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Opportunities for Active Managers

The Rise of ETFs: What You Need to Know Part Two: Opportunities for Active Managers Part One of this series on the rise of ETFs outlined the limitations of actively managed funds, namely, the difficulty they have in delivering returns that justify the fees they charge. While […]

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The Death of Active Managers

The Rise of ETFs: What You Need to Know Given the tremendous growth in investing through Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in recent years, AAM has prepared a three-part series of articles aimed at providing investors with everything they need to know about ETFs.  In this first instalment, [...]Read more

Four Ways To Reduce Your US Taxes As An Expat

In this article, we review four ways you can reduce your US taxes as an Expat.

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Choosing the Right Amount of Life Cover

How do you calculate the amount of cover that you need to ensure your loved ones are adequately protected should the worst happen? There are two key elements in assessing the level of cover that is appropriate. The first is the amount of debt that you have and what your essential living..

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Do You Know If Your Final Salary Pension Scheme Is Right For You?

Savings and Investments Singapore AAM Advisory

There are many issues to consider when considering whether to transfer out of a Final Salary scheme and the complexity of these mean that you need advice from a fully qualified specialist in UK pension transfers. Here are the potential advantages and disadvantages of Final Salary Pensions and why a transfer might be in your interests.

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South Africa Introduces the Concept of “Double Non-Taxation”


As expatriates, we are all familiar with the concept of Double Taxation Agreements which prevent the same income being taxed twice. Now the South African Government wants to set a dangerous precedent by introducing the concept of “Double Non-Taxation”.

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Why Everyone Should Have A UK Pension Audit As Soon As Possible

savings and investments - money for retirement.

Since Gordon Brown first attacked UK pensions in 1997, successive Chancellors have become hooked on the idea that they can plunder your pension with impunity, egged on of course by Civil Servants in the Treasury whose pensions will be unaffected!

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Don’t Be Trumped In The Year Of The Rooster

The Year of the Rooster signified a wake-up call to investors. Fresh off the back of major political manoeuvrings, the economic landscape now looks very different. What should investors expect for the remainder of this lunar year?

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Reading the Runes for Budget 2017

Three Little Pigs

This year’s Autumn Statement was much awaited as the first set piece for the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond. In the days immediately following his appointment Mr Hammond had spoken about…

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Time to make your New Year’s Resolutions?

Financial Plans 2017

It is hard to believe that 2017 is here already! This is the time of year when we think about the year ahead and make our New Year’s Resolutions – but what about our finances?

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