DeShawn Paterson: Finance in Shanghai

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Deshawn Peterson

Deshawn Peterson is a Financial Advisor based in Shanghai, China. Originally from Detroit, he bought a one-way ticket to China over 6 years ago after regretting not studying abroad in college. He’s been in China ever since. He now helps expats and travelers manage their finances and adjust to life abroad. Hear the top 3 financial considerations when moving abroad, the biggest financial mistakes expats make, and how to approach exchange rates and determine what currency to keep your savings in.

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Chrishan Wright is the visionary behind Blaxit Global—an influential platform inspiring and empowering the African diaspora to embrace a life abroad. As the dynamic host of the Blaxit Global Podcast, Chrishan amplifies the stories of Black expats, weaving a narrative that transcends boundaries.

Chrishan's impact extends far beyond the podcast, as she's become a sought-after freelance journalist and speaker. Her compelling insights have garnered attention from media outlets including The New York Times, HuffPost, PBS, InStyle Magazine, The Houston Chronicle, Travel Noire, and more. As a speaker, she brings a unique perspective on the intersection of culture, identity, and the transformative power of relocation.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Chrishan is a devoted mother to two adult children. Fueling her passion for exploration, she embarked on her own journey, leaving the United States in 2023 to call Lisbon, Portugal, home. Chrishan's story is not just about relocation; it's a testament to the profound impact of embracing change and finding empowerment in the global tapestry of life. Join Chrishan on this transformative journey and let her experiences inspire your own adventure abroad.

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