At my Offshore Wealth Virtual Summit last week, one attendee proudly commented that he was well into his flag-planting and had already taken several key steps toward internationalizing his life. He had a bank account in Panama… had made real estate investments in Panama… had actually moved to Panama… and was on his way to […]
A banker friend from Austria who speaks at many of our live events likes to ask the following question as part of his presentation: “What happens to your bank account (in Austria… or anywhere else offshore) if you and your banker—and only you and your banker—know about its existence… and then you die?” If you’re […]
If you want to open a bank account in the United States, you walk into a branch of a bank and simply state that objective. That is, you say you want to open an account. Or, even easier, you do it online and save yourself the trip to the bank. As long as you have […]
The Pragmatist's Guide To Living With FATCA Banks around the world are taking action. They’re trying to become FATCA-compliant. Bottom line, they don’t really have a choice in the matter. And neither do we account-holders. As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, one of my banks sent me the dreaded eviction letter, telling me, [...]
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