Russia has finally, officially invaded Ukraine. What does this mean for those of us not in the direct line of fire? The euro has dropped a few points. The Moscow stock market fell almost 50%. Oil prices broke through US$100 a barrel. Gold is up. Cryptos are down. Those are the immediate, short-term market responses. […]
People often take Europe off the list of possibilities for where to move or invest overseas because they assume the residency options are too limited or the tax implications too onerous. The truth is that residency can be easier to obtain in some European countries than it is in some Latin American countries… and the […]
As 2021 comes to an end, it’s increasingly difficult to recall the world as it was before COVID-19 joined the party. Trying to predict what 2022 will look like is anybody’s guess. Travel has become as hassled an administrative process as I remember it from 30 and 40 years ago. Only now rather than collecting […]
This week I’m hosting our second annual Live And Invest In Europe Conference online. Europe has been a draw for me since I was in high school. I saved up my junior year to take a whirlwind tour of Europe… 9 countries in 30 days by bus. It was on the trip that the seed […]
My 7 Top Second Passport Picks The American interested in establishing residency or citizenship in Europe has more options today than ever in history, depending on how much time and money you're looking to spend to achieve the objective. If you have the budget, for example, you could make a 250,000-euro donation to the arts [...]
Where in the world can you obtain bank financing as a foreigner for the purchase of real estate? I get the question all the time. In fact, that’s not quite the question to ask. More precisely, the question is: Where can you obtain bank financing as a non-resident who is not earning income in the […]
Could The Average Retiree Really Afford To Retire To France Or Italy? A consulting client I spoke with the other day was surprised when I suggested that he could live in Europe on his retirement pension of US$2,200 a month...including in either France or Italy, the two countries that interest him. What About Taxes? If [...]
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