The bloggers are lying about the costs

Postbox letter from Tony

I don't regret living in Bangkok but there are hundreds of costs you won't find out until later, and they can make and break you.


Money matters

Are you financially sound?

Without any savings or benefits from either a public or private pension scheme in your old age, you might be forced to opt for the ‘Go Native scheme’ (the fried rice & Sangsom approach), the ‘Bangkok Pension Plan’ (wait for moneyed relatives to expire) or go out with a bang aka ‘The Flying Club’.


How safe is your money in a bank?

Most people think their money is safe in a bank – safe as houses, yeah?

Where can your money get more protection and work for you while you are working in Thailand?


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