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13 Oct
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The Importance Of Getting A Second Passport

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 [...]
04 Aug
Caribbean beach with palms and straw umbrellas on the shore with Gros Piton mountain in the background, Sugar beach, Saint Lucia

The 3 Best Citizenship By Investment Programs

Before the global pandemic, an American passport got you into 184 countries. It was one of the best travel documents you could carry. At the height of the pandemic, U.S. passport-holders were permitted entry to but 29 countries. Some 166 countries had decided to bar entry to Americans, fearing those Americans might carry the coronavirus […]

04 May
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The Flag Theory Of Diversification Made Easy

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 [...]
05 Feb
An expat woman looking at the skyline in Malaga

The Difference Between Resident, Expat, And Expatriation

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 […]

13 Jan
portugal passport and dollars

Ignoring This Second Passport Advice Could Land You In Jail

Beware Black And Gray Market Passports A passport doesn't necessarily mean citizenship. You can obtain citizenship in another country through naturalization... and then, as a citizen, apply for a passport from that country. The other way around doesn't work. I’m talking about what are referred to as grey- and black-market passports. They'll land you in [...]