I’ve received my first cheque (‘check’) here. Went to an ATM to deposit it, and noticed my balance increased by $300 immediately. It’s quite surprising as usually none of the cheque funds wont be available until its cleared. Let’s see how long clearance takes.
Don’t forget your ID. Doing lots of things here requires ID (bank account, post office, phone contract setup, etc) and rightly so. However, only form of valid ID here is my Passport, as I don’t have a Californian state issued drivers licence or ID. It’s a pain to always bring your passport, but don’t forget […]
Critical thing these days to get set up early is a local phone service. Many people have said this could be very difficult without a social security number, but its easy, just a $500 deposit is required. so, $1000 poorer (500 for me and my mrs). The deposit will be returned after 12 months automatically, […]