Welcome to Offshore Living Letter, Your #1 Resource for Offshore Diversification

Category: International Business

09 Mar
Five Flags: Comparing Panama And Portugal

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

Americans tend to dismiss Europe for offshore 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 for obtaining residency or investing in real estate. Portugal is one of them. […]

26 Dec
Have You Heard? Going Offshore Is Your Best Bet

Have You Heard? Going Offshore Is Your Best Bet

First, because, for me, the flip side of comfortable and convenient is dull and predictable. Life in the United States is fully figured out, leaving little room for the unexpected and the incalculable. Then there’s the overregulation, overreach, invasions of privacy, and poor government stewardship of the people’s money that dominate this landscape. For me, […]

22 Dec
international property portfolio

Building An International Property Investment Portfolio

Investment professionals in the United States are trained on financial products. As a result, the investment and retirement portfolios that most of them recommend include paper investments only, in three categories—stocks, bonds, and cash. Depending on your age and your risk tolerance, most financial advisors will tell you to put some percentage of your investment […]

12 Dec

The Real Secret To Our Success Investing Overseas (Hint: It’s Trust)

Even I… a woman who really prefers to do things for herself and by herself… have learned an important lesson: Life the way we live it is much easier with help. For Lief and me, life can be complicated. Our constant priority is diversification. This is both a risk-aversion strategy and a personal preference. We […]

28 Nov
Your Best Financial Strategy Now That Trump Has Won

Your Best Financial Strategy Now That Trump Has Won

The U.S. elections are finally over, and now the talking heads have moved on to discuss the minutiae of Donald Trump’s transition plans. Meanwhile, friends, colleagues, readers, and consulting clients are writing each day to ask what Trump’s victory means for me… How am I adjusting my holdings, my investment plans, and my Plan B […]