When you start a new job on a work visa, like H-1B, there are some key things you should do to ensure financial success. In this post, I’m providing a free resource (eBook) that addresses the top things to do to ensure a great financial start in your new job.
One of the questions I get all the time is how to invest in the US stock market using special accounts like Roth IRAs, HSAs, 401ks, 529, etc. on an H-1B or other work visa (L-1, O-1, H1B1, TN, and E3)
This is keeping in mind that work visas are by nature temporary non-immigrant visas and technically the holder is expected to depart the US after the work assignment.
The post is a summary of a more in-depth technical, nerdy paper written for advisors on the Nerds Eye View Blog by Michael Kitces.
Good financial planning will ensure you are well-prepared for when bad things happen.
If you are on a work visa, and you get laid off – you have 60 days to find another job or leave the country. In this post, I provide a list of things you can do ahead of time to avoid having to scramble last minute if laid off.
My biggest job fear when I got into the tech industry on an H-1B visa was that I could be let go at any time.
Sadly this is an issue facing many foreign-born nationals, currently in the US on various work visas. If this happens to you, here are some steps that may help you get back on your feet quickly.