Category Archives: Guest Blog Posts

Stop Telling Me I’m Old

I had all I could do to keep from slapping her wrinkle-free face. Where on earth did she get such a distorted concept of older women? Continue reading

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Buying and Selling Real Estate (Foreign or Domestic) from a Tax Perspective

In this article, we discuss U.S. expats and real estate. The most frequently asked questions on this topic include: (1) what are the tax implications when buying foreign real estate? (2) I still own real estate in the U.S. – what are the key issues to consider? Continue reading

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Is Falling in Love Inevitable?

Travel should be a REQUIRED activity for everybody before they get too old to heft a backpack! Continue reading

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Living with a Roommate Could Just Save Your Life

There is in fact a darn good reason for giving up your solitary lifestyle: Living with a roommate could very well save your life. Continue reading

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U.S. Expat Taxes – An Introduction

For many people, a trip to the dentist is preferable to preparing a tax return. The good news, however, is that many U.S. expats end up not owing taxes because of certain exclusions and credits available to the expat community. Continue reading

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Chased By a Hippo…and Lived!

“Run, Stacey, run!” Maria screams in my ear as we jump out of the mokorro. Grabbing our bags, we follow the polers to higher ground jumping over trees that block-in the hippo pool. Continue reading

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Growing Up Dangerously

I was four years old when I started kindergarten and walked to school. The only instructions I had, or needed, were: look both ways when crossing the street and don’t speak to strangers. Continue reading

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Watching Real Beauty

Guest post by Laverne H. Bardy whose humorous, often irreverent, slant on life in general, and aging in particular, draws a large readership. She has been syndicated with Senior Wire News Service since 2004. Her book, How The (Bleep) Did … Continue reading

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Teaching Abroad, could it be your ticket to permanent life of travel?

What did he mean by “the Best Kept Secret?” Well we want to share it with you. Continue reading

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The Early Years

I worked with a narc, a woman who went to jail for Social Security fraud, a guy who went to jail for assault, assorted alcoholics, assorted drug users and a desk man who tried to burn the newspaper building down. Continue reading

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