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Are You In Need of OFW Loan Products? Here’s How and Where to Find Good Deal

We usually consider OFWs and their families as the well-off individuals in the community. However, little do we know about their struggles while working outside the country or waiting for their loved ones to come home. Yes, the one wor...

5 Smart Investments for OFWs

Working abroad has both its ups and downs. Being based in a different country often leads to a higher salary, a brand new environment, and a newfound mindset that you gained by living away from the Philippines. It’s tempting for an OFW...

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Tax Free Dubai

Dubai is famous for being a tax-free mecca. Tax-free income in Dubai is a dream especially compared to the high taxes faced in the Philippines. A job in Dubai may afford OFWs a higher standard of living, with salaries not levied by inc...

Top 5 Financial Goals for OFWs

With Php 1.20 trillion in OFW remittances sent last year, it’s puzzling why 1 out of 10 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) remains financially broke. This is according to a 2011 study done by Social Enterprise Development Partnerships I...

Beginner's Guide for First Time OFW Investors

What OFWs are worthIn 2014, OFWs remitted $26.93 billion mainly from the United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong. The latest Consumer Expectations Survey showed that the bulk of remittances re...

8 Tried and Tested Business Ideas for OFWs

Pinoys work abroad in order to earn more and come back to the Philippines. Oftentimes, OFWs have the chance to start fresh and seek for ways to start a business. Business is the primary way for ...

Loans that will work for every OFW

Loans can be a tricky thing. For most, loans are a way to achieve something that they could not have with their current resources, may it be to send their kid to a good school, buy a new house, or for OFWs, to comfortably move back to the...

Why Invest in UITFs

OFWs are always in search of a way to make their hard-earned money work for them. Instead of watching money pile up in a regular savings account and lose value over inflation, a lot of OFWs have started to invest in starting their own bus...

Compare Remittance Costs

Some remittance providers will charge you 10% or more to send your hard earned money from working abroad home to the Philippines. They do this through fees but also exchange rates which makes it difficult to compare. Here we collect relev...

The OFWs’ Guide to Bank Savings Accounts

Kevin Hernandez is an IT professional currently based in Abu Dhabi. “There are a lot of things to prepare before leaving the country and I may have missed the most important one.” Kevin shares; the most important being a good savings a...