“Uncle” Harry’s Forecast from 2007 and What To Do About It. (Also important for Middle East Inquirers)

Once again we welcome new subscribers. By way of introduction, our focus here at Four Flags Journal is more than just moving to a new country. We focus on being as self-dependent as we can from the system. diversifying our lives in order to reduce political and financial risk. Some of our articles are protected for subscribers only and the password ...

Embezzled in Uruguay

Embezzled in Uruguay
Embezzled in Uruguay In 2014 we informed our readers that our Uruguay bank account had been embezzled and that we would tell you more about it after it was settled. Not all of our readers have forgotten because someone reminds us now and then. We were hesitant to publish this for a while and you will soon understand the reason. There is sadness here for ...

More info on Residency and Citizenship

More info on Residency and Citizenship
Photo by Lori Dorchak - Chile in the south Last week we reported the fact that we have seen a degree of tightening of requirements for residency and citizenship in South America as more and more expats seek residency here. We heard further this week from Brad from Paraguay, a contributor to Four Flags Journal, who expanded for us on the subject as ...

Almost 50% of U.S. Millenials Would Consider Leaving

Almost 50% of U.S. Millenials Would Consider Leaving
A Harris poll late in 2015 showed that over half the millennials in the U.S. would consider leaving the United States for a foreign country according to CNBC. We think this is an incredible change for Americans since a few years ago. We remember a time when almost no American would ever consider leaving the U.S. Obviously that has changed. Our son went to ...

Are you prepared for 2016?

Are you prepared for 2016?
There is a certain awe about a brand new year--a clean page upon which we begin anew with interesting new plans and goals. It's  the time to evaluate the past year. What did we accomplish that we intended to accomplish? What remains to add to the new year? What will take priority? What will come next? How can we improve performance in the coming  year? Of ...

Corral, Chile

Corral, Chile
Corral is an excellent location for expats who enjoy the benefits of Valdivia, but would like a beautiful, relaxed, countryside retreat with or without beach access. The area has many amenities while still retaining the attractive qualities of small town living. Subscribe to read this article.

Uruguay Improves Their Residency Process

Uruguay Improves Their Residency Process
The last decade has seen record numbers of foreigners wishing to move to Uruguay.The reasons for this may vary. Some look to live in a stable and relatively prosperous country where they can find a good place to settle and raise a family. Uruguay provides them with comfortable lifestyle, nice and relatively safe neighborhoods, good schools and medical care. Others may take ...

Valdivia!

Valdivia!
The Writer and her family as they were leaving Texas with their six hunting dogs for their new, as yet unseen home, in Valdivia.

How to Save Money On Medical Care

How to Save Money On Medical Care
One of the pillars of FFJ is reducing and even eliminating dependence on the medical industry. We are so happy that we've had so many inquiries about the program to accomplish that goal. This post is to respond in part to those inquiries.
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