Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

Because this special opportunity I’m putting on the table today is only going to appeal to readers with a grab-the-bull-by-the-horns mindset, I’m going to cut right to the chase…

If you’re serious about changing your life for the better overseas… and long to take action sooner rather than later…

If you’re tired of being teased by an endless stream of opportunities… and need help figuring out the single best place for you to hang your hat…

If you’d like to have all your questions (no matter how big, how small, or how many) answered, one-on-one, in person… and tap into the minds of experts and expats who have paved the way before you, then, please, stay with me…

Because, today, I’m offering 10 readers only the chance to experience all of the above with our unique Live and Invest Overseas Private Access.

  • VIP launch party at an exclusive weekend retreat overseas...

  • Free entry to any Live and Invest Overseas events
    for a full 12 months

  • A special collection of library resources worth over $4,900...

Before I introduce you to the full list of benefits that comes with this VIP package, let me just back up a little and tell you why I’m inviting you to be part of this unique service…

You probably know me best as the publisher of Live and Invest Overseas. Every day, I reach out to you in writing.

But that has its limitations. As I write to paint a picture of what your new life could be like overseas, I must also write to the rest of the Live and Invest Overseas audience. I have to make judgement calls and focus on issues that will appeal to most would-be expats… and present you flashes of our favorite corners of the world… jumping from Panama to Portugal to Belize to the Dominican Republic and beyond… sometimes all in the space of one week.

Of course, this serves the purpose of whetting your appetite for the grand adventures and great opportunities that lie waiting out there.

But if you’re serious about broadening your horizons and experiencing the good life overseas firsthand, simply reading through my dispatches can often throw up more questions than answers… as you wait, day after day, for the right opportunity to land in your inbox.

Problem is, from the other side of the email, I can’t possibly know your personal circumstances.

Right now, I don’t know, for instance, if you’d like to live part or full time overseas… if you’re ready to sell up and ship out or just test the waters… if you’re moving solo or with a partner, young kids or aging parents… if you’re retiring or stand at the peak of your career and are looking for a way to continue to support yourself overseas…

Nor do I know whether you prefer quintessential Caribbean beach or cool mountain air… if you long to be at the heart of a vibrant, cultural city… or retreat to the quiet life surrounded by the best of nature.

Now comes our chance to change all this…

As part of my Live and Invest Overseas Private Access, I’m planning to step out of my publisher’s chair and make myself available as one of your “move-overseas mentors” to get you on the fast track to your new life overseas in a way that will mean a lot less work (and worry) for you.

Finally, I’ll be able to get to understand where you’re coming from… and what you’re looking for in your new life (if you haven’t figured that out just yet, don’t worry… that’s another reason I’m here)... so we can get things moving together…

If you’ve been trying for some time to get your head around an international move, you appreciate the scale of what you’re trying to do.

All of a sudden—and, sometimes, all at once—you’re trying to figure out where you should go… the best neighborhood to settle… whether you need to sell your stateside home… how you’ll fund your new life… what kind of budget you’ll need to live day to day… how you’ll fit in time to learn a new language… what to do about health insurance… what you need to qualify for residency… and so on.

You’re not alone. Every expat who went before you has had to navigate this maze… myself included. And, because I had no choice in the matter, I went through it the hard way.

Over 20 years ago, when my boss asked me to head up a new publishing office in Waterford City, Ireland, I was given the push I needed to finally move overseas—something I’d been dreaming of for more than a decade.

Fortunately, Ireland was a country that appealed to me.

Unfortunately, the Emerald Isle didn’t come with an owner’s manual.
Nor did Paris eight years later… or Panama four years after that.

Through three international moves, everything I’ve learned about living, investing, doing business, buying, selling, and owning real estate, managing logistics, and raising children overseas, I’ve figured out on my own (with the help, yes, of my partner in all these global escapades, my husband Lief Simon).

Of course, years later, we look back at those crazy early times and wonder how we ever made it through. How we didn’t lose our minds. How we didn’t just pack up and go home.

We needed help back then. But it didn’t exist. Not in any focused, personalized way. And certainly not all from one single trusted source, covering our new life in paradise from A to Z.

But today, that level of help is right here for you.

Between us, Lief and I have amassed a wealth of knowledge… including some things which we’d, frankly, rather not have personally experienced. (On the upside, those are the pitfalls we can help you avoid.)

Now, we’d like to share our hard-won knowledge and live-overseas experience to help valued readers like you follow through on your dreams in the easiest way possible.

Should you decide to come on board and tap into our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access, our mission will be:

To guide you, one-on-one and step-by-step through figuring out where in the world you should go and how to set yourself up there—legally, safely, and with minimum hassle—all within 12 months.

As well as Lief and me, you’ll have access to some of our top experts—each of them movers and shakers in their own field—who’ll also offer their help and support as you need them.

Don’t get me wrong—Lief and I and our expert team won’t be the ones calling the shots. We’ll work with you, in a close partnership, to first and foremost understand your needs. (We’ve got tried-and-tested checklists and questionnaires we can use to help us get down to business quickly.)

And from there, we’ll present you with a roadmap of everything you need to do… and the order it needs to happen in… broken down baby step by baby step…

All with a view to get you right from where you sit today… to lapping up the good life overseas.  

How is all this going to work?

Without further ado, let’s go through what exactly you’ll get if you decide to tap into the VIP rewards of our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access

The best way—in fact, the only way—we’re going to help you figure out your whole new adventure overseas is to meet in person. And, of course, to allow ourselves plenty of time to get to know one another and understand your background, so we can come up with an action plan that’s completely tailored to your needs.

That’s why Lief and I have decided to host a private retreat, exclusive to our 10 Private Access members only.

This weekend-long event—which we’ve scheduled for Jan. 26–28, 2018 in Medellín, Colombia—will serve as the official launch of your Live and Invest Overseas Private Access membership and the start of your year of personal, one-on-one access to my expert team.

You could look at this retreat as your “master class” for moving overseas. Yes, we’ll have a lot of ground to cover in three days. But because we’re limiting access to just you and nine other like-minded VIP readers, we’ll be able to arrange private sessions to focus on what’s important to you… and lay solid foundations for your new adventure overseas.

We believe Colombia holds some of the best opportunities for living and investing overseas (some of which we continue to unravel). But more than that, it’s one of our favorite places to kick back. It may sound crazy (until you experience it yourself) but there’s something calming about the cool mountain air that hits you as soon as you walk off the plane.  

Of course, you may decide Colombia will not be part of your future plans. And, I must add that this is not purely a Colombia-focused event. But, at the very least, it’s a great place to get away from it all—to give yourself the space to think things through and jump-start the big plan for your new life.

We’re still working on the final details of our special retreat, but, basically, here’s how we’re going to structure things…

  • We’ll get to know you. We may have met before, of course. But whether it’s our first or fifth time together, Lief and I will welcome you—and your fellow Private Access members—to a cocktail reception at our apartment in Medellín. This will provide us with the relaxed setting we need to warm up for the rest of the weekend.
  • We’ll schedule one-on-one consulting sessions. Over the next two days, you’ll have a timetable to meet with each of our experts. This is where we’ll have our pencils and paper out, to make a note of your wishes, your needs, and any preferences you may have about where you’d like to go. We can talk through these with you and suggest places that deserve your further investigation… as well as highlighting places you should avoid.
  • We’ll get to work on your roadmap. It would be impossible to figure everything out in a single weekend. (At the very least, you’ll need some time to walk away and think about things on your own.) But we’ll give you a plan for what you can do (as well as any action we can take to help) to keep things moving until your first follow-up consulting call with Lief (more about that in a moment).

Who’ll be at your service in Colombia? Of course, Lief and I. We’ll welcome you to our apartment on the first afternoon—and we’ll be on hand all weekend… both for personal-consulting sessions and to answer any questions that may come up (even over lunch or dinner).

We’ll also have our team of experts, including international tax and asset protection expert Joel Nagel; international property developer Mike Cobb; international residency and citizenship expert Juan Darío Gutiérrez; and more to be confirmed.

As you’ll appreciate, our schedules are full and we can’t often fit in a whole weekend like this. Certainly not all of us together in one place. And certainly not to all of our readership. We want to give this personalized service to the people who want it most. And, critically, we need to allow you all the time you deserve. That’s why I can only do this once this year. And why I must cap participation at 10 guests.

Were we to charge for an event like this, admission would be in the region of $6,000 per person. But, as part of our service to you, you’ll pay nothing to join us as a VIP guest and friend in Colombia.

Kathleen Peddicord
Founder and Publisher,
Live and Invest Overseas

Editor, Overseas Opportunity Letter

Kathleen Peddicord has covered the live-, retire-, invest-, and do-business-overseas beat for more than three decades and is considered the world’s foremost authority on these subjects…

Kathleen has traveled to more than 70 countries, established businesses in 7, and invested in property in 23. Thanks to these adventures abroad, Kathleen has been able to assemble an unparalleled global network of global contacts, colleagues, friends, experts, resources, expats, and advisors.

Kathleen has moved children, staff, enterprises, household goods, and pets across three continents, from the East Coast of the United States to Waterford, Ireland… then to Paris, France… next to Panama City, Panama… and, most recently, she and her husband Lief Simon have flipped the switch to a new stage of their lives that has the couple moving around the world regularly with Paris and Panama City as complementary home bases.

Kathleen was Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the International Living group for 23 years. She moved on from that role in 2007.

She has appeared often on radio and television and has written innumerable books (including most recently a new and expanded edition of her best-selling “How To Retire Overseas” for Penguin Books due on bookstore shelves in 2018), reports, and essays on where and how you can escape the retirement-tromping economy at home and live like royalty on a modest budget… invest for profits overseas ahead of the crowds… and secure your dream lifestyle in the world’s best destinations.

Lief Simon
Editor of Offshore Living Letter and Simon Letter

Lief Simon is our resident real estate investing and offshore diversification expert. His twice-weekly free newsletter, Offshore Living Letter, covers both topics with direct and easy-to-understand language.

Lief has lived and worked on five continents and traveled to more than 70 countries. His real estate investing experience began more than 20 years ago with a multi-unit building in Chicago.

After selling that building for a leveraged total return of more than 1,800% in two-and-a-half years, Lief began to diversify internationally. In the two decades since, Lief has purchased more than 45 properties, investing in 26 different countries around the world. He has developed land, managed rentals, and flipped pre-construction buys. Lief has more experience buying and profiting from real estate around the world than any other individual investor you’re likely to find.

In addition, Lief specializes in offshore diversification, asset protection, and tax mitigation. Over the last two decades living and doing business around the world, he’s built a network of reliable and expert contacts he trusts on such matters— attorneys, bankers, tax consultants, and other advisors, both stateside and in the jurisdictions where he spends time and money.

These are the people who keep the entire Live and Invest Overseas team up-to-date on important changes… as they happen. We know of no other reliable source where this kind of from-the-scene intelligence from the world’s top offshore havens is shared in real time by someone with real-world, firsthand experience at all this.

As I said, we’ll figure out as much as possible together in our first weekend on retreat. But this is just the beginning. With our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access, we’re going to do all we can to make sure that 2018 is your most focused, let’s-do-it year you’ve had to date.

So, Jan. 26, 2018 marks the beginning of your year-long membership to our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access. From there, and following the weekend, you’ll have the rare opportunity to…

Your one-on-one consulting doesn’t end when you fly out of Medellín. Every month, Lief will make himself available to you—at a time and date that suits you both—for one whole hour. (Now, you may get through your business in less than that time. But know that you have Lief at your disposal for as much as one hour. You can cover a lot of ground in that time.)

Lief, as you know, is our global real estate and going offshore expert. But he’s also a plain-old expat, husband, and father. He’s moved himself and his family overseas no less than three times; set up businesses; rented, bought, and renovated property; opened bank accounts and transferred funds; sorted health insurance; shipped goods; educated kids; crossed international borders; driven the dirtiest of mud tracks and windiest mountain roads in numerous countries overseas. And that’s just for starters…

He may not get to write about all of those experiences. But he’ll sure be happy to share them with you person-to-person as they apply to your situation.

Really, there’s nothing you can’t talk about on this call. Lief can help you figure out anything from visa and residency matters… to buying and renting… to finding a recommended English-speaking lawyer… to health insurance options… to learning a new language…

Thanks to his accounting background, he’s also an expert when it comes to budgeting and figuring expenses—and will happily make his spreadsheets available to you… to make sure you don’t forget anything (and to save you a heck of a lot of time).

And, where he can’t answer a question immediately, he’ll follow up with his contacts to get you an answer.

Were Lief to charge for these one-on-one, hour-long consulting sessions, the cost would be in the region of $450 per hour. That’s the value of his decades of experience. But, you’ll connect with Lief every month for 11 months… completely free of charge.

Between your weekend retreat and monthly consulting calls, you’re off to a great start. But you need more boots-on-the-ground experience. That’s why I’m also offering you…

Of course, you can’t decide where you’re going to live without paying a visit in person. Once we’ve helped you narrow your focus (and eliminate the places that don’t make sense for you), I’d hope that you’ll make plans to check them out and spend at least a little time on the ground.

And, we’d like to make that even easier for you over the next year… by waiving the cost of registration on all Live and Invest Overseas events.

Our Live and Invest Overseas events come in two types:

  • Country-focused events. From Belize to Portugal, Mexico to Dominican Republic… at our in-country events, over three days, we focus completely on that one country to introduce attendees to the lifestyle (and investment opportunities) on offer… and connect them with the experts and expats who can help them fulfill their dream.
  • Specialized events. Here I refer to events like the Retire Overseas Conference, Offshore Wealth Summit, and Global Property Summit. These are not focused on a specific country—but cover a range of opportunities under the theme of top places to live and invest (Retire Overseas Conference), buy property (Global Property Summit), or protect and grow your wealth (Offshore Wealth Summit). These are all once-a-year events where we gather our top experts to present the most exciting opportunities on the table.

Again, as part of our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access, you can join us for any or all of the events scheduled to run during your 12-month service period—and your registration cost will be waived. (Cost of registration, by the way, to a single event is typically $1,095. In a given year, we run an average of 10 events, meaning the potential saving to you is $10,950.)

Not only that, but, any time you choose to join us, you’re guaranteed a front-row VIP seat… and access to special VIP-only cocktails, lunches, meetings, etc.—whatever’s on the table for our most privileged guests at that event.

And, of course, as a VIP you’ll have more chances to speak with me, Lief, and our other experts over the events. We’ll be looking forward to hearing about your progress.

To help you on your way, I’ve also selected a bundle of resources from my publishing library that will give you an insider look at the places we recommend (before you arrange a visit in person)… and that can also help keep you on track with your plans…

These are products we currently sell on our bookstore but, as part of our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access, I’m giving you complimentary access.

Because these are online publications, you can keep them forever—and refer back to them long after your year of consulting and one-on-one help comes to an end.

Here’s what’s in your bundle:

** Overseas Haven Reports

Tap into our ever-growing catalog of reports (at time of writing, this includes over 80 individual haven reports) on some of our favorite live-overseas locations in the world—including places you can live the good life from as little as $892 a month.

As our editors release a new report every month, we’ll continue to send you access details during your year of membership. (Each of these reports costs $9.95 on our bookstore… but, again, you’ll pay nothing.)

** 52 Days To Your New Life Overseas E-Course

Enrollment in my step-by-step course that features advice, insight, and recommendations from me… over the course of 52 days… straight to your email inbox. (Bookstore visitors normally pay $395 to enroll.)

** Live And Invest Overseas Home Conference Kits

I understand that you likely can’t join us for every conference on our calendar. So I’m giving you the next best thing: the chance for you to listen into everything our speakers share at our live events… but from the comfort of home. Our Home Conference Kits include full recordings (with audience Q&A sessions) and PowerPoints from the event.

Following each live event, we’ll grant you access as soon as we’ve bundled everything together neatly. Over the course of the year, this will amount to an average of 10 kits… which we usually sell individually for $317.95 and up.

I’ve presented you with a lot here. So, let’s quickly recap on all these Private Access privileges…

  1. Exclusive weekend retreat with one-on-one consulting sessions in Medellín, Colombia (value: $6,000+)

  2. 11 personal consulting telephone sessions with Lief Simon
    (value: $450 x 11 = $4,950)

  3. Free entry to all Live and Invest Overseas conferences for 12 months (value: $1,095 x 10 = $10,950+)

  4. Top publishing resources, including:
  • Full collection of Overseas Haven Reports
    (minimum value: $9.95 x 86= $855.70)

  • 52 Days To Your New Life Overseas E-Course (value: $395)

  • Home Conference Kits (minimum value: $317.95 x 10 = $3,179.50)

Putting it altogether, your exclusive VIP retreat, 11 telephone consulting sessions, free entry to all our events, and access to some of my top publishing products comes to a total value of $26,330.20.

But you’ll pay nowhere near that price to enjoy this fast-track-to-your-new-life-overseas VIP service today.

As a valued Live and Invest Overseas reader, I’d like to cut you a special deal.

The cost of coming on board to enjoy our Live and Invest Overseas Private Access today is just $7,950.

And, if it suits you to spread the payment, you can lock in your interest with just half the amount ($3,975) down… and the second installment due just before our private retreat in Colombia in January.

Am I saying that you can’t possibly figure this new life overseas out on your own? Absolutely not. If you’re reading my articles, you’ve come to the right place to get yourself off to a great start.

But, if you want to make the leap sooner rather than later, with the peace of mind that comes with having expert guidance at your side all the way… and can help you avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes… then my Live and Invest Overseas Private Access is the best offer you’ll get… and at an unheard of price…

I only urge you not to delay. With just 10 packages on the table, I don’t expect this offer to remain open long. Secure your place here now.

I hope to welcome you to our private gathering in January where, together, we’ll kick-start the greatest adventure of your life.


Kathleen Peddicord
Publisher, Live and Invest Overseas

P.S. I say this opportunity is open to 10 members only. In fact, if you’re moving with a spouse, partner, other family member or friend, they are welcome aboard, too. Together, you’ll qualify as one consulting client. In other words, we can only deal with 10 move-overseas cases (single or couple) over this year. We’re happy to speak to one or both of you during the proceedings.

P.P.S. Outside of our scheduled weekend retreat and your one-on-one telephone consulting sessions with Lief, you can always contact us by email. We’ll give you a special VIP contact address, so that, whenever a question comes up, you can drop us a line and we’ll make it our business to respond to you within 24 hours. All to keep things moving in the right direction…

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