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Author: Lief Simon

17 Jun
Colorful houses and a bridge in Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy.

Why Real Estate Cash Flow Should Be Your Main Focus

Everybody Says Cash Is King, But Everybody’s Wrong Cash is king, right? Not really. It’s cashflow you should care about. Cashflow is critical to most aspects of life, including real estate investing. Cashflow was my focus when I bought my first property back in 1995... the three-flat building in Chicago I've told you about before. [...]
24 May
Panama City skyline on a cloudy afternoon.

Panama’s Residency Programs Will Change In 2021—Act Now

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve heard me say it often… If you’re interested in taking an action offshore, do it when you’re able to… while you’re eligible for whatever opportunity you’re considering. Because you never know when that opportunity will no longer be available to you—either because requirements change and you no longer qualify […]

20 May
Panama City, Panama on a sunny day

Panama Is Up And Running: The Isthmus Latest Developments

A little more than a year since pandemic restrictions first were instituted in Panama, the country is vaccinating (including foreign nationals) at a good rate, and stay-at-home orders have largely been lifted. Beaches, pools, and gyms have re-opened, and the international airport has been again operating since Oct. 12. Now what? As is its custom, […]

17 Dec
.38 mm handgun and bullets.

Gun Ownership, Safety, and Crime In Belize

One of the questions I am most frequently asked about Belize is: Is it really safe? Unlike Mexico, Guatemala, and other countries in the region, Belize has no organized crime. In Belize, no drug cartels are fighting for dominance or control. Luckily, this sleepy little country seems too small to interest those types. That said, […]