Panama has long been recognized as one of the best—and easiest—options in the world for a backup residency. When former president Ricardo Martinelli created the Friendly Nations program in 2012, any citizen of one of the countries on that list could get residency in Panama by opening a local bank account with just a US$5,000 deposit. Today, the […]
It’s that time of year again… And you may be scrambling for gift ideas for certain friends and family members. I have a suggestion that could help. I’m talking about one of nature’s most-rewarding gifts… Not gold, frankincense, or myrrh—all three of which you can pick up in a gift box on Amazon for just […]
On Aug. 7, 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit made headlines when, in the space of 45 minutes, he crossed four times between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. He didn’t just walk—the 24-year-old high-wire artist danced and lay down on the wire, too, balance pole in hand. Whether you look on it as art […]
One important factor that makes Brazil particularly attractive to North Americans today is the extraordinary currency advantage. Right now, the dollar is trading at over 5 Brazilian reais. That means that everything from eating out to staying at a hotel to buying property comes at a significant discount. But these low property prices we’re seeing […]
Market Update: Ireland—Time Again To Buy? 2020 was never meant to be a strong year for the Irish property market. Good news for you, dear foreign property buyer… Remember, long before coronavirus, there was the little matter of Brexit next door. And on Jan. 31, with terms still to be agreed, the UK officially walked [...]
Exclusive Chance To Earn 15% (While Saving Thousands) In One Of My Favorite Property Markets Over the past two years, we've been highlighting Colombia as a place where U.S.-dollar-holders have increased buying power. Now, that currency advantage just got better... Between a drop in oil prices (Colombia's bread and butter) and the coronavirus threatening the [...]
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