Yes, I know. You don’t want to think about it, much less talk about it, which is why I have been getting shifty looks from most of my expat network this week when I asked them the seemingly simple question: “Do you have a will?’ Want to know how many people said “Yes”?

Two. Out [...]

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Expat life plays havoc with your finances. Often you are paid in one currency but live day-to-day with another, creating a budget is impossible when you have no idea what you will need or what anything costs, and trying to keep track of your spending when you have to establish a whole new life, home [...]

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It’s official.  I look like a 21 year old. Well, on paper at least. Today, I checked my credit score, and have finally achieved one that will allow me to get a cellphone contract. Or a car loan, which frankly is a relief, because nobody looks good in a bike helmet..

Please don’t judge me. [...]

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