Expat Life

Allaying The Two Biggest Retire Overseas Fears

March 2, 2011, Béarn, France: All would-be retirees abroad share the same fears, that they won’t be able to find a way to get involved and make friends in their adopted foreign countries. Here’s how to overcome those fears.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"As I've met and interviewed boomer generation expats considering retirement abroad," writes Euro-Correspondent Lucy Culpepper, "I've found that they share two common concerns: a fear of leaving friends behind and a fear that their world will get smaller after they've made the move. They worry that they won't be able to find a way to 'get involved' and make new friends in their adopted foreign homes.


Offshore Banking In Panama

Banking Haven No More

March 1, 2011, Panama City, Panama: Having signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with the United States in 2010, Panama is no longer the banking haven it once was.

"5 Overseas Retirement Mistakes To Avoid"

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

For years, we've promoted Panama as a top offshore banking haven and, as well, an international banking center.

The banks are still here, but the country's status as in this regard needs adjustment.


Global Real Estate Investing

Eight Hottest Real Estate Markets For 2011

Feb. 28, 2011, Panama City, Panama: Investing in foreign real estate makes more sense right now than ever. Here are the hottest eight property investment markets worldwide for 2011.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

This is the best time in a long time to be in the market for a foreign property investment.

No, I want to make this point more strongly. What I mean to say is:


Investing Offshore

If You Don't Want To Be Trapped By 2013, Begin Taking Action Offshore Now

Feb. 27, 2011, Belize City, Belize: Coming HIRE Act provisions are going to make it increasingly difficult for an American to transact business and to invest internationally. Here are four strategies you can follow to prepare now to have long-term control over your assets and your financial future.

Also This Week: Teased And Tempted From A Distance...This Is Not Your Typical Retirement Haven...To The Four Corners Spread...How To Foil A Pickpocket In A Foreign Country...

Plus Lief Simon On: Why You Need To See This For Yourself...

Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

"If you envision yourself investing internationally in the future," began attorney Joel Nagel in his presentation to the group assembled for our Live & Invest in Belize Conference last week, "if you don't want options worldwide cut off from you, you have just under two years to prepare.


You’ve Got To See This For Yourself

You've Got To See This For Yourself

Feb. 25, 2011, Piriapolis, Uruguay: Enjoy four days touring the coast of Uruguay free as the guest of Sugar Loaf developer David James.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

The best way (really, the only way) to get to know a country is to visit it.

Most real estate developers around the world have figured this out, which is why they've begun offering in-country tours that are subsidized, even free. You see the development in question while also getting a flavor of the country.


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Kathleen Peddicord

Kathleen Peddicord is the founder of the Live and Invest Overseas publishing group. With more than 25 years experience covering this beat, Kathleen reports daily on current opportunities for living, retiring, and investing overseas in her free e-letter.

Her book, How To Retire Overseas—Everything You Need To Know To Live Well Abroad For Less, was recently released by Penguin Books.

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