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Tag: Backup Residency

10 Jul

Portugal: The Golden Goose Of Residency And Real Estate

Portugal’s population density is greater than that of France or Spain, but it sure doesn’t feel like it on the ground. I’ve spent time on the coasts of all three countries and was reminded while in the Algarve last week just how tranquil this region is… despite all the tourists. This year there are more […]

12 Jun
Choosing A Jurisdiction For Backup Residency Overseas

Choosing A Jurisdiction For Backup Residency Overseas

Where Should You Plant Your Backup Residency Flag? One important piece of internationalizing your life is establishing residency in another country, either because you intend to move to that country or because you want a backup residency in your back pocket in case things go completely sideways and you decide it’s time to bug out. [...]
23 Jun
A man signing papers for residency. Discover Where And How To Establish Foreign Residency

Where And How To Establish Foreign Residency

A friend is pursuing multiple residency options concurrently. He’s in different stages of trying to establish residency in several different countries with an eye to eventually obtaining citizenship in each one, as well. He figures that at least one of the applications won’t work out. Plus, each comes with different time lines and requirements, and […]

16 May
The Fastest and Cheapest Residency Right Now: Residency In The Dominican Republic

Establishing Residency In The Dominican Republic

Last week I took my own advice and obtained a backup residency. I’ve chosen to take this step in the Dominican Republic, where I’d been assured that establishing residency can be a straightforward process. I decided to test the theory and find out for myself. I can tell you now that I wasn’t oversold. This […]

11 Apr
The Easiest and Cheapest Second Citizenship

The Easiest and Cheapest Second Citizenship In The World

The EU is meeting this week to discuss visa reciprocity. Specifically, some member countries have proposed requiring American and Canadian citizens to obtain visas prior to traveling to Europe. It’s only fair, they argue. The United States requires citizens of five EU countries—Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Croatia, and Cyprus—to obtain visas before they’re admitted across the […]

14 Jan
Running offshore laptop business while on the beach

Why Offshore Investments Have Real Benefits

Traveling in the United States over the holidays I was reminded, as I always am, that that country is one of the easiest places in the world to live and spend time. You might wonder, therefore, understandably: Why do anything offshore in the first place? Easier, surely, just to stay put. Overregulation, overreach, invasions of […]

01 Jun
View from Q1 looking north

The Benefits And Advantages Of Living, Retiring, And Investing Offshore

I’m traveling in the United States this week. The visit is reminding me that, in fact, this is one of the easiest places in the world to live and spend time. You might wonder understandably: Why do anything offshore in the first place? Easier, surely, just to stay put. Overregulation, overreach, invasions of privacy, and […]

21 May
best residency options

Live And Invest Overseas Retire Overseas Conference Showcases The World’s Best Residency Options

One important piece of internationalizing your life is establishing residency in another country, either because you intend to move to that country or because you want a backup residency in your back pocket in case things go completely sideways and you decide it’s time to bug out. You have many good options in either case, […]

06 Oct
How To Diversify Your Financial Life Offshore

How To Diversify Your Financial Life Offshore

What would an ideally globally diversified financial life look like? I could imagine as many answers to that question as people asking it. However, I’d also identify key common denominators that should be part of any global diversification strategy. If you’re just getting started at this, here’s the most important thing to understand: This doesn’t […]