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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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Record Low Guimaras Guimelco Brownouts

Regular readers of “PhilippinesPlus” know that I’ve been critical of Guimelco, our local electric cooperative in Guimaras over the years. Guimelco is a distribution utility…

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Guimelco’s Greatest Grand Gaffe

Almost all of my regular readers should be aware of my longstanding gripes with Guimelco. While the local provider of electrical energy for our island…

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Our 1,155 Dollar February 2019 Five-Person Philippines Budget

While “Our 1,155 Dollar February 2019 Five-Person Philippines Budget” was slightly higher than January’s expenses, we did manage to cut down on some expenses in…

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Striking San Lorenzo Guimaras Windmills

First of all, I must point out that the 27 windmills in Guimaras don’t produce any power for our island province. An official from Guimelco…

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Spot Market Surge Drives up Guimelco Rates

Because our monthly electric bill had shot up over 800 pesos more, I attributed it to the fact that we had used more power last…

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American Expat PH Monthly Budget Family of Six plus Eight Dogs

I haven’t posted any monthly budget figures for years on this website. Consequently, I thought such a post is long overdue. One of the most…

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