Postal ID

The Postal ID card or Philpost ID is the most highly sought Philippine government identification card. It is readily available upon application at any Philpost branches nationwide. The Postal ID costs P504 inclusive of VAT and delivery fee. This identification card is probably the most convenient and easiest way for the ordinary Filipino to possess. The cost of… Read More »

OFW ID

The OFW ID is intended eventually to replace the Oversees Employment Certificate (OEC). But until the system is improved and secured, the oversees Filipino workers (OFW) are still required to get an oversees employment certificate (OEC). An OFW can obtain this OFW ID free of charge. It is free because the funds used to print the ID Card comes… Read More »

Globe Switch

What is Globe Switch? Globe Switch is an application. You can download this application from the Google Play Store. You need an android phone to be able to make use of this application. You can not use this application if your android operating system is version 4.0. This application is currently not available for Apple Phone users. What… Read More »

Things An OFW Must Know About OEC Exemption

As part of the effort of the Administration of Philippine President Duterte to expedite the processing of OEC of Balik Manggagawa or vacationing OFWs, returning workers who meet the requirements below are exempt from acquiring an overseas employment certificate.   Before an ofw maybe exempt from oec, he/she must satisfy the following requirements:   a. Must have an… Read More »

11 Myths Uncovered About Philippine Martial Law

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte proclaimed Martial law in the Mindanao group of islands.   Proclamation No. 216 declaring a state of Martial law was signed by the President on May 23, 2017.     The Reasons for the declaration are the following:   1. The series of violent acts committed by the Maute terrorist group such as… Read More »

LTO License Renewal

I am an OFW and I am frustrated that every time I take my vacation every after 2 years, I have to renew my drivers license.   Its a good news that lto license renewal is now easier and drivers license has now a validity of 5 years.   LTO License Renewal Fees are minimal.   License fee… Read More »

Philippine Army Officer Candidate Course

  The Philippine Army Officer Candidate Course is one of the ways of becoming an officer in the Philippine Army.   There are generally 3 ways of becoming a Philippine Army Officer.   1. PMA – Philippine Military Academy 2. ROTC – Reserve Officer Training Course 3. OCC – Officer Candidate Course   For those who are interested… Read More »

Philippine Air Force C295

  The Philippines now has in its inventory 3 new C295 cargo plane.   It is classified as a medium lift aircraft.   The 1st Philippine Air Force C295 plane was delivered in March 2016.   The 2nd C295 plane was delivered in September 2015.   The 3rd C295 plane was delivered in December 2015.   A C295… Read More »

Philippine Mutual Funds: Some of the Best Ones

  So you decided to invest your hard earned money in mutual funds.   You made the smartest decision of your life.   Here are the reasons why?   1. Your money is managed by a professional fund manager who works full time to give you the best possible return of your investment.   2. You need not… Read More »

Do Not Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

  Do not put all your eggs in one basket.   You have heard that sentence countless number of times before right?   In layman’s term, it simply means that you must not put your hard earned money in just one place.   You may be paid your salary through your atm savings account and it serves as… Read More »