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)
What’s Involved in Preparing for your Overseas Move?
Here at Future Expats Forum, we focus on two main topics: portable careers and what I call "prepping the move." Prepping the move is anything you have to do to prepare for moving overseas, from getting rid of stuff you don't want to move or store, to telling your friends and family your plans, to … [Read more...] about What’s Involved in Preparing for your Overseas Move?
Rent Before You Buy — or Sell
Many future expats need to dispose of real estate back home before they can move abroad. We wanted to sell our Florida house before we move to Panama. It would give us a cleaner exit, and also a little cash in our pockets to help with moving and settling-in expenses. Unfortunately, the Central … [Read more...] about Rent Before You Buy — or Sell
Are You Meeting Your Expat Goals?
Future Expats, what can I do to help you move closer to your expat goals during the coming year? Please choose up to three topics below to let me know what you'd find most helpful. [polldaddy poll="5100257"] I'll let this poll run for a couple of weeks, then share the responses with you. You … [Read more...] about Are You Meeting Your Expat Goals?