broken item!
Last week I wrote about “How it Happened” explaining the medical emergency that befell me in March and this is an excerpt straight from the article: “My memory was gone, I forgot how to use my computer; or even how get money from the NFCU” Which brings me to an article I wrote last year […]
For people who are planning to move to the Philippines, there are always plenty of topics that they want or need to be educated about. Things that they just need to know in order to be able to make the move. Probably the primary, most important topic in this real is about money! There are […]
Some people come to the Philippines because everything is cheap. EVERYTHING is cheap. Is it really? Actually, not everything is cheap in the Philippines. Truth is, you might come here and find out that a lot of the things you love are very, I mean VERY expensive. Truth is, some things are very cheap in […]
I hear it so often, and it bothers me. People tell me that they really want to move to the Philippines. It is a desire that consumes them. I ask them why they don’t just pull the trigger and make the move. The stock reply is that they have to stay in the USA (Britain, […]
I am an optimist by nature. I tend to look at the good side, or the positive side of life. Even if I know that I am in a bad situation, I try to find the positive part of it if at all possible. I have had one time during my expat life in the […]