September 2020 - Retire Dumaguete and Siquijor

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Philanthropic Opportunities in the Philippines 2020


Philanthropic Opportunities When Retiring To The Philippines There has never been a shortage of philanthropic opportunities in the Philippines. Unfortunately, today, because of the harshly negative impact of the C19 virus, the lower class here in suffering on a level not experienced since World War 2. It’s almost redundant to say that the initial task […]

Cultural Attractions of Dumaguete

cultural attractions of dumaguete

Cultural attractions in Dumaguete draw in people from all over the island of Negros Oriental. People gather in the city for fiestas and cultural events throughout the year. Every night on Rizal Boulevard live music can be enjoyed at several locations. Being a city with several universities and colleges, it’s got a vibrant atmosphere that […]

Filipinos Retiring to The Philippines with a Foreign Partner

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Filipinos Retiring to The Philippines with a Foreign Partner Usually, but not always, it’s a Filipina retiring to the Philippines. Depending on her educational or social background, she would have been living in North America, Europe, or the The Middle East. What is it that prompts emigrants to leave their country and change their lives […]

OFWs Retiring to the Philippines

ofws retiring to the philippines

One of the biggest exports of The Philippines is OFWs,  and there are few countries whose citizens when they emigrate, miss their homeland as deeply as Filipinos. Family and country are highly important to them. They leave the Philippines for a variety of reasons, usually economic, sometimes political. Tradesmen and manual workers routinely head to […]

Retired Expats Creating New Businesses in Dumaguete.

Retirees Coming to Dumaguete and Then Opening Up new Businesses

Retirees Coming to Dumaguete and Then Opening Up new Businesses? There are many types of individuals and couples who come to retire in Dumaguete and, surprise, surprise, some of them find themselves starting a new business. So, what’s the typical profile of these entrepreneurs? Interestingly, there are no characteristics that define them other than they […]

Same Sex Relationships – LGBTQ

how does dumaguete treat its lgbtq community

How Does Dumaguete Treat it’s LGBTQ Community? It’s a sad condemnation of our evolution when in a time of great advances in technology and communication, and our ability to send rockets millions of miles out into space to arrive with absolute precision at its destination, we are still limited as a species by being so […]

Retirees with Financial Concerns

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Financial Concerns for Retirees One of the most frightening experiences any retiree can have is to wake up one morning with still several years to live and realize they are financially insolvent and the ugly topic of financial concerns becomes front and center . Let’s be more direct. They wake to realize they’re *broken* financially […]

Active Retirement Lifestyle Options

active retirement Lifestyle options in Dumaguete

When people consider what type of retirement lifestyle they are looking for, there are so many factors to consider it’s often overwhelming. There are individuals and couples for whom outdoor activities are an essential part of their retirement lifestyle. They place a high value on outdoor life when determining where to retire. An important aspect […]

Why Dumaguete?

why dumaguete?

Why Dumaguete? We are living in interesting times. The world we felt rather comfortable with has temporarily disappeared. It’s been over one hundred years since the last pandemic of such devastating power hit our world. It’s a respecter on no country, culture, religion, political belief, or economic structure. It has silently, effortlessly moved with impunity, […]

Retirement Anxiety is One Reasons for Procrastination

retirement anxiety and procratination

A lot of potential retirees suffer from retirement anxiety When would be the right time to decide to come to live in Dumaguete? Unfortunately, due to retirement anxiety, for many that time will never come. There will always be reasons not to take action, not to make the right decision. The stock portfolio is not […]