Category Archives: Guest Blog Posts

Becoming a Proud Golden Girl

Interviewing a potential roommate is a lot like a job interview. Continue reading

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The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing—Why You Can’t Afford Not To Read It

If you have a financial advisor, odds are high that he or she has a dirty little secret. Continue reading

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Giddy Yup

Chip was a leathery old horse trainer who’d been teaching horseback riding for over 32 years. One look at me and he determined that Clementine and I would be a perfect match. Continue reading

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I Am a Happy, Homeless Pet and House Sitter

Who wouldn’t like to travel and have FREE accommodation? Continue reading

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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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