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28 Feb
Camilo Beach (Praia do Camilo) at Algarve, Portugal with turquoise sea in background.

8 Questions You Must Ask Before Establishing Residency Overseas

If you haven’t already established residency in another country, I’m writing today to urge you to consider the idea now. We’re living through extraordinary times. More than ever before, it’s critical that you have a backup plan… And that plan should include the right to reside full time and indefinitely in another country if and […]

13 Jan
Adobe Stock/Yurii Kibalnik

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Explained

How To Earn $224,000 Tax Free In 2022 The most important tool in the U.S. expat's tax toolbox is the foreign-earned income exclusion (referred to in tax-planning circles as the FEIE or "the exclusion"). If you qualify, it allows you to exclude up to US$112,000 in 2022 foreign-earned income from U.S. federal income tax. All [...]
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 [...]
27 Sep
A woman in a blue jumpsuit collects vegetables in the garden.

Pursuing A Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

In a world of uncertainty, having an escape plan can help you sleep better. The details of such a plan differ for everyone. Maybe a nest egg on deposit in an offshore bank account somewhere is all you need to feel comfortable and confident about your and your family’s future. Or maybe you’re interested in […]

31 May
Carmelita Gardens, a sustainable tiny home community in Belize

Tiny Homes For A Big Life… And Profits

In Today’s World, Going Tiny Can Mean Living Large Tiny homes have been a growing trend in the United States for the past 10 years or more. You know an idea has become mainstream when a reality TV series is launched on the topic. In fact, though, Americans are late to this party. Europeans have [...]
22 Apr
Nicosia, Northern Cyprus.

The Best Places To Live Abroad And Launch A New Life

Now That The World Is Beginning To Reopen...Here’s Where I’m Headed Next The world is reopening. It won’t be long now until we’re all able to get back out there scouting, exploring, and discovering. As you begin to plan your life post-pandemic, where should you be focusing your attention? To help you answer that question, [...]