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The Secret to Moving

The secret to moving is to compare your expat salary offer with the cost of living. Take all aspects into account. At the end of the day although it may be an exciting adventure and a great learning opportunity, what … Continue reading

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Cost of Living Differences Around the World — Just How Big Are They?

What makes one city more expensive than another?  Why is Switzerland so expensive? Why is Tokyo no longer the most expensive place in the world? Switzerland is fragmented into different cultures and different languages in different geographical areas. In comparison to most countries, people do … Continue reading

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Comparable Worth: Equal Pay for Equal Work – Expatriate Salary Purchasing Power Parity

Comparable worth is a principle that states that people who perform work of equal value should receive similar levels of compensation regardless of gender, ethnicity, nationality etc, but with the exception of legally allowable differences such as level of performance, … Continue reading

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Why your salary is what it is

Have you ever wondered why your salary is what it is? At first glance you would probably say it is based on what you signed up for when you joined your company and on the salary increases you received since then. Perhaps this was based on the state of the economy, your company’s profitability or hopefully your performance. But let us dig a little deeper. Continue reading

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Offshore savers less protected if banks fail

Offshore savers are yet again being short-changed compared with those onshore. But this time, it’s the level of protection that’s lower for expatriates than for counterparts living in the UK. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/offshorefinance/8246100/Offshore-savers-less-protected-if-banks-fail.html

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Mexico plans reform of immigration system

The governmental body in charge of migration in Mexico is be reformed, sources have disclosed. Tens of thousands of migrants, mostly from Central American countries such as Honduras and Guatemala, enter Mexico each year, hoping to use the country as … Continue reading

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Unusual British exports

The traditional red telephone box is fast disappearing from Britain’s streets, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, track down one of the many hundreds sold abroad. This one can be found on Dickenson Bay in Antigua, but others have ended up … Continue reading

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