Any expatriate who brings in a monthly income (before deductions) of €400 per month, but remains under the set limit per annum, will find they… Read More
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Your first priority when moving to Germany as an expatriate should always be German medical insurance. Doctors, medication and hospital care can be extremely expensive. Therefore,… Read More
There are various German accommodation tactics to finding accommodation within German borders. The quickest and most popular is through an ‘Immobilienhändler’, or German real estate… Read More
The pursuit for preferred German accommodation has only just started after locating a favoured apartment or flat. However, the end is somewhat further away. In… Read More
German Social Security also covers insurance for unemployment, known as albeitslosenversicherung, which sees both the employer and employee contribute a certain percentage of the employee’s… Read More
It has been estimated that approximately 90% of the population within Germany contribute to the German social security scheme. The German social security welfare system… Read More