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Cheapest Money Transfer Services

So you moved to the Philippines. Congratulations. Therefore, you might need a way to obtain cash from your home country. Hence, today’s post: “Cheapest Money…

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7 Reasons Why American Expat Plans to Stay in Philippines

“7 Reasons Why American Expat Plans to Stay in Philippines” is a self-examination. As I turn off my Jango internet for the day, I pause…

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5 Early Retirement Steps Philippines

First of all, I retired at the age of 57. Lots of people retire at a younger age. However, some people find it necessary to…

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Can You Retire in the Philippines with $200,000 of Savings?

I ran across this awe-inspiring article at Investopedia by Jean Folger recently. First of all, Ms. Folger presents an interesting premise. Retiring in the Philippines…

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Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe”

Philippines “Paradise” Regular “Joe.” That’s me. First of all, I’m not a rich guy. While I enjoy a fantastically comfortable life in the PH, I’m…

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Should You Move to the Philippines Now?

Whew! It’s an exciting time to live in the Philippines. Rumors of  coups d’éta and rising rice prices are spicing things up for this American expat in…

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Philippine Peso Likely to Hit P54:$1 by year-end

As this article goes to press at 10:30 am, June 13th, 2018, the exchange rate stands at 53.10 Philippine pesos to 1 US dollar. The Manila…

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Ph Peso Seen as Asia’s Worst Performing Currency 2018

A recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek recently reported some good news for expats in the Philippines. “Ph Peso Seen as Asia’s Worst Performing Currency 2018.”

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Philippine Peso Tops 51:$1 Level, 11 Year Low

The Philippine peso broke the 51 a dollar level Friday. The PHP closed at a fresh 11-year low against the US Dollar. Rising tensions between…

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Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines

I’ve resided in the Philippines for over eight years now. Thankfully, by the grace of God I met a beautiful Filipina through a pen pal…

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Philippine Peso Continues to Weaken Against US Dollar

Some analysts predict that in 2018 the peso could weaken to  55 to 1 against the US Dollar.

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Ph Peso Sinks to 6-Year Low Vs. USD

Do you like having more money in your pocket?

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Top 10 Stress-Busters for Living in the Philippines

Even paradise has a few pitfalls.

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