19 Fake Citizenship by Investment Programs Revealed

Dateline: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Last year, I received a call from a frantic family that claimed they needed to get second passports very quickly. The husband explained to me that they had been oddly rejected for one of the Caribbean economic citizenship...
Second Passport Myths, Scams and Black Market

Second Passport Myths, Scams and Black Market

  Dateline: Bangkok, Thailand While it’s not my cup of tea, many people consider Thailand to be a great place to live. It has all of the things people talk about when they’re trying to sell you on where they live: the big city, quiet towns, and a limitless supply of...
The Largest Value Banknotes in the World

The Largest Value Banknotes in the World

  Dateline: Singapore All around the world, the War on Cash is intensifying. Just recently, a friend of mine in Chicago called me with what he thought was a weird story: he was trying to deposit $500 into his friend’s bank account at a local bank branch, and the bank...
Tax Deadlines for US Expats

Tax Deadlines for US Expats

  Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Did you ever take a sick day when you were a kid? Perhaps conveniently on the day a big assignment was due? Chances are, if your illness was going to keep you at home for a while, your parents had to stop by the school to pick up...
Four Ways to Obtain a Second Citizenship

Four Ways to Obtain a Second Citizenship

  Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia We’ve been talking a lot recently about all the changes occurring in the offshore world as of late. From the Trump tax reform to upcoming tax deadlines for expats, and from my plans to slow my travel down a bit to new multi-currency...
The Thai Elite Visa for Nomads: Is It Worth It?

The Thai Elite Visa for Nomads: Is It Worth It?

  Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Just over a year ago, I talked about how people who want to stay in Thailand on a longer-term basis can get different types of Thai visas. We covered almost every visa available to tourists. Understanding Thai visa laws is more...
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