Banker in the Know

How To Get A Thai Elite Visa: Tips & Advice

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Thai Elite visa stamp in an American passport.

So you’ve taken the leap and decided not just to travel to Thailand, but to live there too. You are under fifty and are just looking for a long-term tourist option. You just want to be able to enjoy Thailand’s slower pace of life and stunning sceneries. How then do you go about staying long-term in the kingdom with… Read More >>

What is the Cost of Living WELL in Chiang Mai

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A defocused photo of Chiang Mai's colorful streets at dusk.

It’s hard for me to believe I’m fast approaching my third year in Chiang Mai. What’s crazy is I just can’t get enough of it. With every passing day, I’m loving it more and more. I was just telling my best friend yesterday how I can’t see myself moving away. There’s something for everyone in… Read More >>

21 Reasons Why You Should Choose to Work In Singapore

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A beautiful night photo of Singapore; one reason why you should choose to work in Singapore.

Singapore is home to thousands of international businesses, and their employees – should you think about making the move? At the heart of southeast Asia, Singapore stands as one of the world’s most glamorous business destinations: a thriving commercial hub with a favorable operating environment – and a valuable gateway to the APAC region. But… Read More >>

What American Digital Nomads Need To Know About US Taxes

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The internet has transformed our lives in countless ways, from how we shop, to the ways in which we socialize and access information. It has also transformed the way we work, making it possible to work from anywhere in the world with a high-speed internet connection. There are a few things, however, America Digital Nomads… Read More >>

Dropship Net Income Report – December: $47,497

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If you read my last post about my annual dropshipping income, you’ll have noticed I used a year to date gross figure of $617,218.36. This figure will soon be updated to include November and December number, and will likely exceed $800,000. I did receive a few emails asking me, however, what my net income was. I decided… Read More >>

13 Tips For Dropshipping Success

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Dropshipping is a term often flung around like a cheap whore. Rightfully so, the failure rate is very high, but few admit the failure rate of any business is equally high. Personally, dropshipping changed my life and I want to share some tips for dropshipping success that I hope will help you too. A disclaimer: dropshipping is a… Read More >>

How To Deal With Negative People While Traveling

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a depressed traveler behind a window, pondering how to deal with negative people while traveling.

I’ve seen it throughout my travels. I’ve experienced it everywhere on the road. The longer I’ve stayed in one place, the more noticeable it has become. Negativity abounds in every city or country I’ve visited. It can be incredibly hard to deal with negative people while traveling, and I’ve seen many give up and go… Read More >>

The Dummy’s Guide to DropShipping: Set-up & Advice

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My laptop and smoothie in Cambodia as I write the article: Guide to Dropshipping.

I wish there’d been a Dummy’s Guide to Dropshipping when I first got started. Especially one that covered legal nuances, and not just the store design. I will try to condense as much information as possible below, since it could easily span a whole book. As I mentioned in my last article about making over $600,000 in… Read More >>

How I Made $617,218.36 In One Year While Traveling The World

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Success only came after defeat. It all started when I got on plane to Vietnam from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was 2014 and I’d just quit my career as a bank executive. I really didn’t know what to expect next. What I did know was that I was leaving some serious job stability behind. My coworkers just couldn’t understand what… Read More >>