Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Lunar New Year Celebration, China Bank Mabini Branch, Iloilo City. At smaller branches…

Americans receiving government pensions may have those pensions direct deposited to their Philippine bank accounts.  Participating banks include the following followed by the fees each charges per direct deposit to a U.S. dollar account in the Philippines.  These fees were correct as of June 2007.  If anyone has a correction or update please leave a comment below. Allied Banking Corporation – $3.00 Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) – $3.00 Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) – $5.00 Land Bank of the Philippines – $5.00 Maybank – $3.00 Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) – $3.00 China Bank – $3.00 RCBC – $3.00 to $5.00 Banco de Oro – Unknown Bank of Commerce (BOC) &#…

Special visa available to foreign widows of U.S. citizens. Many foreigners who marry Filipinas to not take them to their home countries to become citizens there.  There are a variety of reasons.  Many have been through costly and painful divorces and they want to remove any possibility of their new wife divorcing them.  There is no divorce in the Philippines. When the foreigner living in the Philippines with his Filipina wife dies, what happens to the wife and kids?  In too many cases there is little saving, pensions may stop and the wife and kids may end up destitute. That’s why there are big advantages to the Filipina of becoming a US or European citizen.  When the husband passes away the Filipina has a US or European citizenship and passport.  She and any children can relocate overseas and…