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International Telegraphic Money Transfers: The Best Ways to Send Money

⁠⁠⁠⁠If you live abroad, finding the best and cheapest way to transfer money internationally between bank accounts in different countries is likely one of your top concerns. Whether you’re sending money to yourself using two different accounts or transferring funds […]

Getting an International Divorce: What to Consider When Breaking Up Abroad

The Trials, Tribulations and Realities of Expat Divorces With enduring the turmoil of international divorce, you may ask yourself: “what is it about being an expat that makes marriages fall apart?” I wish I could tell you straight, but the […]

The Cheapest & Safest Countries to Live in the World

Living overseas comes with a lot of benefits. But if you worry about the cost of living eating away at your bank account, why pick the most expensive and safest countries to live in the world? Fortunately, you can live […]

What Are the Most Expensive & Safest Countries to Live in the World?

There’s no experience as exciting or enriching as living abroad. Not only does it give you the opportunity to find yourself, but it also lets you see places and have experiences you’d never have by staying at home. But of […]

How to Deal with Relocation Depression and Moving Anxiety?

You’ve done it. You’ve made your big move abroad! You’ve taken care of all the documentation, healthcare, insurance, finances, and you’ve packed up your entire life and moved to another country. Wow. Kudos to you! You are now officially an […]

An Expat’s Guide to Culture Shock

So. You’ve moved to a new country. Congratulations…this is a big deal. You’re slowly settling in and adjusting to your new surroundings. Everything feels new! Everything is fascinating! You’re psyched to be beginning this new adventure! Sure, you’d heard about […]

Dating Apps for Expats: Revolutionize Your Love Life

Finding a special someone in your home country is hard enough; looking for love abroad can be even harder. Luckily, dating apps for expats are here to help you get back in the game. These popular online tools maximize your […]

Let’s Wrap the Gap: Reducing the Gender Pay Gap

The Best and Worst Countries for Reducing the Gender Pay Gap Globally, only 76 out of 189 countries have laws that mandate gender equality. Gender-based disparity – specifically a gender pay gap, in labor, have the potential to undermine a […]

Guide to Celebrating the Most Popular Holidays Around the World

Although you probably know the holidays of your own country, you can greatly benefit by learning about the most popular holidays that take place in countries that your job sends you to. A little knowledge will help you to better […]

The 7 Best Countries for Expats (And the Top 5 That Aren’t So Welcoming)

Transitioning to a new home can leave you with a mix of emotions and when that new home is in another country emotional stress can be further heightened.

Learning a Language Abroad for Business? Which Should You Choose

Studies show that people who can speak a second language make 10 to 15 percent more in salary than those who don’t. Being bilingual can also help you be more effective in your career as a globetrotting business person. Being able to talk with people in their language will impress clients and make it easier to communicate. It’s also a sign of respect that is sure to give you a leg up on the competition.

Going to College in Germany? France? Explore the Top 10 Countries For Free or Affordable Degrees

The high cost of college tuition has been a big issue in this year’s presidential campaign. According to the College Board, tuition and other costs associated with college averaged around $32,000 per year for private colleges, about $10,000 per year for in-state students at public colleges, and nearly $24,000 per year for out-of-state students attending a public university.

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