Howdy all, and welcome to the initial publish on our new website at My Philippine Goals! It’s continue to a little bit bare bones at this level, but at the very least it is a commence in the ideal path. At this stage we only have a few Philippines-centric things that you can down load fully totally free from the internet site, but we will have far more readily available as time goes on. That is the key rationale we have moved from Blogger to WordPress – adaptability!
One particular of the most usually asked thoughts we obtain virtually each individual working day is “How much does it value to are living in the Philippines?” The brief remedy is “It is dependent.” If you want to copy your Western existence listed here in the Republic, you are going to be having to pay by means of the nose for electric power, Western imported foods, and gasoline. Do individuals do that right here? Unquestionably! But I never have the economic assets that they have, so we consider to retain on leading of our expenditures as substantially as we can. We’re not residing in a nipa hut and consuming rice and dried fish (a lot), but we are not living like kings/queens either.
In any case. I get asked that issue so significantly that I decided to track our expenses for the complete thirty day period of July. I am likely to proceed to monitor our expenditures month to thirty day period, so that not only can you an strategy of actual residing expenses right here, but I can superior appreciated where our income is going. So, the thirty day period of July cost us close to $1,058. Not as well shabby, but continue to keep in mind that the prior month (June), we expended shut to $3,300 USD furnishing our property. Ugh, yep. That was a rough a single. ?
So, devoid of any additional ado, listed here is our cost breakdown for July 2105:
Essential Residing Fees – IN US Dollars/ XCHANGE Fee 43.5-1
Electrical energy 47
Health club 28
Cable Television 11
Grocery Browsing 103
Having out 174
Diesel Truck 31
Gasoline Bikes 17
Visa Expenses 65
Cigarettes 38 (Yuck!)
Telephones, laundry, and so forth. 16
Essential Residing Bills Complete $787
INCIDENTAL Fees – IN US Bucks/XCHANGE Price 43.5
Physician Visit 11 Tools 10
Place of work Provides 11
RUSI Repair 2
SD Card 11
Cable Terminate 8
Stove Fuel Tank 53
Bamboo Furnishings 66
Gasoline Stove 66
INCIDENTAL Cost Complete $271
Total Value FOR JULY $1058
Hmmmmm….. I’m an Englush main, so really feel absolutely free to examine my math. So, that’s about it. I am absolutely sure we didn’t keep track of Each and every cost, but even introducing 100 dollars (4,350 pesos) as a buffer, July was very sweet.
I will proceed to update our expenditures as we go together. Get treatment ya’all, and preserve dreaming!