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6 Best Places For Second Residency and Overseas Retirement 2021

April 20, 2021 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile Looking for the best second residency countries for retirement or as a Plan B destination? Below we cover six of the best places to retire or move to in 2021. In the aftermath of the recent wave of terror attacks in France a number of voices

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[Video] Quick update from beautiful Sovereign Valley

Today I decided to shoot a video and answer one of most frequently asked questions we receive here: What’s it like down at very beautiful Sovereign Valley? To me, the farm represents our entire ethos at Sovereign Man: eliminating the downside and capturing the upside. I hope you enjoy this very short video

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Looking for a second home? Put this country on your radar

Nothing quite shocks the senses like the colors, smells, spices, and prices of Asian street food. Some of the tastiest (and most bizarre) things I’ve ever had in my life were consumed on the streets of Asia, for a cost of almost nothing. From China to India, Myanmar to Malaysia, street food is

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This place is the Austin, Texas of South America

What an amazing weekend. We just finished up a wonderful event here in Medellin for members of our Total Access group. (Total Access is the highest level of Sovereign Man membership, and we routinely hold trips like this to introduce members to business and investment opportunities all over the world, and to the

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Good things require a little bit of effort. So does freedom.

It’s been nearly a dozen years now that I’ve been living abroad as an expat. In that period I’ve lived in at least half a dozen countries and traveled to more than 100 on all seven continents. People often ask me questions like when am I going ‘back home’, as if my leaving

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Becoming an expat was the best decision I ever made

I had a bit of a housewarming party a few days ago with a pretty diverse group of friends, many of whom had moved here to Chile from foreign countries. One girl that I know is a tattoo artist from New York. Now, back in the United States, she has a great reputation

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This place may end up as one of the most exciting economies in the world

Roughly 100 kilometers outside of Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, is a veritable paradise. I spent an incredible weekend with some friends there, high up in the Andes riding horseback and exploring the quaint coffee villages of Colombia’s beautiful highlands. It was amazing. The weather is just perfect. The high altitude at about

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After last night’s powerful earthquake

Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile September 17, 2015 First of all, I really want to say thanks to all of our extremely kind and thoughtful readers who emailed us to make sure that we’re all OK. If you hadn’t heard, there was a rather substantial earthquake in Chile yesterday that made international news. While

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Wealthy Chinese are paying BIG money for this piece of paper

Istanbul, Turkey August 13, 2015 Four years ago, just as he was about to board a flight to Hong Kong, Ai Wei Wei was stopped by border officials and had his passport confiscated. As an outspoken anti-government activist, the Chinese artist was no stranger to government threats. But this time it was real.

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Get a world-class degree for less than the cost of a bus pass

Vilnius, Lithuania August 5, 2015 Conventional wisdom tells you that a university degree is the best investment you can make for your career. Invest the time and money now, they say, and you’ll make heaps more in the future. The thing is, that’s not really happening anymore. Tuition costs have skyrocketed, meaning a

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Greece isn’t the problem, it’s a symptom of the problem

July 22, 2015 Munich, Germany By plane, Asia and Europe are 12 hours apart. But on the ground the gap feels like decades. It’s always a shock to leave a place like Vietnam (where I was last week) and fly to Europe. Vietnam is one of the fastest growing countries in the fastest

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Gold stocks hit lows not seen since 2002

July 22, 2015 Bali, Indonesia [Editor’s note: This letter was written by Sovereign Man’s Chief Investment Strategist Tim Staermose.] The selling in gold (and silver) stocks has been nothing short of brutal in the past several sessions, save for a modest bounce Tuesday. The Philadelphia Gold & Silver Index of precious metals mining companies is now

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These 19 passports will be a lot more valuable on July 1st

May 27, 2015 Santiago, Chile It seems strange that a complete accident of birth has such a massive impact on someone’s life. We don’t get to control where we’re born. It’s a fluke really. Yet as soon as we come into this world a particular nationality is thrust upon us like a birthmark

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This place may end up as one of the most exciting economies in the world

Roughly 100 kilometers outside of Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, is a veritable paradise. I spent an incredible weekend with some friends there, high up in the Andes riding horseback and exploring the quaint coffee villages of Colombia’s beautiful highlands. It was amazing. The weather is just perfect. The high altitude at about

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Got Greek grandparents? If so, here’s a major opportunity for you.

April 16, 2015 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile Walking down the streets of Kalamata, not only had everyone known his name, they’d have offered him a drink and asked about his grandmother’s health. But in New Jersey where he lived, Hector was a nobody. Trading in the warm, sunny coast of Greece for bitter

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I believe we have a moral obligation to starve the beast.

On August 5, 1861, facing rapidly deteriorating economic conditions and a horrible defeat at Bull Run, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Revenue Act of 1861 into law. It was the first time in US history that the federal government would charge an income tax on its citizens. But Lincoln felt that it was

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This paradise is still one of the best kept secrets in the world

April 8, 2015 Medellín, Colombia About a week ago after having one of those days, I felt like unwinding by turning off the world and tuning in to some mindless action flick. Netflix heeded the call and immediately served up 1994’s Clear and Present Danger starring a slightly younger Harrison Ford as CIA

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Scathing assessment: “The UK economy is a ticking time bomb”

April 7, 2015 En Route to Colombia Despite being an otherwise staid, traditional news service, the professional banking division of the Financial Times recently released an utterly scathing assessment of the British economy. It was entitled, “The UK economy is a ticking time bomb,” and the editor didn’t pull any punches in completely

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4 countries that gun lovers need to know about

March 26, 2015 Santiago, Chile  If there’s one lesson we can learn from the 20th century it’s that we should be suspicious of a government that actively tries to disarm its population. When the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia one of the first things they did was set out to disarm

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Young people really need to see this

March 19, 2015 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile Early last week, I had the privilege of sitting down for dinner with Robert Kiyosaki and his wife Kim. Now, if you’ve never read any of their books, I highly recommend you go check them out, especially Robert’s first book: Rich Dad, Poor Dad. Rich Dad,

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Panama Residency & Passport

How to get a Permanent Residency, Passport and Citizenship in Panama in 2021

How to get PanamanianPermanent Residency, Passport and Citizenship in 2021 AUTHOR LAST UPDATED If you’re looking for the easiest permanent residency program in the world, then look no further than Panama. In this article you’ll learn about the two best Panamanian residency visas, and how you can obtain a Panamanian passport and citizenship

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Come explore the red-hot entrepreneurship scene in Bangkok

March 2, 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Whenever I land in Bangkok, I instantly feel the buzz. This is a city that’s alive, unlike any other in the world. Commerce is everywhere and sometimes it feels that the whole city is one big marketplace. Bangkok is known across the world for its exhilarating social life, but

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The best foreign real estate is like a safety deposit box with a view

February 10, 2015 Puerto Varas, Chile Carrying cash is a really risky affair these days. Nearly everywhere I travel in the world (typically 30-40 countries each year), there are signs and warnings about carrying too much cash. Customs agents often ask me “how much cash are you carrying”, and you hear stories about

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Fresh out of college, here’s how you can live plush

January 26, 2015 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile Right out of university Jack took the first job he was offered, as an entry-level investment broker in central London. He was happy at first, thankful that he’d been able to get a job straight away, while many of his friends had difficulty in landing one

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Investing

How to invest when the pursuit of certainty is absurd

January 5, 2015 London, England [Editor’s note: Tim Price, London-based wealth manager, is filling in for Simon today.] The start of the New Year is traditionally a time for issuing financial forecasts. But there seems little point in doing so given the impact of widespread financial repression on the price mechanism itself. Are

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Expatriation Diversification Internationalization

How to easily save $20,000 by living and working in Australia

December 23, 2014 Santiago, Chile It was just a few days after arriving to Australia that Jean was able to start working immediately at the most prestigious French restaurant in Sydney, without having to look for a job very hard or dealing with much bureaucracy. As a chef trained in France Jean had

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Second Passport Citizenship

Three of the BEST ways to obtain a second passport (and one to AVOID)

December 15, 2014 Castries, Saint Lucia On October 9, 1939, Friedrich Nottebohm applied to become a naturalized citizen of Liechtenstein. Nottebohm had been living in Guatemala since 1905, and as World War II started heating up, he became concerned that his German nationality might cause problems for him down the road. It turns

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Say goodbye to the nation state, this is how the new system will look

December 9, 2014 Santiago, Chile In the moment after the musicians finished their last song, the silence was broken by the faint tune of someone singing “Mu isamaa on minu arm”. The singers on stage quickly looked at each other nervously, but seeing strength in each other’s eyes they began to join in.

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Here’s what happens when you buy stocks at their all time highs

December 4, 2014 Santiago, Chile One of the great myths about investing that we’re told by the mainstream investment education is that we should “buy and hold” for the long term. I remember being taught in a personal finance class long ago that I should just buy the S&P 500 index, walk away,

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Nine of the biggest myths that people believe about the system

November 14, 2014 Santiago, Chile Years ago, an elderly, frail Japanese martial arts master once boasted a 200-0 record against his opponents. He claimed to have a unique power that allowed him to inflict serious injury on people without actually laying a finger on them. Was it Chi? Magic? None of the above.

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Ready to hit the eject button? Here are five places to start looking

November 7, 2014 Santiago, Chile As we talked about yesterday, moving abroad isn’t as difficult as you think. Sure, it’s not always cookies and cupcakes, but the benefits and opportunities of living abroad are often unparalleled. Only by moving abroad can you truly curtail how much you contribute to your corrupt, bankrupt home

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