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Types of Work Visa and Permits In Top OFW Destinations
Cheryl Azaragga

Types Of Work Visas And Permits In Top OFW Destinations

Have you ever considered working outside the Philippines? Whether you are a fresh graduate or someone who wants to experience working abroad, keep in mind that it needs a lot of preparation financially and emotionally. Working outside the Philippines can provi...

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Gibson Perez

Balik Manggagawa Online Processing System: A Quick Guide for OFWs

As one of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s (POEA) initiatives to make life easier for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), the Balik Manggagawa Online Processing System makes it easier for OFWs to secure their Overseas Employment Certificate (...

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OFW Loan Options
Dino Mari Testa

OFW Loan Options: How To Get Funds For A Home, Automobile, And More

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who find themselves needing extra cash can turn to OFW loans. To help our hardworking OFWs make the most of their money and not get trapped in debt, let’s take a closer look at the best OFW loan options available.According to...

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OFW Business Loans: A Guide To OWWA’s Business Loan Programs
Kristel Serran

An OFW's Guide To OWWA’s Business Loan Programs

If you’re an OFW looking to start a business, you should know that there are now lots of options with banks and legitimate financial institutions to apply for a loan for business purposes.For one, there is the government-supported Overseas Workers Welfare Ad...

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Dino Mari Testa

OFWs And Families To Get Financial Training Through 'PiTaKa'

Starting this year, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families are now entitled to mandatory financial training before they leave for deployment overseas.The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recently launched PiTaKa, or "Pinansiyal na Talino at Kaala...

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US Work Visa Bans Filipinos for One Year
Kristel Serran

US Banning Filipinos From Applying For Seasonal Work Visas

Filipino workers face a one-year ban from applying for the United States’ H-2A and H-2B visas.The United States Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) released a notice barring Filipinos from applying for certain US work visas starting January 19, 2019, to ...

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Career Opportunities for OFWs On Their Sunset Years
Cloey Mangali

5 Career Opportunities For OFWs In Their Sunset Years

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) leave the country carrying with them their hopes of providing their families with a better life.Years and years of toiling in a foreign land will soon come to an end, and when they reach their sunset years, they’ll be able to...

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Cloey Mangali

4 Important Financial Realities That Relatives Of OFWs Need To Keep In Mind

According to the data gathered at the country's biggest shipping portal, the Port of Manila, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) send most of their Balikbayan boxes and remittances back to the Philippines during the holidays, specifically during Christmas time.Th...

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Guide To Packing And Sending Balikbayan Boxes
Cloey Mangali

Balikbayan Boxes 101: An OFW's Guide To Packing And Sending Packages Home

Balikbayan boxes are a tradition among Filipino households who have a loved one working abroad, especially during the holidays.Balikbayan boxes are packages sent by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to their families in the Philippines. These boxes are filled w...

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Millennial OFWs Talk About Their Own Definition of Success
Kristel Serran

Millennial OFWs Talk About Their Own Definitions of Success

The first eight months of 2018 already saw a 2.4% increase in OFW remittances and this is expected to reach $21.2 billion. These are all the fruits of the hard work of OFWs who send back to their loved ones back home.When we were younger, it was easy to think ...

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