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Author: Kathleen Peddicord

03 Dec
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Five Flags: Comparing Panama And Portugal’s Citizenship, Residency, Real Estate, And Taxes

#1 Choice For Going Offshore In 2019 We Americans tend to dismiss Europe for overseas lifestyle and investment options, thinking this part of the world is too complicated or too expensive. The truth is that some European countries can be cheaper than destinations that might much sooner come to mind as top live and invest [...]
17 Sep
Panama Feels Just Like Home

Our Lives Are International, But Panama Feels Just Like Home

Touching down in Panama yesterday, after five weeks on the road, I embraced the strong sense I felt of coming home. Technically, Lief and I live nowhere. Official empty nesters since our son graduated high school, we’re footloose and fancy-free… with the frequent-flyer accounts to prove it. We hold residency in Panama but are no […]

10 Sep
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3 Things You’ll Need If You’re Deciding To Retire Overseas

Live From Las Vegas—Here's The Scene At This Year's Retire Overseas Conference "The world is alive with opportunity. "Specifically, in the context of this Retire Overseas Conference, the world is alive with opportunity for an interesting, rich, full, adventure-filled, and, sometimes, very affordable retirement in a place that is welcoming, beautiful, friendly, and engaging." "That's [...]
30 Jul
Panama City Skyline residential and banking towers

Why Panama City’s Property Market Is Unlike Anywhere Else

Why I Moved From Costa Rica To Panama... One Global Property Investor's Remarkable Success Story Back in Panama following his Offshore Wealth Summit last week in the Dominican Republic, Lief Simon is otherwise occupied today. As you read this, Lief is at the Chinese Embassy in Panama City trying to finalize the paperwork for the student [...]
04 Jun
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10 Business Opportunities For The Entrepreneur Abroad

I Can Find You All The Money You Need To Live Where And How You Want Last week, Lief shared the story of how he got started in his live-and-invest-overseas adventures. Today he asked his wife Kathleen Peddicord if she'd share hers... Starting about 34 years ago (yikes), wide-eyed, pony-tailed, and straight out of college, I [...]
19 Mar
In addition to stocks and bonds (and the mutual funds that invest in them), any investor with capital has opportunities to invest in many other assets.

Global Property Investing Made Easy—Here’s How

On stage at last week’s Global Property Summit in Panama City, with the help of friends, colleagues, and property experts from around the world, Lief Simon recounted personal tales of success… and of failure. He and the team of experts he’d gathered for the occasion shared hard-won wisdom with the benefit of hindsight and perspective. How […]

22 Jan
Blue water beach with palm trees in Caye Caulker, Belize

How Each Region Of Belize Reveals Another Lifestyle Option

Finally… after three days inside the meeting rooms of the Ft. George Hotel, it was time to bug out of Belize City… Belize City is poor, underdeveloped, and, in parts, unsafe. I don’t mind the place. Beneath the gritty surface, I detect a long-faded charm. Or maybe I project one. Either way, I enjoy passing […]

01 Jan
Best Places to Live 2018

The 10 Best Places To Live Overseas In 2018

Last week, Lief shared his recommendations for the best places in the world right now for going offshore. That's Lief's beat. His wife, Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of the Live and Invest Overseas group, takes a different perspective.  Kathleen is focused on identifying the best places in the world for living well and having a grand adventure. [...]