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Questions related to creating and using accounts in foreign or domestic banks.

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ABN AMRO hiked its fees on accounts when you live outside NL - what to do?

Starting July 2021, ABN AMRO has introduced a steep fee on accounts of people living outside NL: Between 2 and 15 EUR / month just for having the account, depending on the country you live in. This ...
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Why do some US banks not allow US citizens living in Ireland to open/maintain accounts?

Charles Schwab is closing my account because I inquired about changing my address to my Irish residence. I am not sure if the other bank accounts I have in the US have similar policies, but am afraid ...
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How do I find a London bank that offers accounts to a US person?

I'm a US citizen and I've moved to London. At some point I'm going to need a bank account here. If I use my usual information-seeking resources (mostly Google searches) I find that everyone and his ...
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Leaving country soon, can I leave my bank accounts open?

I am a Tunisian citizen currently residing in Turkey with a work permit. However, due to a restructuring in the startup I worked for, I've been laid off and my work permit will not be renewed. As it's ...
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Buying a property in France when living in the UK

I am French, but have been living in the UK for the past 20+ years, where I pay all my taxes. Recently, I have inherited a small amount of money in France from my late grandparents, which I would like ...
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Money transferred from France to the U.S

My husband is French but now lives in the U.S. He just sold an apartment in Lyon, but wants to send the money to the U.S. Is there a limit to how much can be sent over. Is there a bank we could use to ...
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What is the least restrictive loan in Sweden?

My specific situation is I am a Swedish citizen and I currently reside in Sweden, I have very bad credit history, and I am a fulltime student with capital income as opposed to any kind of employment. (...
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Retiring to Europe- need US phone number for Bank transactions. Bank only accepts 2 FA through SMS from a US number. Can not find a provider-NO VoIP

My question is about Banks, 2 factor authentication, US phone number, SMS
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ING bank Netherlands closed account with negative balance

I'm a foreigner and on 12.1 I closed my ING orange account by MijnIng with last balance 0,60 eur. All went smoothly. About a week later I got a letter "Afschrift Betaalrekening" and there ...
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Is it possible to open a bank account in Belgium with a Carte E or E+?

Is it possible to open a bank account in Belgium with only a "Carte E", which is given to non Belgian EU citizens?
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Where could I open a savings account within the SEPA area easiest remotely with an EU passport?

I have a few euros incoming I would rather park in Europe for the time being as wiring to Canada would be a hassle and a serious waste of money, too. I am a Canadian-Hungarian dual citizen, with a ...
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Consequences of FATCA for US expats

Can any US citizens/tax-persons, resident outside the US, confirm that they (or Americans they know) can't open a residence-country bank account due to FATCA (or have had their existing acc. closed by ...
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Amount credit vs Amount debit?

I'm an expat that recently moved to Germany. Immediately after relocating, I opened a Deutsche Bank account and received a Master Card and Maestro Card + access to my e-banking portal. However, I ...
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I am on B1/B2 visa and want to open a credit union account in the US. Can I apply for ITIN to do this? Is this a bad idea?

I am on a B1/B2 visa and want to open a Boeing Employee Credit Union (BECU) checking/savings account in Washington State. My purpose is so that I could have a checking/savings account with 0 USD ...
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How are saving accounts taxed in The Netherlands?

When inheritance money that was already taxed in the country of origin is credited into my Netherlands savings account, do I have to pay taxes on just what is earned by interest, or would I also be ...
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UK taxes for non UK citizen and non UK resident holding bank account in the UK

I'm a non UK citizen (I'm Algerian) and non UK resident (I work in Saudi Arabia). I Hold a bank account with HSBC in UK. Do I have to pay taxes?
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Opening a French bank account in France for a French/USA dual citizen living in the USA

I have some money coming in from the sale of my mother's apartment in France. The notaire tells me the transfer has to be direct bank to bank, which will be expensive as I live in the US. I was ...
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Can I open a bank accounts in Germany with a fiktionsbescheinigung?

Fiktionsbescheinigung is the temporary residence permit given to people in waiting to get their residence permit. I would Like to know if it is possible to open a bank account with a German bank using ...
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German Bank Account: Deutsche vs CommerzBank

I'll be arriving shortly in Germany for Work and my company has asked me to tell them my preferred bank to arrange an appointment. I'm looking at various options and Commerz Bank seems to quite good ...
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