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Forum: USA
Yesterday, 8:45 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,061
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Transferwise - boarderless bank a/c

"To" is different from "from". ;)Any business (around the world) can send money to the US, only those registered in the US are allowed to offer services to US residents.
Forum: USA
Yesterday, 8:44 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By Pulaski

Re: A Fresh Start?

You should consider getting on a path to getting a degree too. Employment in many sectors in the US, especially in corporate businesses and offices, is heavily skewed towards favouring someone with...
Forum: USA
Yesterday, 8:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,061
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Transferwise - boarderless bank a/c

Worldfirst doesn't seem to be registered as an MSB with FinCen, nor registered as a remitter in the states that I checked - California, Texas, and North Carolina, so I think it is unlikely that...
Forum: Italy
Yesterday, 4:34 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Move everything to Italy!

:goodpost: The "payload" on private cars and light commercial vehicles is remarkably low, especially in light vans which may have a misleadingly large volume of space available to carry things - I...
Yesterday, 3:51 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 937
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Like Is Full of Disappointments

I use my phone for accessing the internet, but I find it very limiting, like watching a film at a cinema through a keyhole, and so when at home I always perfer to use my home computer which is set up...
Forum: France
Yesterday, 2:51 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 843
Posted By Pulaski

Re: French values

Are you expressing a personal view that is in accordance with French values, or contray to them? :unsure:
Forum: USA
Yesterday, 2:43 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,061
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Transferwise - boarderless bank a/c

Probably not, and Transferwise offers a "borderless account" not a "bordeless bank account", because Transferwise is not a bank, and it would be unlawful for Transferwise to promote itself as a...
Forum: France
Oct 18th 2020, 3:59 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 843
Posted By Pulaski

Re: French values

I think any government plan to control what people should "think". Is doomed to failure. Eastern Europe managed it for about 45 years, before the system collapsed, with ugly consequences in...
Oct 18th 2020, 11:58 am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,107
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Police state

I believe the answer to that question is "yes". :unsure:
Oct 18th 2020, 2:40 am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,107
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Police state

The current covid-19 death rate in the US of 700-800/day, compared to the long term average for a populaion of 328 million with life expectaancy of 78 years, is such that 13 of every 14 people dying...
Oct 18th 2020, 1:52 am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,107
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Police state

:goodpost: As I have already posted a couple of times here on BE, western democracies are poorly equipped to enforce lockdowns sufficent to really suppress transmission of covid-19, and clearly,...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 18th 2020, 1:37 am
Replies: 7,761
Views: 571,836
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Nutek's Funny Picture Thread...Part II

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Forum: USA
Oct 18th 2020, 12:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Move to USA from UK - UK income, credit score & mortgage, health coverage

Sorry, this is incorrect. Any of the big banks should he able to set you up with a mortgage based on your non-US credit history. Petitefrancaise has posted on this subject a number of times, and with...
Forum: USA
Oct 17th 2020, 9:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Pulaski

Re: International Move from UK to USA, Idaho: Removal Firms, Tips etc

The transatlantic shipping of a container is close to fixed price for everyone, either to east coast, or higher to the west coast, and is relatively cheap. Getting the container from the port, which...
Oct 17th 2020, 5:32 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Fukushima

I think we knew that anyway, but 2020 has certainly driven the point home! :nod:

:rofl:
Oct 17th 2020, 2:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Fukushima

"Small"! :hysterical:

In easier to grasp terms, those number are 1/2,600th to 1/3,700th of the regulatory limit.
Forum: France
Oct 17th 2020, 2:12 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 843
Posted By Pulaski

Re: French values

As an observer of the situation in France, I think that is a plausible summary of the situation. I seem to recall reading some years ago in the UK that, similar to what you describe, immigrants had...
Oct 16th 2020, 11:52 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 937
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Like Is Full of Disappointments

This isn't necessarily the manufacturer's fault - both the phone networks and the consumer are partly to blame. ..... I have been looking at a Samsung phone that interests me - AT&T wants to...
Forum: France
Oct 16th 2020, 11:35 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 843
Posted By Pulaski

French values

[Snipped out of a sticky thread on home schooling in France.]

It seems that Macron has his work cut out (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54573356) to instill liberal "French values" in...
Forum: Scandinavia
Oct 16th 2020, 11:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Bridge between Sweden and Denmark

Generally, but bridges become more expensive the deeper the water, and sea floor geology might make a bridge impractical. Whereas so long as the geology is suitable, a tunnel can go under anything...
Oct 16th 2020, 11:11 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Fukushima

What a great article, there's some really fascinating information in there, and not just about tritium. ..... And I see it confirms my post above that the fishermen are worried about the publicity,...
Forum: USA
Oct 16th 2020, 10:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Cashing in UK pension and moving money to USA

Ur welcome .... and you too! :)
Forum: USA
Oct 16th 2020, 10:20 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Cashing in UK pension and moving money to USA

For every year of contributions you get 1/35 of a standard state pension. So long as you have already made 3 years of contributions you are eligible to make addtional contributions. Typically you can...
Oct 16th 2020, 10:08 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Fukushima

Arrghhh! You really do know nothing about radioactivity. :lol:

"Half life" means that half of whatever you have today will decay during the half life period. The same is true at the end of the...
Oct 16th 2020, 9:59 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By Pulaski

Re: Fukushima

[1] It won't evapourate as fast as regular water because it is heavier
[2] while the volume of the atmosphere is greater than the volume of the ocean, the ocean is almost entirely water, whereas the...
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