Don’t Take Your Right to Privacy for Granted

Don’t Take Your Right to Privacy for Granted

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June 23, 2014

With the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) revealed as global master snoops, potentially spying on every phone call, email, and computer, perhaps you have given up on protecting your personal and financial privacy. Or maybe you are one of the millions who thoughtlessly bear all for Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. (Don't!)

This Lot in the Safe Haven of Uruguay Is Less Than $22,000

This Lot in the Safe Haven of Uruguay Is Less Than $22,000

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April 29, 2014

Last December, when "The Economist" announced its "country of the year" for the first time, Uruguay was the country that took that spot. It was chosen on the basis that it has been a trailblazer at enacting policies that not only benefit its citizens but humanity as a whole. It's a great place to keep you—and/or some assets—in times good and bad.

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Planning a Move Overseas

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Planning a Move Overseas

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March 27, 2014

As a wise man once said, the journey of a thousand miles begins with the first few steps, and that's particularly true when it comes to making the move overseas. Those first steps are all about learning: learning what you want out of your move, learning what you really need to do to get there, learning what your courses of action should be, and learning where the edges of error lay.

Can You Claim These Deductions and Credits for Americans Overseas?

Can You Claim These Deductions and Credits for Americans Overseas?

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March 6, 2014

When it comes to figuring out U.S. taxes, there's no one I trust more than Nick Hodges. That's why, whenever I have a question about anything tax-related that you need to know about, I turn to him for a clear, concise, easy-to-understand explanation. His credentials are impressive—he has more professional qualifications than you can shake a stick at: CPA/PFS, MBA, and CFP.

Are You Eligible for These Two Massive Tax Breaks?

Are You Eligible for These Two Massive Tax Breaks?

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March 5, 2014

We all look for ways to minimize our U.S. tax bill and to maximize our freedom abroad. We all desire to simplify our tax and reporting responsibilities. We want to think less about taxes...and enjoy more of our international experience. The good news is, if you approach your taxes in the right way, you can save yourself from the stresses of Tax Day every year...free up thousands of dollars that you're legally entitled to that might otherwise go to the IRS...and avoid unnecessary and costly non-disclosure penalties.

Save Thousands of Dollars by Decoding These Tax Terms (We’ll Show You How)

Save Thousands of Dollars by Decoding These Tax Terms (We’ll Show You How)

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March 4, 2014

As a wise man once said, "Forewarned is forearmed"...and that's never truer than when it comes to taxes. Informing yourself of all the IRS regulations is a sensible idea—and could save you thousands of dollars. While it's important for every American citizen to understand the phraseology of the regulations, if you're thinking of living, working, or investing abroad, it's even more important.