If you're about to move abroad, you certainly don't want to collect more doodads, tchotchkes, knicknacks and other stuff you'll have to store or move. So what do you give a soon-to-be expat for Christmas? I thought we could join the rest of America in some Black Friday shopping, but for things that … [Read more...] about Black Friday Shopping List for Untethered Expats
And the winners are. . . drumroll please. . . Yesterday evening the Live and invest Overseas Conference ended after a densely scheduled three-day smorgasbord of information for expats and plan-to-be expats. (I've decided that's a better phrase than "wannabe.") Last month I speculated about the … [Read more...] about Your Top 20 Country Choices for Overseas Retirement
The largest piece of the expat puzzle is usually cost of living. How will your expenses compare in your new location to what they are now? Of course, everyone's different. John might not be able to live without imported caviar while Sally eats what the local people do, for example. But you have … [Read more...] about The Biggest Piece of the Expat Puzzle
Want to move abroad but not sure where to start? Has your planning stalled? Don't know yet where exactly you want to live? Here's something that promises to get you unstuck and help you find the overseas adventure that's waiting for you. Next month, Live & Invest Overseas will blow out all … [Read more...] about How to Jumpstart Your Overseas Move
Every year International Living publishes its list of the top ten retirement havens. They've just sent out their September issue, and it includes their take on the best spots in the world to retire. I've been known to take issue with their findings in the past (for example, in their 2011 Quality … [Read more...] about Top 10 Spots to Retire Overseas in 2011
Guest Post by Scott Lilly So you’ve decided to move to Uruguay. You have a residency helper, your paperwork is all ready to go, and you’ve put your house up for sale or given notice that you’re moving out of your apartment. Now, as you look around your home, you’re wondering what to take with … [Read more...] about Moving to Uruguay? Bring This, Not that. . .