When I signed the contract to move to Denmark, I was told that my employer would provide income tax assistance with my foreign return for the first 2 years. Since the Danish system calculates our taxes automatically and I am living in Denmark, I thought that the “foreign return” was the US return. Except, I… Continue Reading
I have the keys and we’re officially living in Europe!
Right now, I’m supposed to be collecting the keys to my new apartment, but like everything associated with this move, there’s another last minute change of plans. A couple of hours ago, I checked my old email account and saw two emails my bank advisor sent yesterday… One informing me that the money had been… Continue Reading
Today, I received all of my Danish banking documents! I thought this was very cool, until I realized I can’t read them :( As a business traveler in Denmark, I’ve been spoiled by everything being in Danish and English. However, day to day life is a whole other experience. I realize now how much I’ve… Continue Reading
I am a planner and a saver. Had I not hit “reset” on my life, we’d right now be about three months away from owning the Connecticut house free and clear. Yep, that’s right, no mortgage, tons of equity, complete freedom! That is in part why I’m in the position to buy my fabulous new… Continue Reading
Phew! My company gave me the letter I needed to get a loan for the dream apartment! Everything will be in order in the next couple of weeks and I should be able to move in on June 7 :) It’s a 3 day weekend in Denmark, no housework means I should have plenty of… Continue Reading
On a technicality, I may be back to square one on a place to live. Because my employment contract has a clause that allows my company to terminate the contract within the first 3 months of employment, the bank will not give me a loan until August 1. I’ve been working for the same company… Continue Reading