Do you have questions about American culture and living in the USA? There are some questions we often get asked about life in the USA. Start here to find answers to your questions.
Buying a home in the United States is expensive. When you buy a home, you will need money for a down payment (a percentage of the total cost of the house). Most people then have to make a mortgage payment to the bank for the rest of the money they borrowed. When you buy a home, you also have other expenses, including insurance, taxes and home repair. You can read about how to find a place to live and learn about credit cards and loans.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a program to children younger than five years of age, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. The program focuses on nutrition, food supply, and improving access to healthcare and social welfare services. If you are low-income and have a baby, this is a good program. Find your state’s WIC program and how to apply. You can also read more about women’s health.
Americans value independence and equality. They are also competitive and efficient. American’s are individualistic, which means that they talk about their own achievements at work. They do not always talk about the group they work with. Americans are direct and informal, both at home and in the workplace. Read more about American values and find more information about American culture.
You can also read more about how to succeed in the workplace. For example, it is very important that you come to work on time and until the end of the workday. In the USA workplace, being on time is a sign of a good employee.
FindHello lists resources that help refugees and immigrants. You can find services, resources, and programs near you. Just enter your address or city, and click on a category. You will see a list of resources in your area. You can click on the resource to get more information. FindHello is a mobile app, too. You can download the app from Google Play or you can download the app from the Apple App Store.