Panama, Baseball and Expat Businesses

Beisbol (baseball) is big in Panama. Really big. They have major leagues, playoffs, and their own version of the World Series. Panama’s a small country, with a population of about 3.5 million, so they don’t have a big talent pool to draw on. Making it even more surprising that they can at least a dozen […]

Blogging for Expats: You’ve Only Got a Few Months to Get This Right

If you’re serious about building a business or portable career around a blog, you only have a few months to get one particular technical aspect under control. I’m talking about mobile. Fewer people today are accessing the internet from a PC than from a mobile device. Most of us use laptops, netbooks, tablets and even […]

US Expats — Let’s Talk Taxes

As the deadline for filing US tax returns approaches, we have a guest post from CPA Diane Siriani. Who Needs to File As a US citizen living abroad, you must file a tax return reporting your worldwide income. So whether you live full time offshore, work anywhere in the world, collect interest/dividends/capital gains, receive retirement […]

Your Portable Career — Beware the Unintended Consequences

Portable careers are a blessing. You can work from anywhere in the world you happen to be (usually as long as you have an internet connection). But when you move, you may find yourself dealing with some unintended consequences. As you know, I’ve just made the transition from Central Florida to Las Tablas, Panama. I’m […]