Sunday, June 5, 2011

Expat Women June 2011 Home Page

Hi Everyone, I hope you are enjoying a fabulous start to your month! Please take a few minutes to read, enjoy, share and tweet about our new June home page features below. Thanks and enjoy your week! Andrea

Success Story
Barbara Le Marrec
Chief Retail Officer, Starbucks Coffee Japan
Barbara Le Marrec, chief retail officer of Starbucks Coffee Japan and a member of the Starbucks Coffee International Leadership Team leads Retail Operations, Operations Services, Store Development, Store Planning, and Food Service for Starbucks Coffee Japan. Her responsibilities include oversight of the day to day operations and support of 920...
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Business Idea
Alice in Cakeland
Rebecca Treherne
Following the birth of her son in 2008, Rebecca longed to start a creative business from home. Missing American sweets, cakes and desserts, she discovered this was a virtually untapped market in the Netherlands...
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Business Finances for Expat Women Entrepreneurs
Corporate Structures, Expat Taxes and Retirement Planning
David McKeegan
If you are a budding expat entrepreneur who has settled offshore permanently, establishing your business in your host country might be an appealing option. However, if you are planning on being abroad for just a few years - not forever - or you plan on living in multiple countries abroad, you may want to incorporate in your home country (depending on rules in your home country, of course)...
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Expat Confession
Homesick New Mother Abroad
Extract from Expat Women: Confessions
We have been living in South Korea for seven months. When we first arrived, I loved the thrill of it all. But now I hate it. We are living in a tiny apartment with no backyard or outside space and we all sleep in the same room. My son is cooped up inside unless we take a couple of forms of public transport to get to the local park. My husband works from home on occasion, and then I have the impossible task of keeping our sixteen-month-old son quiet and occupied...
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Money Matters
8 Tips for Controlling Your International Health Insurance Costs
Philip McCusker
It used to be that the two things you could be certain of in life were death and taxes. The third one should be increasing insurance premiums every year for your health care. Even globe-trotting executives who are fortunate enough to have their family's health care covered by their employer might face a bit of a shock...
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