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What Costs to Expect When Moving Overseas

Choosing to move abroad is a big decision; when considering moving abroad a number of factors need to be taken into account. One of the major factors which you should examine when moving overseas is the cost. A number of the typical costs of emigrating are covered in this article. Some may seem obvious, but many are commonly overlooked. The most basic cost of moving is that of transporting yourself, your family and your possessions. This can vary a lot depending on ... Read more

Cost Of Living In Australia

Australia is a very common choice for US and UK citizens who are looking to start a new life in an area with a similar culture and quality of life. Comparing the AUD currency to your current Country’s currency is not the most effective way to get a general idea about the cost of living. Depending on the strength of your Country’s currency, you may believe Australian prices are expensive or cheap; however, when you live in Australia and earn Australian ... Read more

British Expats Flock to Cayman Islands

The British overseas territory saw an increase in its number of foreign workers from 19,927 at the end of 2011 to a raised 21,000 by December 2012, according to the latest findings. These heightened numbers are most likely due to immigration laws being relaxed during that time, laws which have been expanded to include five and 10 year working permits for those who work in the reinsurance industry. The Cayman Islands Government has also made a move to offer work permits to ... Read more

Cost of Living In South America

For people looking to move abroad, who want some familiarity but also to live in a new environment with new challenges, they should look no further than South America, a continent that offers many options for expats.Is it Cheap in South America?There was a time when South America was very cheap, with many North Americans moving to Buenos Aires especially, but also buying property in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador, where huge value was to be found. This was also the case ... Read more

Canada Makes It Easy For Expats

Canada has introduced a permanent residency scheme from January 2nd, which has the intention of speeding up the entry process for thousands of foreign skilled tradespeople. As Canada’s booming industry is in need of skilled workers the hope is that they will attract many expats who can step right into a position and get to work. The scheme is initially aimed at tradespeople who have at least two years’ experience in a registered trade, such as electricians, welders, pipefitters and those capable ... Read more