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Forum: USA
Sep 23rd 2022, 1:47 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,592
Posted By excpomea

Re: How are Brits generally seen in the US job market?

I had to go through this myself. Our research lab had taken on a Navy research project. They (Navy) had a heart attack when they realized 6 of us were LPR and could not get TS clearance.

We were...
Sep 23rd 2022, 1:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By excpomea

Re: Traveling to England for visit

When we used to travel we would go through the UK immigration as a family, 2 Brits and an American. No issues with the wife as she was with us as part of the family.

One year she took the non UK...
Sep 2nd 2022, 2:56 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By excpomea

Re: Timeline for opening UK local bank account

It was promising, tried all that, answered pages of questions, got to the end. "Something went wrong, please try again"
I'll pass
Sep 2nd 2022, 2:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By excpomea

Re: Moving English Bulldog from USA to UK in 2022

Any chance there is space on a forthcoming Transatlantic cruise on the queen Mary 2? Takes 7 days, you get to see your dog every day and the luxury of a nice cruse aboard a Cunard ship.
Last time I...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2022, 2:07 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By excpomea

Re: value of the pound against the Dollar

Life time, until she re-marries or dies.

Nothing to do with any children, that's a separate issue.
Sep 2nd 2022, 1:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By excpomea

Re: Calling .Gov in the UK and on hold times. Very frustrating.

Tried that, can't get past the requirement for a previous UK address that is associated with a credit report.
Sep 1st 2022, 1:52 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By excpomea

Re: Ozzy Osbourne to relocate from Los Angeles to the UK

I doubt that will affect him personally
Aug 31st 2022, 2:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By excpomea

Calling .Gov in the UK and on hold times. Very frustrating.

HI, I have been trying to access my .gov account in the UK to get a pension forecast, update on NI contributions.
Part of this is the requirement for an access code. I have an account and a password...
Aug 29th 2022, 2:30 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By excpomea

Re: Ozzy Osbourne to relocate from Los Angeles to the UK

He'll be fine. Free healthcare and he won't remember much past last week.
Forum: USA
Aug 24th 2022, 2:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By excpomea

Re: value of the pound against the Dollar

On the plus side, my alimony payments back to the wicked witch in the East are lower paying with $$$'s
Forum: USA
Aug 23rd 2022, 5:24 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By excpomea

Re: value of the pound against the Dollar

The Euro, sure it's been there before.
What's hard to believe is the pound and dollar being almost the same.
Messes my pensions right up. can't recall the deposits ever being this low.
Forum: USA
Aug 17th 2022, 2:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By excpomea

Re: British Food Stores

I'll check with my daughter, she lives in Denver.
Aug 13th 2022, 6:02 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By excpomea

Re: Updating SSA after naturalization

I have mentioned my situation before.
I recently went through this process via an interview at my local SS office.
They screwed up and issued me a second SS#.

Lots of back and forwards,...
Jul 12th 2022, 2:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By excpomea

Re: Can I apply for my SSN at any SS office?

Also check if the office is accepting walkins.
Here in Fl it's by appointment only, even for something as simple as handing over the SS # application.
Forum: USA
Jun 23rd 2022, 6:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By excpomea

Re: Citizenship status with social security - how to check?

I recently did this after being in the country for 22 years and a citizen for 15.
It is up to you to inform the SSA office, I first spoke on the phone, it all seemed pretty easy.
She assured me I...
Forum: USA
Jun 17th 2022, 2:00 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,592
Posted By excpomea

Re: How are Brits generally seen in the US job market?

I retired from the Royal Navy in 2000.
Wife persuaded me to move with her back to the States.
I have no degree, just an HND in engineering that I obtained whilst serving.
I found that...
Jun 13th 2022, 1:50 pm
Replies: 7,876
Views: 513,039
Posted By excpomea

Re: Let's talk about cars

My East German co-worker would love one.
But she is a little odd.
Forum: USA
Jun 8th 2022, 7:52 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,203
Posted By excpomea

Re: Moving to USA (Florida) from UK - Very new to this

Big time. A vacation and living here are worlds apart.
Forum: USA
Jun 8th 2022, 5:49 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,203
Posted By excpomea

Re: Moving to USA (Florida) from UK - Very new to this

Good God No, that's 10+ years in school / residency/ specialization and many hundreds of thousands $$ in student loans.
He was going to med school but decided to take this less expensive quicker...
Jun 8th 2022, 2:49 pm
Replies: 459
Views: 83,768
Posted By excpomea

Re: Meanwhile in Florida

Man steals jet ski, can't swim, breaks down , rescued by Sheriff deputy in families borrowed boat.

God I love Florida.

Jet ski heist (https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-61731562)
Forum: USA
Jun 8th 2022, 2:27 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,203
Posted By excpomea

Re: Moving to USA (Florida) from UK - Very new to this

Not at all, I'm sure this works for anyone wanting to move to Florida. A blind statement that you have to send your kids to a private school in Florida is poor form.
Forum: USA
Jun 8th 2022, 2:24 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,203
Posted By excpomea

Re: Moving to USA (Florida) from UK - Very new to this

No, during surgery you are taken care of by either an certified anesthesiologist assistant or a certified nurse anesthetist. They do the same job putting you under and keeping you alive.
The...
Forum: USA
Jun 8th 2022, 1:47 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,203
Posted By excpomea

Re: Moving to USA (Florida) from UK - Very new to this

No need to harp on, it's a BS statement.
There are plenty of A rated public schools in Florida.
You just have to be sure you move into an area with A rated schools and go from there.

This is...
May 27th 2022, 1:41 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 4,855
Posted By excpomea

Re: What All Considering Becoming Expats Should Consider

Took me about 2 years before I felt comfortable living here.
May 26th 2022, 1:14 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By excpomea

Re: Very overwhelmed - advice please

Ally,

lol, chartering a jet, really.
That's extremely unlikely and very expensive.

If you have 18 months to go then just book a transatlantic cruise on the queen Mary. will cost $2000 or so...
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