• Planning A Move Overseas?

    Make it happen, get advice on how to move abroad

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    Studying abroad opens your mind to diversity

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    Find out what people say about becoming an expat after 60

3 Packing Tips From Military Moms

The most useful packing tips and entertaining expat stories I run across usually come from military expat families.  Nobody has a better game plan then military spouses when it comes to moving to different locations around the world. When the order to ‘move out’ gets handed down these families know how to plan, organize and budget on the fly. I ...

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3 Great Ways to Go Abroad Temporarily

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Its easy to go abroad temporarily on a small budget and explore the world.  Temporary exploratory trips are great for people who don’t quite have the nerve to commit to a full move overseas but really want to know what its like to live in another country. Now days there are several options to go overseas temporarily so you never ...

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How to Pack A Pallet For Moving Abroad

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One of the ways you can save money on your moving cost is to pack a pallet box or container yourself instead of hiring someone to do it for you. This is called a self pack move. A Self pack move means just as it sounds, you pack your goods and the carrier will pick the pallets up at your ...

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Myths about the cost of living overseas

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A crucial step in deciding to move abroad is to calculate your cost of living overseas and prepare a budget but its not as simple as it sounds here’s why.  As someone who has lived in several international locations, I can tell you that it is nearly impossible to plan a monthly budget with any exact accuracy. Every country will ...

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    How to Finance a Gap Year

    Students that passed up on the opportunity to take a gap year walked away because they simply thought it was too expensive or impossible to earn enough money to finance a gap year.  According to the American Gap Association, an estimated $2,500,000 in grant and scholarship money was given away ...

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    What are Work Gap Programs?