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Jul 30th 2010, 9:54 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By paul_79

Re: Crunch Decision

Exactly. I was backing that up with my experience.
Jul 30th 2010, 5:20 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By paul_79

Re: Crunch Decision

If I remember correctly when I changed doc's a couple of times they asked for a bank statement or council tax bill to prove I lived in the area. So simply add her to that when he's back.

BTW -...
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2010, 9:09 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,638
Posted By paul_79

Re: Credit Question

Ah - I stand corrected. Now you mention it I do remember seeing an account active date or something similar of 2/3 years.
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2010, 5:54 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,638
Posted By paul_79

Re: Credit Question

I think it's good your have your Experian reports and I have read of instances in the past where they have been taken into consideration but for me they were not.

My case is different in that my...
Forum: USA
Jul 14th 2010, 5:34 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,638
Posted By paul_79

Re: Credit Question

[QUOTE=chartreuse;8700887]The credit scores that you refer to mean nothing in the USA. It's FICO that counts and that... . (b) doesn't even exist until you have 6 months of credit history here....
Jul 13th 2010, 5:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By paul_79

Re: A question for the UK Uni grads amoung us

The three main accountancy bodies in the UK are:

www.icaew.com
http://uk.accaglobal.com/
www.cimaglobal.com

A graduate program is not the only way to become an accountant. I started my...
Jun 30th 2010, 5:39 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,884
Posted By paul_79

Re: Help! Need Sponsor that will employ UK BA grad on entry level!

Why wouldn't you fit in? You don't have to move to Cumbria. My US wife lived with me in London for a few years and loved the city living for a bit before we moved back to the US.

The...
May 28th 2010, 6:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By paul_79

Re: Where to start..

My US wife was on prescription drugs when we lived together in London (we lived there for 4 years before relocating to the US). She had a great relationship with her GP and when we moved over her GP...
Forum: USA
May 25th 2010, 6:27 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,653
Posted By paul_79

Re: Recruitment resources and help finding a job - Green Card holder

I found indeed.com very useful.

Also I went and met with several recruiters from recruitment agencies. Meeting with them I could talk through my UK experience. Often they know a large number of...
Forum: USA
May 18th 2010, 5:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 9,392
Posted By paul_79

Re: Processing time for P85?

Last year mine took around 5-6 weeks.
Apr 8th 2010, 4:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By paul_79

Re: Advice Welcome

No, I don't think you can. If you qualify for other visas you can then apply for those at the end (such as HSMP - google it).

It's an option - 6 mths is better than 0 mths even if you have to...
Apr 7th 2010, 11:34 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By paul_79

Re: Advice Welcome

You've already had replies on him moving to the US, but for you going to the UK look into BUNAC for when you finish school maybe. It gives you 6 mths in the UK and you're able to work. My wife and I...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2010, 11:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,963
Posted By paul_79

Re: Need help filling in P85!

I'm 99% sure they don't but can't find anything on their website doing a quick check to back that up. I found a few random websites saying it's transfer to a UK bank account or check sent anywhere...
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2010, 4:27 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,963
Posted By paul_79

Re: Need help filling in Tax Form - P85!

Doubt it - it costs a lot more money to send a payment overseas than to a UK bank account!
Forum: USA
Mar 30th 2010, 4:22 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,963
Posted By paul_79

Re: Need help filling in P85!

I can remember from many years ago working in Barclays that a foreign check drawn on a foreign bank in a foreign currency took a long time to clear. We had to process it and wait for the foreign...
Mar 29th 2010, 11:05 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,061
Posted By paul_79

Re: How long should I allow at the airport to get through immigration?

I've flown through Houston with Continental serveral times and it's never taken me more than around an hour. That being said, everybody's experience is different.

The one time I was late with...
Forum: USA
Mar 29th 2010, 6:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,344
Posted By paul_79

Re: Building credit and the jokes!

Capital One has a credit card which is specifically for people with no or limited credit history. It has an annual fee and you'll probably get a ridiculously low limit but it's a start:
...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 12th 2010, 7:01 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 9,742
Posted By paul_79

Re: London non-touristy things to do?

Even though it can get a bit touristy I lived in London for 7 years and loved going to Borough Market. So many different types of food & drink to try and buy I spent many a Saturday morning there...
Forum: USA
Mar 5th 2010, 9:59 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By paul_79

Re: First USA house

Absolutely - which is why I couldn't qualify for conventional - my history wasn't long enough.
Mar 5th 2010, 5:32 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By paul_79

Re: RFEs for medicals for K1 AOS applicants

1. Did you receive a copy of DS3025 (record of vaccination) from Knightsbridge ater your medical? Yes

2. Once in the USA, did you go to a civil surgeon and arrange for parts 1, 2 and 5 of form...
Forum: USA
Mar 5th 2010, 5:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By paul_79

Re: First USA house

I was able to qualify after trying about 5 mths from getting here on a K1. Not sure if my situation is different as I'm married to a US Citizen, but I had to go first on the loan as I was the primary...
Mar 3rd 2010, 9:24 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,037
Posted By paul_79

Re: San Diego for Brits?

Moved here in May and I love it. Second what Caleyjag said, most of the Brits I've seen are a bit older but there are plenty of them about. Never actually registered or been to any meetups but did...
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2010, 9:07 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 11,569
Posted By paul_79

Re: US beers you recommend.

1. Blue Moon
2. Fat Tire

No headache for me either! Maybe I don't drink enough of it!
Forum: USA
Jan 26th 2010, 4:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By paul_79

Re: HSBC credit card

Can definitely confirm that - I had a UK Amex card, when I got here called up Amex Global Transfers and they called me back 24 hours later saying I was approved. I got the US card the next day. My...
Jan 20th 2010, 11:20 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 4,370
Posted By paul_79

Re: JUST FOUND OUT MY AMERICAN GF IS PREGNANT, WE WANT TO BE TOGETHER!

I took that to mean she's keeping the baby, i.e. no abortion.
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