032: Designing The Life Of Your Dreams As An Expat Entrepreneur – David McKeegan

David McKeegan interviewed on The Expat Money Show

David McKeegan and Mikkel Thorup talk in detail about what it takes to be an expat entrepreneur. How a young couples life looks like starting in NY City as students, moving to Barcelona Spain for an MBA program, starting their careers in Finance in London, England and realizing that they just didn’t want to raise a family with both parents working 12 hour days and how could they achieve their dream life.


Here starts the life of an expat entrepreneur

David McKeegan and Mikkel Thorup go back and look at how one family created their dream life abroad, and what would it took to make it a reality.

David and his wife Carrie now live in Bali, Indonesia with their 3 boys and are owners of a Greenback Expat Tax Service that does taxes for expat Americans with clientele coming from 212 countries. Listen in to hear how David and Carrie decided on Taxes for Americans but more importantly how life can be living outside of your country of birth.



Mikkel Thorup goes deep with David McKeegan on how and why they decided on American expat taxes. Of all the businesses they could do, why American expat taxes? Listen carefully because David and Mikkel talk about how a business is born and how you can create your business if you go about it methodically yet creatively.



We all know what an expat is, right? For those of you that are not sure, here is Wikipedia’s definition: An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than their native country.


How To Grow Your Business For The Life You Really Want

David McKeegan is a brilliant marketer. You have to be to build a company that is successful and allows you and your family to move and live in other countries around the world. David talks about best marketing practices of outsourcing and what not to outsource. And so much more!

  • What’s hot for Expat communities
  • What pushing through looks like
  • Being resilient
  • Overcoming adversity
  • Travel vision for the future and what that looks like
  • How to build a really really successful business


In a Nutshell

I had such an amazing time chatting with David McKeegan. I loved his stories of how he interacts with freelancers from around the globe and how he’s creating his tribe and really, why and how his business model works and how it can work for you too.




DAVID’S MOTTO: Live an Adventurous Life

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On The Expat Money Show, I aim to bring in the best Entrepreneurs from around the globe who are doing some really incredible things. David McKeegan has lived a life that most entrepreneurs strive for. David and Carrie and their 3 boys live life as an adventure! And isn’t that really what we all strive for.

It’s all about living life to the fullest, following your dreams, meeting new people and spending time with your spouse and children. For me this certainly is the case, and if you want a glimpse into the life of another expat entrepreneur who has created his dream life, listen to this episode.

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About The Host, Mikkel Thorup

Mikkel Thorup; the host of The Expat Money Show, has 20+ years in continual travel around the world, visiting more than 100 countries including Colombia, North Korea, Zimbabwe and Iran.

His goal now is to help Expats just like you to generate additional streams of income, eliminate your tax bill, and take advantage of offshore structures so you can travel the world freely and never have to worry about money again.

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  1. […] accounting agency, directly dealing with American Expats, listen to Mikkel’s interview with EP 032: David McKeegan, it’s awesome! And an important strategy in tax planning as an expat to have […]

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