An global view of U.S. expats
As a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder working in Germany, taking care of your finances and taxes can feel like a complicated task – but you’re not alone on this.
An interesting option for some
Are you working or have worked in Germany? Did you know that non-EU citizens who return to their home countries (or relocate to a non-EU country) can claim back their German pension contributions?
What is the best money transfer method for you?
For a lot of people living and working abroad, sending money internationally becomes part of their daily lives. With 17 million migrants living in Germany as of last year, it’s no different, and billions are being sent across the globe annually. But what is the best way to make these transfers?
Watch out when using a card with a PIN number
In recent months, there has been an increase in crime related to PIN-numbers of EC-cards in Germany. Note that banks usually do not have to refund their customers after their EC-card has been stolen.
US Expats and the IRS
Many members of Germany’s American expat community are now considering renouncing their US citizenship, as the FATCA Legislations prepare to be implemented from January 1st 2013.
A guide to success
Making money in the Forex market is similar to making money in any business venture. To succeed you need a business plan that incorporates a strategy that will allow you to generate more profits than losses while maintaining robust risk management.
How the government may screen your bank account
What do think of being a transparent bank customer? Starting in April 2005, you will be completely see-through. The Federal Minister of Finances is closing the net of control over what the taxpayer declares or not.
New Emergency Number Closes Security Gap
Starting July 1st, 2005, a new, unified European emergency call number for blocking electronic authorizations will be launched in Germany – the first of its kind worldwide.
Small businesses can save money on international payments
Small businesses who make international money transfers to pay suppliers or staff overseas could be losing many thousands of pounds each year. In today’s article focusing on business foreign exchange we’ll explain how small businesses can save vast amounts of money when making and receiving international payments.