Mortgage in Germany – Pros & Cons of Each Type (Plus 6 Best Tips!)

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Buying your own property can be one of the best investments in your life. Getting a mortgage can be scary, as this can also be the largest debt in your life. It is even more overwhelming in Germany due to language barriers and the unfamiliarity with the local process. In this article, you will learn all information about getting a mortgage in Germany. This includes a comparison of some common types of mortgages in Germany; tips when getting a mortgage; the mortgage process when building your new property from scratch, and more. Continue reading “Mortgage in Germany – Pros & Cons of Each Type (Plus 6 Best Tips!)”

Transfer Money Internationally – Best Ways To Send Money To Or From Germany

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Need to transfer money internationally but don’t know what the best way is? I totally feel you! After I moved to Germany, I was paying ridiculously high fees regularly to transfer money back to my home country. Don’t make the same mistake as me!

In this article, you will find different ways how you can transfer money internationally, the pros and cons of each method, and how to pick the best one based on your needs. Continue reading “Transfer Money Internationally – Best Ways To Send Money To Or From Germany”

Unemployment Benefit in Germany – Application Guide for Expats

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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”

Free Credit Card in Germany – Top 6 For Travel and Cashback

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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”

Filing US Tax When Living Abroad In Germany – An Overview For US Expats

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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.

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Private vs Public Health Insurance: What is Better for Expats in Germany?

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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?”

20 Ideas to Make Money from Home – Anyone Can Do

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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”