Can anyone tell me about the lifestyle in Brazil?

I’m looking for somewhere to move to after I graduate college with a business/finance degree and I was thinking about South America, particularly Brazil. Now I know Brazil has about a 50% Black/Mulatto population, but that doesn’t really bother me since where I’m from it’s around 60% Black (St. Louis, Missouri). From what I’ve studied it seems like the Southernmost three states in Brazil are mostly all White of Italian/German/Spanish origin and that it’s really a beautiful area, an ideal location. So I have some questions about Brazil… Does Brazil have affirmative action or any type of anti-White policies? Does Brazil have welfare and all the other social incentives that are for non-Whites (which of course Whites pay for)? Can someone (like myself) get a good job in the financial industry? I’m looking into investment banking and I might work in the USA for a couple years before I plan to move. I think Sao Paulo might be a good area, since it’s the financial capital of Brazil, I’ve also heard that there are a lot of German companies headquartered there and I can speak German fairly well. Is property cheap? Are the White communities down there safe? I’ve heard that the cops are very corrupt so I was wondering about this. Also are taxes low for the middle/upper middle class compared to USA/Europe? I guess my last question is if Portuguese is an easy language to learn? I’ve heard that it’s just as easy as Spanish. Is the Brazilian Portuguese the same throughout the country (no major dialects)? Do any of the German-Brazilians still speak German? Thanks guys . Also, Confederados are .

Asked By: - 7/23/2013
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Hello, I am an American, born and raised in St. Louis, Mo - actually Maryland Heights. I moved to Brazil in November 2011, so I've been here about 18 months now... More
Answered By: Kytha - 7/24/2013
Additional Answers (4)
We do not distinct black and white here, well, when we are trying to enter college there's a quota (don't know if it's right, sorry) for black and indigenous. But don't say r social incentives that are for non-Whites (which of course Whites pay for), 'cause I don't know if where you are is common to say stuff like that... More
Answered By: Nicky - 7/23/2013
1) In the past, Brazilians thought of themselves as living in a "racial democracy"; that has since been debunked as a "social myth". Racism exists, but (a) the Brazilian culture has been increasingly more aware of this and have been more tolerant (b) some affirmative action measures, such as quotas for African-... More
Answered By: abrazilian - 7/24/2013
I’m Brazilian and I live in south Brazil (Paraná). Well, you’ve already got some very good answers. They are all right. So I am gonna answer just the last part: about German speakers. Yes, there are some communities in Brazil where they use to talk German or some German dialect. Cities as Pomerode (SC), Teutônia (RS... More
Answered By: Juliano Cimirro - 7/24/2013
Answered By: DAVID - 7/25/2013
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-218