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Author: Lief Simon

23 Jun
Colorful street in Pienza, Tuscany, Italy

Why You Should Start Your Estate Planning Process Now

Don't Die Before You've Done This One Thing Years ago, a friend told me about a guy on the conference circuit. This guy did one thing, had one service, and one pitch. Let's call him Bob. Bob told a story about his parents who had been fairly successful but then died young. The wealth his [...]
13 Jun
Aerial Drone view of South Water Caye tropical island in Belize barrier reef.

The Best Property Deals To Expand Your Portfolio Offshore

After months of due diligence and negotiation… Dozens of calls and even more emails… The deals for my 2022 Global Property Virtual Summit are set. These are private offerings worth at least US$378,229 in cash savings across 24+ deals… Join us online starting tomorrow, and you’ll also benefit from exclusive perks such as free property […]

09 Jun
Close-up portrait of an elderly couple hugging on seacoast

The 7 Flag Theory Of Diversification: The Key To A Secure Retirement

How do you pack a go bag?That is, how do you create a fully diversified, profit-rich, tax-light, bulletproof life?Step by step.You’ve heard of the Five Flags. In fact, there are seven… Banking Foreign Residency Dual Citizenship Earning Money Offshore Offshore Investing Asset Protection And Estate Planning Mitigating And Managing Tax Liabilities You don’t need to […]

02 Jun
Panama City, Panama to the right and Medellin, Colombia to the left, comparison

Comparing Panama And Colombia: Living, Retiring, And Investing

Where’s the better choice for planting Plan B flags—Panama or Colombia? The answer depends on your goals and the flag you’d like to plant. Are you looking to open an offshore bank account or to establish backup residency? Do you want to make a real estate investment or start a business? Here’s a comparison of […]

30 May
View of Malaga with bullring and harbor

The 2 Rules To Minimize Risk When Buying Real Estate

Risk-taking is personal. Everyone has his threshold. Most people take few risks in their lives. They go with the comfortable job, make the safe investments, and stay within the lines of whatever they do. Over the years, I’ve learned that education can be a game changer when it comes to perceived risk. Someone living in […]

12 May
View of the Bay of Kotor with buildings and boats and mountains in the background

How To Ensure Your Overseas Real Estate Buy Is A Success

“It’s perfect. I’ll take it. How much is it?” So said the Irish hairdresser to the Montenegrin real estate agent. The agent was touring the young woman through an apartment for sale in the medieval town of Kotor. The woman didn’t get past the entryway before making her buy decision. Indeed, she had been ready […]

09 May
Buildings and skyscrapers in Panama City, Panama

This Apartment In Panama City, Panama Is Your Key To Residency

I’ve lived in Panama for about 15 years…And I’ve invested more money here than anywhere else…From farmland and a modern condo in the capital city to a commercial rental, a full-scale beach community development, and even my future retirement retreat far out on a secluded Pacific coast.Panama‘s lifestyle advantages are simple. This is an affordable […]

28 Apr
Dingy boat on idyllic beach in Primosten town, Dalmatia, Croatia

Offshore IRA Investing: The Best Advice You’ll Ever Need

As I’ve been reporting for years, it’s possible to invest your IRA funds outside the United States. However, to do so, you have to find an IRA custodian that allows for non-traditional investments. A traditional brokerage or bank custodian generally only allows you to hold assets in your IRA that he can sell you—stocks, bonds, […]