The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

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"... will be your system for communicating back home? ▪ Banking needs – checking account, credit card, ATM debit card? Will your parents be putting money into an account? How will they do that? How will you receive money from other sources? Going through and strapping each of the four logs ..."

"... health care, weekends spent away, transportation and more. What are the expectations? Discuss banking arrangements such as money transfers, credit or debit cards, checking and savings accounts. Decide how you will communicate with your family. Will you use some form of Skype or other ..."
"... the check book – something you may not have had the opportunity to do in your host country. Understand the difference between a check or debit card and credit card and how to use them. Talk about how to apply for a job, conduct an interview, and what you need to take with you to fill ..."

"...Then visit each one to see who offers the best deals for setting up checking and savings accounts. Many banks in North America offer special student account packages such as checking accounts with no monthly fees up to five years, free online banking and bill paying, free check card (debit card) and overdraft protection. Compare banks for ATM fees. If you use an ATM that your bank does not own, you may incur a fee. Some banks allow you to use any ATM and never charge a fee. Ask questions and read the fine print. Also be aware that banking ..."
"...A debit card (also called check card) is linked directly to your checking account. You can use your debit card to withdraw cash from an ATM or (and this is how it is different from a regular bank card) to pay for purchases at stores, restaurants and more. Even though your debit ..."
"...a credit card. You have up to 30 days to dispute any purchases you feel have been made fraudulently. Or consider transferring money to a PayPal account and make purchase payments from that. If you choose not to pay with a credit card and want to use your bank debit card, consider opening a separate account solely for that purpose and maintain a set amount of money in it. If your financial information is stolen, that is the only account that will be affected since it is not tied into your other accounts. The same applies to travel expense accounts. ..."
"...▪ Look for banks with programs to help you save money such as Bank of America’s “Keep the Change.” Every time you make a purchase with your debit card, the amount is rounded upward to the nearest dollar and the change goes directly into your savings account. It is a bit like putting your pocket change into a piggy bank at the end of the day. ..."

"...budget for a few years by now, learning the value of money, how far it stretches and how easy it is to waste; however, in various parts of the world, it isn’t easy to set up a bank account for a minor and give them free reign with a debit card. And the issues often really don’t hit home with students until they have to pay bills like food and heat out of their money. ..."

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