A few years ago, when we told people we were moving to Panama, many assumed we meant Panama City, Florida. This spring,we were in the US for five weeks. Traveling up and down the East Coast was an eventful time, and we bounced from Georgia to Virginia to Massachusetts, Vermont and New York … [Read more...] about Living Abroad is Mainstream (Now)
Our goal in moving to Panama was to live within our income following the big financial meltdown in the US. We've met that goal easily – and so much more! Life is all about options and choices – that's true whether you're an expat or not. But by embracing the options available to us as US expats … [Read more...] about Options and Choices — Expats have More
I admit, I'm not very good at juggling. No, I'm talking talking about the balls-or-clubs-in-the-air kind of juggling. I'm talking about the elusive work-life balancing act. Right now, I'm having a hard time staying on top of my normal business tasks. After living here in Panama without a … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — How Do You Keep it On Track when Life Gets In the Way
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
Guest post by Louise Wiles Accompanying partners – do they or circumstance influence their career choices? Recently I was talking about the services that I offer to accompanying partners through Success Abroad Coaching with some friends ‘back home’. I was explaining that finding fulfilling and … [Read more...] about What Prevents Expats From Working Overseas?
"Why do you feel moving outside the US is the only option you have?" an online acquaintance inquired recently. The answer to that question feels so painfully obvious to me that I had to really stop and think about it. If you've been thinking about living abroad and you're not sure whether it … [Read more...] about Living Abroad — Does it Make Financial Sense?