Tax Efficiency Drives Less than a Quarter of High Net Worth Offshore Investment

25 Jun

Despite the commonly-held belief that tax considerations primarily drive offshore investment, only 23.2% of global high net worth (HNW) wealth is invested offshore for tax reasons, while 24.1% derives from HNW individuals seeking access to a greater range of investment options, according to financial services research and insight firm Verdict Financial. The company’s latest report […]

International Retirement Plan

24 Jun
International Retirement Plan

How many people have enough savings for retirement now? Today’s statistic is that a person over age 50 who loses his job will have a 90% chance of not finding another one. Everyone needs a retirement plan because no-one knows when an industry shift, or economic downturn could effect your career and your life, in […]

My “Flippín” House?

23 Jun
House flppers

Tax Strategies to Reduce Taxation and Build Wealth for House Flippers I seem to be perpetually out to lunch. When I step on the scale too, this point is further confirmed. I do not know why I have waited so long to write an article for the benefit of real estate investors who “flip” houses. […]

Invesco Study Finds U.S. Sovereign Investor Confidence High, Real Estate Allocations Surge and United States is Most Attractive Region

22 Jun
Real Return Bonds

Western sovereign investor confidence stable despite challenging external environment New sovereign capital flowing into US and Frontier Markets – and away from Brazil, Russia, and China Real Estate becomes primary target for increasing US sovereign allocations to alternatives – growing faster than private equity and infrastructure ATLANTA, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Invesco released its fourth […]

Four Arguments for Investing in Commodities

19 Jun
Commodities investing

It is always Darkest Before the Dawn: Four Arguments for Investing in Commodities The commodity asset class has become a pariah to most investors, the victim of a 5-year swan dive, with cumulative losses totaling over 50%, as measured by the Bloomberg Commodity Index. Despite recent returns, we maintain that a strategic allocation to the […]

So, You Want To Invest In Unicorns?

18 Jun
Invest in Unicorns

As an investor in private companies, one of the biggest issues you’re potentially facing is a lack of liquidity. When buying shares of a listed company, most of the time you have a luxury of being able to sell your shares literally in seconds. It’s not quite that easy when investing in private businesses, though. […]

U.S. Retirement Savers, Investors and Obama

17 Jun
President Obama and U.S. retirement savers and investors

$17 Billion a Year at Stake for U.S. Retirement Savers and Investors if House of Representatives Overrides President’s Veto Wednesday Millions of U.S. retirement savers and investors could suffer an estimated $17 billion in higher fees and lower returns on their nest eggs each year if the U.S. House of Representatives votes Wednesday to override […]

First Disney Resort in Mainland China

16 Jun
Shanghai Disney Resort

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Joins Chinese Leaders to Declare Shanghai Disneyland Open to Its First Official Guests Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Historic Grand Opening as the First Disney Resort in Mainland China SHANGHAI, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth worldwide, celebrated its […]

Malta U.S. Pension Scheme Review

15 Jun
Malta U.S. Pension Scheme

If we wrote a book about the Malta U.S. Pension Scheme it would be about 12 pages even if we covered everything imaginable in great detail…otherwise it would be a couple of paragraphs and not worthy of a white paper because it is NOT an occupational retirement plan it is a life time annuity with […]

England’s Brexit Vote May Cause Gold Rush

14 Jun

Dillon Gage Metals Founder Weighs in on Possible Outcomes ADDISON, TEXAS (June 14, 2016) – Dillon Gage Metals, an international precious metals wholesaler, is investigating what potential effect the upcoming Brexit vote may have on the global precious metals market. On June 23, British voters will cast ballots to determine whether or not the U.K. […]

Private Label Trust

13 Jun
Private Label Trust

We provide clients with a private label trust platform that is consolidated international occupational retirement law and is government regulated, registered and recognized in over 130 countries. A Fairbrook Alliance Private Label Trust is not a tax haven, insurance product or company, or personal trust; it is a globally-recognized occupational retirement plan providing far greater […]