Category Archives: Expatriation

From the Wall Street Journal: Philippines Rolls Out Welcome Mat to Retirees

As the WSJ tends to offer some articles for free and then later put them behind their pay wall, I quote the article in full below. If anyone from the WSJ wishes this blog post to be removed, you can … Continue reading

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Collectivism: A Self-Renewing Concept by Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas of Casey Research wrote an excellent article about the futility of reestablishing liberty once a nation has embraced the welfare mindset. Note that at the end of the article, Thomas shows the solution for liberty minded people. ‘A … Continue reading

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From ValueWalk: Cost Of Renouncing US Citizenship To Increase Five-Fold

And so it begins. As the fiscal situation of the US continues to deteriorate and as popular dissatisfaction with the government mounts, the Empire Strikes Back. Expect to see such measures more often as the US tightens the noose around … Continue reading

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The Surveillance State in Singapore

“Singapore’s Precarious Surveillance State The Envy Of US Intelligence Agencies” is a disturbing article about the advancing surveillance state in Singapore. However, the source of this article is another article that appeared in Foreign Policy, an untrustworthy source of apologetics … Continue reading

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Doug Casey on Opting Out

Casey has been on a roll lately. He covers a number of topics in an extensive interview he conducted. Below are some excerpts. ‘Doug: I’m in Punta del Este, Uruguay, which is a fashionable international beach resort in the backward … Continue reading

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For US Citizens: Expat to Puerto Rico? – Part 2

For US Citizens: Expat to Puerto Rico? – Part 1 Recently, the tax advantages for US citizens who move to Puerto Rico have been cited in various online sites. Pueto Rican residents are subject to Puerto Rico taxes, not US … Continue reading

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From Zero Hedge: Whopping 932,000 Americans Drop Out Of Labor Force In October; Participation Rate Drops To Fresh 35 Year Low

‘At this pace the people out of the labor force will surpass the working Americans in about 4 years.‘ The entire article can be read here. What happens to a welfare state when there are not enough working people paying … Continue reading

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