Category Archives: All Things Financial

6 Truths of Early Retirement

Just like any other matter in life, early retirement has its ups and downs. Here are some of the positives, and negatives, of early retirement. Continue reading

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I Want to Retire and Travel. Should I Have Kids or Not?

Kids change everything when it comes to retirement, especially for someone middle-aged like me. Continue reading

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10 Tips to Get to Early Retirement Faster

If you want to retire early you need to plan early and often as well. Here are ten early retirement preparation tips. Continue reading

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Magic Classroom Bringing Education to Rural Villages

In Guatemala 40% of children do not make it through 1st grade. Continue reading

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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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