Offshore Living Letter is a publication of Live and Invest Overseas. Our goal is to provide timely, actionable information on all things offshore, including: how to go offshore, diversifying your portfolio, wealth creation, protecting your assets, and much more.
Editor’s Note: Cryptocurrency is impossible to avoid these days: News of hacks, government squeezes, and fluctuating markets has saturated the media, with the world and his wife offering their two cents. Whether you’re a naysayer or blockchain enthusiast, my team strives to keep you as informed as possible on the subject. To that end, we […]
“I’m expecting a windfall payout imminently from a currency investment. When I receive it, I want to reinvest the proceeds in real estate overseas…” So wrote a reader a couple of years ago. He didn’t want to say what the investment was for fear of tipping off the marketplace, but, eventually, in a follow-up email, […]
A trendy spot, beach or otherwise, can become trendy just because people begin to perceive it that way. Maybe a celebrity buys in a small town or a movie is filmed nearby or a reality show is shot on location…triggering the marketplace to believe there’s something cool or interesting about a place they’d previously never […]
The euro is on a downward slide that appears likely to continue in the wake of the recent nominal rate cut by the ECB. Unfortunately for me, I just converted U.S. dollars to euros to buy an apartment in Paris at possibly the worst time in the last two-and-a-half years to have made such an […]
About two years ago, I invested in cemetery plots in the UK. Specifically, I bought a 10-plot package and recommended that some of my premium readers do the same. Last week I heard from the agent who brokered the investment. He was contacting me to tell me that the developer behind the offer has received planning […]
Traditionally, the sediment was removed by hand. However, this meant that a fair amount of champagne was lost. As each bottle was opened, the built up effervescence pushed out the sediment but, of course, some of the wine, too. The process was slow and very inefficient. Then, sometime in the 1970s, someone had the big […]