Expat Services - Making Your
Relocation To The U.S. Easy

Click one or more of the boxes below to be contacted directly by experienced expat industry professionals who can provide you with competitive pricing and services tailored to foreign nationals in the U.S.

Services - choose as many as you need

One of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world. HSBC offers the following expat services:
  • Open U.S. bank account prior to departure.
  • Access to full service ATM/Debit MasterCard.
  • Issuance of check book.
  • Issuance of MasterCard credit card without a U.S. credit history or social security number.
  • Access to global investment products and services
You will be contacted directly by an HSBC Account Executive who will help and guide you.

Expatriates can get a car without a U.S. credit history or driver’s license.

NEW AND USED CARS Choose new or used cars from a network of nationwide car dealers.

ANY MAKE AND MODEL There are no limits to what makes or models you can lease. Toyota, Mazda, Honda, Acura Porsche, Volvo, BMW or even Ferrari. Lease any vehicles available in the U.S.

PERSONAL CAR SHOPPER SERVICE According to your wishes we will find your vehicle for you, negotiate the price and check the condition. This ensures that you get a good price and that the vehicle is in good condition.

An Account Executive from the ExpatRide Team will contact you via email within one business day to assist you with your car needs.

Short term and long term rental. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is offering expats a good discount on car rentals and insurance. Be it for 1 day or up to 1 year. Note: If you choose this service you will receive an e-mail with information on how to book your rental car at a discounted price. Founded in 1957, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an internationally recognized brand with more than 6,000 neighborhood and airport locations in the United States.

Click here to book your car

Travel Guard provides a single point of access to assist with insurance needs for newly arrived foreign nationals in USA challenged with having no U.S. credit or driving history. Primary focus is on personal insurance for the following:
  • Auto insurance
  • Renter’s insurance
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vacant dwelling insurance
Travel Guard is a leader in providing insurance programs to foreign nationals and their families. Travel Guard's customer support center is located in Houston, Texas, and is staffed by multi-lingual insurance agents offering support services in over 38 languages. They have expertise in supporting the special needs of foreign nationals with a wide array of services to clients, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week, 365-days-a-year. Please choose our service and an Insurance Agent will contact you directly within one business day.


Expat Relocation Solutions offers innovative relocation strategies to our valued customers who are moving anywhere in the world. We utilize our best in class global service partners to provide top notch service while also remaining cost effective. We provide practical assistance that individuals and their families need when settling into their new home.

With our experienced relocation specialists and highly-trained crews, you can be confident that your move will be handled beyond your expectations. This is a company that is conceived with the notion that reliability and professionalism should always be the standard for every relocation.

Choose our moving service and a customer representative will contact you shortly

Fragomen is the largest law firm in the world dedicated to corporate immigration, and is recognized as the leading global immigration services provider. For more than 60 years, Fragomen has represented a broad range of companies, organizations, and emerging businesses, working in partnership with clients to facilitate the hiring and transfer of employees worldwide.

Immigration law is our sole focus at Fragomen.  Our staff is comprised of over 1,700 employees--including more than 300 attorneys, solicitors and similarly qualified professionals and over 1,400 immigration support specialists worldwide--who work in concert to provide a single-source solution for our clients.

The firm is strategically located throughout the world, with 38 offices in key locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Our expansive on-the-ground presence allows us to provide services into more than 170 countries.

Please choose our service and an immigration lawyer will contact you directly within one business day.

For over 25 years, ITG experts have served individuals and companies engaged in short-term international travel and long-term expatriate assignments by delivering customized solutions to clients worldwide.

Expatriate Benefit Plans:
  • Individual and group health insurance
  • Accident, life, and disability plans
  • Business travel plans
  • Property and liability coverage
These comprehensive plans can be customized to meet any client’s international lifestyle and budget. Please choose this service and an ITG representative will get in touch with you directly.

Providing peace of mind worldwide.

The Relocation Mortgage Program®, provided exclusively through Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, makes tools and resources available to help answer the needs of non-US citizens relocating to the United States. You can enjoy benefits such as:
  • A variety of mortgage loan options to meet your financing needs, including conventional and FHA.
  • A relocation mortgage consultant to listen to your goals and explain options, so you can make informed home financing choices.
  • Low down payment options that can help minimize the amount of funds you need to close.
Relocation home financing options for non-U.S. citizens
  • No U.S. credit history or credit score required
  • Reduced credit documentation
An Account Executive from the Wells Fargo Home Mortgage team will contact you via email within one business day to assist you with your home mortgage needs.

In order to qualify, non-US citizen borrowers must be paid in US dollars and demonstrate that they have moved to the US. Loans for non-US citizen borrowers require documentation to facilitate verification of income, verification of assets, and a copy of their visa (and green card if applicable).

Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP is a full service public accounting firm with a strong focus on international companies and their employees.  We offer a customized “Pre-Immigration Educational Package” to assists both inbound and outbound executives with tax planning and complex international tax issues that come with a global employment assignment.  Our International Services include:
  • Pre-immigration tax planning for individuals
  • Income tax preparation for individuals and businesses
  • Structuring financing transactions and business entities to minimize taxation
We are a member firm of PKF International, a global network of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms, and can provide you with advisory expertise supported by global professional relationships in 125 countries at more than 245 member firms.

A Certified Public Accountant will contact you directly in one business day to get started on a personalized plan that offers the best solutions for you.

For over 25 years, ITG experts have served individuals and companies engaged in short-term international travel for business or leisure.
  • Coverage available for trips ranging from five days up to one year
  • Plans available for travelers outside their home country
  • Includes coverage for sudden illness. injury, and medical evacuation
  • Multi-trip travel, student plans, as well as trip cancelation available
Please choose this service and an ITG representative will get in touch with you directly.

Providing peace of mind worldwide.

Our highly effective, conversational style of instruction, the Berlitz Method ® immerses you in your new language and makes learning fast and easy. Our instructors are native-fluent English speakers who focus on the practical grammar and vocabulary you’ll use in real-life situations. We offer a variety of programs to fit your schedule and budget and to help you meet your goals.
  • Berlitz Total Immersion ® is our fastest and most intense solution that is customized and designed to teach you to communicate in most business and social settings in as little as one to three weeks.
  • Private Instruction is our most flexible program, which is custom designed to meet each individual’s schedule and unique set of objectives.
  • Corporate Group Instruction is specifically tailored to the needs of a group of co-workers or team members. Team members meet in groups of up to 12 individuals, ensuring everyone has the opportunity for personal attention and group participation.
  • Berlitz Virtual Classroom is web-based live programs that combine the proven-effective with the power of leading-edge information technology. Berlitz® Virtual Classroom is available for Private and Corporate Group instruction.

With the decision to move to a new location comes a multitude of tasks, activities and issues. Our job is to streamline and facilitate by increasing the effectiveness to the transferring family in their homefinding and settlement process. Here are some of the services we offer:
  • Destination Services (homefinding & settling-in)
  • Homefinding - Standalone
  • Settling In – Standalone
  • School Assistance
  • Departure Services
  • Property Management
  • Tenancy Management
  • Immigration Services
  • Document Legalizations/Apostilles
  • Move Management
We have a network of consultants nationwide ready to assist you and your family, and make sure that your move to the U.S. will be a pleasant experience.

Please choose our service and a Destination Service Consultant will contact you directly within one business day.

Effective relocation training can have a positive impact on the employee’s success and the success of the company overseas. Berlitz International Assignment programs are uniquely designed to support the successful transition for transferees and their families. These programs give your employees a deeper understanding of the target country’s cultural values, beliefs and behaviors. Participants also gain a working knowledge of the business and social protocols they will need to understand in order to succeed.

Customized content Berlitz programs are customized to prepare assignees and their families for living and working in a new country. Understanding the corporate culture, national culture and individual perspective can help them minimize culture shock, adjust more easily and develop the communication skills necessary to be effective. Programs stress active participation in the learning process. They incorporate the Cultural Navigator, which delivers timely and comprehensive insight into global business and cultural topics. The Cultural Orientations Indicator® (COI) delivers statistically validated assessment of participants’ cultural preferences.

Bringing assignees back home Berlitz Repatriation Programs maximize your company’s investment by helping returning employees manage the transition. The programs also enable you to put your employee’s newly gained skills and global knowledge to work in the home office.

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A global business law firm with 37 offices in the United States and around the world.

Our practices include:
  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
A K&L Gates lawyer with expat business experience will contact you directly within one business day.
Martensen  Wright PC is dedicated to a single purpose: to cost effectively set up your business in the U.S.  We establish business entities daily — of the type and in the locale that most suits your needs. Our goal is to make your endeavors in the U.S. easy and understandable.

With proven experience in meeting the needs of clients from around the world - - often in your native language - - we help you:
  • Select and set up the corporate entity right for your business
  • Comply with all State and Federal filing requirements
  • Secure Tax ID’s, business licenses, and relevant permits
  • Maintain your corporate books so that you know you are in compliance with local laws.
  • Provide ongoing guidance for your daily business needs.
Select Martensen  Wright PC and let us help you get started in the U.S. quickly and easily.  Immediate response assured.

PetRelocation.com provides worldwide door to door pet transportation services.

PetRelocation.com handles every detail involved in planning and implementing safe and compassionate pet transportation for your pets.  Some of these services consist of:
  • Pickup and Delivery at Origin
  • Airfare
  • Customs Clearance
  • Delivery to new residence
  • Veterinary Consultation and/or services
  • Import/Export documentation and fees
  • Grooming Services
  • Boarding Services
Whether you are looking for import requirements, costs or would simply like some insight into the options available for your pets relocation trust that PetRelocation.com is here to help!

Please choose this service and you will be contacted by a Customer Representative within 1 business day.

When you need to transfer your money into the U.S, TorFX can save you up to 5% on the exchange rate that your bank will offer you and wire your money for free with no charges.

Last year TorFX transferred over $1 Billion client funds worldwide for individuals and businesses who needed to transfer one currency to another for reasons such as;

  • Property purchases
  • Sending money back home
  • Being paid in a foreign currency
  • International school fees
  • Paying a foreign currency invoice
  • Receiving an inheritance or estate from overseas
TorFX are an award winning FSA regulated and authorised wire transfer specialist with have assisted clients in over 100 countries around the world.

Rebtel offers cheap long distance and international phone calls via your mobile phone. Compared to regular telephone services and calling cards, Rebtel is up to 95% cheaper.

Rebtel is one of the strongest players in the market with more than 7 million users, and continues to grow rapidly. Rebtel offers a first class customer support to ensure happy customers.

The Rebtel service requires no downloads, and no computers to use. All new users get 5 minutes to call for free

Click here to sign up

deVere Group is the world’s largest independent financial advisory group with over 60,000 expat clients globally, $8bn of assets under advice and administration, and offices in 70 expat locations worldwide.

deVere USA Inc, offers expats and internationally minded investors the following services in the US:
  • International Wealth Management & Private Client Advisory
  • Cross Border Estate Planning
  • Existing Legacy Plan Advisory
  • Frozen Pension Consulting and Transfers – UK / Ireland
  • Access to Global Tax Mitigation Investment Strategies and Solutions
If you wish to receive more information, please reach out and one of our senior investment advisors will be in contact to help you understand more with no obligation.

deVere Group is the world’s largest independent financial advisory group with over 60,000 expat clients globally, $8bn of assets under advice and administration, and offices in 70 expat locations worldwide.

deVere USA Inc, offers expats and internationally minded investors the following services in the US:
  • International Wealth Management & Private Client Advisory
  • Cross Border Estate Planning
  • Existing Legacy Plan Advisory
  • Frozen Pension Consulting and Transfers – UK / Ireland
  • Access to Global Tax Mitigation Investment Strategies and Solutions
If you wish to receive more information, please reach out and one of our senior investment advisors will be in contact to help you understand more with no obligation.

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International Expat Mortgage Loan in USA

Being an expatriate in the U.S. is not easy, as credit score history for all newcomers is non-existing. When searching for the right provider of expat mortgage loans, it can be an exhausting process to find a provider who is ready (and able) to work with a foreign national with U.S. credit score.

Painted Ladies

One company who has specialized in expat house mortgages is Wells Fargo. They have a team of expat specialists who are ready to serve expatriates in the U.S.

Click the “Home Mortgage” button above to get contacted by a Wells Fargo expat home mortgage specialist.

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Video Explaining Expat Car Financing In USA

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Car Leasing/Financing Without A U.S. Credit Score

For newly arrived foreign nationals it is very frustrating not having a U.S. credit score. When it comes to car leasing and financing the company ExpatRide has solved that problem.

Women, car and colors – Seat, HDR

ExpatRide provides foreign nationals moving to or already in the U.S. with car leasing/purchasing of new/used vehicles, any make or model from any car dealership nationwide. ExpatRide does not require a U.S. credit score and in most cases not even a U.S. driver’s license to deliver cars. The expat can get a vehicle before or after arriving to the U.S.

ExpatRide offers a Personal Car Shopper Service (free service): ExpatRide offer according to the customers wishes to search, find and negotiate the price and check the condition on any type of vehicle nationwide. This ensures that the customer gets a good price and vehicle in good condition (if pre-owned).

Read more about ExpatRide here…

car financing |Car leasing |ExpatRide

The Basics of UK Pension Transfers Overseas

Playful couple walking together on the beach

Written by Lisa Smith If you are a British Expat or international worker with UK pension rights who has taken the decision to live away from the UK permanently – or you are looking at your retirement options, then you need to consider if a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme, or QROPS for short, is right for you. This article aim is … Read more…

Expats In USA Facebook Group

Connect with other expats in USA on Facebook

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Connect with other expats. This group is for expats in the USA or people planning to move to the U.S. In this group we will share tips & tricks on being an expat in the U.S. Ask and answer questions, share links and information that can be of help to make our life here a great successful experience.

Please write a comment on the wall and check the discussions where we discuss topics like Visas, immigration, housing, cars, school, insurance, credit cards, U.S. credit score, meet-ups, moving, taxes, salaries etc. Or start your own topic. Click here to join the group…

expats in USA |facebook |social media

10 Myths About Auto Insurance

You may think you know everything you need to know about insuring your car. You’d be wrong.


10 myths:

  1. ‘No-fault insurance means it’s not my fault’
  2. ‘The color of my car affects my insurance rate’
  3. ‘My friend borrowed my car, so he’s responsible for damage’
  4. ‘My auto insurance company can cancel my policy at any time’
  5. ‘A more expensive car costs more to insure’
  6. ‘I got a ticket, so my car insurance rates will skyrocket’
  7. ‘I don’t need comprehensive insurance for theft, because thieves don’t steal old cars’
  8. ‘The laptop in my car is covered by my auto insurance policy’
  9. ‘I recently paid my insurance premium, so I won’t need a new policy for my new car’
  10. ‘My personal auto insurance covers both my personal and business use of my car’

Read the answers to the above statements here…

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Video Explaining Credit Score

The video below explains very well what Credit Score is, what influence it will have on your financial life in the U.S. and how to grow your credit score.

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Expat Guide To The USA: Health Care

From the Telegraph: Health care is provided by private hospitals and clinics. Most citizens have medical insurance. This is usually provided by the individual’s employer and extends to his or her immediate family. As health care costs have mounted, employers have increasingly asked workers to contribute.
Portrait of young female doctors in uniform with colleagues in background
Read about cost of medical insurance in the U.S. vs. Europe and other interesting facts in the complete article here..

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How To Improve Your U.S. Credit Score

How to improve those three little digits that help determine your financial DNA

My FICO score

A credit score, financial shorthand for your creditworthiness, is based on the information in your credit report. You get points added and deducted for things like payment history, credit history, loans outstanding and so on. “It’s the only way lenders can make an effective decision,” says John Ulzheimer, president of consumer education for Credit.com. How can you improve yours? It comes down to these five key things. Read the complete article here…

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Expat Explorer Survey – From HSBC International

If you were moving abroad, what would you want to know? Find out the results from the largest ever global independent survey of expats. Gain a unique insight into how expat life differs across the globe.

Singapore Blaze of Glory - As Dawn breaks out !

The Expat Explorer survey, now in its third year, is the largest independent global survey of expats. Commissioned by HSBC Bank International and conducted by a third party research company, more than 4,100 expats based in 100 countries across the globe were questioned between April and June 2010. Read the survey here…

Expatriate |HSBC |Survey

Types Of Home Mortgage Loans


Good News and Bad: Fewer Mortgage Types Available
Home buyers today have fewer mortgage options than people who bought during the housing boom. Those were the days of “exotic” mortgages, when lenders were tailoring their loan products to meet the needs of unqualified borrowers. It was the start of subprime lending, stated-income mortgages, pay-option ARM loans, and other risky products.

And then came the housing crash. All of those bad loans went belly up, and so did the lenders who made them. You know the rest of the story — foreclosure crisis, bank failures, bailouts, recession, etc.

So now here we are in 2011. Most of those risky mortgage types are no longer available. New restrictions have been placed on the lending industry. We have gotten back to the basics. This is both good news and bad news for home buyers. Read the rest of the article here…

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Most Liveable Cities in USA

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The best places to live aren’t always the biggest ones. You won’t find New York City, Chicago or San Francisco on Livability.com. The website is all about the great places in between the big cities. The staff of Livability has spent more than 20 years finding the good stuff in small to mid-sized communities all across America. The result? A resource of more than 500 of America’s best places to live, work, play, explore and belong.

Check out the Livability.com here…

Livable Cities |Real Estate

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Lease vs Buying A Car

Is it better to lease a car or buy? Why? Which is best?

Fast & Furious

It’s a common dilemma with automotive consumers: lease versus buy — to lease a car or buy a car — which is better?

So what is the answer?

Lease versus Buy

The answer is – it depends. It’s not possible to simply say that one is always better than the other because the answer depends on the specifics of each individual situation.

Leases and purchase loans are simply two different methods of automobile financing — leasing is not renting as many people seem to think. Leasing finances the use of a vehicle; buying with a loan finances the purchase of a vehicle. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks.

Click here to read the rest of the article…

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Bringing Your Pet To USA – Relocating Your Pet

Curious Lukas

Travelers frequently ask about taking their pets with them to the United States. All such importation is subject to health, quarantine, agriculture, wildlife, and US Customs requirements and prohibitions. Pets taken out of the United States and returned are subject to the same requirements as those entering for the first time.

The U.S. Public Health Service requires that pet dogs and cats brought into this country be examined at the first port of entry for evidence of diseases that can be transmitted to humans.

Read the complete article here…

pet relocation |Pet transportation

One In Seven Drivers Do Not Have Insurance

Car Accident in Jackson Heights

A recent article by USA Today* stated that one in seven drivers on the road in the US do not have auto insurance.  Even scarier, in 5 states, nearly one in four drivers did not have auto insurance despite being mandatory in every state except New Hampshire.  As a foreign national, what can you do to protect yourself in case of an auto accident?

Although it is not required, most insurance policies include coverage for uninsured/underinsured (UI/UIM) motor vehicle coverage but the coverage varies by policy.  UI/UIM coverage pays for the injuries to you and your passengers as well as the damage to your property from an accident where the other party is legally at fault but does not have insurance or enough insurance.  As you can see from the data in the USA Today article, it is critical to have ample coverage against uninsured motorists!

Having UI/UMI coverage could pay the cost of medical bills, lost wages, repair of personal belongs and pain and suffering.  It is usually inexpensive to add UI/UIM coverage to your policy but just having some protection isn’t enough.   It is critical when selecting an auto policy to make sure that your policy has the maximum amount of uninsured/Underinsured motor vehicle coverage.  The cost for increasing your protection is minimal compared to the risk of not having the protection you need. For more information visit www.jacobstreet.com

Auto Insurance |Jacob Street

Prepare Documentation Of Driving History

If you are able to provide documentation from your home/former country, then this could help your chances of obtaining a better insurance quote. Please remember to contact your current/former auto insurance company to obtain these documents in English as soon as possible. This will save you a lot of time and money.

Expat Auto Insurance |Expatriate Car Insurance

How Millionaires Are Investing Their Cash

Fragata Yacht

by Lisa Smith
Millionaires in America are flocking to invest in the stock market after years away – but which sectors are attracting the most interest? A survey suggests the wealthy still prefer technology and health for investment, but they are also increasingly attracted to real estate and financial services. The survey revealed that more than half of [...]

Moving Tips: 101 Best Moving Tips

Stress-free moves ahead! We’ve collected the best tips available from over 100 books, articles and websites. All here, all for you.

business moving

Read this article about how to: Getting Organized, Finding Great Movers, General Packing Tips, Packing Electronics and much more….

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Getting A Driver’s License In The U.S.

Peter Place

Obtaining a U.S. driver’s license should be a priority when moving to the U.S. as it will be needed in many situations, and will also be more handy than carrying your passport around.

Because there is no national identity card in the United States, the driver’s license is often used as the de facto equivalent for completion of many common business and governmental transactions.

In the United States, nearly all driver’s licenses are issued by individual states (including Washington, D.C. and territories), rather than the federal government. Drivers are normally required to obtain a license from their state of residence, and all states recognize each other’s licenses for temporary visitors subject to normal age requirements. A state may also suspend an individual’s driving privilege within its borders for traffic violations.

Read some quick facts here for foreign visitors about driving in the U.S.

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Credit Score Reporting

Credit Scores

The credit reporting agencies – TransUnion, Equifax and Experian are the three national credit reporting agencies that keep records on consumers. The reporting agencies work with lenders, creditors, insurers and employers to update and distribute your information to the appropriate institutions. Here’s an example of how the system works:

  1. When you apply for a new credit card the creditor requests a copy of your financial history from the reporting agencies. This causes a “hard inquiry” to be recorded on your credit report.
  2. The creditor uses your credit reports and scores along with income and debt information to determine what rates to offer.
  3. You start to use the new credit card and the creditor reports your activities to the credit reporting agencies about every 30 days.
  4. The credit reporting agencies update your credit report as they receive new information from creditors or lenders.
  5. Your credit profile changes based on your financial activity. The next time you apply for a credit card or loan, the process repeats.

Check your personal credit score here. What is registered on your credit report?

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How Do I Find A Good Immigration Lawyer?

Finding a good lawyer is one of the most important things you can do for yourself if you’re looking for help with immigration issued. As in any other field of law, a good immigration lawyer who knows the ropes and understands every aspect of immigration law is imperative to winning your case, filing your papers, or any other action you pursue.

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Credit Card – Be Careful Which One You Pick

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Credit cards can provide tremendous benefits. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes when comparing credit card offers and using credit cards, and then pay the consequences later with extra costs, excessive debt, and frustrations that could have been avoided.

Read some good tips & tricks on how to choose the right card here…

American Express |Credit card |Mastercard |Visa

Find A Great School For Your Child

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Before choosing where to live, it is important to consider the school district so that you do not limit your child’s possibilities of attending the better schools in the area.

On the internet there are good sources for making a qualified decision on which school district to choose. GreatSchools is the country’s leading source of information on school performance. With listings of 200,000 public and private schools serving students from preschool through high school and more than 800,000 parent ratings and reviews, GreatSchools has become the go-to guide for parents aiming to make a smart school choice. Click here to visit their website…

Greatschools |School |School district

How do I apply for a Social Security number?

Social Security Card - Illustration

Unless you are a noncitizen who wants to work in the United States, you probably do not need a Social Security number.

Generally, only noncitizens authorized to work in the United States by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can get a Social Security number. Social Security numbers are used to report an individual’s wages to the government and to determine a person’s eligibility for Social Security benefits. You need a Social Security number to work, collect Social Security benefits and receive some other government services.

Get more information about social security here…

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Financial Planning Issues For Expats In The U.S.

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There are numerous issues that need to be addressed when moving to a new country and it seems the more “developed” your new country of residence, the more important it is to understand and follow regulations. Below are seven topics that anyone moving to the US should consider:

1.  Visa / citizenship issues
2.  Reporting and taxation of non-US financial accounts
3.  Obtaining loans / credit history
4.  Pension transfer
5.  Investment management
6.  Estate tax
7.  Education and retirement savings plans

Read the complete article here…

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13 Top Ways To Save On Your Renter’s Insurance


Renter’s insurance is already a good deal since it is very inexpensive, but why not save more? Just because the first renter’s insurance quote you get is inexpensive, don’t hesitate to shop around because you may be able to get a better deal. Check out the list in the link below to find the top ways you can save on your renter’s insurance quote.

Click here to see read the 13 tips…

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About Us

24expat.com was founded in 2011 by 24expat.com CEO Jesper Løvendahl an expat himself in the U.S. (originally from Denmark) with many years of experience in the expat communities. From his own struggles with finding the service providers that could (wanted to) help newly arrived foreign nationals, he decided to do the hard work for you and created 24expat.com.

If you know of any other services we should add, please click the “contact us” button below. Have a wonderful stay in the U.S. — The 24expat.com Team