Here’s Why Paying Your Government Bills is Important Even If You’re Abroad
True enough that Overseas Filiipino Workers (OFW) can attest to how life abroad could be challenging. One of the factors that affect their everyday lives living away from their families is budgeting. At siyempre, pagbayad ng mga bills sa bahay while making sure that they’re paid behind the due dates. Household bills and loans are one of the many financial responsibilities to meet, but government bills are those that prepare you for the future or unexpected circumstances. This reason alone is what makes paying your government bills important even when you’re abroad. Dapat, lagi kang handa! Nothing beats being well prepared for whatever life throws at you–for OFWs, these situations include health emergencies or an unforeseen or sudden a need to retire kapag nararamdaman mo na at dumating ang oras na masasabi mong “hmmm, okay na ‘ko sa ipon ko!” But being ready for circumstances that require a big amount of your financial resources proves that it makes it easier for you to face them and soon enough, overcome them. For some, government bills could be looked at as responsibilities that allow them to come back home para-anihin ang tinanim, or hard earned contributions kapag nangangailangan na. For sure, when you see a certain sum (big or small) is trimmed out of your full salary, you may feel a tad bit confused or a little down even if you already know where that amount goes. However, look at it this way, your monthly contributions are also meant for you to utilize in the latter shall you be needing funds even after you’ve decided that your goals are finally an arm’s length away and it’s time to go back home and enjoy life with your loved ones. You may be miles away from home, but always remember that there is a good reason to go back to your family and there is also a meaningful reason if you’d like to choose to settle in your current address. But for now, it wouldn’t hurt to be prepared for the future and take on the responsibility of being able to meet due dates, especially if you’re going to benefit from it. Laging mag-ingat, huwag papalipas ng oras ng pagkain, at kayang-kaya mo ‘yan!