Sir Bob made a great comment in his article “Does Philippine Internet Suck?” To paraphrase what he said “You get what you pay for”. Truer words were never uttered. I told my wife I needed some house shorts to wear at home and around the purok. Off to the market she went and returned with […]
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!
Today’s Expat Answerman Podcast is a little different. Today we cover several different topics and it is a longer episode than we have been doing. Let me know what you think. Do you like a podcast with several topics, or do you prefer a shorter podcast that focuses on one question and answer per episode? […]
Lately I have been having a lot of questions from people asking me when I was going to do another podcast! I stopped doing them some time back for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I did not think that many people were listing. Secondly, this might the reason that fewer people were listening, a lot […]
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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 […]