Blog Archives: Second Passport

Barrons Interview
11/16/2016 - 8:21 AM
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Dear Readers, My interview with Barron’s was published this morning. You can find it here: Top Five Countries for Secondary Citizenship And here are links to detailed posts on the countries that made my top 5 list for 2017: Dominica (best value) St. Lucia (best investment option) Malta (when money’s no object) Austria (the gold

IRA when you give up US citizenship

Thousands of Americans will turn in their blue passports in the next few months. Some because of our crazy political climate, some to stop paying taxes into a broken system, and some because of FATCA and the international banking laws which make it impossible to live or do business abroad. This post will consider what

Belize Residency Program
08/27/2015 - 3:12 PM
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The Belize residency program is the best available if you want to live in Belize or if you’re on a budget. If you want access to a larger city, to operate a business, eventually gain citizenship, or not be required to live in your country of residence, look to Panama. If you want to retire

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06/07/2015 - 11:38 AM
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The tiny country of Estonia is selling a new kind of residency… one it calls e-residency or e-citizenship. Here’s the bottom line on why e-residency in Estonia is a waste of time for Americans… and might get you into trouble with the IRS. The Estonian e-residency program has been written up by the Wall Street

Russian Second Passport
02/19/2015 - 5:05 PM
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Russia will begin offering second passports and economic citizenship in early 2015. The law authorizing citizenship by investment was passed on June 23, 2014 and we await its implementation. Expect second passports to be issued by Russia in the next few months. This is the first world power to offer a second passport or economic

Give Up U.S. Citizenship
09/19/2014 - 10:00 AM
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As America becomes ever more intrusive in the daily lives of expats and residents alike, and the tax burden of the “haves” increases each year, the number of people giving up U.S. citizenship is also increasing. In some studies, the number whom give up U.S. citizenship has grown by a factor of 10 in five

Give Up US Citizenship
03/26/2014 - 6:04 AM
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Record numbers of Americans gave up US citizenship in 2013. As the IRS mafia becomes ever more hostile to its citizenry, Americans give up US citizenship in record numbers. In 2013, 3,000 Americans lined up at embassies around the world to renounce their citizenship and get Uncle Sam out of their pockets for good. This is