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”

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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tAre 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”

Laundry in Germany – How to Dry Clothes Fast?

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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?”