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Author: Kathleen Peddicord

10 Mar
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How To Open An Offshore Bank Account

Last year, Lief hosted his Global Asset Protection and Wealth Summit in Panama City. On day one of the conference, he and I had lunch with banker friends in town. One, with 30 years of experience in the global banking industry, sat down, looked around the table, and said: “I wish I hadn’t been so […]

03 Mar
Aerial view of Bogota, Colombia

The Truth About Retirement In Colombia Expats Need To Know

The first time I ever recommended Americans think about retiring overseas was back in 1985. When I began making these kinds of suggestions, I was sometimes met with suspicion… sometimes ignored… now and then even attacked as part of the lunatic fringe. The good news is that today the idea of retiring outside the country […]

14 Feb
View of Panama Canal from cruise ship

How Panama Became A Great Economic Success Story

Is Panama 2022 A Buy? Why were Lief and I drawn to Panama in the first place, some 24 years ago? And why have we invested more in this country than anywhere else in the world? It's partly because Panama's is one the greatest economic success stories in the world. Massive Growth Has Been Due [...]
25 Nov
Homemade turkey Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans and cranberry sauce

Celebrating Thanksgiving Overseas

“Maybe I should stay home for the day and help you… so you don’t drop the turkey or forget the turkey or burn the turkey,” my 16-year-old son Jackson suggested with a smile earlier this week. Probably he was angling for a day off school. On the other hand, Jackson had a point. Lief and […]

10 Sep
Chair sits on the balcony deck of a house looking out over the beach and the ocean

2 Critical Reasons Global Property Is Today’s Big Opportunity

Annually, colleagues, friends, and real estate investment professionals from around the globe join us in Panama City for our Global Property Summit. Day 1 of this year’s event was a tour of the most compelling opportunities for owning real estate in Brazil, Argentina, Panama, Portugal, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Thailand, and beyond… And that was […]

20 Aug
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10 Business Opportunities For The Entrepreneur Abroad

Lief has already shared the story of how he got started with his live-and-invest-overseas adventures. Today he asked his wife Kathleen Peddicord if she’d share hers. Here is her inspiring story, with some expert ideas to initiate your own overseas entrepreneurial adventure… About 35 years ago (yikes), wide-eyed, pony-tailed, and straight out of college, I […]

22 Apr
Nicosia, Northern Cyprus.

The Best Places To Live Abroad And Launch A New Life

Now That The World Is Beginning To Reopen...Here’s Where I’m Headed Next The world is reopening. It won’t be long now until we’re all able to get back out there scouting, exploring, and discovering. As you begin to plan your life post-pandemic, where should you be focusing your attention? To help you answer that question, [...]