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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Today’s picture is from Moozlehome.com, run by Kate, another global nomad. I am in love with her teepees, and wish I she had been making them when the Wiggy and Feisty Ones were little..

 

1. Planning. In the chaos of list making, card writing and wrapping, it’s [...]

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It’s not just expats that manage most of their life online – increasingly, we are doing everything from paying bills to car registration via the world wide web. And while we all lock up our houses and cars and warn our children not to talk to strangers, we are far more trusting with the [...]

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Money isn’t just paper, nor does it simply make up number on your bank statement. It represents security, opportunity, and freedom. But for many, it’s also a source of anxiety, frustration, and fear. Taking control of your cash flow is the fastest way to take the intimidation out of finance.

Lest you think that the answer is [...]

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Just in case you were wondering what my qualifications for giving relocation advice were, I don’t have any. What I do have, however, is an endless stream of mistakes, which I willingly share in the belief that you can learn from them. Here’s a recently unearthed rendering of a day spent navigating the US school [...]

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