A Video Look at Some Expat Destinations

For a change of pace today, I thought I’d share with you some YouTube videos about expats and their new homes. A quick YouTube search of “expat” turns up over 4,000 videos. As you’d expect, some are good, some are terrible and most are in between. Some are slick, commercially produced efforts, most are not. […]

Selling those White Elephants

We recently got a whole new perspective on selling stuff in preparation for our move. In the past, between eBay, Craigslist and other such venues, as well as the traditional garage or yard sale, you could move pretty much anything you owned in good condition. That’s changed. With the US economy still a mess, more […]

Another Portable Career: Expat Coaching

This is the third part of a series on life coaching for expats. If you missed the first, you can read it here. In Part I I introduced the six coaches who contributed to this discussion, and reviewed what life coaching is and how expat coaching differs from general life coaching. In Part II I […]

Benefits of Coaching for Expats

This is the second part of a series on life coaching for expats. If you missed the first, you can read it here. In Part I I introduced the six coaches who contributed to this discussion, and reviewed what life coaching is and how expat coaching differs from general life coaching. What Are the Benefits […]

Panama Hits the Sweet Spot for Life and Business

If you plan to start a business overseas — and most of you indicated you’ll have to generate some income to finance your overseas lifestyle — Panama is the country to look at. According to Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of the Overseas Retirement Letter, the country’s friendliness to business is why she and her real estate […]

Coaching — Not Just for Athletes Any More!

Lots of people today work with life coaches to help them with their careers and personal lives, and expats are no exception. A coach’s objective is to help the “coachee” reach his or her full potential. I interviewed six experts recently to find out more about expat coaching. Each has professional coaching training and are […]

It’s the #1 Best Seller!

A few months ago I reviewed How to Retire Overseas: Everything You Need to Know to Live Well (for Less) Abroad by Kathleen Peddicord. Kathleen is the publisher of Live and Invest Overseas, which publishes a free daily e-letter as well as a monthly magazine and other resources for expats and would-be expats. Today, Live […]