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<h1 class="entry-title">Author: <span class="vcard">Lief Simon</span></h1>
13 Jun
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The Best Countries To Open An Offshore Bank Account

The Best Place To Hold An Offshore Bank Account The question I am asked maybe more than any other by readers and conference attendees is: Where is the best place in the world to open an offshore bank account? As with any question related to your personal life, the answer is: It depends. It depends [...]
10 Jun
French, U.S. and Chinese passport on money

Figuring Out Your Best Choices For An Alternative Residency

Top Retiree Residency Options For 2019 Choices. The whole live-and-invest-overseas thing comes down to choices. Because taking control of your future is all about understanding your options for action. The challenge can be that, once you've identified the going-overseas choices you'd like to pursue, following through on them isn't as easy as making a quick [...]
06 Jun
View of the blue Mediterranean from Greece

7 Best Countries To Qualify For Residency Overseas

My 7 Top Second Passport Picks The American interested in establishing residency or citizenship in Europe has more options today than ever in history, depending on how much time and money you're looking to spend to achieve the objective. If you have the budget, for example, you could make a 250,000-euro donation to the arts [...]
03 Jun
check to pay irs all money

It’s Now Vital To Protect Your Money With Offshore Investments

Remember When America Was Proud Of Its Entrepreneurs? Did you know that, in 2014, the U.S. government officially became the country's biggest thief? To the tune of more than US$5 billion dollars. Take a look... Maybe the police are simply doing a better job. Nah, that's not it... The Department of Justice recently released an [...]
30 May

Should You Get An Attorney For Residency In Panama?

How Could Panama’s Residency And Citizenship Programs Be Better? A friend in Panama who is connected to the country’s new president is soliciting ideas for improving the country’s immigration programs. The goal is to attract higher net worth business people. His question for me was: What would make Panama more competitive? That is, looking around [...]
16 May
panama City downtown at sunset

Should You Invest In Panama’s Middle-Class Housing Market?

The Best Way I Know To Make Money From Real Estate This month’s issue of my Global Property Alert has a theme: It reveals a series of opportunities that share a common target market—the local middle class. When I moved to Panama 11 years ago, a local friend gave me a tip… “Get into the local housing [...]
09 May
Beaech in Brazil

Why I’m Freeing Up Funds To Buy Beachfront Lots In Brazil

Why I'm Doubling Down On Brazil (And This Is Your Last Chance To Do The Same) For the past few years, I've been working systematically to consolidate my existing real estate holdings... while, at the same time, expanding my portfolio in a new direction. I'm selling properties that no longer fit into my long-term plans. [...]
06 May
The board game risk. Game in progress.

Be Aware Of These Risks Before Buying Overseas Real Estate

How I Size Up The Potential Risk Of Any Overseas Property Investment I Consider How do I assess the potential risks of a real estate investment opportunity I'm considering making in another country? That may be the question I'm most often asked by readers... especially by readers considering investing outside their home countries for the [...]
02 May
A seaside town in the Mediterranean, Greece

6 Steps To A Successful Overseas Property Investment

6 Secrets To My Global Property Investing Success The advantages and rewards of buying and owning property overseas are greater right now than ever before in our lifetime. If you haven't yet diversified into real assets overseas, you should be thinking about a first purchase. If you hold an overseas property portfolio already, I recommend [...]