Preparing for the unknown… That’s the principle behind diversification. You can’t be sure that any stock pick you make will turn out to be the next Apple or Facebook… so you buy stock in different companies. You can’t be sure stocks will always go up (in fact, you can be sure they will not always […]
When Boris Johnson, soon-to-be former British Prime Minister, sold his London home in 2009, he didn’t pay any capital gains tax in the U.K. but was slapped unexpectedly with a U.S. tax bill. Boris is an “accidental American,” a person who has lived outside of the United States for the majority of his life but […]
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Do I feel more or less American living overseas? I get this question a lot. I’ve been living outside the States for closing in on 25 years, and, to answer the question I’m so often asked, I’ve never felt more American than I do today. Living in the States (I lived in Baltimore, Maryland, for […]
You can’t create your own sovereign nation and name yourself king… But you can do the next best thing. You can live your life on your terms, largely freeing yourself of government interference, and you can become ruler of your own legal island. I’m talking about “Individual Sovereignty.” What does Self-Sovereignty look like… and how […]
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 […]
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 [...]
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