Opinion - Articles
If you have been investing money regularly in the stock market over the past 1, 3, 5, 10, 15 or more years, you have made a decent profit - haven't you?
Are you the victim of poor fund performance? Is your investment portfolio continually falling to produce the returns you expected or were promised? Perhaps you have an underperforming pension fund and are worried about meeting your needs at retirement?
Avoid working with Commission-Based Firms that lack Integrity! Major offshore IFA's/financial advisors in Asia, the Middle East and beyond are misrepresenting their services in their marketing to prospective clients. Their websites refer to their professionals as 'financial advisors', 'financial planners' and other titles that create the impression...
Private banking is a big, global business, they generally make their money from multiple revenue lines - transactions, lending/credit, managing the liquid assets of their clients and product fees. Many private banks are extremely popular with the less-informed expat who perhaps lacks a comprehensive framework, the skills and experience for...
We feel that expat investors are potentially far more vulnerable to bad and often fraudulent advice than they would be in their home countries, where you usually have some form of regulatory body to protect you.
Building an emergency fund is a crucial part of financial planning regardless of whether or not you are an expat. It is one of the foundations of your financial planning that need to be in place before you even begin to look at investing and retirement planning.
An offshore bond is an investment wrapper that can be used as an investment vehicle to control: