become an expatriate overseas

5 Things To Do Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas

Here’s a Quick To-Do List Before You Become an Expatriate Overseas

Moving abroad is both exciting and terrifying. As you start to plan your move to become an expatriate overseas, you realize there are never-ending tasks to be completed. There are so many things to knock down off your relocation checklist before you pack your bags and move to an expat destination. We don’t say this to scare you but give you a realistic idea of what needs to be done. Read more

International Health Insurance for Entry

List of Countries Requiring International Health Insurance for Entry

These Countries Require Health Insurance for Entry

The recent pandemic has made traveling to another country a lot more difficult. With many countries closing their borders and adopting strict guidelines, people found new ways to live and work. Now, the second wave of COVID-19 is crashing the shores of many countries around the world. Despite that, some borders are still open to visitors, but not without international health insurance for entry.

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Economic Benefits of Expats

What are the Economic Benefits of Expats?

Learn About the Economic Benefits of Expats

Over the years, there has been a global rise in expats and international citizens. There are many reasons why people move abroad to live the expatriate lifestyle. There are many benefits to becoming an expat and living an overseas lifestyle – such as cultural enrichment, career development, tax savings and the overall experience. But what are the benefits to the country and local nationals of expatriates living in their destination countries? Read more

Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance

The Importance of Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance for Expats

Learn the Importance of Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance for Expats

At Expat Financial, we encourage expats to include evacuation and repatriation insurance. It is particularly important when they are on the other side of the world, living and working. In this article, we will learn the difference between the two and the importance of evacuation and repatriation insurance for expats.

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Top 5 Common Problems of Moving to Another Country

A List of Common Problems of Moving Overseas for Expats & Global Nomads

If you plan to move abroad or have been living abroad for some time, you would have spoken to many expats who have sailed the same boat. One of the common topics that would come is the challenges expats face. In this article, we will explore some common problems of moving to another country. Understanding the root cause of the problem will help you overcome these obstacles a lot easier.

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What is an International Citizen?

What’s It Like To Be An International Citizen?

We’ve heard this term numerous times before. With globalization, there has been an increase in the number of global citizens, or international citizens. It is generally not too hard to become one as long as you are able to travel given the COVID pandemic.  An international citizen is often seen as someone who is aware of the world and understands their role in it. Read more

5 Financial Tips for Global Nomads

Five Things to Know When Planning Your Finances as Global Nomad

Every global citizen, digital nomad, or expat needs solid planning in terms of finances and wealth management. Without the right financial planning, it will be difficult for you to manage and grow your wealth no matter how much your monthly income is. Financial hurdles are often faced by expats globally, which in turn can affect their monetary stability in a foreign land. Read more

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5 Expensive Destinations for Expat Employers

5 Destinations That are Expensive for Employers

There are numerous expat locations across the world; however, many of them are not affordable for expatriate living. A lot of expat destinations are costly for employers. The pay packages of expat workers include remuneration, benefits, insurance, tax benefits, relocation allowances, etc. Benefits expected by most expat staff includes accommodation allowances, international school tuition fees, and utility services.

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digital nomad during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to be a Digital Nomad During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How a Digital Nomad Can Stay the Course During the Pandemic

As with every sector halting during the pandemic, the travel sector took a huge hit. According to WYSE Travel, the travel industry experienced a 60% drop in the first quarter of the year 2020. As countries experienced the highs and lows of the pandemic, the current situation is seeing people traveling within the country. For example, citizens in Canada are making plans to visit other provinces, and Malaysia is seeing locals spending long weekends in islands or even exploring different states at a stretch. If you living in an expat destination or plan to move to one, this article explores how one can still be a digital nomad during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Who is an Expatriate Employee?

Who are Expatriate Employees and Are you Considered One

We’ve all been hearing this term expat employee or expatriate worker. Living abroad and working on expat assignments are part of being an expat employee. Sometimes, the assignments are short, and sometimes it takes more than a year. Other times, expat employees travel from one country to another to complete their job tasks. So what exactly does it mean? In this article, we will explore the definition and what exactly it is to be an expatriate employee.

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