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10 Tips For Making Friends in the United States

Expats in the U.S. sometimes find it hard to make friends. While it can be challenging, the United States offers quite a few ways to make the process of making friends easier than one might think. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Klaipeda, Lithuania

An American living in Klaipeda, Lithuania lives like a queen on her US income - but it comes at a price. The Lithuanians view her and most other Westerners as upper class, which makes it a challenge to truly connect with them.

Expert Advice: Rental Property Deductions Can Help You Save More

If you have a US rental property, there are several deductions you can take to reduce your US taxes. You can deduct: Repairs - any improvement that brings your property back to its original state can be deducted. Capital improvements are those that increase the value of your property and those are not deductible. Start-up costs - you can deduct up to $5,000 of the costs you (Read Full Tip)

5 Tips for Living in Los Angeles

Read what it's like to move to Los Angeles and live as an expat in one of the most famous cities in the world. Expats in Los Angeles enjoy a diverse city in a warm and sunny climate, where differences are celebrated as much as anywhere else in America. (Read Article)

Culture Shock in Tokyo, Japan

This expat culture shock report about Tokyo, Japan was submitted by an experienced expatriate who has some great perspectives to share about moving to this cosmopolitan city. It also offers some advice on how to navigate your way through the adjustment process.

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Filing US Expat Taxes

Greenback Tax Services helps you explore expat taxes and some of the most important things you don't know about the financial implications of living abroad. (Read Article)

Review of Changchun American International School in Changchun, China

An expat parent's experiences with Changchun American International School in Changchun, China - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Changchun American International School. (Read Report)

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