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Retiring and Getting Out of the Rat Race

As an OFW for more than a decade now, I know that our life working abroad will end someday. Most of us will go back to the Philippines and be with our loved ones. Whether we are ready or not, it’s inevitable. The only question by then is, are you prepared when it happens? When it do happen, there will ... Read More »

Story of a Typical OFW

Grace was a former public school teacher in high school. She taught Mathematics subject to a class of around 50 students each session. Teaching was her dream and passion since she was a child. Upon finishing her BS Education degree, she passed the board exam and easily landed a teaching job in their municipality. She was a bright and talented ... Read More »

Do We Really Need OEC (Overseas Exit Clearance)?

Travel Exit Clearance is a clearance issued by POEA to OFWs who will leave Philipines for employment purpose. OFWs with working visa/employment contracts will be allowed to leave the Philippines only if they have a POEA travel exit clearance. Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) is an example of Travel Exit Clearance for OFWs. Now the question is, do we really need ... Read More »

OFW Money Transfer Helps Fuel the Economy

It is known to all that our beloved country, the Philippines, is one of the top exporter of local talents. Whether it’s in the area of home management or professional workers in various fields. In fact, we have millions of migrants workers working all over the world. The exact figure I don’t have, but surely it’s a lot. Thru this ... Read More »