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Hi Des,

My husband and I are retiring to the Dordogne and are just finishing the purchase of a house there. Our closest big town is Riberac.

We will be living on our social security checks and my retirement account. We are told the checks can be directly deposited from the US into a French bank. Which do you think would be the best bank for us under these circumstances?

Thank you so much for your help!


by Betsy on 04 Apr 2018
Des Cooney

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Dear Betsy,

Thank you for your email.
You might like to try Credit Agricole in the Dordogne area. For an English speaking service: Tel: +33 (0)2 31 55 67 89

There is also an expat website called 'Americans in France' run by Jeff Steiner
Mobile: +33 (0)6 23 63 40 58

I hope that this helps.


Des Cooney

by Des Cooney on 11 Apr 2018

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