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expatriates filing taxes from another country

What Do Americans Do About Taxes When They Live Abroad?

As the author of A Better Life for Half the Price, one of the questions I get from potential expats is, “What do I do about taxes after I move to another country?” Well, Americans abroad have to file U.S. taxes
moving abroad where do I start

I Want to Move Abroad. Where Do I Start?

When you’re looking on information on how to move abroad, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the options. I’ll often get frustrated e-mails from people just trying to cut through the clutter. The gist of the question is usually, “Where
living costs are cheap in Cambodia

What it Costs to Live in Cambodia

  How do these expenses for living in Cambodia compare to yours? A 2-bedroom apartment with a pool in the capital city for $500, a $5 massage for an hour, a full-time nanny or housekeeper for $120 a month, meals out
storing your things and moving abroad

6 Nagging Details to Take Care of Before You Move Abroad

If you want to travel long-term, work as a digital nomad, or move abroad, you probably can’t just grab your passport and go. There are some details you have to take care of  first to make sure you don’t leave a
Buying a retirement home in a foreign country

Take Your Time When House Hunting Abroad

If you’re thinking of investing in a house or condo in a foreign country, understand that what you see on TV about buying real estate is often fiction scripted for entertainment. In looking through old posts on this blog I need