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DeniseJoy posted Please help me Finnish people :) on the Finland forum on December 14, 2014:
Hi I'm making my final project in marketing management and to make a good case i need to interview people from Finland. If there is any one who can help me..please let me know, i really need the help!
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adminee posted Survey about Healthcare in Finland on the Finland forum:
We've put together a brief survey about expat healthcare. The goal is to collect information from you about the quality and availability of medical services, health insurance, prescription medicines and emergency care in your region of Finland. We'll be soon publishing the responses to help others who are following in your footsteps. Please take several minutes to answer the survey. The more detailed you can be in your responses, the better. Thank you, in advance, for sharing and helping others moving to your area! http://www.expatexchange.com/eetr/addtiptopic/7
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A writer from the Associated Press is interested in talking to people who decide to retire abroad for reasons related to affordable health care. He is also interested to hear about other reasons why you chose to retire abroad. If you would be interested to speak with him and possibly be written about in his article, please send an email to Joshua Wood at: joshua@expatexchange.com.
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Rennie123 posted Can kids attend school? on the Finland forum:
I'm interested in relocating to Finland and imagine I'd only be there on a Visa for a while. Will my children be able to go to school during that time? They speak only English and are middle school age in the states.
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vongur posted Finland Based Dropship company list. on the Finland forum:
Please, this is urgent!! to all of my Finland friend can you give me the list of all Finland based drop-ship company. You can see doba.com (USA Based) drop-ship company as an examplel.
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Hi, I have been looking for shoppers in Oulu and Helsinki to do some customer service evaluations. Please send me an email if you are interested - hooi@aq-services.com Best regards, Shereen
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What are your favorite holiday events in your area of Finland? Help other expats in search of some holiday cheer by sharing information on events that are open to the public or for expats. If you would like to plan your own gathering to celebrate the holidays with other members of Expat Exchange in your area, we encourage you to plan it here. You could meet up with others at your favorite restaurant, a local coffee shop, a bar -- anywhere that's public!
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nathan22 replied to the thread moving to finland on the Finland forum:
nathan22 initially posted:
Hi, I have a question I would like ask everyone on here, as I am in a situation that could change my life. I am 26 years old ( will turn 26 in two weeks) im currently living in the united kingdom, I was born here, I have very good friends in Finland and have been there twice already ( vaala and Oulu) I love the country and everything about it, I have known my Finnish friends for 4 years now and I can comfortably say that they are like family to me, they have helped me with a lot of things in my life. Let's get to the point, I have been thinking about moving to Finland, possibly joensuu, I met a girl there when I visited Finland for the second time, we are thinking about getting married ( not 100% sure yet but its a high possibility, I'm currently living at home with my parents because of lack of unemployment and i suffer from severe depression ( which is being treated at the moment) I have been living in the UK all my life and I'm really not happy here, I have no good friends, no hope for anything, I hate the people ( no offence to any Brits on here) but this is my opinion, I'm miserable and fed up and on the verge of giving up, I know if I moved to Finland it would change me in so many ways, I know there would be a culture shock and a lot of things to adjust to, but I will fight for that, I am determined, I have a 10 year passport, I'm a EU citizen so I dont need a visa, in terms of becoming a permanent resident in Finland, what do I need to do? I know marriage will entitle me to that ( and I'm not marrying just for that, we do like each other) but if it helps its a bonus, I have around 2100 in my bank and I know apartments there can be expensive obviously depending on where you live, but she lives in joensuu and she wouldnt be able to travel anywhere else, how long would it take to qualify for kela benefits? ( to support myself as I hardly have enough money to live off for a few months,( i am not a benefit scrounger, I will work hard to find any kind of work and do my best to learn the Finnish language which I know is very difficult, I am just worried about money that will last me until I qualify for kela benefits, if anyone can help and give me some advice and guidance it would be much appreciated, I need to know the process of applying for benefits, registering at a police station, and anything else that is needed. Regards Nathan
nathan22 replied most recently with:
Hello, thanks for the reply, i will look at the information you sent me, i just want to ask you if marriage would give me the right to permanent residency in finland. as i would be there for longer than 3 months.
Marja replied most recently with:
Hi Forgot to mention my name: Marja Saviaro About housing: flats in Joensuu area are much cheaper than in the Metropolitan area.
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adminee posted Thanksgiving Celebrations in Finland on the Finland forum:
If you know of any Thanksgiving gatherings (at restaurants, clubs, etc.) that other expats could join, please post details here.
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