I’ve recently been featured over at Nomad Capitalist in an article titled “Time Is Money Abroad“. Here’s a little sneak peek…
“Many people move to a foreign country to leverage a strong U.S. dollar, to lower their tax bills, or for a variety of both personal and financial reasons. Naturally, moving to a foreign country, especially on a permanent basis and not to be a “digital nomad”, is rife with landmines you just can’t expect when you leave your home country.
The obvious one to everyone is language. But, I’d wager it’s not what you think.
Most people don’t have an issue when it comes to ordering food in a restaurant, renting an apartment on AirBNB, or other general “touristy” things. Many people go in concerned about the language barrier for these things, but quickly come to realize that it’s not a big deal at all. However, once you’ve lived abroad for a while, you start to come to the conclusion that language does hold you back…
Because time is money. Let me give you an example…”
In the rest of the article, I discuss…
- My adventure to purchase a new standing desk
- Why I’d like to hire a personal assistant in Ukraine
- What I miss and don’t miss about America
- How I leveraged the American citizenship into building my business out here in Eastern Europe