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Balikbayan Boxes New Rules take effect on August 01, 2017

Starting August 1, 2017, all senders of parcels containing personal effects and household items, commonly called “balikbayan boxes,” will be subjected to stricter requirements, as stipulated under Philippine Bureau of Customs memorandum order 04-2017. The new rules are said to promote transparency and prevent smuggling on imported items.   Commissioner …

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FYI: How much is my monthly SSS Pension?

It is sometimes difficult to keep track of how much each Filipino should contribute to the Philippines’ Social Security System (SSS) but it is even more difficult to compute how much pension one should expect to receive when one retires. If you need help, read on below. To identify how …

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5 Great Habits for OFW to get RICH

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are the modern heroes of the country. They boost the economy of the Philippines thru their remittances. If their financial situation is managed properly they are the ones that have potential to become RICH promptly. Here are some suggested habits that OFW must consider to become …

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