Blog Archives: Second Passport

best second residency program in 2017
02/17/2017 - 9:44 AM
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The best second residency program in 2017 is Nicaragua. They’ve taken the top spot away from Panama by speeding up the process and eliminating the provisional / temporary visas, going directly to permanent residency. Here’s why Nicaragua has the best second residency program in 2017. Low Cost: You can get permanent residency in Nicaragua with

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

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