After nine weeks on the road in Europe, Lief Simon is in Las Vegas this week co-hosting this year’s Retire Overseas Conference with his wife Kathleen Peddicord.
Kathleen reports on the goings-on live from the scene…
“Welcome to Las Vegas… welcome to Live and Invest Overseas’ Sixth Annual Retire Overseas Conference…”
So I addressed the crowd yesterday afternoon during the opening session of this year’s sold-out event in Sin City.
My entire far-flung Live and Invest Overseas team is here with me to help all in attendance consider their best options and opportunities related to living or retiring in another country.
Who would do this? Who would think about moving to a new country? …Continue Reading
Banking overseas is more challenging today than it’s ever been and more challenging all the time thanks to the constantly changing landscape.
One week, one bank will open an account for Americans. The next week it won’t. Another bank that required a US$100,000 minimum bank balance increases that requirement to US$500,000… and then reduces it to US$250,000.
Recommending offshore banking options has become a hazardous occupation… so I’ve given it up. Rarely any longer do I “recommend” a bank. Rather, now I suggest various banks as options to try. One person may succeed at getting an account with one bank where another fails… and vice versa… on and on.
In fact, it’s easier today to …Continue Reading