The doom-and-gloomers continue banging the drums: It’s the end of the world… the end of the world… end of the world… just around the corner… Maybe… but doom and gloom isn’t my thing. I’m more interested in options for action. One option you have is to create a backup plan. Should the dollar collapse, euro-land […]
The second tax season for U.S. tax preparers is coming to a close. The due date for any U.S. person who extended his filing deadline is Oct. 15, just around the corner. Meaning I’m spending a lot of time these days putting my tax return together. Friends from other countries don’t understand why Americans living […]
My #1 Recommendation For Where To Go Off-Grid A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how to get away from Big Brother. Today I’d like to offer a recommendation for where to get away from Big Brother: Belize. Belize is a place where it is easy to go offline and off-grid while still retaining access [...]
Naked Travel And Other Strategies For Survival The guy who got naked going through airport security in Portland yesterday took the show-and-tell approach to internationalizing your life that I recommend to an extreme. Having been pulled aside and swabbed for explosive residue, he was informed that he'd tested positive. Rather than arguing with the TSA, [...]
Top Choice For Living The Self-Sufficient Life Self-sufficiency. It's what built the American West. Farmers and ranchers pushing toward the Pacific in search of their fortunes, pioneers building new lives on land where they laid claim and where they knew they could take care of themselves and their families themselves, beholden' to no one. That [...]
I Make No Guarantees (And Neither Should Anyone Else) If re-elected, President Sarkozy of France is promising a new global tax on French corporations. He's also alluded to changing the country's approach to personal income tax, so that French citizens would be taxed on their global income, as U.S. citizens are. If you're shopping for [...]
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