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Essential Information for Living in America

From car breakdowns to gas leaks, we've all been through life's little dramas and usually come out the other end unscathed, but what about...
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Trains, Buses and Cars: Key Facts About Travelling in the US

When you move to the US, you will find many things different from the UK, travelling is just one of them. America is a country...
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Applying for Jobs in the USA the Right Way

So you're moving to the USA and you need a job, applying for jobs is the easy part? We respond to the advert with our CV...
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Getting a Job in the US

For those expats who are moving to the USA, finding work is never going to be an easy task. Employment has slowed since the economic...
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How Does the US Tax System Work?

If you are moving to the US to work then you will be subject to tax. Collection of these taxes is done by the Internal Revenue...
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Getting to Grips with the US Education System

Moving your family to the US is a huge step, especially with small children in tow. They may have already started school in the...
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Everything You Need to Know About US Services and Utilities

When setting up home in the US you'll need to know who provides your basic services such as gas, electricity and water as well...
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Buying a House in the US

When moving to the USA, buying a home is one of the most stressful events in your life and when that home is in the...
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The US Rental and Property Market Prices

The US property market has been battered by the economic storm that has hung over the UK. Back in 2006 America's housing bubble finally...
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The US Health Care System Explained

The US Health Care system is undergoing radical changes since the introduction of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act brought in by Barack Obama and...
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Renting a Property in the US

Before moving to the USA it is always a good idea to have lived in the US first as there is so much difference to being...
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What is The Cost of Living in the USA?

The UK is an expensive place to live, there can be no doubt about that but is it any more expensive than the USA...
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Top Reasons to Move to the United States

The US owes its success and reputation as one of the most powerful countries in the world, largely to migrants who emigrated there from...
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How to Apply for a US Visa

You may have heard all kinds of stories about the complexity of the US immigration and the difficulties in securing a permanent visa but...
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Living in Adelaide

Adelaide is another contender for the World's Most Liveable Cities index by The Economist, making it to the top ten. It's an easy-going city...
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Job Opportunities in Brisbane

Brisbane enjoys good economic growth largely thanks to its vital contribution of agriculture and mining and it's these industries that support the economic structure...