One of the challenges for US expats involves taxes. You see, good old Uncle Sam taxes its citizens and green-card holders on worldwide income. Yes, if you structure your financial life properly you can get an exemption for earnings abroad, up to $102,100 for an individual in 2017. But you … [Read more...] about Taxes for Expats
During the primary season and the runup to the US Presidential election, lots of people, on both sides, were saying, "if X wins, I'm moving to (pick a country)." Some countries actually got in on the act. Cape Breton, in Nova Scotia (that's Canada), advertised itself as the place to go after a … [Read more...] about Leaving the USA? Here’s What You Need to Know First
by Kathleen Peddicord Searches for “How can I move to Canada?” spiked during the just-finished U.S. presidential election cycle. Since the Vietnam War, Canada has been seen as a beacon of refuge among Americans. However, life in Canada comes with a significant drawback: Canadian winters look … [Read more...] about Our Top 6 Picks For Sunny Post-Election Living
When my husband and I were moving to Panama, we did nearly everything wrong. Well, not wrong exactly, as we ended up in the right place at the right time. But the way we went about it was driven by desperation rather than proper planning. It all worked out in the end, but if you're thinking … [Read more...] about Moving to Panama: Do As I Say, Not As I Did…
Save 50% off the Regular Price! I've found it! A real roadmap to guide your overseas move. Kathleen Peddicord has used her almost 30 years of writing about the expat life, and 16 years of living as an expat in four different countries to create just such a guide. She promises that, within 52 … [Read more...] about Best Roadmap for Moving Overseas
I've written quite a bit about using VPNs when you're living or traveling abroad. (You can find previous articles here, here and here.) Now here's another reason -- with thanks to VyprVPN for the infographic. You can save a bundle on flights and car rentals when booking travel if you use … [Read more...] about Surprise Discovery! Use a VPN and Save Hundreds or Thousands of Dollars. . .