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Tag: Residency In Panama

13 Jul
Retirement And Real Estate Investment In Algarve, Portugal

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

I spent last week in the Algarve region of Portugal looking at real estate and hosting the Live and Invest in Portugal Conference. Americans tend to dismiss Europe for offshore 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 […]

21 May
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Live And Invest Overseas Retire Overseas Conference Showcases The World’s Best Residency Options

One important piece of internationalizing your life is establishing residency in another country, either because you intend to move to that country or because you want a backup residency in your back pocket in case things go completely sideways and you decide it’s time to bug out. You have many good options in either case, […]

19 Dec

Specific Countries Residency Through Teak Investment In Panama

The most cost-effective, hassle-free invest-for-residency program we know of available anywhere in the world today is in Panama and takes advantage of this country’s “Specific Countries” residency visa program. The Specific Countries program was initiated under Ricardo Martinelli’s presidential administration through an executive order that the new president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, has so […]

26 Jun
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How To Vet Offshore Investment Opportunities

“I told them the contract is risky, but they invested anyway.” That’s what one of my attorney contacts told me about a recent client experience. He was surprised and even appalled that the client didn’t take his advice and walk away from the investment because he, the attorney, had concerns about some of the contract […]

05 Jun

Options For Obtaining Second Citizenship And A Second Passport Through Residency

The super-rich have a growing number of options for obtaining second passports through economic citizenship. These programs are most attractive to the wealthy from countries whose passports don’t allow for much visa-free travel—Russia, China, and the countries of the Middle East, for example. Spending anywhere from US$100,000 to more than US$2 million depending on the […]

06 Sep
Panama’s new “Specific Countries” residency program is the easiest and quickest way to establish permanent residency in this country, even to obtain a work permit.

What’s Panama’s New “Specific Countries” Residency Program?

Easy Residency And Even A Work Permit In Panama Here's the most important thing to understand about the "offshore world": The rules can (and do) change fast. You can't assume you understand something today (to do with establishing residency, obtaining citizenship, opening a bank account, etc.) because you researched it a month or two ago. [...]
05 Jul
Unibank No Longer Accepts Foreign Accounts

Unibank No Longer Accepts Foreign Accounts

I remind you often that you should take action to set up a flag offshore as soon as an opportunity that interests you to do so presents itself. Wait…and the rules can change, meaning the opportunity can disappear. In today’s offshore arena, the only constant is that everything–policies, requirements, restrictions, etc., to do with banking, […]