In relation to this blog, the thing that people ask me the most is how they can get into a business here. They need to earn money so that they can live here, and they don’t know how to do it. Well, I have made other posts in the past about ideas on how 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!
Living here for awhile now I hear a lot of my family members asking for money. The people that really have asked me were the people that are not even close to me. Honestly, I told them that the only close family that Bob and I would really support would be my Mom. At that […]
Let’s face it, a lot of the people who come from abroad to live here in the Philippines do so because the cost of living here is very low! Even knowing that things are inexpensive, I get a lot of people asking me for prices of certain products. Because of this, I want to list […]
The cost of Gasoline here in the Philippines is still very expensive! I saw a news report that the average cost for a gallon of gas in the USA is now down to $2.09 per gallon. Let’s see what the equivalent cost is here in the Philippines. Here are the formula’s we will use: 1 […]
I have lived in the Philippines for almost 7 years now. When I came here, I had a wad of money that I had saved up in order to be able to make the move and have a comfortable life. I didn’t have enough for a lifetime, but I had enough that my plan was […]
Over the past 1 year or slightly longer, the US Dollar has been falling like a rock! It seems that whatever the bad news for the Philippine economy, the Peso still gains strength against the Dollar. Keep in mind, if you are an American and you get your money from some US source, this means […]