Wondering when you should give a gift in Germany? In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about gift giving traditions in Germany, including when you should give a gift, what gifts to avoid, and some suggestions for gift ideas on different occasions.
As you probably know, Christmas in Germany is an important festival. Do you know about the German Christmas traditions? What can you expect in a German Christmas market? How does it work with the advent wreath? What kinds of advent calendars are there? Check out this post to get prepared for Christmas in Germany! Continue reading “German Christmas Traditions – Christmas in Germany”
In this article, you will find everything you need to know about unemployment benefits in Germany, including unemployment benefit I (Arbeitslosengeld I) and unemployment benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II/ Hartz IV). You will learn about their differences, how much money you can get, the duration of the benefits, and how you can apply for the benefits. Continue reading “Unemployment Benefit in Germany – Application Guide for Expats”
Looking for a free credit card in Germany? Check out this comparison of the top 6 free credit cards in Germany, both for travel and for cashback. In this article, you will also find all information about credit card in Germany, including credit card types, different costs, how to choose the best credit card, etc. Continue reading “Free Credit Card in Germany – Top 6 For Travel and Cashback”
Planning to drive in Germany? In this article, you will learn why you need car insurance in Germany, what are the different types, how to choose a suitable one, ways to save money on car insurance, and more. Continue reading “Car Insurance in Germany – 13 Ways to Save Money”
As a US expat, do you understand your tax impact when living abroad? The United States taxes its citizens based on citizenship and not residency. It means that you will have to take care of both German tax and US tax if you live abroad in Germany. In this article, you will find information about your tax obligations in both Germany and the US.
Are you aware of the difference between private vs public health insurance in Germany? Which one is better for you? What are the pros and cons of each of them? How to decide which one you should take? In this post, you will find everything you need to know about private vs public health insurance in Germany. Continue reading “Private vs Public Health Insurance: What is Better for Expats in Germany?”
During quarantine due to the coronavirus crisis, many people are stuck at home and have a lot of spare time. Why don’t you take this opportunity and make some extra money from home? It doesn’t matter if you are a student or housewife wanting to make some money from home; or if you have a full-time job already but looking for ways to make some extra cash on the side. In this article, you will find many different ways to make money from home. Continue reading “20 Ideas to Make Money from Home – Anyone Can Do”
Even doing laundry in Germany may give you a cultural shock. Do you know your laundry is not supposed to be seen from the street in Germany? Can you hang your underwear outside to dry? How to dry your clothes fast without a dryer (especially in the winter)? In this article, you will also find some guidance on how to use a washing machine and a dryer in Germany. Continue reading “Laundry in Germany – How to Dry Clothes Fast?”
Are you moving to Germany? In this guide, you will find everything you need to know about moving to Germany, including how to plan your finance, sort out your visa, transport your belongings, move into your new apartment, adapt to your new life in Germany, and more. Continue reading “Moving to Germany – 2020 Complete Guide”