Tag Archives: Expat

Expats: adventurers or foreign retirees?

03 Aug
expat-mexico

Hemingway, as an expat, implied high adventure in a foreign land The first definition of “expatriate” appeared in a French dictionary in the late 1700s and denotes a person who has been banished from his or her native land. This elucidation came just in time for Napoleon’s exile to the island of Elba in 1814; […]

How to Become a Sovereign Individual

05 Nov
Tor-Arne Moen Natural selection - Sovereign person, or sovereign individual

Addressed to Vern Jacobs (now deceased): I was given your e-mail address in the hopes of learning more about how to become sovereign. I would like to know the process and what steps to take in order to do this as well as information regarding any offices or people here locally who could help me […]

Demand for Skipton International’s Expat mortgages increases

07 Sep
Mont Orgueil Castle in Jersey, Channel Islands - Expat

In a little over one year demand for the bank’s British expat buy-to-let offering has eclipsed that for its established mortgage lending in Jersey and Guernsey. Managing Director of Skipton International, Jim Coupe said: ‘We have been servicing expats with their savings needs for years and knew there would be a demand for buy-to-let mortgages […]

Expat Stage Left as Americans give up citizenship

02 Jul
Big new FDNY fireboat helps celebrate the 4th of July for Expat Record

As the Fourth of July weekend looms and Americans prep their grills and ready their fireworks, some citizens are packing their bags. A recent online poll of more than 2,000 adults by TransferWise, a peer-to-peer money transfer service based in the United Kingdom, revealed that 35 percent of American-born residents and emigrants would consider leaving […]

Confessions of an Expat Canuck

21 Feb
RMS Titanic, Ocean Liner, (1912) - Expat Canuck

Never before in modern history has there been a time when people everywhere have become so disillusioned by the Global Governments and their leadership. Call it an awakening, or blame it on the information-age with all it’s alternative media but the fact remains the same; Governments have gone way out of control and their leaders, […]

Offshore Asset Protection for Expats

04 Mar

There’s a lot of talk in the offshore investment niche of being an expatriate or Expat. But what exactly is an Expat? And what does it have to do with offshore investing? There are many types of Expats, from globetrotting retirees to people working overseas for their employer. Expats can be people who’ve fled a […]

An American in Paris (or Shanghai or Tel Aviv)

09 Oct

  Part 1: Using Tax-Advantaged Investment Solutions While Living Overseas Overview According to the American Citizens Abroad, there are five-seven million American citizens living outside of the United States on a fulltime basis. I for one am green with envy. I grew up in the Panama Canal Zone and know “first hand” that it can […]

Is it time to become an Expat?

11 Apr
Is it time to become an Expat?

With the U.S. government’s ever-increasing stranglehold on Americans’ assets, smart investors are now taking their wealth abroad. Doug Casey tells you how to do it, and why you shouldn’t put it off any longer. Here is a timely article about expatriation from Doug Casey of Casey Research. Making The Chicken Run by Doug Casey “Making […]

International tax attorney can help expats

18 Feb

Americans who move abroad still have to file federal tax returns and pay any amounts due, but thanks to the Internet it is much easier than it used to be for US expats to get assistance from tax professionals who have experience in international tributary law. An international CPA and international tax attorney can be […]

How to Become a Sovereign Person

08 May
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 720th Special Tactics Group out of Hurlburt Field, Fla., jump out of a C-130J Hercules aircraft during water rescue training over the Destin coastline in Florida Oct. 3, 2007. The training is designed to enhance aerial zodiac deployment and personnel recovery. The aircraft belongs to the 41st Airlift Squadron out of Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas. DoD photo by Senior Airman Julianne Showalter, U.S. Air Force. (Sovereign Person)

Addressed to Vern Jacobs (now deceased): I was given your e-mail address in the hopes of learning more about how to become sovereign. I would like to know the process and what steps to take in order to do this as well as information regarding any offices or people here locally who could help me […]