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Do you travel or live abroad? Well, you’ve come to the right place! The Soliswiss Forum offers well-researched articles about emigrating, travelling, globetrotting and returning home. Also, the Forum offers our members the opportunity to tell their stories and share their tips with the entire Soliswiss community.


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(Deutsch) Money Matters: als Auslandschweizer/in ein Bankkonto in der Schweiz?

Worldwide, 22/09/2020

(Deutsch) Auch nach der Auswanderung benötigen viele Schweizer/innen weiterhin eine Kontoverbindung in der Schweiz. Nicht alle Banken bieten jedoch Lösungen für Auslandschweizer/innen an - und falls doch, ist dies oft mit hohen Gebühren verbunden. Umso wichtiger ist es also, sich gut zu informieren. Wir zeigen Ihnen, mit welchen Fragen Sie vor der Auswanderung an Ihre Bank herantreten sollten.

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(Deutsch) Auslandschweizer/in auf Stellensuche: Rückwanderung in die Arbeitslosigkeit?

Switzerland, 10/09/2020

(Deutsch) Als Auslandschweizer/in einen passenden Job in der Schweiz zu finden, kann sich als grosse Herausforderung entpuppen - gerade in den aktuellen Zeiten, in denen der Schweizer Arbeitsmarkt in gewissen Branchen darbt und gleichzeitig zahlreiche Auslandschweizer/innen wieder rückwandern wollen. Lesen Sie hier, welche Hürden es zu nehmen gilt und welche Unterstützungsmöglichkeiten existieren.

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(Deutsch) Wenn für den Ruhestand das Ausland lockt: Die Sache mit den Steuern

Worldwide, 28/08/2020

(Deutsch) Viele Schweizer Rentnerinnen und Rentner entscheiden sich, ihren Lebensabend im Ausland zu verbringen. Dabei stellen sich auch Fragen im Zusammenhang mit der Besteuerung von Renten und Alterskapital. Lesen Sie hier, worauf es besonders zu achten gilt.

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Hotspots are places, where a significant percentage of Soliswiss members is living or which are frequently visited by travellers. At the same time, Hotspots show a high risk due to political factors. Emigrants, travelers and interested people receive here an assessment of the situation and its further development. Hotspots analysis are based on scientific reviews, reports and data.

South Africa: South Africa at the Crossroads: How Expropriations of White Farmers Could Threaten Political StabilityNicaragua: Nicaragua: A Country Plunged into ChaosWorldwide: On the War Front: Up Close and Personal

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South Africa at the Crossroads: How Expropriations of White Farmers Could Threaten Political Stability

South Africa, 12/12/2018

Stunning scenery, breath-taking wildlife, vibrant cities – South Africa is one of the most popular destinations for Swiss tourists and emigrants. However, we increasingly receive alarming reports of violence, unemployment and a threatening wave of expropriations. What is happening in South Africa? How safe is it?

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Country Ranking 2019

The Soliswiss riskindex reports an assessment of the current risks in a certain Country. The index is based on five data records. The calculation results in a point value for each country of maximum 50 points in total. the higher the points, the higher the political risk.


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Political Risk Analysis

Civil war, strikes or simmering conflicts – numerous factors might pose a threat to your personal security. The political risk analysis investigates the current situation and provides an assessment thereof. Here you’ll find what a political risk is, who gets affected and how you can benefit from the risk analysis.

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Do you live outside of Switzerland?

Do you have information which you would like to share with us? Have you experienced hazards and risks personally and would like to report on your report on your experience and inform other members transparently? Now write your entry on a Soliswiss platform!

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Swiss clubs offer you an ideal opportunity to meet other expats in a new country. Find your Swiss club abroad now and get in touch with your compatriots living in your destination country.

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