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Pwede Padala
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OFW in Canada: Unboxing the Ways of Giving, Investing, and Saving.
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Note: This post about a weed stock and is not a recommendation. It may or may not be the weed stock or stock that fits your risk management or investor profile. Like so many other investment options that I’ve learned in the past, I waited for a long time before I bought Organigram Holdings Inc.... [Read More] The post Gone Crazy to Buy My 1st Weed Stock: Organigram Holdings Inc. (OGI) appeared first ...
Posted: Feb 06 2018 @ 2:48 AM
My sibling and I think alike. We both like photography. We started writing as a side hustle almost at the same time. (That partly explain why I’m passionate/obsess with blogging.) The Paramore band enchanted my sibling and I succeeded in stuttering as I tried to sing their songs. Heck, I’ll stick to Sixpence None The... [Read More] The post FundKo: Invest in Peer-to-Peer Lending appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Feb 01 2018 @ 8:55 PM
When I went to Vancouver in British Columbia, I thought of moving there someday because of the warmer weather. Their winter is like fall in Calgary. It often rain but not as much as in the Philippines. Vancouver is a perfect place for someone who comes from a tropical country. Then I thought of the... [Read More] The post Move Stuff Across Canada with Greyhound Package Express appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Jan 04 2018 @ 3:34 AM
For the whole week, the weather here in Canada is like icy winter. Nothing new but does it have to be -30 all week' The good news is, it will get warmer next week; a great way to start the new year. But before the year end, I’ll share what happened after the last dream... [Read More] The post Dream House Update: New Prospect appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Dec 30 2017 @ 7:18 PM
When I wrote How I Send Money to the Philippines Using PayPal a few days ago, I realized that reinforcement from another blogger is required. I never had a bank account in the Philippines. Someone has to write on how to transfer PayPal funds in Unionbank EON Visa debit card. Who I asked for help'... [Read More] The post Transfer PayPal Funds in Unionbank EON Visa Card appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Dec 26 2017 @ 4:28 AM
With several money-related mistakes that I’ve made in the past, I was able to make better choices later on. But in some instances, I made the right decision without having to learn first from mistake. In my my first year in Canada I chose to send money to the Philippines using PayPal. Since then I’ve... [Read More] The post How I Send Money to the Philippines Using Paypal appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Dec 24 2017 @ 10:45 PM
Have you given up on something after doing everything you can possibly think of to achieve something' Only to find out that the universe conspire and hand it to you (on a silver platter) when you least expect it OK others are thinking already of affairs of the heart. But mine is about financial affairs.... [Read More] The post How OFWs Can Consolidate Pag-IBIG Contribution Online appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Dec 20 2017 @ 4:49 PM
After figuring out the why and how-to save on Modified Pag-IBIG II program of Pag-IBIG, I started saving on MP2 while working overseas. I am happy and proud to say that the entire process were done online. The MP2 is an easy way for OFWs to save from abroad apart from the monthly contribution to... [Read More] The post Why I Started Saving on Modified Pag-IBIG II (MP2) Program appeared first on Pwede ...
Posted: Dec 12 2017 @ 12:00 AM
Ever since I started blogging, I realized the possibility of becoming a full-time blogger. While I’m slowly working on it, I also get to learn how to manage a side hustle. First I fixed my financial spreadsheet that includes my blog-related expenses then I applied for a Rogers Mastercard which serve as a business credit... [Read More] The post How to Check the Canada Pension Plan Contributions appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Dec 03 2017 @ 12:18 AM
While I wish to help manong in putting the balikbayan boxes in his van, I can only watch from not-so-far distance. My balikbayan boxes are bound to go to the Philippines and leave the Canadian ground. After all the time the boxes have been waiting to be filled, all I see now is the empty... [Read More] The post Why I’m Switching to Small Balikbayan Box appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 5:40 AM


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