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27 Jun
Man standing by sea looking at city view in Italy

Obtaining Individual Sovereignty In 8 Steps

You can’t create your own sovereign nation and name yourself king… But you can do the next best thing. You can live your life on your terms, largely freeing yourself of government interference, and you can become ruler of your own legal island. I’m talking about “Individual Sovereignty.” What does Self-Sovereignty look like… and how […]

30 May
View of Malaga with bullring and harbor

The 2 Rules To Minimize Risk When Buying Real Estate

Risk-taking is personal. Everyone has his threshold. Most people take few risks in their lives. They go with the comfortable job, make the safe investments, and stay within the lines of whatever they do. Over the years, I’ve learned that education can be a game changer when it comes to perceived risk. Someone living in […]

20 Jan
Senior couple standing at top of hill on hike through countryside

Finding True Wealth: What Is Your Magic Retirement Number?

On the plane flying from Paris to Panama earlier this month, I read an article about a librarian who made the decision to take all of her money out of the stock market. It’s not that she’s worried about the stock market crashing. It’s that she’s reached her number. As the woman explained, she’s accumulated […]

17 Jan
Skyview of Manila, Philippines

7 Emerging Markets In 2022 For Offshore Diversification

If you aren’t taking at least some of your profits out of the U.S. stock market and putting it into real estate overseas, you’re not paying attention. The question isn’t whether to diversify beyond U.S. markets and specifically beyond U.S. stocks… it’s where, specifically, you should be placing those gains. Where am I focused this […]

06 Dec
'Tax time' memo on 1040 individual tax form

Understanding U.S. Taxes When Living Abroad

Double Taxation And Other Offshore Tax Myths The United States and Eritrea, a small African nation, are the only two countries in the world to tax citizens on their worldwide income no matter where they live. Other countries tax their citizens only if they reside or earn money in the country. Americans living abroad have [...]
23 Aug
Diversified investments including stocks, forestry investment, real estate and bitcoin

Why You Should Diversify Your Portfolio in Times of Crisis

I’ve written before about real estate investors emailing or approaching me at conferences to question my position on the definition of a truly diversified real estate portfolio. Usually, they’re newer investors who haven’t seen the stock market or whatever type of investing it is that they focus on do what all types of investments do […]