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Laarni Paredes

Laarni Paredes

Associate editor

Laarni Paredes is an associate editor at Finder. She previously worked as a content specialist for a number of US-based digital marketing agencies and has a Bachelor of Development Communication (with Latin Honors), major in Development Journalism and Science Communication from the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Laarni is passionate about swimming, biking and running and has more tan lines than she cares to count.

Latest articles by Laarni Paredes

16 articles written by this author

How to help the people of Ukraine from the Philippines

If you’d like to help, here’s a verified list of organizations accepting donations, plus other ways you can provide support.

Finder & Laarni Paredes 4 March 2022
How to help the people of Ukraine from the Philippines

Starlink: Philippines pricing, launch date, features and competitors

Elon Musk’s Starlink promises to bring high-speed, satellite-based Internet across the Philippines. We break down how it works, the costs, availability and competition it might be up against.

Alex Kidman & Laarni Paredes 10 February 2021
Starlink: Philippines pricing, launch date, features and competitors

Can I send money to someone in Cuba?

Learn what you should know if you want to send money to a loved one in Cuba.

Stacie Hurst & Laarni Paredes 10 September 2020
Can I send money to someone in Cuba?

How to send money to someone without a bank account

Transfer agents, mobile wallets and online credit card payments don't necessarily require a bank account.

Rhys Subitch & Laarni Paredes 22 April 2019
How to send money to someone without a bank account

LBC international money transfer review

LBC, through its money transfer services like Pera Padala, allows you to send money from 3,000+ locations nationwide quickly with affordable fees.

Laarni Paredes 19 June 2018
LBC international money transfer review

OFX review

We dive deep into OFX, looking at everything from supported currencies to customer service.

Zak Killermann & Laarni Paredes 5 January 2018
OFX review

Transfast online money transfers

Send money from the US or Canada quickly using Transfast. Receive money in the Philippines via Transfast through bank deposits or pick up locations nationwide.

Gabrielle Pastorek & Laarni Paredes 19 April 2017
Transfast online money transfers

Guide to bank fees for wire transfers

We cover the different wire transfers fees you could pay with top Philippine banks when sending money internationally.

Aliyyah Camp & Laarni Paredes 26 January 2017
Guide to bank fees for wire transfers

Xoom international money transfer review

Xoom is a global international money transfer company that allows you to send money to 38 countries around the world, with fast processing times and a simple transaction process.

Zak Killermann & Laarni Paredes 18 August 2015
Xoom international money transfer review

HSBC wire transfers review

Transfer funds around the globe quickly and easily with HSBC international money transfers. Compare the two options for sending money overseas.

Kelly Waggoner & Laarni Paredes 5 August 2015
HSBC wire transfers review
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