I haven’t been to every country in Europe yet, but I have spent time in nearly every one. I’ve also invested in many and lived in two. Portugal stands out from the crowd in this part of the world for two reasons. #1. Portugal’s Residency Programs First, Portugal offers a competitive residency-through-investment program. You can […]
Panama has long been recognized as one of the best—and easiest—options in the world for a backup residency. When former President Ricardo Martinelli created the Friendly Nations program in 2012, any citizen of one of the countries on that list could get residency in Panama by opening a local bank account with just a US$5,000 […]
The Internet is perhaps our world’s greatest source of information… current and outdated… accurate and made-up. That’s why I don’t consider Google my friend. Instead, I count on the network of contacts I’ve developed around the world over the past two-and-a-half decades for
The World Is Ending… Where Should You Go? A reader wrote this week to ask where I’d recommend as the ideal destination in a doomsday scenario. Where would qualify as the best place to be in an end-of-the-world situation? The reader specifically referenced a shutdown of global trade. I would want a place where enough [...]
World's Best Residency And Citizenship Program Dozens of countries offer residency- and citizenship-through-investment programs. The United States and Canada, for example, have used these kinds of programs to attract wealthy immigrants for generations. More recently, countries on our radar have been trying to woo the world's wealthy in the market for backup residency and passports. [...]
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