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07 May
Back up residency in colombia. a high rise building in colombia with new developments being built in the background

Why A Plan B Residency In Colombia Should Be Your Plan A

World's Easiest Residency? I spent the past several months working on a massive expansion of our guide to foreign residency and second citizenship. During that time I was reminded why Colombia continues to stand out among the competition whenever backup residency alternatives are discussed. Colleague Lee Harrison has long insisted that Colombia be at the top [...]
09 Apr
the flags of panama, colombia, nicaragua, portugal and dominican republic flapping in the wind on a beach

Our Official List Of The World’s Easiest Residency Programs

5 Best Places To Establish Backup Residency Right Now Live and Invest Overseas’ annual Retire Overseas Conference is primarily a lifestyle event; the focus is on where and how to live or retire overseas. However, the past couple of years, something telling has struck me about this conference: The number of people asking questions about [...]
15 Mar
Choosing A Jurisdiction For Backup Residency Overseas

Choosing A Jurisdiction For Backup Residency Overseas

World’s Best Residency Program One important piece of internationalizing your life can be 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 [...]
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 […]

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
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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
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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 […]