Posts tagged ‘Overseas Filipino Workers’

Handling Finances as an OFW

Published: March 19, 2018 | Guest Posts, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

One common impression about Filipinos working abroad is they earn more compared to what they could earn in the Philippines. However, how many of them do you think are able to spend responsibly? Most often, only a few. We’ve heard all those sad stories, whether on the news or even from a close friend or […]

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8 Smart Money Spending Tips for OFWs During Christmas

Published: December 5, 2017 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

Christmas is a time for family. And for most Overseas Filipino Workers, it is their once-a-year chance to go home and spend quality time with their loved ones. Unfortunately, coming home for Christmas usually results to overspending for OFWs. However, the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. Below are eight […]

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6 Ways that an OFW Can Invest in the Philippines

Updated: August 1, 2017 | Investing | 1 Comment

Where can an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) invest in the Philippines? What are the best investment opportunities available for Pinoys working abroad? There are currently more than 1.8 million OFWs who sends around 800 Billion Pesos every year to the Philippines. How is all this money spent? Most go to living expenses — theirs and […]

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Philippine Financial Literacy Advocacy Report 2013

Updated: September 21, 2013 | General Information | 2 Comments

Back in 2008, I published a special research on The State of Financial Literacy in the Philippines. Five years later, let’s take a look at what has changed since then. Below, I’ve embedded the Financial Literacy Advocacy Report (FLARe) of Sun Life Philippines when they did the Study of Lifestyles, Attitudes, and Relationships (SOLAR). And […]

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Money Lessons Learned by an OFW’s Wife

Updated: June 30, 2018 | Reader Mail | 14 Comments

I’m sharing with you today an email which I received from one of our readers, which we shall call Mrs. A. She is 29 years old and wife to a husband working somewhere in the South Pacific since 2011. Below, she shares her story. How her life changed when her husband went abroad for work, […]

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