Category Archives: Financial Planning


My parents in law did not immigrate with us to the USA; instead they decided to go to Israel.  The main goal of our recent trip to Israel was to visit their

Medical Care in Malaysia

We arrived to Kuala Lumpur (KL) from Bali, where I was having 39°C (~ 102°F) fever for the five days.  We landed in the afternoon but I did not have any strength

Return to New Jersey

After almost three years living abroad we are back to New York/New Jersey area.   It is so strange to return as a guest.  We settled at our son’s apartment in North Jersey

Our Lifestyle in Kuala Lumpur

You probably tired to hear how we love Kuala Lumpur (KL). But does this mean that we plan to settle in KL and establish a principal residence there? And what does it

Searching the Internet

I planned to publish this post almost a month ago, but was destructed by various family issues. Additionally, our area was impacted by storm Sandy and that caused another delay. Anyway, I was searching the Internet for retirement

My Retirement Guru

I love Kathleen Peddicord.  She is my “Retirement” Guru.  Whatever questions or concerns I have, she will answer them in her e-letters. Kathleen Peddicord, the publisher of the Live and Invest Overseas, often referrers

Go Digital

Should you sell or rent your house?  After analyzing the renting cost, maintenance fees, taxes, fees to the management company (we will not be here to handle the tenants and their needs),

Affluenza & Downshifting

On June 14, 2012 CNN Money published the article by Geoff Colvin “3 ways to take control of your retirement” (The story is from the July 12, 2012 issue of Fortune). The article covers