Here’s where I am currently on my five flags plan to move out of the USA in 2021.
I’m going to explain a concept of which you are completely unaware unless you have extensive experience not only traveling internationally but traveling to countries outside of the first world.
There is one region in the world, and just one, that is going to experience explosive and near-guaranteed economic growth over the next few decades: Southeast Asia.
In this article I’m going to summarize the specific reasons why I am moving out of the USA in early 2021 sorted by order of importance. I will also give an overview of exactly where I’m going and how I’m going to structure my typical year starting in 2021.
Yes, I’m serious. You didn’t think I was a farmer, did you? Well, you’d be right. I don’t know shit about farming. But times are a changin’.
As I’ve talked about before, the number one reason I’m moving away from the USA is to save money on taxes. It’s true that I have many other reasons, but taxes are number one.
I’m typing this while I’m 35,000 feet in the air flying over South America, a six hour flight from Panama to Asuncion, Paraguay. This is my second time visiting both countries, though this time, I have a very specific objective.
I recently set a goal to learn how to live without owning a car. My primary motivation for this was to live a more international lifestyle. As time goes on, the more international I become.
There’s a lot of confusion regarding the difference between getting residency in a foreign land and actually getting citizenship. These are two very different things.
One possible consideration for your five flags plan, or any long-term international plan for your life, is to consider how happy the people are in the country (or countries) you intend to live. The problem is that there is a huge amount of bullshit when it comes to happiness studies and happiness indexes when countries are compared to one another.
As most of you already know, in January of 2021 I am finally moving out of the Collapsing USA for good. My current plan is to live in my primary home in either Australia or New Zealand for six months, then be in Hong Kong…