Warning from HSBC's CEO for Aisa has warned that Hong Kong could possibly be growing into a real estate bubble, especially if prices continue to rise. Apartment prices in hong kong have surged 42% since the start of 2009 and the Hong Kong government trying to cool things down. Ordinary Hong...
Transferees to Canada's largest city will find a vibrant blend ofcultures, commerce and community. Located on the scenic shores of Lake Ontario, Toronto is a modern, cosmopolitan city with a decidedly international flavor. Known as a "city of neighborhoods," its more than two million residents reflect 80 different ethnic groups...
The process of portfolio creation and management is centered around providing each client their targeted risk adjusted return.  We will attempt to achieve this goal using a combination of strategies that maximize investment performance while trying to control downside exposure. 1. Client Mandate ~ Conduct in-depth meeting with client to clearly...
The status of an expat is more often than not an exciting experience but there are many wealth management mistakes that you can make if you do not take the cautionary measures. This article will introduce you to these mistakes in order to be able to avoid making them...
If you are currently a British expatriate living in Thailand or non-british but have a UK pension fund, you might like to know that if you are living in Thailand or planning to retire to thailand or anywhere else for that matter. You can now transfer your UK pension to...
Welcome to Deutschland, the land of beer and sausages, historic castles, and more than 80 million Germans. Situated in the middle of Europe, the country is surrounded by Austria, France, the Netherlands, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary - and Italy and Belgium are just a few hours away....
2011 Top Ten Luxury projects were recently named in Beijing and Vanke’s Vega Villa made it to the list. In term of location, design and facilities, its considered one of the best projects launched by Vanke in the past few years. The project in located on a peninsula along Da...
If you are an expat in living in Asia, you have probably heard financial salesmen using these 3 phrases more or less interchangeably. But are they really the same thing? Financial Planning is the process of matching your assets and income to your long term goals. This often requires Professional help,...
Buy low, sell high. Its sounds so simple that even a child could understand, but turning the principle into action is a difficult matter. That’s why many investors are standing on the sidelines right now - paralyzed by indecision and waiting for a clear buy sign. Unfortunately for many of us, the...
Understanding a country's customs and culture will help your expats appreciate why others communicate, negotiate or build business relationships they way they do. After enduring four decades of strict control under the Soviet Union, Romania finally broke free in December 1989, and has been struggling to reconstruct itself ever since....