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Mar 4th 2018, 11:39 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By mattw89

Re: Citizenship Application: I don't have records of all my international visits

Thanks Everyone. I'll try the best of my knowledge approach.

The majority of my travel has been for work, and some trips are very much just a few days here and there and have long been...
Mar 3rd 2018, 2:50 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By mattw89

Citizenship Application: I don't have records of all my international visits

Hello Everyone!

Wow. Seven years since I posted on here! Time flies. I hope all is well with everyone.

Just a quick update. I moved to Seattle aged 22 and this forum helped me an awful lot,...
Forum: USA
Dec 5th 2011, 1:45 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,432
Posted By mattw89

Re: My 1600 GBP UK Pension

FYI everyone, Aviva's reply.

Hello Mr,

I apologise for the delay in coming back to you regarding transferring you pension to a plan in USA.

I have received a response from our Legal...
Forum: USA
Dec 1st 2011, 3:03 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,432
Posted By mattw89

Re: My 1600 GBP UK Pension

Well, no chance of early withdrawal.

Hello Mr Magoo,

After the initial 30 day cancellation at the beginning of the plan, benefits must remain in a pension arrangement until retirement age.
...
Forum: USA
Nov 30th 2011, 4:25 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 6,432
Posted By mattw89

My 1600 GBP UK Pension

Hi Everyone,

So, I contacted Aviva and enlightened my with the word QROPS in terms of transferring my pension to my new 401(k).

Naturally, the first place I came to research this was searching...
Forum: USA
Aug 4th 2011, 2:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By mattw89

Using Credit Card for Bill Payments

Hey Everyone,

So I got my greencard and SSN.

I also got accepted for an average rating credit card with Capital One, it was one specifically designed for New Immigrants.

So many threads on...
Forum: USA
Jul 5th 2011, 1:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By mattw89

Re: So I received my sealed envelope...

My Dad married a US Citizen and was only nationalized when I was 20, so I never had anything filed before that age. :/
Forum: USA
Jul 5th 2011, 12:32 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By mattw89

So I received my sealed envelope...

Flying in to USA on Thursday.

I received my brown sealed envelope and passport with the visa stamped in.

(I am coming in as a son of a US Citizen, I applied u21 (aged 20), but I am now aged...
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2011, 8:40 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By mattw89

Re: Banking in Seattle, any recommendations on a Bank?

I'm looking for the best rates really, I'm not one to really go in to debt but one who tends to save more...

I like internet banking and going in the branch as little as possible.

Don't like...
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2011, 5:10 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By mattw89

Banking in Seattle, any recommendations on a Bank?

Hi to those in Seattle, and those coming in to read anyway...

I wondered if anyone could recommend me a bank in Seattle or give me any tips.

Or...

I wondered if anyone had any websites that...
Forum: USA
Jul 4th 2011, 3:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By mattw89

Transferring Over 10k

Hey Everyone,

I've tried reading so much about transferring funds between USA, UK and Vice Versa on this site and others, I would like some advice and clarification if possible, this is what I...
Jun 18th 2011, 11:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By mattw89

Re: So I'm going down for the interview tomorrow...

Hi, yes we sent everything to to the NVC already in New Hampshire and it's all approved. Realistically I beleive I need nothing in that interview other than my passport and letter of appointment. ...
Jun 18th 2011, 10:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By mattw89

Re: So I'm going down for the interview tomorrow...

Ah sorry, I'm not sure what word means what!

This is what i have just packed...they do have all originals, the ds-230 form, and all medical stuff was sent from medical centre. But just incase...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2011, 9:37 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

Thanks meauxna,

For hiring help, what is it they are called in USA for this. i.e. Google 'Seattle Tax Advisors', or is it something more specific? I guess I'll hire them in January then to...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2011, 8:43 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By mattw89

Slingbox Question

For those of you with a slingbox in the UK, was there any complaints from the person who hosts the box in the UK in terms of their internet speed being slower or any letters from their ISP about...
Jun 18th 2011, 8:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By mattw89

Re: So I'm going down for the interview tomorrow...

My biological parents are divorced.

Currently I live with mother and step father.

My dad re-married a US Citizen and has lived there for a good few years in Miami, he is now nationalized so I...
Jun 18th 2011, 7:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By mattw89

Re: So I'm going down for the interview tomorrow...

Lol sorry I'm not sure if I've confused anyone, I think I've probably confused myself.

I interview on Monday, I fly in July 7th, I start my employment contract in September, I have been in Seattle...
Jun 18th 2011, 7:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By mattw89

So I'm going down for the interview tomorrow...

I've read most threads and most articles so I'm hoping I'm fine but just wanted to confirm my situation here as I'm going through the process all in my head and can't ask a friend or family as normal...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2011, 4:36 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

I feel like I'm not half rambling on in each reply by the way but it seems no quick one line explanation!
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2011, 4:33 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

Yes, the more I am reading in to this the more it seems I may have to seek professional help.

I currently do have someone here who deals with that for me, a company called SeaTax, they send all...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2011, 2:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

Thanks,

I have closed my ISA and got a cheque for 9k pounds.
I will cash in my F&C investment and close that which will probably be about 2k (only did 50 a month as being a poor student!:P)
I...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2011, 11:05 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

Really appreciate the effort Nun to help me :). My point in terms of selling it is that I've chosen to buy shares through these funds in a risky portfolio. The idea was i'd just do this for at...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2011, 6:25 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

I've heard about this, in fact so much so I created an account last year I have the details somewhere. Have you had much dealing with this, it'd be nice to know because it's something that I don't...
Forum: USA
Jun 16th 2011, 5:34 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,471
Posted By mattw89

Re: Should I change my address with my UK Bank to the USA..

The original plan was for me to take all my accounts, cash in the ISA and everything, and move it over with me to the USA, approx 20k$.

However when reading through the forum I found the...
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