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6 Ways to Maximize Government Benefits as a Pinoy Expat

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6 Ways to Maximize Government Benefits as a Pinoy Expat

Many Pinoy expats, including myself, often fail to maximize government benefits when we start working abroad. We often discount programs in the Philippines thinking that:   Since we’re no longer in the Philippines, the benefits will not help us in our new country The benefits are too small compared to our new increased income The benefits are not worth the bother   Nothing can be further from the truth.   The way I see it, many Philippine government benefits designed for OFWs, when taken all together and with proper planning, can help us achieve our financial goals faster.  Yes, not one of these programs will make us rich or guarantee that we’ll be set for life when we come back home.   But when we take them all together, these can help secure your financial future.   Each of the programs I will feature in this article are mutually-reinforcing, meaning […]