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- Category: Cost Of Living 2010
- Hits: 4800
Rent: in Peso per month.
15,000 Pesos/Month 3 of us/$312 month.3Bdrm, 2 Both Secure subdivision
3,500-4,000 2 computers, 1 aircon, tv, dvd/ $73-83
500 /$12 month
1500/$31 bathing, 1000/$22 drinking.
Land line and internet 2900/$60 Long distance a penny a minute for Yahoo phone out. Cell 100 pesos a month
Clothing, Shoes, jewelry, watches, repairs for same, trinkets, etc.: 1000/$20.
Groceries: 20,000/$417 Pure Gold and local markets usually weekly Pizza
Bar Bill. Entertainment if any, Liquor, etc. N/A
Often, seldom, etc. if you care to share. Seldom 2000/ $44
Car Expenses, gas, repairs Allowance: N/A
Taxi, Jeep, Travel Expenses especially if you are required to go back to your country often if you can share. 9600/$200 includes local buses and transport and one roundtrip to US to visit family.
Allowance For Family Members if any:
Allowance for the 3 of us 48,000/$1000 month
Medical Expenses: Maybe you will comment if you are a Veteran, have health insurance for your self and family, Phil Health others. How much do you spend for average doctors visit. Is prescription medication a big part of your expense. How about supplements, alternative therapy if have and you care to share? I am retired military/disabled Vet but we insure 10000/$210.
"So my total expenses are: P2400 per month.
At today's peso rate, P48.00 (what I used) that is USD 2400 a month for expenses as above. This number is very accurate I hold the house hold tight and we are quite comfortable."