Category Archives: All Things Financial

Panic!!

Yesterday my husband came home with the news that he’s about to be laid off, and we immediately began to wonder whether we could afford to retire now. Continue reading

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2016 Key Tax Changes

With the New Year underway, we’d like to take this opportunity to review the important tax changes impacting US expats living around the world. Continue reading

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What Is “Slow Travel?”

We know a man who does some “slow travel” and he lives on $12k a year and seems to be able to manage that fairly well. It’s definitely doable and not impossible. Continue reading

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Secure Online Transactions When Traveling

I would like to be able to move money around between accounts, for example, without fear of my information being stolen over public Wifi.
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I am forced to think about retirement as I have been laid off my job

I find the complexity and uncertainty of figuring retirement out
daunting with College costs, medical insurance cost, possible wedding
cost, etc. But now I’m forced to evaluate it because I’ve been laid
off at 55. Continue reading

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Repositioning Cruises

Since these trips are usually one-way and during the less-busy off season, you can get some really good deals on these two week cruises. Continue reading

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Medical Care and Infrastructure in Guatemala

How is the infrastructure and medical care in Guatemala? These are two criteria my husband uses to pick cities to visit. Continue reading

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Am I Doomed to Being the 5th Wheel in My Early Retirement?

I know plenty of fellows who could retire early. They have enough. They have enough for three lifetimes but still they refuse to leave the golden trough. Continue reading

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Single Black Female

Where are the best places for single black females to retire overseas? Continue reading

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My Wife Wants to Retire Now, but Needs Her Employer Sponsored Health Care

We understand your wife’s hesitation in giving up her work-provided health care. Getting sick or needing medical attention in the US is very expensive. Continue reading

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