Things to remember for Filipino minors traveling abroad

Things to remember for Filipino minors traveling abroad

Ito yung apprehension ko eh, traveling to another country with Xavy considering he is a minor and an illegitimate. I've heard stories about how a consent from both parents is required if only one of the parent is traveling with the minor. Basically Xavy is legally considered illegitimate since his Dad and I are not [...]

Getting a Solo Parent ID

Getting a Solo Parent ID

Mabibilang lang siguro the number of people who really want to become solo parents right from the start. Majority of the millions of solo parents (there's about 14 million solo parents in the country, according National Institutes of Health data) probably became solo parents because of  the various circumstances in their lives, and not by choice. [...]

How-To: Check your SSS monthly contributions

How-To: Check your SSS monthly contributions

SSS is mandatory if you're employed - your employer also pays a certain amount for your SSS. Sad thing is some employers are not updated with their monthly contributions, although the SSS deduction on your payslip every month. Now, if you want to check your contributions, would you want to fall in line and wait for [...]

How-To: Get a replacement for a lost SSS ID card

The night before I went into labor last 2012, I lost my wallet which contained all of my cards (ID, ATM and thankfully no cash). Probably because of the pain I was experiencing that time, I totally forgot where I placed it. Fast-forward 2 years and about 3 months after, I still did not get a [...]

Solo Parent’s benefits as recognized by law!

I am sure not a lot of solo parents are aware that there is such thing as RA 8972 also known as the "Solo Parent's Welfare Act of 2000". Oh well, there is. And if it wasn't for one of my colleagues who has been exercising this right, I wouldn't have known either.So according to [...]

Day 6

So our HR (who's like a mother to me as well), advised me that I should go to GWave instead of going thru DSWD and the Family Court coz if I do the later, it's going to be messy, at least with GWave, it's not going to be a fiasco. Looks like our company lawyer [...]