How Much do Your Hospitals Charge You?

The U.S. schedule of payments for Medicare represents what the government has calculated health procedures should cost. However, unless a patient is covered by health care insurance, patients sometimes are charged whatever a doctor or hospital wants to charge. A new study says the 50 highest-charging hospitals in the U.S. Continue reading

Expat taxpayers challenges in the US

Tax Challenges Every U.S. Expat Faces Paying taxes is something that every US citizen is expected to do, and just like everyone else, taxes have to be paid on time. What many people from the US have discovered is that it is not so simple when you are living abroad. Continue reading

Travelling to Cuba: 5 Things You Need to Know

Cuba is hot right now. The Caribbean destination has always attracted adventurous travelers from around the world but with recent changes to how US citizens can access the island, more attention is focused on historic Havana and Cuba’s palm-fringed beaches. Tourists of all nationalities will find a wealth of sights Continue reading

NRIs Happy With Merging of PIO and OCI Cards

With the government announcing the withdrawal of all Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards with effect from 9th January2015, the Indian diaspora abroad are optimistic of maximum possible benefits. According to the new notification, all existing PIO cardholders will be deemed to be Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders. The Continue reading