Immigrating to Canada is no walk in the park. Filipinos must contend with moving away from their loved ones, adjusting to a different culture, and dealing with culture shock. So, when we see one of us going against all odds and making headlines, we have every reason to celebrate.
When thinking about the future, it’s always good to have some savings set aside for emergencies, goals, and needs. The Philippine Social Security System (SSS) and the SSS PESO Fund will help your money grow ready for when you need it.
Adjusting to a new country can be tough. It can be even tougher when sending your children to a new school and trying to figure out the grading system in the UK. If you’re a Filipino in the United Kingdom, figuring out the UK education system and its key stages is another challenge. Luckily, we’ve got your back.
While setting money aside in a savings account is a good idea, it may not be enough to pay the bills once you need to and everything’s become more expensive. This is why it’s important to make your money grow. Luckily, there are two government-guaranteed programs for Filipinos looking to increase their savings with minimal risk: Pag-IBIG Regular Savings and MP2 Savings.
The new year is here, and now is the perfect time to start looking ahead and planning your finances for 2023. Are you happy with how you’ve managed your spending in the past year, or is there something you must change? Now is the time to start reflecting. While New Year’s resolutions may seem cliché, starting good habits is always great, especially regarding the money you’re making as an overseas Filipino worker (OFW).
Nothing spells joy and togetherness like a Filipino Christmas. The food, the colours, the music and the celebrations are unforgettable experiences shaping who we are as Filipinos. Wherever you are in the world, whether you’re there for work or life, you can still take these Christmas traditions with you and share them with the people you love.