One of the first things you need to do if you plan on working in America is to get your social security number. This number will be your #1 form of identification in the United States. Your employer will use the social security number to report your income to the government and you will need it when you file your taxes. You will be asked for it every time you want to rent or buy a home, a car or any other big purchase that you need to finance. You also need your social security number to build your credit history and it helps banks to check if you’re credit worthy. Would you like to learn how to get your social security number in America? Just keep reading!
There’s one special place in the world many people would love to visit to countdown the New Year at least once in their life – New York City!
The most famous New Year’s attraction in New York is the Ball Drop, which is probably the most shown New Year’s event on TV all over the world. I have seen the ball drop so many times, but only on TV. I never made my way out in the crazy winter cold to spend all day freezing in a totally crowded Times Square. So I was wondering what alternatives New Yorkers and visitors have to ring in the New Year – and this is what I came up with – you’re welcome!
The USA is my number one Christmas country – I’ve seen no other place where people put so much effort into decorating their houses and public places for the holidays! There’s no way around the colorful Christmas lights and jolly Christmas music in the malls and towns – just soak it all in and you’ll get into the Christmas spirit. You’d like to learn more about the top 11 American Christmas traditions? Here you go!
The first step to start your au pair adventure in America is to pick the best au pair agency for your needs. Currently there are 16 au pair organizations in the US designated by the State Department. That’s many agencies to choose from! Check out my list with useful information about all au pair agencies in America to help you make your choice!
Moving abroad should be the most exciting and happiest time of your life, if only it wasn’t for this one difficult and scary task: You’ll have to tell your loved ones that you’re leaving.
In this article I’m going to share some tips and ideas on how to tell your family and friends that you are moving abroad.