After being robbed at gunpoint outside his home in Florida, Banker in the Sun re-evaluated his priorities in life and decided to pack in the bank job and follow his childhood dream of exploring exotic lands and Arabian kingdoms. He moved to Saudi Arabia, and then Thailand, no longer a banker, but now a self-proclaimed 'digital nomad'. The blog is a blend of his experiences, interviews..
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, better known as the Trump Tax Reform, was signed into law just before Christmas 2017, coming into affect for 2018 tax year. This means that expats filing in 2019 are filing with the new rules introduced in the Tax Reform for the first time. The Tax Reform... Read More >>
In one of my stores, I have a lady who filed a chargeback for $2900 stating her merchandise isn’t working. The supplier stated they would fix the issue, yet haven’t so much as bothered calling her all week. In another store I have a $5000 complaint from a self-entitled, self-righteous prick who is trying to... Read More >>
Chiang Mai has basked in the sun of many a dream, but along with this infallible aura of promise rose a darker side of the city. With the birth of the digital nomad scene in Chiang Mai came the unavoidable scams, which raked through swathes of newcomers with promises of wealth at little to no... Read More >>
Since my move to Phuket in the Spring of this year, I’ve been repeatedly asked about life here–namely if one should move to Phuket or Chiang Mai. Having lived in both cities, each with its unique advantage, I wanted to share my experiences in both. They are very different in atmosphere, but similar in their... Read More >>
One week. One week to go and I’ll be returning home for a month, after nearly a decade abroad. I’m already preparing for reverse culture shock; I have no idea how much things have changed. I don’t know what restaurant chains are popular anymore. I’ve got no idea how much a meal at Olive Garden costs;... Read More >>
I’ve thought long and hard about sharing the reasons you should never try dropshipping. I’ve seen so many newcomers stubbornly press on, end up royally sucking at it, and then troll the many dropping forums, lamenting their losses, that I initially thought it a waste of time to write yet another post on the subject. But I’m going... Read More >>