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25 Apr
Caribbean old city street, church, independence square, tropical plants, palm tree, mountain view, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

The 9 Best Countries To Get A Residency In 2022

About 28% of all American expats living abroad live in Mexico. A big reason for this is that Mexico has one of the world’s easiest immigration programs. The process begins at the Mexican consulate in your home country. Amounts vary consulate to consulate, but qualifying for temporary residency through economic solvency requires an average minimum […]

21 Apr
A panoramic view of a white sandy beach in Algarve, Portugal

Why Moving To Portugal Should Be The Next Thing You Do

Portugal is the oldest country in Europe, with the same defined borders since 1139. Before that, it was part of the Umayyad Caliphate and the Roman Empire. The country is home to the oldest bookstore chain in the world, Livraria Bertrand, which opened its doors in 1732. Here, too, is one of the oldest universities […]

14 Mar
Aerial from the city Lagos with the Forte da Bandeira in Portugal at sunset

Finding The Expat Havens With U.S. Dollar Currency Advantage

Currency: Brazilian real (BRL) Exchange Rate: R$5.16 per US$1 Currency exchange controls: Yes The dollar is 91% stronger versus the Brazilian real than it was in 2015. But don’t miss this twist: The dollar has lost 8% of its buying power against the real since the start of 2022, reversing a decade-long trend. So its […]

17 Jan
Skyview of Manila, Philippines

7 Emerging Markets In 2022 For Offshore Diversification

If you aren’t taking at least some of your profits out of the U.S. stock market and putting it into real estate overseas, you’re not paying attention. The question isn’t whether to diversify beyond U.S. markets and specifically beyond U.S. stocks… it’s where, specifically, you should be placing those gains. Where am I focused this […]

06 Jan
Traditional half-timbered houses on a canal in France

You May Be Surprised At How Low Taxes In Europe Can Be

People often take Europe off the list of possibilities for where to move or invest overseas because they assume the residency options are too limited or the tax implications too onerous. The truth is that residency can be easier to obtain in some European countries than it is in some Latin American countries… and the […]

15 Jul
Tavira town in Portugal at the sunset time.

The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas

My First-Ever Global Property Markets Index Rates And Ranks The World’s Best Places To Invest In Property Overseas This month’s issue of my Global Property Advisor will feature my first-ever Global Property Markets Index. My team and I have spent the past two months collecting data and crunching numbers. Our aim is to rate and [...]
10 May
Obtaining A Second Passport

My Top 4 Countries For Obtaining A Second Passport In 2021

2021's 4 Best Second Passport Options How many countries the document allows you to travel to visa-free… Residency requirements (both to earn the passport and to maintain it), language requirements, and whether or not the country allows dual citizenship… As well as how long the naturalization and approval processes typically take… and what they entail. [...]
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, [...]
08 Apr
Aerial cityscape of Lisbon, Portugal.

What The Distressed Real Estate In Portugal Means To You

The current crisis will continue to impact residential demand in the coming months with minor price corrections expected. The Portuguese economy’s widespread contraction has not yet spilled into the real estate market —partly due to government-subsidized credit, layoffs, and moratorium on mortgage repayments. The immediate financial effects of