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Health Insurance During the COVID-19

What Expats Should Know When Returning Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

Important Information for Expats Returning Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

You may be returning home during COVID- 19 because your job assignment is cut short or just because you want to be with your loved ones. The bad days are not over yet, so you must maintain the utmost caution during your return home. These are difficult times for everyone, so prepare yourself mentally and emotionally to face the harsh realities of life and the repercussions of COVID-19 on businesses and job markets.

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Barbados for global nomads

Barbados is Inviting Global Nomads During Covid-19 Pandemic

Learn Why People are Considering Moving to Barbados & Other Destinations During the Pandemic

It has been widely reported in the news media that Barbados is putting out the Welcome Stamp or welcome map to current and potential expatriates. For those looking for a place where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, a safe and inviting atmosphere, and a great lifestyle, this may just be the destination for you. Barbados is ideally suited for digital nomads with the island’s favorable tax system and fast and efficient internet. The government is now offering a special visa for global nomads who want to live and work from Barbados. Read more

Maternity Insurance Coverage

Maternity Insurance Coverage for Expats – Global Health Plans That Cover Pregnancy

Learn about global health insurance that covers maternity for expatriates living abroad

Many expatriates and future global nomads plan to have children when moving abroad. Everyone knows that pregnancy can involve a lot of preparations and planning – one of the most important considerations is accessing maternity care when living abroad and the insurance to fund those expenses. Maternity expenses can either be reasonably small – say under $10,000 if you are in a country where medical expenses are small.

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Digital nomad living abroad facing challenges.

5 Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

These Are The Unique Challenges Digital Nomads Face While Living Abroad

Traveling the world and meeting deadlines simultaneously may seem challenging until you meet a digital nomad. More millennials are leading the road less taken by becoming digital nomads, traveling across the globe and posting colorful pictures on social media. It’s no doubt a great option for individuals who prefer to work with a different backdrop every week, but life on the road can be demanding. Though living abroad and working remotely may seem adventurous, the digital nomadic lifestyle is not always sunshine and fresh coconuts. Here are five challenges that digital nomads may face while living abroad.

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The importance of protecting your income while working abroad

Make Sure you Purchase Disability Insurance When You Work Overseas

Nowadays, apart from safety, what most people are concerned about when considering an offer of employment overseas are the salaries and benefits coverage. According to HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey, more than 35% of expats working in the banking and financial services sector in Hong Kong make more than HKD 1.55 million annually.

According to ECA International’s annual MyExpatriate Market Pay Survey, middle expat managers in Japan earn $375,289 per year on average. An expat professional’s income is one of the most valuable assets, but what if an unfortunate event happens and you lose that income? Disability can occur at any time. In this article, we will discuss the importance of protecting your income while working abroad.

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Thailand mandates health insurance for expats

It has been recently reported that the Thai government is in the process of mandating mandatory medical health insurance for expatriates living in Thailand. The requirement is targeted for expatriates that are living in Thailand on a one-year non-immigrant visa, with an emphasis on those living in Thailand over the age of 60.

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Live in Costa Rica

Top 5 reasons expatriates are choosing to live in Costa Rica

You’ve taken the plunge and decided to move to a foreign land to pursue your dreams of living an expatriate life. Countless days have been spent trying to decide on the perfect new place to call home, and the decision has finally been made: Costa Rica.

There will surely be obstacles along the way; learning a new language, adapting to new cultures and customs, and developing new social networks. However, these obstacles are no match to the numerous benefits that will come from making the move.

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Retire Abroad

Should you retire abroad?

Learn About Retiring Abroad – Determining Your “Expatibility,” or Candidacy, for Retiring Abroad

A lot of us wanted to travel abroad while we were younger or were interested in taking time off work to explore and see more of the world. You may or may not have had the chance to see as much of the world as you wanted. But now you nearing retirement. And you always thought you’d travel once your career was complete. Now you are considering going abroad – and staying abroad permanently as a retired expat.

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Health Insurance

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your International Health Insurance Provider

Important Questions to Ask Your Global Insurance Broker & Insurance Company

Choosing global health coverage can be very difficult and one of the many things you have to do if you are moving abroad or already living overseas. Obtaining excellent international health insurance is vital if you and your family are expatriates. A major illness or injury could put your health at risk if you can’t access adequate medical care, but also your finances. We have created the top 10 questions to ask your international health insurance provider in order to make your transition as easy as possible.

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Insurance options for companies with only one expat employee

Our firm has worked with many companies and organizations with hundreds and even thousands of employees that have only one or two expatriate employees posted abroad. These firms are not able to adequately cover their expat employee and his or her dependents under their domestic plan and should not try for a variety of reasons. The human resource manager is often faced with a dilemma of where to find adequate insurance for the lone expat employee and may have limited experience or understanding of expat insurance, not to mention no expat insurance contacts. So what is a company or non-profit with only one or two expat employees to do? Let’s learn more.

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