A good credit rating is important to life in the USA: how an immigrant can build it from scratch

Immigrants come to the United States without a credit history in this country, but it is needed for a variety of purposes, from renting a home and hiring a certain job to being checked in hospitals. A good credit score is essential to life in America. How is it ...

What surprised the immigrant with the service in American cafes

In many American films and TV shows, there is a scene that surprises our people: a character walks into a cafe or bar and orders "as usual." Do these scenes correspond to reality and what does it mean in the USA, says the author of the STAFF Correspondent channel on Yandex.Zen. ...

How much does it cost to live in the USA: housing, food, entertainment and other expenses

The Expatistan Project has produced an interesting compilation of data on the cost of living in the United States - for both family and individual. According to this project, the estimated monthly cost for a family of 4 in the United States is $ 4610. If we are talking about ...

What our immigrants in the USA are silent about: personal experience

The author of the channel "The ABC of an Immigrant" on Yandex.Zen shared her experience and impressions of the unpleasant side of the life of people who immigrated to the United States. Further - from the first person. About six months before moving to the United States, I began to read, watch, study a lot. It was interesting…

American weirdness: a Russian-speaking immigrant spoke about the peculiarities of life in the USA

The author of the channel “Happy and in America” on Yandex.Zen shared her view on the differences in the way of life in Russia and the USA. Further - from the first person. By weirdness in this case, I mean the differences between what I'm used to in ...

Which US states should Russian-speaking immigrants not move to

Some states of America are not very convenient, and sometimes they are openly dangerous for living, writes the author of the Made in USA channel on Yandex.Zen. Today there are a lot of Russians in almost all regions of the United States, and it is difficult to find a state where a rather large one does not live ...

'American mentality will not be mine': Russian woman - about adaptation in the USA

To fly away to live on another continent means to meet the difficulties and peculiarities of someone else's mentality. But why? Alina, an English coach and blogger, tells about this in an interview with the publication. She moved to America with her husband Sergei five years ago. - Why ...

How the pandemic changed the housing market: where and why Americans are moving

With all the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 over the past six months, one thing is certain: the pandemic has reshaped real estate markets across the board on an unprecedented scale. Some changes may be irreversible, writes Forbes. The pandemic asks serious questions. Will people feel ...

15 significant disadvantages of living in the United States, according to a Russian-speaking immigrant

The author of the Doodle in the Margins channel on Yandex.Zen shared his view on the disadvantages of life in the United States. Further - from the first person. 1. The first minus is that American society, social environment, mentality and lifestyle are very different from ...

What do immigrants save on in the first year of life in the USA: personal experience

On her channel “Queen in the USA” on Yandex.Zen, a Russian-speaking immigrant talked about how she had to save money during the first year after moving to the United States. Further - from the first person. The first year is the most difficult. The hardest thing was morally: ...

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