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After nine weeks on the road in Europe, Lief Simon is in Las Vegas this week co-hosting this year’s Retire Overseas Conference with his wife Kathleen Peddicord. Kathleen reports on the goings-on live from the scene… “Welcome to Las Vegas… welcome to Live and Invest Overseas’ Sixth Annual Retire Overseas Conference…” So I addressed the […]
Over the years, readers have called me crazy and even stupid for visiting and investing in one country or another… Argentina in 2002, Romania in 2004, Egypt in 2005, Colombia in 2011… for example… They’ve forwarded me U.S. State Department reports and warnings about various countries. They’ve asked whether I watch the news or have […]
Traveling in the United States over the holidays I was reminded, as I always am, that that country is one of the easiest places in the world to live and spend time. You might wonder, therefore, understandably: Why do anything offshore in the first place? Easier, surely, just to stay put. Overregulation, overreach, invasions of […]
My team and I are doing our best this week in Orlando to help the 400+ in attendance figure out where, exactly, they might best think about reinventing their lives overseas… “Kathleen, I’m thinking about Ecuador and Nicaragua… specifically, Cuenca and Granada. Here’s what I want… “Well, first, here’s what I don’t want. I don’t […]
The currency gods have conspired against the doom-and-gloomers who have been predicting (even, it seems to me sometimes, demanding) the demise of the U.S. dollar. The dollar continues to appreciate against many currencies, including the currencies of commodity-producing countries such as Colombia, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Chile, and New Zealand. Over the last 30 days, the […]
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, […]
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