Everything you need to know about setting up a bank account in France
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Everything you need to know about setting up a bank account in France

Opening a bank account in a new country is always confusing, and even more so if you’re not fluent in the language. The types of accounts, fees and jargon are likely to be different, and there are extra challenges for newcomers in setting up an account in France, as Jill Starley-Grainger explains.

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