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  1. How I Send Money Between my Japan and USA Bank Accounts - Life Abroadhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10388-how-i-send-money-between-my-japan-and-usa-bank-accounts-life-abroad

    maintain a USA presence of sorts in the form of bank accounts and credit cards. Therefore, a common scenario is sending money between my Japan bank account and my USA one. While the options used to be fairly limited to international money orders and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  2. Life in Japan - How to Save Moneyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10209-life-in-japan-how-to-save-money

    day with a non-empty wallet or bank account can prove a disheartening day-to-day challenge. I offer some tips on how to save money in Japan. Go With the Flow You live in Japan, but you just love Mexican food. Well, you're in the wrong place, my friend....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  3. Xoom.com Review - Is This a Joke?https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10393-xoom-com-review-is-this-a-joke

    As an American guy living abroad in Japan, sending money between the USA and Japan is something I'm used to dealing with. In fact I documented the various international money transfer methods I've used over the years here: How I Send Money Between my...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  4. My Experience with Inagawa Motoko (IMO) Talent Agencyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10077-my-experience-with-inagawa-motoko-imo-talent-agency

    from my IT job in the summer of 2009, I decided to sign up at Inagawa Motoko Office (aka "IMO") hoping to at least make some money while searching for a new IT job. The full-time job market was in shambles at that time due to the "Lehman Shock," but I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Show Biz
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  5. Financehttps://japanatron.com/directory/10412-finance

    Banking in English I blogged about Shinsei Bank here: Which Japanese Bank Do You Recommend? Shinsei Bank GoRemit Transfer Money Overseas "GoRemit" is Shinsei Bank's own app for making overseas remittances (aka money transfers). Sony Bank Banking in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  6. Scam Alert - officialiphoneunlock.co.ukhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10177-scam-alert-officialiphoneunlock-co-uk

    the iPhone. Officialiphoneunlock.co.uk said they could do it. It was expensive, but I reckoned worth it considering the money I could save. I placed my order around the end of October 2012. They told me to be patient. I was. I waited and waited and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  7. How to Start a Company in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10088-how-to-start-a-company-in-japan

    a permanent address is best because you'll have to pay a fee to change the address later. * Paid-In Capital―decide how much money you'll contribute to start the new company. This money will be transferred into the company bank account you establish...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  8. Things My Parents Did Righthttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10017-things-my-parents-did-right

    organization goes a long way. Taught Me Financial Responsibility On birthdays and holidays I would often receive a card and money from relatives. However, half of the gift was swiftly seized by my parents and deposited in to my otherwise untouchable...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  9. What Japan Taught Me About Americahttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10076-what-japan-taught-me-about-america

    control? In Japan, I can buy a beer from a vending machine and drink it on the street. * "In God We Trust" is printed on the money, and "...one nation, under God..." is in the the pledge of allegiance. Once again, so much for the separation of church...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  10. How to Spot an iPhone Unlock Scamhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10231-how-to-spot-an-iphone-unlock-scam

    not having walked a more righteous path. Is using a shady unlock service really worth the risk? True, you may save some money; but you may also lose that money and/or find yourself loaded with the time-consuming hassles associated with credit card...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  11. Market, Market, Market - How to Be a Freelance English Teacher in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10326-market-market-market-how-to-be-a-freelance-english-teacher-in-japan

    weekends off. Pretty good gig for making a living while being abroad, right? Then it dawned on me--if I’m making this much money, how much are these agencies pulling in for their cut? What happens if you decide to take out the middle man and work...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  12. Japan's Donation Tax Program Delivers Fancy Almost-Free Giftshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10341-japan-s-donation-tax-program-delivers-fancy-almost-free-gifts

    cities like Tokyo and Osaka puts a growing economic burden on small towns and villages across Japan. As the jobs and money move to larger cities, these small towns encounter trouble staying afloat. This is where the gift/tax program comes into play....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  13. The Hunt for the Ultimate Folding Bicyclehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10232-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-folding-bicycle

    reviews elsewhere on the web. Brompton Well-designed and well-engineered, Brompton is widely touted as the best folding bike money can buy. The only problem is that it takes a lot of money to buy one. Even the least expensive one (in Japan) was out of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  14. How to Spot a Fraudulent Online Businesshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10230-how-to-spot-a-fraudulent-online-business

    if those are the only payment methods. Do they accept credit cards or Paypal? If so there's a better chance of getting your money back if things go wrong. Paypal and most credit card companies have a claims process that allows you to reverse fraudulent...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  15. The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source Firewall Distrohttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10175-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-open-source-firewall-distro

    now, but I recently wanted to explore other firewall options. Being wrapped around a commercial product, Untangle charges money for its high-end features. However, I figured since most all those features are covered by the open source community, there...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  16. Alesis - A Terrible Company Irresponsibly Handling an Unforeseen Problemhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10136-alesis-a-terrible-company-irresponsibly-handling-an-unforeseen-problem

    customers! Shame on you, Alesis. As for the vendor, I'm still waiting on their reply. Who knows if I'll get my money back. If you share in my plight... * I suggest contacting the vendor you purchased from. I'm sure they're all aware of the problem by...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  17. What Japan Needs - More Anti-Smoking Lawshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10123-what-japan-needs-more-anti-smoking-laws

    the tobacco companies to print revolting photos of cancer victims right on the pack. Nothing drives human behavior like money. Charging people a stiff premium to engage in an unhealthy behavior that annoys others around them is not only a good idea--it'...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  18. Why Japanese TV Suckshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10053-why-japanese-tv-sucks

    Japan that Japanese TV sucks ass. Let me explain the primary reasons... No Budget Japanese TV producers are either given no money to make a decent show or they just don't care. Whatever the reason, they spend next to nothing on producing crappy TV...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
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  19. Talent and Building Confidencehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10036-talent-and-building-confidence

    often confidence (or the appearance of confidence). If you can confidently broadcast your talent to a large audience, you're money. If the audience truly digs your talent, then you're even more money. Building such confidence takes a lot of practice,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  20. February 2005 - More Concerts, Gettin' in the Newspaper Part 2https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10030-february-2005-more-concerts-gettin-in-the-newspaper-part-2

    it to be this much. I paid it, but explained that the last time I played I paid nothing. Later that night, he gave me my money back in an envelope. I dunno what that was all about, but I hope I didn't damage any relationships there. Kayo came with me to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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