You have now made your move and decided to relocate to the Philippines. You will obviously want to have easy access to your money which is almost certainly paid into your bank back home. To do that, you will want to open a bank account here in the Philippines. Which bank should you choose here? A large, reputable bank is preferable. All the major banks here all have slightly … [Read more...]
Money, That’s What I Want!
It has been said that money is the root of all evil but that is not exactly how the saying goes and it is often misquoted. "The love of money is the root of all evil" is correct. What about, "I would love to have more money?" I don't think that is wrong, as I think we all can use more money in our lives. Many expats are married to wonderful Filpinas but let's face it, we cannot … [Read more...]
Show Me The Money
One important question that most expats have about retiring to the Philippines is how to access their pensions and/or their money in USA and other foreign banks. Since I am American, I am familiar with access to money in USA Banks from the Philippines and it is not a problem for my family and I. There are a number of banks in the many cities in the Philippines which have a … [Read more...]