So, you've decided you want to live in Asia, to travel to exotic locations, eat incredibly spicy food, and generally enjoy life in a culture that's completely different from what you've grown up with. But you have to be able to afford it. Previously, we’ve discussed teaching English as a second … [Read more...] about Teach English in Asia to Finance Your Life Overseas
According to a survey by Mercer, it's not who you might think! By looking at a country's statutory annual leave, statutory holidays and public holidays, they compiled a list of where employees get the most time off. One caveat: it's based on what an employee working a five-day week for 10 years is … [Read more...] about Where in the World Do Employees Get the Most Time Off?
Last September, I started a series of posts talking about how you can finance your new overseas life if you’ll need to generate income. I stated: “In our recent poll, we discovered that most — at least 80% — of our readers will have to generate some income when they move overseas. None of them … [Read more...] about How I’m Going to Finance My New Life Overseas
I've written previously about ways to finance your new life abroad if you're not ready or able to retire yet. Here's a delightful discussion of running a B&B, or gite, in France. Guest Post by Steenie Harvey, International Living There’s more to sunny southern France than Provence and the Cote … [Read more...] about Finance Your Life Overseas with a French B&B
In previous posts, we looked at financing your new life overseas by teaching English as a second language, or by writing. These are a couple of very popular ways to earn money in your new country. There are many other options as well, including starting a business. Shelter Offshore advises that you … [Read more...] about Finance Your Life Overseas by Starting a Business
Those of you who have followed Future Expats Forum from the get-go know that I started this blog to discuss issues that all of us who are considering living overseas must deal with. While this is not a “personal” blog in the sense that I write exclusively about me-me-me, I do share my personal … [Read more...] about Corporate Cubicles: I’m Just Saying No