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IRS hotline for calling from outside of the US, with record fast answering time

For US citizens who need to speak to the IRS and are residing outside of the united states... they have a phone line and the wait time is really short, record short in comparison to the regular hotline and many customer service lines in Europe)... The customer service representatives are very nice and helpful as well! Tips for calling:  Prior to your call: Make sure to remember your social security number because they will ask for it to verify who you are as well as birthdate, and address.  I would advise calling from the comfort of your own home or at least preferably not in a public place as this is a confidential manner and you need to tell them your social security number and don't want anyone to overhear.  I called multiple times via google voice and it works perfectly (over VOIP). If you have a phone plan that allows for calling the US you can use that as well...  Best not to use the phone on speaker but rather with a headset or call the old fashioned way (phone next to your

Want to bank in english in Israel? We found which banks have interfaces in English!

For years, Israeli Banks have had their apps, websites, and customer service in Hebrew. As an anglo living in Israel,  I have gotten used to banking in Hebrew. With that being said, there is a big convenience factor to be able to check your bank and perform actions in your native language. In addition, there are plenty of expats in Israel who do not have fluent hebrew. That is why this post is helpful!  Bank Leumi App Recently, they announced that their app is going to be available in English (as well as Hebrew). This should be added to the existing app via a software update ( iOS , Android ) To switch languages:  Go to Settings הגדרות (bottom left of the screen) >> select Language שפה >> select English >> Choose Switch to English in the pop-up message >> The app will log out >> when you log back in the app will be presented in English Currently, the statement that Leumi is the only Israel Banking app with an english interface is true. We are waiting for t

Marvel Pull Quote for July 4th, 2023 (+500 Marvel Insider Points)

Every week, marvel has a podcasts with a hidden quote or code to get you more points! You need to be in the US (or use a vpn to the US) to use it. If you do not already have an account, you can  join here .   then simply go to the Activities tab and click this: Or via this link  Marvel Insider | Marvel   Then click "Time to do a gnomectomy" to get your points! (This is valid for the July 4th Pull Quote, and you can enter it till 7/11 for the points)  Come join   our deals group  to never miss out on upcoming sales אתם מוזמנים להצטרף ל קבוצת דילים  שלנו

Over 90,000 Marvel Insider Reward Points as of 6/30/2023

 Marvel Insiders is a rewards and loyalty program for fans of the MCU and marvel comics.  You need to be in the US (or use a vpn to the US) to use it. If you do not already have an account, you can join here .  Usually, prior to new movie and tv show releases they have some fun merchandise and apparel which you can redeem using your points. They send products to US addresses only, so send to a friend or family member. Alternatively, you can use the points for digital content such as digital comic books, wallpapers, etc.  Here are some ways to get extra points, they add new content and remove old ones about twice a week as well. These are relevant and working as of 6/30/2023 This Week in Marvel  June 30th   podcast  code for 5,000 points is: PRIDE Code valid until 7/7/23 11:59PM ET. Code for digital comics (free), which also give you bonus points! Go to:  LATEST AT MARVEL  and find the corresponding tiles, then you click them to enter each code  Marvel Super Hero Day: Captain Marvel App

Mastercarday discounts for August-September 2023 in Israel

    Every month on the 10th day, Mastercard has exclusive discounts and coupons at many popular stores. It is geared towards customers with Israeli issued mastercards but works with mastercards issued in many other countries (including the US of course)!  Please take another look at the mastercard discounts and get ready for the next day of deals!  These are some of my favorites from their offerings. For the full list, please visit their site linked at the end of the article. Highlights: Amazon o   10% off your order of $49 or higher, with a maximum discount of 10% via coupon  MASTERCARDAY §  The fine print: ·    The promotion starts at 10 AM and ends at 23:59 or till end of supply (of the coupons).  Additionally all the items need to be delivered to the same address in Israel. Discount doesn’t apply to delivery fees nor taxes (such as VAT) §  My tips: ·     Prepare your cart, and add your mastercard as the default payment option the night before…then at 10:01 AM, o

Tips and tricks to save time at the pharmacy in Israel

These two tricks have saved me lots of time at the pharmacy waiting for prescriptions to be fulfilled and be serviced. In this tutorial, I will be using מאוחדת, which is one of the major health care providers in Israel.  Most of the information will be similar for other health care providers (קופות חולים), with some slight variations.  2 Tips for those with Meuchedet:  1. You can book an appointment for the pharmacy... show up and swipe your card to skip the line 2. You can check via the app for which medications are in stock at which pharmacy... this helps a lot for when they have shortages of adhd meds Watch our video to figure out how!  If you use the pharmacy of your healthcare provider, many medications will be provided with a discount once you swipe your membership cards! For other healthcare providers:  Superpharm has their own booking site: Clalit: Maccabi: