Banking in Japan: ATMs Decreasing, ATM Fees Increasing

Aug 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

As Japan adjusts both technologically and demographically to cater to both citizens and visitors alike, the banking industry is also in a state of adjustment. The broad acceptance of available...[ Click to read more ]

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Get Rid Of Your International Coin Collection Once And For All

Apr 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Like any other expat living here in Japan, I’ve taken to using the proximity to the rest of Asia along with cheap airfare combined to go on some sweet vacations...[ Click to read more ]

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English Banking Options in Japan

Nov 03, 2015 By Ray Proper

The problem with Japanese banks is that English support in-branch is virtually non-existent. While ATMs may have limited English menus for withdrawing & depositing funds, they often leave out menus...[ Click to read more ]


The NHK Man and NHK Fee – FAQ

Jul 10, 2015 By

The "NHK man" is a fixture of life in Japan.  A man who comes round your home collecting money for NHK.  Paying for NHK is required for anyone with a TV,...[ Click to read more ]

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