• Chicago skyline from the John Hancock
    48 Hours in Chicago

48 Hours in Chicago

June 16, 2015

in Chicago, family vacation

I love short trips. They give you just enough time to get a taste of a place by forcing you to highlight what you really want to do and see in your short window of time. Short jaunts are perfect for taking advantage of long weekends so you can bank holiday and vacation time for […]

How to Transfer Money as an Expat

April 13, 2015

in currency, expat finance, money transfer

Over $582 trillion was sent as remittance by expats in 2014, according to The World Bank. That’s a staggering number indeed, and one of the main reasons the Foreign Exchange Market is currently the world’s largest market. Why does this matter to me? If you’re an expat, by definition, you will be sending money internationally. Here are […]