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Ten Wealth Building Myths

26 Mar
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Top Ten Wealth Building Myths U.S. Person Wealth Building Myths are: Myth No. 1 You can’t build wealth without a reduction of your spendable income. Myth No. 2 There is no economic advantage to deferring income. Whether you get paid now or later, you end up with the same amount of money. Myth No. 3 […]

The World’s Best Beaches

22 Feb
Sancho Bay and Dois Irmãos - Fernando de Noronha, Brazil - Worlds Best Beaches

TripAdvisor Surfaces The World’s Best Beaches With 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards NEEDHAM, Mass., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Beaches. This year, Baia do Sancho, in Brazil, was ranked by TripAdvisor reviewers as the global winner and Florida’s Siesta Beach is […]

Moving overseas? High net worth community takes note

06 Jan
High net worth dual citizen

One of the listservs which I access, WealthManagement.com, recently published an article titled “In Trump’s America, a Second Passport May Be the Best HNW Insurance Plan.” For those not accustomed to the standard abbreviations, HNW stands for High Net Worth. The article was subtitled, “f clients are motivated to leave the U.S., attractive new destinations […]

Multinational Companies Trending Away From One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Global Long-Term Incentives

14 Dec
Multinational Companies Global Long-Term Incentives

Survey shows global companies designing LTI awards that are increasingly performance-based and modified to impact local participants LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As the global war for talent heats up, multinational companies are increasingly looking for ways to differentiate themselves, including altering the way they design their long-term incentive (LTI) awards. Aon Hewitt’s Global […]

FAIR to Lay Out Immigration Reform Blueprint for Trump Transition at National Press Club

21 Nov
Trump to fix immigration

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to restore public interest to immigration policy. His initial appointments – including naming Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general – indicate that he intends to make good on his campaign commitments. Many of those reforms have been advocated by the Federation for American […]

Expats: adventurers or foreign retirees?

03 Aug
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Hemingway, as an expat, implied high adventure in a foreign land The first definition of “expatriate” appeared in a French dictionary in the late 1700s and denotes a person who has been banished from his or her native land. This elucidation came just in time for Napoleon’s exile to the island of Elba in 1814; […]

Ninety-Percent of Life Is Habits ― Make Them Rich Habits!

27 Jul
Rich Habits

Anybody can offer advice; for real, lasting change, however, nothing offers proven insights like science. Dr. Randall Bell examines groundbreaking research from human sociology and economics in his latest book, Rich Habits Rich Life: The Four Cornerstones of All Great Pursuits (Leadership Institute Press). The culmination of Bell’s diligent search to discover why some succeed […]

The Importance Of Asking Good Questions

24 Jul
Good questions

About 3 months ago I decluttered. Not the horrible kitchen cupboard which has everything from screw drivers to toothpicks, sea shells, and a hairbrush the dog chewed. I decluttered mentally. For the uninitiated or curious, you can read the background here. The results so far have shocked me. My productivity has quite literally blown through the roof. […]

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

25 Jun
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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 […]