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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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Businesses to Adapt to the New Normal

5 Best Ways for Expat Employers to Adapt to the New Normal

Some Quick Tips for Global Employers Adapt to Current Global Economy & Covid-19

The recent pandemic has changed the global workforce. The business shutdowns and disruptions of economic activities across the world have led to huge losses. Countries have started easing some of the COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, but it will take a lot of time to get back to usual business operations for most companies. The current scenario demands that businesses adapt to the new normal and start functioning with utmost caution. Read more

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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

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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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Top 5 Places for Expats to Live and Work in Colombia

Check out Where To Work & Live in Colombia as a Global Citizen

Colombia has turned out to be a favorite for innumerable expats seeking a decent quality of life at low costs. Most of its cities are welcoming enough with adequate social activities, comfortable climate, and much more. If you are more comfortable in a cooler climate, the coastal cities with all the heat and humidity may not be too attractive for you. That being said, there’s several places expats that can live and work in Colombia. Read more

Living Abroad without Health Insurance

5 Risks of Living Abroad Without Global Health Insurance

There are risks for expats living abroad without Global health Insurance

Many things can go wrong while you are living an expatriate life in a foreign land. Some of these issues, especially the ones related to health, may be out of your control. This is where health insurance can come to your aid. Living abroad without health insurance will prove to be a hassle, especially during a medical emergency. It is not worth risking your health and finance when you are far away from home. Adequate global health insurance designed for global nomads can keep you and your family covered. Thus giving you the much-needed peace of mind.

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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

Healthcare for expats in Europe

Quick Guide to Europe Healthcare for Expats 

Quick Guide to Europe Healthcare for Expats

For expats, healthcare is an integral part of relocating to the destinations of their dreams. If you are planning to move to a European location, you must do thorough research before finalizing it. Healthcare in most European countries has a high standard. There is no doubt that Europe has some of the best healthcare options for residents as well as expats.

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5 Simple Rules for Expats on Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

Tips for Expatriates to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

By now, most of us have a routine of thoroughly cleaning up after ourselves and being mindful of what we’re touching ever since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, some countries have lifted restrictions and lockdowns. Malaysia, New Zealand, and Germany are just some of the countries that have lifted it’s mandated lockdowns, but it still sees a spike in cases. Read more