10 things everyone who moved to the United States should know

10 things everyone who moved to the United States should know

You've moved, you've gotten settled, and you've got all the tricks sorted. Or maybe you're moving…


Who to notify and what to do when you move address on a US Visa

Who to notify and what to do when you move address on a US Visa

Did you know that if you have a US Visa and you move address, you need to lodge this with the USCIS…


Is coronavirus (COVID-19) hospital and medical care free?

Is Coronavirus (COVID-19) hospital and medical care free?

I've been reading comments and posts for the last few weeks about free healthcare due to the…


Regular Checkups - A Summary of News for Expats in the U.S.

Introducing: Regular Checkups: A Summary of News for Expats in the U.S.

Each week we are presented with an overwhelming amount of information about what we should know,…


Health insurance if you're new or if you have lost your job as an expat

Health insurance if you're new or if you have lost your job as an expat

Health insurance is important. Health insurance is REALLY important. If you've just arrived to the…


Coronavirus, Travel & Visas- How Expats Navigate a Global Pandemic

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for Expats

Right now people are in a state of panic and I understand. The best thing you can do though is to…


What is Obamacare- Clearing the confusion for expats

What is Obamacare: Clearing the confusion for expats

While I finish up writing my comprehensive look at healthcare in the U.S., one thing that I saw a…


Reciprocal Health Care for Australian Expats abroad

Reciprocal Health Care for Australian Expats abroad

Ever since I moved to New York I've heard something similar to: "I need enough health care to get…


4 reasons you need renter's insurance. Everyone does. You need it. Seriously.

4 reasons you need renter's insurance in New York City

You probably don't think you need renter's insurance, or maybe you've never thought about it, I…


How to move apartment in New York City (Part 5- Legal Notifications, Shopping, Furniture, & Cleaners)

How to move apartment in New York City (Part 5: Legal Notifications, Shopping, Furniture, & Cleaners)

So now it's time to make sure you notify all the correct people of your move (there are legal…


Can I use travel insurance instead of health insurance?

Can I use travel insurance instead of health insurance?

A question that I get asked frequently because when people arrive into the US, they see just how…