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Gracefully Expat
Expat, location independent, personal finance, financial independence
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Dublin, Ireland
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Has it been a good year? I hope 2018 has been a great one for your business and travels, for those of you already enjoying a location independent lifestyle. For those of you yet to take the plunge, I hope you’re that bit closer to making your dreams a reality. Who knows, maybe 2019 will … Continue reading 2018 Year-End Tax Checklist for US Digital Nomads ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 11:29 AM
Looking ahead to my next few months of travel, I’ve got a busy schedule of a whole bunch of great digital nomad events and conferences coming up.  If you’re considering making a trip, you might consider one of the below. Or, stay tuned for a summary of each of them after I’ve attended… and then … Continue reading Digital Nomad Conferences & Events – Summer/Autumn 2018 ...
Posted: Aug 13 2018 @ 5:56 AM
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Posted: Jul 10 2018 @ 9:02 AM
This is a post I’ve been meaning to write, because it’s one I could have used myself, about a year and a half ago. Deciding to give up your US Green Card isn’t an easy decision, but once you’ve made up your mind, the process shouldn’t be so mysterious. As always, I’m not a lawyer … Continue reading How to Renounce a US Green Card ...
Posted: Jun 06 2018 @ 10:32 AM
Today I’m very honoured to share a guest post from Liam McFarland. It’s full of great information. Thanks, Liam!   How to Challenge Yourself When Travelling: 5 Things You Should Do You’ll often find yourself having to step outside your comfort zone when you travel. Some people find this intimidating, while others thrive on the … Continue reading How to Challenge Yourself When Travelling: 5 Things You Should Do ...
Posted: Feb 27 2018 @ 2:23 PM
Verification At Last I’d completely given up on Kraken as a way to purchase bitcoin, after their non-response to the verification error that rendered their service completely unusable. I wasn’t exactly eager to start throwing my money at a company that can’t resolve what seems to be a simple bug. I’d been on the verge … Continue reading Cryptocurrency for digital nomads – purchase made ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 8:06 AM
Gear Geek Update I’m very hesitant to add any gear to my setup. I dislike carrying around too much crap and I really don’t need much to be happy, so all things considered, I’d almost always rather keep my money to be used in more freedom-enhancing ways. However, I made a few key additions over … Continue reading Digital Nomad Gear Update ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 9:47 AM
The quest continues My search for a way to buy crypto that doesn’t suck continues apace. Here’s an update of where I landed with the platforms I tried, and the degree to which each of them sucks: *NB: 0/10 shall denote the suckiest and least useful.   Coinbase Never replied to my most recent customer … Continue reading Cryptocurrency for digital nomads – update ...
Posted: Nov 30 2017 @ 12:32 PM
Part 1: Coinbase vs. Kraken vs. Gemini  what sucks the least for digital nomads?   Google search: How do I buy Bitcoin?   Depending on the definition of the range of birth years, I may be considered a slightly ‘older’ Millennial (yuck and ugh to each of those terms, in that order). However, when I … Continue reading Cryptocurrency for the uninitiated ...
Posted: Nov 24 2017 @ 11:16 AM
In September, I was honoured to be part of the awesome Nomad City conference in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It was a great event and a wonderful experience, and it was my first time speaking to such a diverse group of digital nomads. Typically I’d be speaking to US-specific tax issues, but for this … Continue reading Tax Considerations for Digital Nomads ...
Posted: Nov 09 2017 @ 10:19 AM


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