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Language and Cultural Challenges for Expatriate Medical Care

There are many challenges for expats who live in foreign countries. From packing to relocating and making friends, expats will have to navigate their way through it. Most of the time, after a few bumps on the road, they’re successful in establishing a routine in an expat destination. However, when it comes to their healthcare, expats face many barriers in medical care. Read more

Do Expats Need International Health Insurance?

It is a common question that many current and future expats ask themselves – “Do I need international health insurance?” It is a fair question, and you will probably assume we would say YES – and we do believe that almost all expats should have health insurance – either through a government or private plan. Read more

5 Countries with Affordable Healthcare for Expats

Are you planning to move abroad this year and on the hunt for the most affordable healthcare? If so, you’re in the right place. For most people, planning to move abroad is all about packing, ensuring finances are right, choosing the right neighborhood, and renting. However, with the recent pandemic, many more expats see the importance of global healthcare. Plus, countries that have reopened their borders require proof of international healthcare coverage to enter. Read more

What To Do When Your Expat Job Isn’t Working Out

Steps to take when your expat job isn’t working out for you

There comes a time in an expat’s life where they reach a roadblock. The job that you highly anticipated and moved abroad for may be taking its toll on you in many different ways. But before you decide your expat job isn’t working out for you, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you are making the right decision. At the end of the day, you want to exhaust all your options before making the final decision.

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5 Reasons Expats Should Purchase a Global Health Plan When Abroad

Why it is Important That Expats Purchase a Global Health Plan While Living Abroad

Moving abroad for work, extended travel, or retirement is a huge endeavor for individuals, couples, and especially families. You will have many preparations to make before you live overseas and even more adjustments and often culture shock once you get there. Read more

Can Foreigners Get Healthcare in Canada?

Here’s What Foreigners Need to Know About Canada’s Universal Healthcare System

If you’re a foreigner visiting Canada, you must be wondering if you have access to its healthcare system. Canada is well known for its free universal healthcare. It’s one of the main reasons the country has a high quality of life and health. Furthermore, with the recent global upheaval, Canada has been one of the leading countries in having a good response to COVID-19. So to answer your question, the short answer is yes, foreigners can get healthcare in Canada. However, it highly depends on your status in the country and it may take some time before you are covered. Read more

What Is The Best Expat Health Insurance?

Here’s Our Best Expat Health Insurance at Expat Financial

When you plan to move abroad, one of the top things on your checklist is to ensure you have the proper health coverage in your expat destination. More and more expats & global nomads feel secured during the global pandemic by having comprehensive international health insurance in place. Also, many countries are requesting that expats have health coverage in place before entry. So, how do you know which is the best expat health insurance?

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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

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

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