Update from Uruguay: The consequences of ending bank secrecy with Argentina

The Argentine boom/bust cycle is happening again, as it does nearly every decade. This time is no different, despite what Keynesian economists might say.

Last Exit Coming Up

Departure from one’s country may not be the ideal answer for every person who is experiencing an increase in tyranny in his country. Conditions will vary from country to country, and situations will vary as to how each individual is likely to be affected by those conditions. However, if the individual’s negative future prospects are extreme enough to warrant relocation, the greatest enemy is procrastination.

How to Survive Long Haul Flights

Confession: I hate to fly, and that hatred hasn’t diminished one single iota in my years of hauling myself around the world. This abhorrence doesn’t stem from anxiety, or from fear of crashing. It’s the almost unbearable hassle involved at every step in the process.

What Type of “Flation” is Coming?

Will hyperinflation come to Europe and the US in the near future? Predictions are all over the board on this question, ranging from, “Yes, it is unavoidable at this point,” to, “It’s not possible. They simply can’t allow it to happen.”

What Type of “Flation” is Coming?

Will hyperinflation come to Europe and the US in the near future? Predictions are all over the board on this question, ranging from, “Yes, it is unavoidable at this point,” to, “It’s not possible. They simply can’t allow it to happen.”

Wheels on the Ground in Central America

In the last few years my husband and I have driven from Panama to Mexico and back a number of times. For anyone who might be considering car travel in this part of the world, here are some observations to make for a better trip.

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