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Author: Lief Simon

12 Sep
Panama City, Panama

3 Situations To Avoid When Diversifying Your Life Offshore

I regularly hear from readers struggling with how, specifically, to get started planning and benefiting from a life diversified offshore. Should they start with a second residency, many want to know… Or an offshore bank account? Is a property purchase a good initial step, or would it be better to open an offshore business first? […]

05 Aug
Many chuckholes in asphalt damaged road.

The Truth About Developed And Developing Countries

Chad might not have even been considered developing when I was there. The capital city N’Djamena had an international airport but not a terminal to speak of… and I don’t remember a single paved road at the time. Western Kazakhstan had oil (I was working for a drilling company) but not much else. Of course, […]

22 Jul
Upscale colony of Costa Careyes on the Mexican Pacific Coast near Mazatlan.

Top Countries Where U.S. Dollars Get You A Big Discount

Currency: Brazilian real (BRL) Exchange Rate: R$5.23 per US$1 Currency exchange controls: Yes Brazil is the overall champ for currency discounts, where buying power was up 32% at the close of 2020, and has doubled since 2015. This country is exciting, romantic, and diverse. It stands apart among its Latin American neighbors as its culture […]

15 Jul
Tavira town in Portugal at the sunset time.

The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas

My First-Ever Global Property Markets Index Rates And Ranks The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas This month’s issue of my Global Property Advisor will feature my first-ever Global Property Markets Index. My team and I have spent the past two months collecting data and crunching numbers. Our aim is to rate and [...]