A lot of times we spend our money on services that are important such calling our loved ones, sending them gifts, booking flights so that we can be connected with our families and friends. It is very important for us to keep in touch with our families and friends especially when we are away from our home because we need their love and support. We need the comfort of our loved one’s voice to pull us thru the difficult times especially if we are away for long periods of time due to work.
For overseas workers and migrants, who sacrifice and ensure a lot to be able to provide a better life for their family. They endure the loneliness and the trials of being stranger in foreign country, away from the comforts of their home. They need to adapt to a new culture in the country that they will work or migrate to. That alone is difficult enough especially if is very different from the culture that the one has been used to.
The purpose of this article is to provide free money saving tips and tools that will benefit people especially overseas workers and migrants so that they can use the savings that they will get in order to provide a better life for their families. All of the money saving tips and tools that are listed in this article are all free. I have spent a considerable amount of time and effort to research and test these tools to verify if they can benefit migrants and overseas workers.
These are the free money saving tips and tools that have been verified:
Google Earth – Through Google Earth you can get the exact location and map of the country of your destination. You can get satellite views of the country that you will work or migrate to. Google earth is an advance satellite mapping system that will help you find your location and your destination of choice.
Skype – Call your love ones for free thru Skype. Skype is a VOIP or Voice Over Internet Protocol application for which an overseas worker or migrant can use to connect to their family and friends for free. It has excellent voice quality and video so that you can not only talk to your love ones but also see them in real time. All you need is a computer and an internet connection and you can talk to your family and friends for hours for free.
Chikka messaging – is an SMS or Short Messaging System application where you can send text messages to your family and friends for free. It is very useful if you plan to send SMS or text frequently thru your love ones cellphone or PC. It will save you a lot of money in cellphone charges.
YouTube – is a popular video sharing website where anybody can post their videos for free. It is very useful tool wherein you can let your families and friends see your smile from thousands of miles away.
Flickr – is a picture sharing website. You can post your pictures for free and let your loved ones see you and the places you’ve been. You can store a large amount of photos online through this website.
Twitter – is a new website application that allows you to send messages and updates to your friends and family. Its gives you the ability to send regular updates to your family and friends and inform them of what happening in your life in real time. Your family and friends can know your daily activities by the minute once you’ve posted it in this website.
Time and date – is a useful website that allows you to check your local time compared to other time zones in the world. It is very useful if you want to know when is the appropriate time to call your family back home or check the time zone the country of your family and friends abroad.
These free money saving tips and tools can save you and me and especially overseas workers and migrants thousands of dollars. With these tips and tool overseas workers and migrants will be able to see the smiles and faces of their love ones and hear their family and friend’s voices for free. It makes the long distance feel a little closer and with the help of these free tools it can help bring families and friends together no matter where they are in the world.