Secrets of Success
Secrets of Success - part 1DO YOUR RESEARCH FIRST- an article by Simon Payn.The best thing you can do to ensure you are happy and successful abroad, is to do thorough research before you go.Under-estimate this advice at your peril !
When you know the answers to these questions, you will be ahead of 99% of the other people who just get on a plane and cross their fingers.How much will I be able to earn?How much will it cost to live there?What kind of housing will I have?Will it be easy or hard to find suitable accommodation?Should I rent or buy accommodation? Are there any special rules relating to foreigners and accommodation?How much will it cost to buy or rent a house?What will the weather be like?Is it a culture that welcomes foreigners?Will there be plenty of things to keep me entertained?Are there good schools for the kids?Where are the best neighbourhoods?
Sidebar"If you are serious about making a success of moving overseas, don't just read these questions, print them out NOW
, do your research & make sure you find the answer to each question that matters to you & read the Secrets of Success part 2 article coming soon - Simon knows what he's talking about!"
How much tax will I pay?Are there any financial perks for expats there?Is there a good social security system?How much will it cost me to have my health insured?Is it expensive to fly back to Britain?Are there jobs available for people with my skills?Is it easy for foreigners to find work?Do I need a visa or permit to live and work there?Do I need to learn a language or can I get by in English?Is it easy to make friends with people from that country? How do I meet them?Is it easy to meet other Brits?Do I want to?Will it affect my career if I move there?How much will it cost me to pack up and move there?
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