It's been a while since I've done any kind of list, so I thought I'd give you a look today at some of the expat blogs I follow, and that you might find helpful, too. [ad#Google Adsense Double] Empty Nest Expat. Currently living in Prague, the blogger describes herself as "an American expatriate … [Read more...] about 9 Expat Blogs to Follow
Writing for International Living today, Dan Prescher described a meeting he recently attended with "government officials, local entrepreneurs and international consultants" in Merida, Mexico a few days ago. I thought this was interesting enough that I postponed the post I was planning for today to … [Read more...] about Yucatan, Mexico Prepared to Give US Retirees What They Want
On March 21, the House passed the health care overhaul bill and on March 23, President Obama signed it into law. Nobody really knows how it’s going to impact expats, but preliminary indications are that, unless you earn more than the FEIE (foreign earned income exclusion) annually in US income, it … [Read more...] about How Will the New US Health Care Law Affect Expats?
A couple of days ago, Limbaugh, self-proclaimed leader of the far right, told an on-air caller he will leave the country if health reform passes. Read the article Limbaugh said he would go to Costa Rica. The only problem with that plan? Costa Rica has universal health care. [ad#Google … [Read more...] about Rush Limbaugh Threatens to Leave the USA Over Health Care Reform
About 500 people are gathered in Quito, Ecuador right now for International Living's Ultimate Event 2010. They're learning about life in a bunch of countries where it's possible to live well on $2,000 a month or less. Can't be there with them? They're offering the Ultimate Event 2010 … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Fall in Love with Your Life Again
Tied to concerns about health care, some expats and future expats are also looking into what would happen if they were to retire overseas and then become too ill to take care of themselves. Mexico is working on an answer. As the US population ages, and as more and more Americans decide to retire … [Read more...] about Assisted Living in Mexico