Jell-O Shot — The BKK-SIN Seat 7D Edition

Hey from Phil again. Jell-O Shot time again. You get these things because you signed up for theFriday Edition newsletter. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the link at the end of this email. Usually I write these at the airport before boarding a flight, but this one is from Seat 7D on Jetstar 3K512 […]

The “good bookkeeping is more important than good tax lawyering” edition

Hey everyone, it is the “every once in a while” fatigue-driven Jell-O Shot from Phil again. If I have half a brain cell and I’m sitting at an airport, you’ll get one of these. This time I’m sitting in the KAL lounge at LAX. Flight time is 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning: Los Angeles to Bangkok […]

Land speculators and tax deduction hacks

Welcome again to the Friday Edition. This week I will look at tax deductions for nonresidents who buy and hold land in the United States. It’s easy to get off the mailing list: just click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email. I won’t be offended. On the other hand, if you want […]

Pack light, go fast in Toronto

The Goruck SK40. I’m here for 2.5 days and it is damn cold so I have bulky clothes. That’s my excuse for using the big backpack. My other pack is the SK20. I think it would have worked fine. The SK40 is a bit more than I needed.