Tag Archives: Expat

Sicily for Expats Living Overseas

23 Apr
Sant' Elia village. Splendid azure water bay on Sicily, Palermo city location, Italy

Sant’ Elia village. Splendid azure water bay on Sicily, Palermo city location, Italy Expats Living Overseas in Italy Sicily is a beautiful and unique place to live as an expat. It is the largest island in the Mediterranean and is known for its stunning coastline, rich history, and delicious food. Here are some things to […]

Top Ten Open AI List of Top Ten City Questions

19 Mar
Top ten list

Where are the top ten expat communities? The top ten expat communities vary depending on the source and the criteria used to measure them. However, here are ten countries that are often cited as popular destinations for expats: United Arab Emirates (Dubai, Abu Dhabi) Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva) Singapore Spain (Barcelona, Madrid) Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai) […]

Forbes Middle East Arab Billionaires 2019

14 Apr
Dawn in Dubai - Middle East Arab Billionaires

Ghassan Aboud Ranked 16th Forbes Middle East Arab Billionaires 2019 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Forbes Middle East recently released the much-awaited list of Billionaires in the Middle East in their April 2019 issue. Ghassan Aboud, the Dubai-based entrepreneur and noted philanthropist, was ranked 16th on the Arab Billionaires list with wealth estimated at US $1.75 billion. In the wider list […]

Expats: adventurers or foreign retirees?

03 Aug

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
brown sand with heart shaped footprint on the beach

Keep on walking 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 […]

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 […]