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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

2016-17 Worldwide Personal Tax and Immigration Guide

This guide summarizes personal tax systems and immigration rules in 164 jurisdictions.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017

How does U.S. tax work for American digital nomads?

Americans are unique in the digital nomad community in that they still have to file US taxes. Today, Bright!Tax tells us more about tax issues.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

Tropic Mango Path To Financial Freedom

I learned that if you earn US dollars (USD) or another strong currency and live in a Low Cost of Living Country, you’ll probably sooner or later find yourself whizzing away on a Hyperloop ride to Financial Freedom.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

How to Work in the Gig Economy and Still Save Like a Corporate Lifer

There are lots of things to recommend the freelance lifestyle. But matching retirement contributions and a regular pay cheque aren’t among them. Here’s how to be the boss of your own money.

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

What I Wish I Knew About My First Pay Check

When you’re fresh out of college and land your first professional job the first thing that crosses your mind is probably relief. The second is likely if your new salary will be enough to cover your bills. But the salary amount is usually where a lot of first-time professionals stop paying attention to their compensation package.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Digital Nomads: How do you manage taxes?

There is a brewing possibility that I might come across a remote position. I wanted to take this opportunity and travel a few places around the globe. I am planning to start for a few months in my home country and then make the move. But I am not sure how the taxes and other financials work if I am moving around different countries every 2-3 months(or whatever time is ideal).

Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Millennials may need to double how much they save for retirement

Many financial advisers recommend that workers aim to save between 10 and 15 percent of their pay. But other experts say millennials should save much more, up to nearly a quarter of their income, to avoid running out of money in old age if stock market returns fall.

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

What was your best passive income in 2016?

Any side projects, Game, OSS, Hacks.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016

Expert Q&A: How To Deal With Taxes As A Global Remote Worker

Remote work is forcing us to question the way our classic government institutions function. Who do we owe our taxes to? How do all parties ensure that appropriate tax codes and laws are being followed when workers may be employed by different countries or work in more than one region throughout the year? How can remote workers–whether they are self-employed or full-time–make sure they fulfill their tax obligations when working abroad or for companies in other countries?

Monday, Nov 14, 2016

Boosting your savings rate by living abroad and working remotely

Most people don’t have the luxury of working from home, but if you can get a job or start a business that allows you to work remotely 100% of the time, the impact on your savings and FI date can be huge.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

What are your passive income sources?

I do affiliate marketing. Just looking for few other options and would love to hear your experience/story of creating passive income sources!

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016

To all of you making well into the 6 figure range, how'd you do it?

To all the FI’ers out there that are making 6 figure incomes and higher, how’d you do it?

Monday, Oct 10, 2016

How to Retire at 40

Three early retirees tell their story of living on 4 percent or less.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016

The best ways to transfer money internationally for 2016

We took a look at some of the best online transfer services and got recommendations and insights from the experts.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

how much do you make at a remote job

Some companies seem to highly adjust for location, for example, Buffer is paying $93k for a developer in Hong Kong, $77k in Buenos Aires, and $144k in San Francisco, for the same job. This raises questions about determining ‘fair’ salary outside the major cities, where the cost of living is well known and understood, and sources such as Numbeo and similar sometimes miss essential issues. So, dear reader, what’s your job, where are you based, on what’s your salary?

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

How have you achieved financial independence?

I know this is a niche question, but have you reached a point where you have enough passive income to not to have to work for a living? If so how did you accomplish it?

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

What's your average cost of living (per month)?

What’s your average cost of living (per month)?

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

How the hell do you all make money!?

I’ve seen a myriad of get rich quick schemes and online money making scams. Obviously this is not how you are all making money. So how are you making money? How much money are you making? And what strategy creates the most amount of cashflow?

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

If you don't have a residence, where do you pay taxes as a European citizen?

If you don’t have a residence, where do you pay taxes as a European citizen?

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

The Ultimate Tax and Money Guide for Digital Nomads

Here’s a primer on the tax and financial aspects of the digital nomad lifestyle. Note, this is mainly for US folks.

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