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To do list: Packing up your life in Korea

Posted on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Your time in Korea has come to an end...checks on the bucket list, memories made. You are filled with emotions, one of them is stress. Just as much as packing up your life and moving abroad was intimidating, so too, is moving back home. Living and teaching in Korea has become a second home. Teachers who return to their home country often experience culture shock and struggle to adjust to the lifestyle they had before. 

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Tags: packing, moving home, moving to the United States, pension, Banking in Korea, traveling, Korean Post, furniture, selling

How to Do Online Banking While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Mon, Mar 05, 2018 @ 05:33 PM

When you first arrive in Korea, online banking can seem complicated and hard to figure out.  However,  once you know the basics, the process can become quite efficient and you can perform all your banking tasks from the comfort of your own home.  In this blog I will provide you with all the knowledge you need to help make your transition to living and teaching in Korea, and dealing with your finances, a lot easier.

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Tags: online banking, Banking in Korea, digital certificate, keb hana, banks in korea, online shopping, international transfers, transfers

Watch a ChungDahm Teacher Tell Her Story About Teaching in Korea

Posted on Tue, Mar 01, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

Watch a ChungDham Teacher talk about what the transition is like to teaching in Korea. Learn about everything from training week, to the first few moments at your branch, to becoming an ESL teacher! Balreet Dhoot, from Vancouver Island, tells us all about her experiences and challenges while teaching and living in Korea, and working for Chungdahm Learning in Seoul. 

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Tags: First week in Korea, housing in Korea, Training Center, teaching,, training week, chungdahm learning, Banking in Korea

4 Banking Tips to Follow When Teaching in Korea.

Posted on Tue, Dec 01, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

As a bank manager in the U.S., I was in complete shock with how convenient banking in Korea is. In the U.S., it seems that there was so much paperwork and red tape that you needed to do just to get tasks accomplished. Shortly after you arrive to teach in in Korea you will quickly realize how convenient and efficient banking is compared to back home. 

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Tags: preparing to teach in Korea, English teacher in Korea, banks in korea, Banking in Korea, paycheck, credit card, sending money, remittance account

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