Offshore investing risks can easily outweigh the rewards

Offshore investing may seem like an attractive option to lower your taxes, but you need to be aware of the risks.

There are various ways of structuring your business affairs using offshore investing companies or trusts that can cut or defer your taxes. You… Read More

Now is the time for global stock market investing

During the 1990s, many investors held to a fixed idea that global stock market equities would be more profitable than North American stocks. This was especially true, so they claimed, of companies based in China, India and other emerging markets.

We advised our readers to… Read More

Offshore investing: August 30 is a key date

Japan is heading into an election on August 30. Polls show the Democratic Party of Japan stands a good chance of defeating Prime Minister Taro Aso’s Liberal Democratic Party in the Japanese parliament’s lower house.
To spur economic activity, the Democratic Party of Japan plans… Read More

Approach offshore investing with caution

There are, in some cases, ways of structuring your business affairs using offshore investing companies or trusts that can cut or defer your taxes. You may also be able to protect your assets from legal judgments rendered in Canada if you move them to accounts… Read More