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Tag: TransferWise

Four Year Review of Life in the Philippines

It’s exactly four years to the day I arrived in the Philippines so I guess now is as good as time as any to post my four review of life in the Philippines. Before I do, I have noticed recently that some WordPress followers have signed up to follow this blog and not my author website. I don’t believe that was intended. I no longer have a newsletter for this blog but if you want to keep up to date with my author stuff then you may sign up over on my author site here. The first question I have is where did the time go? Tempus certainly fugit 🙂 I wrote this on my Facebook timeline today and every word is true: Four years… Read More

#1 Money Transfers Solution For Expats

It’s way time I updated this post about money transfers. Let me get straight to the point. Do you like throwing good money away? Of course not! So why on earth don’t you use the same money transfer service as I do – TransferWise? Okay, let me tell you why I updated this post. Last Friday, April 29, 2016, I had to transfer a small amount of money from my UK bank to the Philippines.  I am retired and an expat living in the Philippines so I have need of money transfers on a regular basis. OK, so Friday I was concerned as I was about to transfer a small amount – about £150, Pounds Sterling or GBP. I checked with World Remit and they… Read More

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