If you’re preparing to move overseas, this can be an exciting and rewarding time of your life. However, there are several things you need to know to ensure your foreign adventure comes off without negative consequences.
Some of these things you probably already know about. They include forwarding mail, researching schools, and finding some temporary or permanent housing. Here are several other things you should do to make your relocation to a foreign country as stress-free as possible.
Well before you start your trip, you should begin saving money. Any time you make a move, but especially a move to another country, you’ll find that you need more cash on hand than you expected.
There are numerous costs associated with moving overseas. These include, but are not limited to: legal documents associated with the relocation, visas, transferring your belongings, travel, new furniture purchases, and emergency travel back to the US. [Read more…]