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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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This is not a sponsored post yet a good opportunity for an online side hustle. On my one-hour commute to work in the Philippines, I would either sleep or daydream on how to make money online. Because why not. Then I discovered that I can earn online by blogging. These days, netizens have more choices; […] The post uTest: Get Paid to Test Mobile and Web Apps appeared first on Pwede ...
Posted: May 23 2018 @ 6:25 PM
When I started index investing in Canada, I was fortunate like many others to find the model portfolio of Dan Bartoloti on Canadian Couch Potato. I was able to choose the portfolio that helped me start while learning instead of worrying that I didn’t know enough. That investment portfolio is TD e-Series (mutual fund) placed […] The post How to Transfer TD e-Series to Questrade appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: May 11 2018 @ 6:26 PM
Once again, I have to say how lucky I am to stumbled upon Sherry of SaveSpendSplurge.. Through her post, I somehow wrap my head on income tax filing for bloggers. This time, I’ll share a new tip from Sherry: Stocard App. It is an app that stores your reward cards information into your phone. This […] The post How Stocard App Lets You Collect More Reward Points appeared first on Pwede ...
Posted: May 08 2018 @ 11:25 AM
Last week, I mentioned about how my family is about to move in a new house in the Philippines. They will be busy and excited just as I was months ago. Yet all is the same. We can all learn lessons in moving to a new house whichever the country. Most Important Lesson: Change is […] The post Lessons I Learned in Moving to a New House in Canada appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 30 2018 @ 9:34 PM
The sunlight is creeping in through the blinds as I see color appearing inside my room that was engulfed by darkness at night. It’s only been two months since I moved to a new house and it feels as though everything is familiar to me for ages. I sleep well in spite of notes (flat […] The post Dream House Update: Moving in to a New House in the Philippines appeared ...
Posted: Apr 24 2018 @ 4:07 AM
Like many other afternoon, I thought of spending a few minutes on Reddit, a way for me to justify that I’m still being productive chiming in on topics about finance. Then I was startled to read that Amazon.ca Rewards Visa Card was shutting down. It was my first credit card that gives while I spend. […] The post Home Trust Preferred Visa Card is Not What I Expected appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 4:57 AM
Top hardware stores in the Philippines building a house in the Philippines As someone who grew up in a rental property, it is unusual for me to see houses being renovated or built from ground up. But it also amazes me that I’m excited to watch the carpenters (my relatives) build a house. I once... [Read More] The post Where to Buy Construction Materials in the Philippines appeared first on Pwede Padala. ...
Posted: Apr 11 2018 @ 1:47 AM
As I stepped outside, I can hardly tell where the sidewalk is. The snow was falling. It didn’t wait for me to send large amount of money to the Philippines before it covers everything on the ground. In a typical day, I would remit money online and didn’t have to bother about the weather. But... [Read More] The post How to Send Large Amount of Money to the Philippines appeared first on Pwede ...
Posted: Mar 29 2018 @ 12:18 AM
I am writing this post from an OFW perspective. I was able to open a PNB Savings account in Canada and received an ATM debit Mastercard. (Note: Here’s how you can open an PNB account in Calgary, Alberta.) And if you are living in the Philippines, I suppose you can also open an online account... [Read More] The post How to Open an Online Account on Philippine National Bank (PNB) Overseas appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 3:57 PM
Moving into a new house doesn’t only involve packing and moving stuff. I also realized that I have to change many addresses on my account on banks, discount brokerage, and credit card. One of my credit cards is Rogers Platinum Mastercard which I am happy to have because of high cash back that I can... [Read More] The post How to Change the Address on Rogers Platinum Mastercard Online appeared first on Pwede ...
Posted: Mar 12 2018 @ 11:03 AM


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