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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?

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 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 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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