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20 Aug
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10 Business Opportunities For The Entrepreneur Abroad

Lief has already shared the story of how he got started with his live-and-invest-overseas adventures. Today he asked his wife Kathleen Peddicord if she’d share hers. Here is her inspiring story, with some expert ideas to initiate your own overseas entrepreneurial adventure… About 35 years ago (yikes), wide-eyed, pony-tailed, and straight out of college, I […]

15 Aug
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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 [...]
12 Aug
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Why International Real Estate Investing Isn’t For Everybody

Cherif Vs. Lief—Reasons To Avoid An Overseas Real Estate Investment A reader got in touch recently to say: "Lief, I have seen a posting online from Cherif Medawar on international real estate investing. It appears to contradict your group's continued advice on international investments. I'm forwarding it to you for a response because it shows [...]
10 May
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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
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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 [...]