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Awesome BDO Surprising Senior Switch

First of all, let’s make one thing clear from the start. I’m an old geezer in the Philippines. Consequently, that’s enabled me to make an…

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5 Reasons Expats Should Open Philippines Bank Account

Seems like a good idea. Having a bank account in the Philippines. Why carry around wads of cash you stash in your wallet? Some shabu…

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How a Foreigner Can Open a Philippines Bank Account

“How a Foreigner Can Open a Philippines Bank Account” is today’s topic. We retired to the Philippines over nine and one-half years ago. First of…

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bdo tellers - 2018 Top 10 Banks in the Philippines
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2018 Top 10 Banks in the Philippines

2018 Top 10 Banks in the Philippines per data from the Central Bank of the Philippines,  Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

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BDO tellers
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90-Minute BDO Transaction Taxes Crusty Old Expat’s Patience

Since my lovely asawa and I moved to the Philippines almost eight years ago, my capacity for waiting has been tested numerous times. A recent…

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ATM Skimmers Hit Iloilo City BDO Branch

“ATM Skimmers Hit Iloilo City BDO Branch” is today’s cautionary tale.

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Our new Ford Ranger XLT
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Ford Ranger XLT 4×2 Automatic: Our New Truck in the Philippines

We turned down the Isuzu deal and went with the Ford Ranger.

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I love santas helpers
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Never Buy Your Asawa Clothes for Christmas

What would possess me to go to SM City the day after Christmas?

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Isuzu D Max
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Isuzu D-Max 4×2 Automatic Truck Was Merely a Pigment of our Imagination

The crusty old expat expresses his displeasure.

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Encounter with Arrogant Salesman at Ford Dealership in Iloilo

I thought I was back in the States where arrogant, high pressure car salesmen abound.

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September 1 Philippines Christmas Season Begins
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Does BDO Belong in the Philippines’ Top Ten Bank List?

The patience of the crusty old expat is sorely tested this day.

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my asawa sifting rice
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Our Isuzu D-Max 4×2 Automatic Truck Has Disappeared from Iloilo City

The Isuzu slips away but we have other options.

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