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Larry Itliong and the Delano Grape Strike

When people talk about the Delano Grape Strike, the first historical figures that come to mind are Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta. But before Chavez and Huerta ever began protesting, Filipino American farm workers led by Larry Itliong were already paving the way toward fair pay and better rights for farm workers in California.

kabayan remit By Jessica Santiago 29 July 2022 0 Comments
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How does the American schools system work?

If your children have come along with you to the United States, then they will have to attend American schools throughout your stay in the country. But before you start buying school supplies, take note: Going to schools in America is a different experience compared to studying in the Philippines, so you will need to understand how the system works and how much time your child needs to complete their education. Luckily, we’re here to help.

kabayan remit By Jessica Santiago 12 July 2022 0 Comments
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Top 6 Filipino American Celebrities

Filipinos have long been part of the American landscape, and with names like Eva Noblezada, Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie, and Darren Criss making rounds online, we now have people telling our stories on-screen. Filipino-Americans have even made waves in American politics, lending a voice to Filipinos in America looking for someone on their side. While there are already many listicles that have already highlighted Filipino American celebrities, we wanted to honour some more Filipinos who have found success after leaving the Philippines and starting over as citizens in the United States.

kabayan remit By Jessica Santiago 1 July 2022 0 Comments
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Types of investing for OFW’s

Once you’ve saved up enough money for emergencies as well as your daily needs and wants, you should consider growing your wealth by investing your extra money. Doing this can help you achieve your long-term goals and prepare you for the life of your dreams. How? Well, savings alone won’t be enough after inflation, and what you can afford today may be more expensive in the future. Thus, putting some of your savings into investments could add to what you already have, leaving you with some extra cushioning for retirement.

kabayan remit By Jessica Santiago 24 June 2022 0 Comments
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5 investment tips for OFWs

After months or even years of working away from loved ones, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) should have something set aside for the time when they finally come home to their families. For most, the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to building funds is saving, but while saving is one way to build your funds, it does not generate the high returns you would earn from investing.

kabayan remit By Jessica Santiago 14 June 2022 0 Comments
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Top 5 money management tips for OFWs

Life as an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) is no walk in the park. in fact, you sacrifice time and energy away from home to give your loved ones the best life. So, when the time comes to reap the rewards of your labour, make sure everything was worth it by following these key money management tips.

kabayan remit By Jessica Santiago 1 June 2022 0 Comments