How to Manage Your Personal Finances in Japan

You may have learned about personal finance in your home country, but how much of that knowledge is applicable to your situation in Japan? As a foreigner living in Japan, it can be confusing to learn about a new economic system, including the banks, payment methods, and finance apps. Whether you are staying in Japan for one year, ten years, or permanently, here is what I think every international resident in Japan should know about managing personal finances in Japan. Choose the Best Banking Service for You When I moved to Japan as a CIR on JET, I was automatically signed up with Ashikaga Bank, a major bank…

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