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03 Dec
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Five Flags: Comparing Panama And Portugal’s Citizenship, Residency, Real Estate, And Taxes

#1 Choice For Going Offshore In 2019 We Americans tend to dismiss Europe for overseas lifestyle and investment options, thinking this part of the world is too complicated or too expensive. The truth is that some European countries can be cheaper than destinations that might much sooner come to mind as top live and invest [...]
29 Nov
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The Three Ways You Can Qualify For Portugal’s Golden Visa

World's Best Residency And Citizenship Program Dozens of countries offer residency- and citizenship-through-investment programs. The United States and Canada, for example, have used these kinds of programs to attract wealthy immigrants for generations. More recently, countries on our radar have been trying to woo the world's wealthy in the market for backup residency and passports. [...]
01 Nov
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Assessing The Implications Of Trump’s Jus Solis Plans

How Trump Could Make My Grandchildren Stateless Turns out, my Monday missive on the opportunities presented by countries offering jus soli citizenship was timelier than I realized at the time. Within 24 hours of our publishing that essay, President Trump announced that he is considering issuing an executive order to eliminate jus soli in the United States. As I pointed out [...]
29 Oct
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Options For Getting Your Child A Second Passport At Birth

Serious Legacy Upside Kathleen and I were living in Ireland when our son Jackson was born. I wish we could take credit for being impressively strategic in our planning, but the truth is that Waterford just happened to be our home when Jackson arrived on the scene. You could say that this geographic happenstance turned [...]
18 Oct
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How To Live Anywhere In The World With No Residency

Resident Of Nowhere? Full-time residency in another country or a backup residency just in case... These are two topics I address regularly in these dispatches, in my Simon Letter advisory service, and at conferences. But what about no residency? Discovering the world as a global nomad is an increasingly popular idea among the millennial crowd, but we olds [...]
09 Apr
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Our Official List Of The World’s Easiest Residency Programs

5 Best Places To Establish Backup Residency Right Now Live and Invest Overseas’ annual Retire Overseas Conference is primarily a lifestyle event; the focus is on where and how to live or retire overseas. However, the past couple of years, something telling has struck me about this conference: The number of people asking questions about [...]
27 Nov
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Why I’m Applying For Residency In The Dominican Republic

This Country Ticks All The Go-Offshore Boxes About 18 months ago I began the process of applying for residency and citizenship in the Dominican Republic. My attorney in the DR contacted me last month to let me know that my naturalization paperwork is almost ready. How soon could I make it back to the country [...]
05 Oct
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Why Residency In Portugal Is Today’s Golden Opportunity

Portugal is hot. I’ve been focusing time and attention on this country for the past two-and-a-half years. My first visit I bought a small apartment as a rental investment that is proving to have been one of the best property investment purchases of my career (and that’s more than 40 buys across two-dozen countries). The […]

14 Aug
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Dominican Republic: Top Choice To Get A Second Passport

The Dominican Republic is right now a land of opportunity. This country is among the best places to buy real estate in 2017, and certain areas in this country are the absolute best places to be shopping for affordable beachfront retirement digs and a great place to think about buying to let. Net rental yields […]