Opening a bank account online as an ARC/APRC holder in Taiwan.

Taiwan is often hailed as an expat friendly country. However, beyond that Taiwan starts to become exceedingly discriminatory. Getting a car loan, opening an investment account, getting a credit and heavens forbid a mortgage without a guarantor… But there is one thing that many find the most frustrating. -Opening a bank account-. While in many countries you can open an […]

Labor Pension facts for JFRC and APRC holders

Here are some basic facts about the Labor Pension System in Taiwan. This is not financial advice in any way, shape or form. Instead, these are some of the basic facts that I have learnt over the years of living in Taiwan and dealing with the system. Fact 1: ALL APRC and JFRC holders are eligible for the pension system […]