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Volunteering as a nomad

Volunteering as a nomad

When people think of volunteering while traveling, they usually think of digging wells in African villages or building houses with Habitat for Humanity. Those are the sort of volunteer opportunities that require a few weeks of time — a commitment a lot of us...
Building your own pension

Building your own pension

A few weeks ago I attended a breakfast talk on philanthropy at my university. There were relatively few students there and I ended up sitting next to a man who seemed a little bit north of retirement age (let’s say over 55) who said he worked for the NY...
Destination resolutions

Destination resolutions

People make a lot of fuss about New Years resolutions, but as a traveler, I enter each temporary home with a new resolution. The world is eager to remind me that I can’t escape myself by traveling, but they seem to have little understanding of just how much a...
Resetting my finances after a breakup

Resetting my finances after a breakup

When my wife and I split up a year and a half ago, it felt like my finances were out of control. She made more than twice as much as I do. When we met I was a dumpster diving couch surfer and she was a normal person who bought things in stores. Living with her, I came...
How I retired before I became financially independent

How I retired before I became financially independent

Most people have some ideas about what they want to do when they retire. They dream of traveling the world, following their passions, or making the world a better place. The other day I was checking my retirement accounts and the little calculator said I’m on...
Saving shouldn’t involve suffering

Saving shouldn’t involve suffering

Saving for a big trip? Get real tips on how to cut your spending, from someone who makes very little money. Stop worrying about budgeting and denying yourself and still see the world.

Do you love where you live?

Do you love where you live?

You want to know what it’s really like to live in a city, but hardly anyone has lived in enough places to compare. I’ll be providing information you can’t get anywhere else — what it’s really like to live in Toronto, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Boston, Chicago, Kingston, Raleigh, and other places I’ve gotten to (temporarily) call home.

5 inspiring stories of real estate success

5 inspiring stories of real estate success

Buying a home empowers you to take control of your life, increases your self-worth, and best of all, gives you options to diversify your financial life. While it might feel overwhelming or out of reach, these women show that against certain odds or challenges, home...
How to make friends in a new city

How to make friends in a new city

Moving to a new city can be pretty intimidating. Most people made friends in school, when you practically had to go out of your way to not make some BFFs. Unfortunately, it’s rare for people to actually know how to make friends. It just happens, right? Even if you...
Retirement planning for digital nomads

Retirement planning for digital nomads

There are lots of articles out there telling you how to cut costs and save money. That’s great, but where do you invest that money for retirement when you’re a digital nomad? The remote worker with a pension plan — or even a 401k — is few and far between....
Managing birth control while traveling

Managing birth control while traveling

When people talk about getting ready for a trip, they rarely talk about birth control. If you plan on having the kinds of sex that can result in pregnancy and want to use some sort of contraceptive besides condoms, it can take some planning ahead of time. IUD The...