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Yes! There are simple ways to find a great job!

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Job Search Overseas courtesy Billgreen54

It’s estimated that close to nine million Americans work in other countries. Why is that? Well, there are quite a few reasons. The term for those people would be American Diaspora or overseas Americans.

Many naturalized Americans want to return to their home country for economic or family reasons.

No matter what the reason, there are quite a few benefits to living in another country besides the U.S. Adding employment overseas to a resume could be a bonus for the right opportunity back in America. …


Learn a few insights all about vaccines and a trip to the doctor!

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Getting a vaccine shot courtesy Billgreen54

Medicine availability in Ukraine is usually a simple process. It’s not difficult to find just about any type of common drug at the local pharmacy. Even antibiotics can be purchased without a doctors script. Most Ukrainians avoid a doctors visit until they have tried their own remedies.

Homeopathy is alive and well in Ukraine. Self help is usually the first choice for simple ailments and pains.

Even though a doctors visit costs nothing for most Ukrainians, most try to avoid it. Natural remedies like herbs are often…


Learn how to communicate without speaking the language…

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Translating Language courtesy BIllgreen54

If you are the adventurous type, living overseas might be the perfect fit for you. Just spending time out of your comfort zone can be healthy and totally invigorating. For Larisa and I, living in Ukraine is the perfect fit. We are close to family and of course, friends.

We are lucky. Fortunately, we are in good health. We go for walks and love learning new hobbies.

Our days are filled with creating web based content. We have the luxury of financial freedom and all of the side benefits. …


The difference between want and need…

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Alternate to driving your car! Courtesy Billgreen54

Let’s face it, most of us live way beyond our means. We could say, it’s not our fault. We have society to blame. Keeping up with the Joneses is something I was taught by mom and dad. But, is it really true? Can we blame our faults on any of these things? No! That is the short answer. As adults, we can blame ourselves. As grown-ups, we make our own decisions. As an educated person, we should know the ins and outs of financial responsibility.

Your life stage also impacts what you actually need…


How are these two different and promises made and kept.

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Ukrainian Truck Courtesy Billgreen54

The differences between the way two presidents were elected will go down in the history books for sure! President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine and the current American president are not anything alike. President Zelensky won by a landslide with seventy three percent of Ukrainian voters electing him.

The current president of the United States actually lost the popular vote by three million. Shocking that anyone could win a race even though he actually lost based on the outdated electoral college and not the ballot box. …


Trust in government, honesty and respect as the messenger.

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President Volodymyr Zelensky President of Ukraine

Yes, the Corona virus in Ukraine is real too. But, can we trust the government of Ukraine to tell the truth about what’s actually happening? Does this terrible virus affect Ukrainians like Americans? What can we learn from it? Do you trust your government when it comes to your health and warnings about disease and vaccines?

Who’s your president and can he or she be trusted?

Let’s take the issue of trust first. Just like all relationships, trust is always at the core of what’s expected from government. Facts about everything…


How We Save $1,000 A Month By Doing Nothing

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Bill and Larisa Green Travel Photo Courtesy Billgreen54

How much do you save every month for that rainy day? If it’s close to zero, it’s time for change. Not just the monetary kind, but change your boring life too! Financial advisers will tell you to have a little set aside for that rainy day. Of course, the definition of a “rainy day” is different for everyone.

But what if I told you, It’s possible to save at least one thousand dollars a month by doing nothing?

Oh, I am retired by the way. I look forward to my Social Security payment every month. I have to tell you…


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Typical Dentist Office

How much are you paying for medical care in your country? If it’s America, it’s not cheap. Sometimes, the medical care isn’t worth the co-pay. I’ve been to different doctors in Ukraine many times over the years for general checkups. I have found medical care among the best anywhere.

Just like in America, there are good doctors and those who are questionable at best.

Why is it when you are diagnosed with a serious illness, the best advice is to get a second and third opinion? It might be because not all doctors are created equally. It just makes sense.


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Car in Mykolaiv Ukraine by Billgreen54

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Ukraine?” For most Americans, Ukraine, is automatically associated with Russia. It’s an obvious mistake as a carryover from the “U.S.S.R.” Ukraine officially declared itself an independent state on August 24, 1991. The U.S.S.R. ended on December 26, 1991 when the Supreme Soviet voted to dissolve.

Yes, Ukraine is independent and full of people to meet and sites to see. Getting to know new friends is the bonus when visiting Ukraine.

No, this is not a paid endorsement of Ukraine. I just want to share what I’ve…


Ukraine is not what you might think! It’s much better!

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Bill and Larisa Green Lviv Ukraine Courtesy Billgreen54

Choosing where to live is not as simple as we might want it to be. Life stage and family often play a major role in your place of residence. Health and wealth are two more reasons to contemplate before packing up. What about your other half?

Have you ever thought about living in a country other than the one you were born in? For me, the answer to this question was easy.

At my life stage, it just made sense to try something new. Little did I know what was ahead when I made the decision to stay in Ukraine…

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Expats know the value of living in another country other than the United States. Bill and Larisa Green share valuable insights along with the benefits!

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