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  • Money Talk And Mother Tongues

    How Language Affects Your Finances Money is money, right? I mean, no matter where you are in the world or what language you speak, everyone has the same idea of buying, selling, saving and investing, right?  Well, that is not true. And, unfortunately for those of us who speak English or Afrikaans, for instance – our language predisposes us to

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  • Beating The Emigration Blues

    Left Bereft: Coping with longing after moving abroad Leonard Cohen certainly pulls on our heart strings when he sings “take this longing”. Anyone who has relocated or maintains a long distance relationship will tell you that you sometimes just wish you did not have to feel that loss so deeply. Sadly, even the comfort of support of others is usually

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  • How To Get Your Citizenship Abroad

    Becoming A Global Citizen  Though there are a few people who move abroad temporarily, most of us who have gone through the gruelling process of emigration and immigration are probably in it for the long haul.  That means that at some stage you will undoubtedly have to complete a citizenship test in your new country. Though the tests and criteria

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  • Places To Visit When Back In South Africa

    Heading back to SA? Put these stops on your bucket list Although you may have found your new home abroad, chances are you are bound to feel a little homesick or long for your dearest friends and family in South Africa. This is why most South Africans abroad tend to return for a quick frolic or extended vacation every now

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  • International Economic Watch

    Tax Changes, Tariff Hikes and Economic Alerts Around the Globe As South Africans, we’ve quite obviously watched the unravelling of the latest political events with bated breath – wondering how these changes will affect us and touch our pockets. But for South Africans living abroad, we have to maintain a predominant focus on our local economies and the regulations and

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