Maria Pellas is an IT analyst and financial advisor in Montreal, Canada. In this episode, Maria recalls her humble beginnings in the Philippines, walking five kilometres to go to school, having no water, studying and working at the same time. Maria also recalls her immigration from the Philippines to Canada. She recalls how she applied to jobs and how she got her first one. Maria gives great tips to people who plan to immigrate to Canada and also to those who are already in Canada, including financial tips and ideas. Maria states that once in a new country, quitting is not an option.