In the United States, the corona crisis has led to a massive economic downturn. And yet the stock markets, both Wall Street and Nasdaq, are extremely optimistic. But is that optimism justified? Will there be a major stock market correction soon and will we also feel the consequences?
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Many expat financial advisors in Asia, the Middle East and beyond who claim to offer 'qualified' advice, 'tax-efficient' investments and 'award-winning' fund management have a lot of rhetoric intended to persuade you but in the end their action is totally different.
Offshore Savings Plan/Portfolio Bond vs. Low Cost Platform and the difference between 'Commission-Based', 'Fee-Based', and 'Fee-Only' Financial Advisors.
Many contractual savings plans/portfolio bonds are sold by financial advisors (commission only salespeople?) in the offshore financial services industry.
The offshore financial services industry is great at making you feel good while ripping you off. They're also great at confusing you so much that you can't even figure out how badly you're getting ripped off. To make smart financial decisions, you need to realize how your "advisor" is getting paid and how his pay structure may affect the advice...
Expatriates can often realise substantial tax benefits from investing in offshore markets.
Financial losses come in many shapes and forms and our clients rightly spend a considerable amount of time worrying about them but managing loss aversion poorly can make the long- term outcome even worse. It is important to pick the right battles, to trade off cost of protection with loss severity and to not lose sight of the ultimate investment...
Irish expats with an occupational pension scheme who have no desire to go back home once they retire could gain advantages by transferring their pension fund to an EU Retirement Benefit Scheme (EURBS).
We are living in unprecedented times, with much of the world under lockdown due to COVID-19. There are a multitude of potential outcomes resulting from the increasingly extreme global measures being taken to prevent its spread and of course many unanswered questions regarding the lockdown exit strategy or how it all ends.