The Roadmap to Successfully Moving Overseas
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The Roadmap to Successfully Moving Overseas

All You Need to Know to Move to Another Country
4.5 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
47 students enrolled
Created by cynthia caughey
Last updated 7/2017
English
Price: $30
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course, students will have the tools, knowledge and road map needed to move overseas successfully.
  • At the end of this course, students will have an Ebook that contains the information in this course.
  • Know how to choose a destination country, understand the legal, taxation issues, how to find housing and an income, and how to make a smooth move such as taking pets, packing, and marriage and divorce abroad.
  • If you are an American, you'll learn about FATCA and dual taxation issues.
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Requirements
  • You should have an interest in moving abroad. Extensive travel experience would be helpful.
  • You should have an interest in international living and be open-minded.
  • You should be open to other cultures and languages.
Description

Designed and written by an American expat who lived in Italy and is still living in France, this course gives you the right questions to ask about moving abroad. Better yet, it also gives you the answers. Living in another country can be a wonderful experience, but it is also a daunting one. Avoid the pitfalls the author made by learning how to do the research, so you can make great decisions. Learn everything you need to know before moving overseas, along with the information you need to actually make the move, and to live in your destination country. A free ebook with the course material is included. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone over the age of 21 who is interested in moving abroad.
  • Anyone who wants to investigate the possibility of moving overseas but doesn't know where to start.
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Curriculum For This Course
39 Lectures
03:05:57
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Section Two: What You'll Learn in this Course and Why You Should Move Abroad
5 Lectures 21:07

Are You the Expatriate Type?
07:17

Why People Move Abroad
02:12

The Benefits of Moving Abroad
05:27

The Pros and Cons of Moving Overseas
03:26

Questions to ask yourself if you are thinking of moving to another country.
Are You the Expatriate Type?
1 question
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Section Three: Choosing Your Destination
3 Lectures 13:09
How to Choose Your Destination Country
07:16

The Easiest Countries to Obtain Residency
04:49

The United Kingdom's New Brexit
01:04

This assignment will help you determine which countries are right for you. Answer the questions and discuss them with your partner.
How to Choose Your Destination Country
1 question
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Section Four: Making a Trial Run to Your New Country
2 Lectures 16:32
How to Make a Trial Run to Your New Destination Country
09:19

Living Overseas Half-Time
07:13

This assignment will help you design your trial run to your destination country
Design Your Trial Run
1 question
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Section 5: The Critical Pre-Move Research You Need to Do
5 Lectures 25:45
Introduction to the Topics of How to Do Your Pre-Move Research
00:42

Taxes and Work in Your New Country
11:11

Permanent Housing and Cultural Issues in Your Destination Country
06:56

Cost of Living, Healthcare and Language
04:55

Video Of Ireland Waterford Crystal Creation
02:01
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Section 6: For Americans: FATCA and FBAR
3 Lectures 16:15
FATCA and FBAR and How These Affect Americans Living Overseas
09:19

Retirement Issues for Americans Overseas
05:01

Look at the suggestions in the resource PDF to understand how FATCA and retiring abroad will affect you abroad and how you can prepare for this before you leave.
FATCA and FBAR - How Will They Affect You as an American?
1 question

Video of Travels Overseas - inspiration
01:55
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Section 7: A Case Study - Italy
4 Lectures 22:40
How to Obtain Italy Residency
10:56

Italy: Taxes and Buying Housing
08:11

If you plan on moving to Italy, follow these instructions to learn the costs and procedures involved in moving there.
Your Homework Before Moving to Italy
1 question

Video Reminding You Why You Want to Move to Italy
01:06

Video of Italy - Lake Como and Varenna
02:27
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Section Eight: Making the Move!
9 Lectures 47:07
Making the Move Overview
13:16


Dealing with Culture and Language Differences
04:44

Legalities and Emergencies
03:54

Marriage and Divorce
05:54

My Experience as an Auto-Entrepreneur in France (Starting Your Own Business)
02:44

Ways to Make a Living Overseas in Your New Country
06:51

This assignment will help you do the needed procedures to prepare your pets for their life overseas and the trip abroad.
Preparing Your Pets for the Trip Abroad
1 question

This PDF will help you brainstorm ways to make a living abroad.
Making a Living Abroad
1 question


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Section 9: How to Be a Happy Expatriate
7 Lectures 16:46
How to Be a Happy Expat
10:15

Conclusion and Bon Voyage!
03:07

This PDF assignment will help you understand your expectations vs the realities of your new country.
Expectations Versus Realities
1 question

Video of Travels Overseas - inspiration
01:35

Festivals of France - Short videos of France Festivals: Annecy Venetian Festival
00:25

Festival of France - Short video of the Fete des Lumieres, Lyon
00:37

Festivals of France: Short video of Coup Icare Air Sports Festival
00:28

Festivals of France - Short videos of France Festivals: Menton Carnival Parade
00:19
About the Instructor
cynthia caughey
4.5 Average rating
4 Reviews
47 Students
1 Course
Self-Employed Consultant, Writer, Tour Owner, & Videographer

Cynthia is an expat who has lived in Italy and France for 10 years. She's also traveled to 31 countries with many more on the list. After a personal life change which took her to America for a year, Cynthia is back in France starting life again in 2017 at the age of 58. Cynthia is an expert at starting life anew, having done it eight times in three countries - most of the time alone. The course is well-researched information that also includes Cynthia's experiences as an expat. Learn from her experience, knowledge, and her mistakes.