For Sale: Caribbean Passport You have two main options for getting a second passport (if you're not entitled to one by descent): spend the required time as a resident of a country to get naturalized; or, invest in a country that grants immediate citizenship. The downside to these citizenship-by-investment programs (CIPs) is the cost, which [...]
My First-Ever Citizenship Index Reveals World's Best Second Passports What's the point of having a second passport? It's one of the questions I'm most frequently asked… along with the follow-up: Which is the best second passport to obtain? My team and I have prepared our first-ever Citizenship Index to answer those questions definitively. The complete [...]
Preparing for the unknown… That’s the principle behind diversification. You can’t be sure that any stock pick you make will turn out to be the next Apple or Facebook… so you buy stock in different companies. You can’t be sure stocks will always go up (in fact, you can be sure they will not always […]
Understanding The Flag Theory and 5 Flags Approach In the face of the kinds of market, economic, and political uncertainties the world is currently presenting, the key to protecting yourself, your family, and your assets is diversification, and the only way to truly diversify yourself is through planting flags. There are five basic things we [...]
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. “Hello,” you say as you take a seat across from the helpful banker, “I’d like an account with you.” Or, easier yet, you fill out some forms online and save […]
At a meeting in London a little while ago, I was among dozens of expats from all around the world. Many took offense to being described that way… to being called “expats.” They found the term derogatory; however, not for the reason people typically object to the word. Some among the group in London who’d […]
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