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Expatriate International Cost of Living Location Rankings April 2014

  Xpatulator.com city rankings show Luanda Angola at #1, Caracas Venezuela #2 and Oslo Norway #3. Here are the Top 10 City Rankings including all 13 basket groups:   Top 10 City Rankings (all 13 baskets)  April Ranking Location January … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!! NEWS FLASH!!

International Assignment Management Calculator, User Interface AND Subscription  Offering! We have so many new exciting additions to our website with our new design, the question is where to start? Xpatulator.com has been redesigned for your convenience.  The new user interface … Continue reading

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Xpatulator Cost of Living Worldwide Rankings – October 2013

Zurich in Switzerland is ranked as the overall most expensive city to live in, world-wide, according to Xpatulator.com’s October 2013 international cost of living rankings. While Angola is the most expensive country. Hong Kong has moved up one place to become the second most … Continue reading

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Does Your Salary Compare?

Most of us spend much of our time working for a salary. The average person will spend close to 40 years earning a salary of some sort. Do we spend enough time and effort making sure what we get paid … Continue reading

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What Are Basket Groups? Do They Affect The Cost of Living?

Basket groups are those items that you need to buy on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.  Some of these items are paid for by the employer on an expatriate assignment and others that come out of the employees pocket. … Continue reading

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Just How Expensive is it to Live in Europe for July 2013?

The most expensive countries in Europe for expatriates to live in are: Switzerland; Norway; Liechtenstein; Denmark; and Jersey. The most expensive cities in Europe for expatriates to live in: Zurich (most expensive in the world); Geneva; Monaco; Oslo; and Moscow. The cheapest city in Europe for expatriates to live in is Sofia in Bulgaria (12th … Continue reading

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Six Things I Miss About Being An Expat

Becoming an expat was a culture shock, I felt isolated and yes depression was part and parcel of trying to fit in and work out who I was, where I was going and how to cope. I truly put on … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAS: COST OF LIVING RANKINGS FOR OCTOBER 2012

Highlights: The most expensive countries in The Americas for expatriates to live in are: Venezuela; Bermuda; Brazil; andCayman Islands The most expensive cities for expatriates to live in are: Caracas (Seventh most expensive in the world); New York (Manhattan); Hamilton; Sao Paulo; and Rio de Janeiro The cheapest city for … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Alcohol & Tobacco – October 2011

CC Image Rights:   Clock Cost of living rank of Alcohol & Tobacco cost of living indexes as at October 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services … Continue reading

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Education International Cost of Living Ranking – April 2011

This report provides you with the rank of Education cost of living indexes as at April 2011 for each of our 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across 13 broad categories (Basket Groups). Continue reading

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