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Tag: Lief Simon

21 Jun
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Why An Integrated Lifestyle Overseas Is Your Best Backup Plan

I’m preparing the program for my Offshore Wealth Summit taking place July 25–27 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. And I’m adding a new panel discussion to the agenda. I’m calling it: “Plan B—How To Survive Our Age.” I don’t need to remind you of the challenges of our age. Cable news has got that beat covered.

18 Jun
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I Can Show You How To Retire Without Social Security Checks

It’s Official—Social Security Is Running Out Of Funds... Here's What You Need To Do Now The Social Security Administration will have to begin dipping into its trust fund this year... and the fund will run dry in 16 years. That's the official proclamation of the report published last week. What does this mean for folks [...]
10 May
Dimly lit room with 12 gague shotgun shells resting on a reflective wood table

Packing Heat: Can You Own A Gun While Living Overseas?

Who's Packing? The Right To Bear Arms Overseas The feature article in the current issue of my Simon Letter advisory service is about guns. The movement underway in the United States right now to restrict gun ownership and certain types of guns and accessories is similar to the push for more gun controls that followed [...]
19 Apr
view form the air of a surburban housing estate in cincinnati

Weighing Risk Vs Reward For Long-Term Subsidized Renters

20% Net Rental Yields? Could This Be For Real? I'm receiving emails and alerts daily from U.K. real estate promoters touting U.S. property investment opportunities to their British investor lists. One such mailing I received this week promises a net yield of 20%. Florida has been a big seller to Brits and other Europeans for [...]
16 Apr
Aerial view of santo domingo, in the Dominican Republic showing high rise appartments and the town. In the distance you can see some mountains

Is Santo Domingo The World’s Next Big Property Market?

It’s Panama 2000 All Over Again I visited Panama for the first time in early 2000. The United States had just handed over the Canal Zone to the Panamanians. Everyone was worried. Would Panama be able to manage the Canal on its own? Meantime, Panama's economy went into shock after the tens of thousands of [...]
12 Apr
happy looking senior man looks out into the distance in beautiful green countryside

Purpose: Your New Life Overseas Won’t Last Without It

How Not To Become A Complaining Drunk In Your New Life Overseas When I ask attendees at conferences what they've got planned after they've made their moves overseas, many tell me they intend to play a lot of golf... or go deep-sea fishing every day. While those activities can be fun... and you could do [...]