96% of Readers Polled Say I.R.S. Shouldn’t Have Power to Seize Passports

96% of readers surveyed in an online poll said they disagreed with a new provision in the "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act," which would allow the State Department to revoke, restrict, refuse to grant, or to deny renewal of the passports of U.S. citizens who the I.R.S. alleges owe back taxes.

Panama: Most Business-Friendly Country in the Americas

Panama is the most business-friendly country for expatriates anywhere in the Americas, a major new study in the International Living November issue reveals. When compiling our Business Index 2011, IL's researchers examined factors such as visa requirements, financing, how easy it is to set up a bank account, local taxes, business expenses, infrastructure and the local business culture in seven business-friendly countries.

Savvy Travelers Can Bed Down in Some of the World’s Most Exotic Locations—Without Paying a Cent

Homeowners preparing for trips overseas are turning to the Internet to find people willing to mow the lawn, take the dog for a walk or feed the goldfish in their absence. In return, the house-sitter can save thousands in accommodation costs.