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FAQs for Living and Working Overseas:


Written by a former Peace Corps Volunteer living overseas since 1989

The Expat Guy: FAQs for Working and Living Overseas

Expatriate Life Overseas

 

8. On the Job: The Scene in your New Country

Culture Shock!?

Cultural Differences - Cultural Problems in the work place

What about Xenophobia and Jingo-ism - are they problems too?

Can I really get a raise by going out to Karaoke?
Socializing with coworkers

Assorted Questions on one page:
What should I wear to work?
Should I buy my own transportation?
How do I know if it is safe where I live?
How can I reduce my initial expenses?

9. Planning for a Long Stretch Overseas

Should I keep a "Plan B" or "Plan C" in my back pocket?

What about my aging parents?

Should I keep a webpage or blog while I am away?

Multiple Questions on one page:
How does expatriate networking work overseas?
Should I continue to network back home?
What about improveing my credentials while I am overseas?
What about the validity of distance degrees and training?

10. Medical Care while Overseas

What about health insurance - health and medical issues while living overseas?
(An important repeat from sections 2 and 6)

11. Planning for your Financial Success

What kind of banking accounts do I need while living overseas?

Should I invest in real estate or the stock market?

Should I invest my savings in my new country or my home country?

Should I try to manage my rental home/property from overseas?

Do I need a will if I stay overseas for a long time?

 

 

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