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Retired Naval Architect, born UK, emigrated New Zealand & Australia; lived in Turkey, Spai...
Editor's note: Written in response to Is an Expat Living Abroad a True American?   1. In my view, being an American is more than the happy accident of how the geography of your birth bestowed upon you citizenship, or even where you physically reside.  In my view, being an... Continue reading
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He nailed it- though one need not be an economist or financial 'expert' to see the blindingly obvious.    Free market principles are unfeasible in practice. Adam Smith in the 1770's made the [then] reasonable assumption that resources were inexhaustible but with the Industrial revolution and a world of 7... Continue reading
Posted in  Lessons About Moving Abroad
BANKING-- despite all their assurances that you have set up all the correct procedures and accounts, there WILL be problems. Not in your host country, but 'back home'. These will take the form of excessive fees, limitations on the maximum allowed currency, changes in their regulations, both Governmental and internal bank...
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