What Is Visa-Free Travel and How to Use It

What Is Visa-Free Travel and How to Use It

If you’ve ever traveled abroad, chances are that you’ve used visa-free travel in some countries. But what exactly is visa-free travel? At Nomad Capitalist, I often work with people looking to get a second passport. For the most part, the people I work with...
The Cost to Renounce Citizenship

The Cost to Renounce Citizenship

The cost of renouncing US citizenship is the highest in the world – especially since so many US citizens renounce. Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I was in Langkawi, Malaysia, when the US government announced that it was going to raise the fee to renounce...
Doing Business in Asia: How to Save Face

Doing Business in Asia: How to Save Face

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia When my fiance, Mila, first traveled to Asia with me, she commented about how nice everyone seemed. After we landed, we found out that the airline had lost our luggage – and I was upset. Although I did my best to keep my...
Investing in Georgia Real Estate

Investing in Georgia Real Estate

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Four years ago, I was sitting at a cafe after meeting an attorney. Over the next four years, this attorney would become one of the best in my network as well as a good friend. I had met with him about buying Georgia real estate, and he...
Who is a US Person for Tax Reasons?

Who is a US Person for Tax Reasons?

Dateline: Battambang, Cambodia About a year ago, I met an Australian man named Tom who accidentally became a US person. Tom was a ship captain, and when he started traveling on the boat, he did his best to get out of the Australian tax net as quickly as he could....
How to Get a Gold-Backed Debit Card

How to Get a Gold-Backed Debit Card

Dateline: Phnom Penh, Cambodia In the wake of Brexit, trade wars, and the European Debt Crisis, investors have renewed interest in diversifying their assets beyond fiat currency. While I’m not one for conspiracy theories or doomsday predictions, I think that...
15 Countries with No Income Taxes

15 Countries with No Income Taxes

Dateline: Manama, Bahrain At Nomad Capitalist, our motto is simple: go where you’re treated best. But where do you find that place? Part of going where you’re treated best is up to personal preference. You may enjoy living in big cities like I do, or you...
The 4 Income Tax Systems Around the World

The 4 Income Tax Systems Around the World

Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Why are Nomad Capitalists more likely to renounce US citizenship than UK citizenship? Both passports come with similar benefits and “baggage”, if you will. Neither has the absolute best global reputation, but they’re...
Giving your Child Brazilian Citizenship by Birth

Giving your Child Brazilian Citizenship by Birth

As we first started to get to know each other, my fiancé and I discussed the important things we wanted in life, such as children. Both of us plan to have kids, so when the subject came up, I somewhat whimsically asked her whether she would be willing to travel to...
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