Moving is stressful for everyone in the household from toddlers and pets, to teenagers, parents, and even extended family who won't be relocating with your household. As someone who grew up with sales people as parents, I know the hardships of moving because we relocated every two or three years while I grew up. Luckily, along the way I've learned a lot about how families can work together to make the process of moving more convenient and less stressful overall, which is why I've created this blog. I want moving to be easier on everyone, so I've outlined all the tips, tricks, and techniques I've learned throughout the years here on this blog. Hopefully, the information here helps you as much as it did me!
Moving overseas is a big decision, and one that shouldn't be made lightly. There are lots of little details that will need to be attended to before this decision can be made a reality.
If your company is sending you to work in one of their offices in another country, they'll help deal with all of the arrangements. Otherwise, it'll be up to you. This includes checking immigration policies to make sure it's even possible to move there and that you have all of the proper paperwork, figuring out whether it's possible to buy a house or where to rent a house, dealing with opening a bank account in the new country (which might not be as easy as you'd think), making arrangements with your current bank to easily transfer money back and forth, and making sure that you have health insurance that will cover you and that appropriate health care facilities are available. [Read More]