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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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Our 1,170 Dollar March Five-Person Philippines Budget

Our nephew Sherwin has flown the coop. The 19-year-old moved to a boarding house in Guimaras in late March. Guimaras, of course, is the island…

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PSA’s Wretched Family Budget Estimate

First of all, I suspect that the Philippine Statistics Authority, PSA, is like many government organizations across the planet. Crammed with bureaucratic pencil pushers. Out…

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Ph Peso 58 vs 1 US Dollar 2019 Prediction

Overseas Filipino Workers’ remittances have strengthened the Philippine peso recently. Historically, monies from overseas workers have always jacked up the peso during the Christmas season….

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Could Philippine Peso Plummet to 60 per US Dollar - Could Philippine Peso Plummet to 60 per US Dollar?
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Could Philippine Peso Plummet to 60 per US Dollar?

With opposition politicians clamoring that “the end is near,” could the Philippine peso plummet to 60 per US Dollar? Why shouldn’t we American expats in…

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6.4 Philippines Aug. Inflation Hits 9 year High - 6.4% Philippines Inflation Hits 9-yr High
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6.4% Philippines Inflation Hits 9-yr High

Food shortages and rising prices continue to plague the Philippines. 6.4% Philippines inflation hits 9-yr high. The Manila Standard reports that the rate of inflation…

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philippine peso keeps falling - Philippine Peso Likely to Hit P54:$1 by year-end
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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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Philippine Peso Hits Near 12-Year Low

“Philippine Peso Hits Near 12-Year Low” is good news for expats who convert their US Dollars to the Philippine Peso. The Manila Times reports that…

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Philippine Peso: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Ben Kritz over at the Manila Times recently ran an opinion piece regarding the faltering Philippine peso. Kritz was reporting a recent Twitter feed from…

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Philippine Peso Seen as Asia’s Worst Performing Currency Next Year Bloomberg - Ph Peso Seen as Asia’s Worst Performing Currency 2018
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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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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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Should YOU Move to the Philippines?

I’m an American expat from Central Illinois that worked at telecommunications giant AT&T for almost 30 years. I married a lovely Filipina over 13 years…

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Healthcare Clinics in the Philippines

What is the quality of healthcare in the Philippines?

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