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14 Aug
Understanding How To Use A 1031 Like-Kind Exchange When Investing In Property Overseas

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 […]

08 May
How Residency Rules Affect Your Second Passport Process

How Residency Rules Affect Your Second Passport Process

It wasn’t until after my son Jackson was born, nearly 18 years ago, that the idea of a second citizenship crossed my mind. Jackson was born while we were living in Ireland. As a result, he was both a U.S. citizen and an Irish citizen automatically. In fact, he obtained his Irish passport before he […]

06 Mar
ICE agent OFFLL

Why A Second Passport Is Today’s Smartest Protection Plan

Don’t Tell ICE, But My Name Is Ommar What do a British school teacher, a Russian Playboy model, and Muhammad Ali Junior have in common? They’ve all been stopped by U.S. immigration. The British school teacher was barred from boarding a flight from Reykjavik to New York. He’s a British citizen, but he’s Muslim... And [...]
07 Nov
Punta Cana dominates the "fast-Track" back up residency game.

Backup Residency In The DR: Your Post-Election Promised Land

The agony of the current U.S. election cycle ends tomorrow. Next comes the agony of the new administration. The choices this year are perhaps the worst lesser-of-two-evil options we’ve seen in decades. So you need other options. Fortunately, key places around the world are stepping up to oblige. On my radar specifically right now in […]

23 Jun
A man signing papers for residency. Discover Where And How To Establish Foreign Residency

Where And How To Establish Foreign Residency

A friend is pursuing multiple residency options concurrently. He’s in different stages of trying to establish residency in several different countries with an eye to eventually obtaining citizenship in each one, as well. He figures that at least one of the applications won’t work out. Plus, each comes with different time lines and requirements, and […]

11 Apr
The Easiest and Cheapest Second Citizenship

The Easiest and Cheapest Second Citizenship In The World

The EU is meeting this week to discuss visa reciprocity. Specifically, some member countries have proposed requiring American and Canadian citizens to obtain visas prior to traveling to Europe. It’s only fair, they argue. The United States requires citizens of five EU countries—Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Croatia, and Cyprus—to obtain visas before they’re admitted across the […]

20 Apr
investing in paraguay

The Travel And Visa Benefits Of A Second Passport

Americans can enter Paraguay via the Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Asunción without having a visa in advance. Enter the country by road or boat, and you have to obtain your visa before you travel. It’s not a big deal getting the visa at the airport, but it slows you down and costs US$160. It’s […]

06 Oct
How To Diversify Your Financial Life Offshore

How To Diversify Your Financial Life Offshore

What would an ideally globally diversified financial life look like? I could imagine as many answers to that question as people asking it. However, I’d also identify key common denominators that should be part of any global diversification strategy. If you’re just getting started at this, here’s the most important thing to understand: This doesn’t […]