Author Archives: Dave Anderson

How to Get a U.S. Green Card: 10 Things to Know

A green card lasts ten years even though it says "permanent" on the actual card. (AP Photo/Khue Bui)

When most Brits first visit the U.S., they are content to sign the visa waiver form handed out on the airplane.

Where to Live in America: 10 Things for Brits to Consider

New England can be beautiful, but are you ready brave the winter? (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Possibly the biggest single decision an expat has to make is where to live. Even once you have picked your country – and that is often chosen for you by family, work or other circumstances outside your control – the real ...

10 Tips for Cheap Airfares from the U.S. to the U.K.

If you need to pop back to the U.K., here are some tips to finding cheap flights. (Rex Features via AP)

Airfares have shot up in recent years, largely because of increased taxes and fuel charges. We are all feeling the impact of the recession and want to save money.

10 Tips for Brits on Surviving the U.S. Healthcare System

University of Chicago Emergency Room (Photo via AP)

As you may have gathered from this summer’s furor over the Supreme Court’s healthcare verdict of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the subject of what to do if you fall ill in the U.S.

Moving to the U.S.? How to Tie Up Loose Ends at Home


If moving home is stressful, moving countries can be far worse – so it is even more important to plan ahead, before the rush of events and deadlines gets on top of you. There are so many things going on that you must list the ...