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Jeff D. Opdyke


Jeff Opdyke was born and raised in South Louisiana. He spent 17 years covering personal finance and investing for The Wall Street Journal, writing a weekly column reaching 10 million readers. He has also written 10 books on personal finance, investing, and working as a digital nomad. A keen traveler, Jeff has visited 77 countries so far, and invested around the world. Since 1994, he has operated from bank and brokerage accounts in countries ranging from New Zealand and South Africa to Hong Kong and Dubai. After spending five years living in Prague in the Czech Republic from 2018, Jeff recently relocated to a small beach community on the outskirts of Lisbon, Portugal. He currently serves as editor of the Field Notes daily e-letter and monthly Global Intelligence Letter. He’s also a regular contributor to International Living magazine.

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