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According to research by Gallup, 60% of Americans don’t even bother making a budget. That stat illustrates just how hard it is to build a budget that works – and stick to it. Many people have trouble following a budget. There are some common mistakes that...

Travelers are flocking to the Philippines, where the government recently had to restrict access to the island of Boracay due to over-tourism. For six months in 2018, the government closed Boracay to visitors for “repair and restoration” after more than 2 million visitors swarmed the...

There are certain costs related to exchanging money that are, unfortunately, unavoidable. Fluctuations in exchange rates are unlikely to change anytime soon. But, there are also strategies you can take to save money each time you send money abroad. Timing your transfer is one such...

As you’re preparing to live overseas or travel for an extended period of time, it’s important to know how you’ll get cash. Credit cards are ubiquitous in most countries. But, there’s still the odd moment where you’ll need cash – and, depending on your destination,...

Caught the travel bug? If wanderlust is calling, sometimes the only solution is to answer it. Many people move overseas with no long-term plan, figuring out how to make money as they travel. Others leave to find new opportunities for supporting their families. No matter...

Analysis of the travel market shows that the cost of a typical, four-night trip within the U.S. costs an average of about $581 per person. Of course, that amount varies depending on the distance traveled, the region within the US, and a few other variables....

Working overseas is exciting – and a little intimidating. There are lots of steps that need to be taken before you can board a flight and take on this new challenge. From packing your bag and deciding what to take, to getting your visas and...

Long distance relationships can be tough. Navigating time differences, busy schedules, loneliness, and communication challenges can put a burden on any couple, no matter how long they’ve been together. Many OFW must manage long distance relationships with their significant other, in addition to leaving their...

The school year is almost here, which means it’s time to start thinking about back-to-school shopping and preparing your child for the year ahead! ...