How to File Taxes from Taiwan

How to File Taxes from Taiwan

If you have moved abroad to start a business or teach English then you might be tempted to forget about all the bureaucracy in the US and not file your taxes. While this probably won’t matter much in the short term, in the long term your unfiled taxes could come back to haunt you.

Best Schwab Index Fund Portfolios

Best Schwab Index Fund Portfolios

You have two ways to get access to Index Funds with Schwab, either through their Mutual funds or ETFs. Both have their pros and cons but ultimately I chose to use mutual funds because they allow automatic investing and you can also buy a set amount (e.g. $100.00).

Robo-Advisors vs DIY Index Funds

Robo-Advisors vs DIY Index Funds

I started out by investing in low cost ETFs with Charles Schwab. I wanted to learn more about investing and thought that I could manage it myself and I also had fun doing in (while the market was going up). I quickly realized that I wasn’t able to look at my investments objectively…

How to Migrate from Godaddy to Cloudways Hosting

How to Migrate from Godaddy to Cloudways Hosting

After spending days trying to optimize my site and speaking to experts, I was led to Cloudways which uses Digital Ocean Servers. Here’s a comparison of the response times of my site with Godaddy and Cloudways. You can see that the files are the same size but the server response time is a lot faster…

How to Build Your First Niche Website

How to Build Your First Niche Website

How to Build Your First Niche Website When people are first getting started with internet marketing or e-commerce there can be an overload of information.  One friend tells you about how he knows a girl who's killing it with affiliate marketing, another one has a...

Why I’m Not Selling My Business

Why I’m Not Selling My Business

Why I'm not selling my business I have this dream lingering in the back of my mind about selling my business and sitting on a beach somewhere drinking endless San Miguel Lights or Tiger Bacs.  All without a care in the world and doing this while living off $20,000...

What is Financial Freedom?

What is Financial Freedom?

What is Financial Freedom? While this number will vary for everybody, the basic math is: Cash Flow from Assets > Monthly Expenses It is actually a pretty simple concept but it can be hard to implement.  Think of it like trying to lose weight.  To lose weight, you...

Digital Nomads in Taiwan

Digital Nomads in Taiwan

Digital Nomads in Taiwan     Taiwan has recently been ranked as one of the top places in the world for expats to live.  This is mainly because Taiwan is an incredibly safe country with friendly locals, fast internet, access to great health care, modern...

Why Most Dropshipping Businesses Fail

Why Most Dropshipping Businesses Fail

Why Most Dropshipping Businesses Fail     Most People Don't Treat Drop Shipping Like a REAL Business   The number one reason most dropshipping businesses fail is because people don't treat it like a real business.  Whatever drop shipping "niche" you're...

Money Doesn’t Take a Vacation, it Makes the Vacation

Money Doesn’t Take a Vacation, it Makes the Vacation

Money Doesn't Take a Vacation, it Makes the Vacation   Last month I went on a road trip in Kending, Taiwan (also frequently spelled Kenting) and decided to bring my laptop with me.  I actually purposefully bought this scooter because the trunk was big enough to...