Tom Blake is a freelancer writer and digital nomad. Tom has been writing about personal finance for the last three years, and since graduating college, he’s lived the digital nomad lifestyle, on-and-off, in places like Dubai, Colombia, and Florida. He currently writes for MoneyCrashers (check out Tom’s articles here) and several other personal finance websites. He also runs This Online World, a website that helps people learn about ways to make money online, create passive income, and start profitable side hustles. In this episode, we discuss the pros and cons of the digital nomad lifestyle, what to look for when picking your next destination and the most popular digital nomad careers.
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In the extended interview, Tom shares how to downsize your possessions and what to pack for your first trip as a digital nomad. Join The Thought Card Club to get access to Tom’s extended interview as well as our entire archive of bonus episodes with past guests not shared anywhere else. You can also support the show one-time by buying me a coffee.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
Table of Contents
- If being a digital nomad is legit
- Why Tom left his corporate career and decided to become a digital nomad
- The pros and cons of the digital nomad lifestyle
- The most popular digital nomad jobs
- Things to consider before picking your next destination
- Best place to live as a digital nomad
- What a day in the life of a digital nomad looks like, and more.
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About Money Crashers
Money Crashers is a personal finance website and community dedicated to helping people make financially sound decisions. The website strives to educate individuals in making wise choices about credit and debt, investing, real estate, insurance, spending, and more.
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