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5 Tips on Coping with Medical Emergency While Living Abroad

Learn How To Cope With Medical Emergencies while Living Abroad

Residing overseas, whether to work, study, volunteer, travel, or retire, can be a rewarding and life-changing experience. What if expatriates become ill and require medical emergency assistance? Expatriates usually spend a significant period abroad, and they may be more exposed to health risks and medical emergencies than short-term visitors. In this article, we will discuss five tips for expats on coping with a medical emergency while living abroad as an expatriate or global nomad.

 

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10 Quick Tips for Buying International Health Insurance

Get 10 Vital Tips for Buying International Health Insurance Plans

When you are planning to live abroad, or you have already become a global citizen, one of the most vital products that you can buy is intangible – international health insurance.  There are all sorts of medical plans for expats in the market, but as an expert and specialist in the market with 20 years of experience, I thought I would share ten quick tips for picking the right global medical insurance plan. Read more

8 Reasons Why You You Should Become an Expat in Europe

Wondering why people choose to move to fascinating European cities such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Lisbon? This list keeps changing, of course, but Europe has a lot to offer to expats from across the world — great career opportunities, an excellent education system, a sound medical care system, exciting locales to explore, and much more. All of these are supported by a rich history, exceptional architecture, and exquisite cuisines that one can experiment with. These are just some of the reasons to become an expat in Europe. Read more

Healthcare Difficulties for Expatriates in Brazil

There have been some stories in the media over the past few years about a healthcare crisis for locals and expats in Brazil. In the recent past, some local hospitals had to turn away many patients due to a lack of medical supplies. This is concerning for expatriates residing in Rio and other cities in Brazil. We will discuss the healthcare system in Brazil along with some recommendations for expats in Brazil to stay safe and healthy.

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Quick Guide to the Golden Visa Program in Portugal

Your Guide to the Golden Visa Program in Portugal – Information for Expatriates

Portugal’s Golden Visa Program has been immensely popular since 2012 when it was first made available to non-EU/EFTA (European Free Trade Association) nationals. Applicants for this program who want to move to Portugal and make a certain amount of investment in the country’s real estate are eligible to obtain a residence permit. To date, over 6,500 people from around the world have received residence permits in the country, with their investments totaling over €4 billion. Until recently, most of the beneficiaries of Portugal’s Golden Visa Program were Chinese; however, other nationals have started catching up too. Our firm is talking to more and more expats moving to this beautiful country through the Golden Visa plan because they require international health insurance.
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Top 3 Global Health Insurance Companies for Expats

Learn About the Top Three Global Health Insurance Providers for Individual Expatriates

In this blog article, you will learn about three excellent global health insurance providers that Expat Financial offers to expatriates. If you are about to move abroad or already living the expat life, you probably know that emergency and chronic medical conditions incurred while living overseas can be quite expensive and even bankrupt you and your family. You may be healthy now, but unfortunately, that can change in an instant.

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10 Things to Consider When Buying Global Health Insurance

Ten Things to Consider When Buying Global Health Insurance

Purchasing global health insurance is a big decision, and choosing the right coverage, and the insurance company is both challenging and daunting for most expatriates. There are lots of insurance terms that you may not be familiar with and, of course, the fine print. Global healthcare is quite different from domestic policies. Some expats come from countries with universal healthcare, or they were under their parents’ or employer’s plans, so they may not have purchased individual health insurance before.

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9 Questions To Ask Before You Become An Expat

Become an expat by answering these nine critical questions

Planning to kick-start your journey as an expatriate? Are you still confused about deciding to settle abroad? Moving to a foreign country on a short-term or long-term basis is in no way an easy choice to make. Your international assignment is a big step in your career, life, or even retirement. You may also be going abroad for a few years for extended travel. Therefore, ask yourself a few questions to help make the most of your days on foreign soil. Here are nine questions to ask before you become an expat living abroad, or even if you have already moved offshore to your dream destination:

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Health Insurance for Canadians in the USA

Health Insurance Options for Canadian Expats in the USA

Our company is contacted almost every day by Canadians living in the USA or about to live in the United States who are not eligible for local healthcare. More often than not, it is the parent of a student living in the USA who is calling us to find a high-quality expat health plan for their Canadian son or daughter. They all know the cost of medical care in the USA is extremely expensive – some expenses can easily reach into the hundreds of thousands.

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4 Essential (But Easy) Steps to Follow Before Going Abroad

Four Essential Steps to Follow Before Moving Abroad

So, you’ve decided to go abroad! Now what?

You’ve decided to take the leap and perhaps teach abroad for a couple of years, or to travel for a few months, or to retire internationally… Whatever the reason is, your big decision to travel abroad needs to be accompanied by this list of 4 essential (but easy) steps to follow before going abroad to make your new journey as exciting as possible!

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