Don’t Forget to Invest in Growth

Don’t Forget to Invest in Growth

Investing for growth is a key aspect of long-term financial planning, and it’s important not to overlook the power of compound investing. Regularly investing and allowing the increases to build upon themselves can have a huge impact over time. This article will explore what compound investing is and why it’s such a powerful tool, especially for those investing in a pension.

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Retirement Options for US Expats

Retirement Options for US Expats

Retirement planning is a crucial aspect of one’s financial journey, and it becomes even more complicated for US expats who are living abroad. As a US expat, you might be wondering what your options are for retirement planning and what tax implications they carry. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the various retirement options available to US expats and their pros and cons.

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Core-Satellite Approach

Core-Satellite Approach

The core-satellite approach is an investment strategy that involves investing in a mix of “core” investments—such as index funds—that offer broad diversification and “satellite” investments—such as individual stocks—that offer the potential for higher returns.

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X-Ray Review

X-Ray Review

In the world of investments, it is crucial to regularly evaluate and monitor your portfolio to ensure that it aligns with your financial goals and risk tolerance. An X-ray review is a comprehensive analysis of a portfolio that provides valuable insight into its overall composition and potential risks.

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Does Risk-Free Investing Exist?

Does Risk-Free Investing Exist?

Investing is one of the best ways to grow your wealth over time. However, the fear of losing money can be a major deterrent for many people. This is where the idea of risk-free investing comes in – the notion that you can invest your money without the risk of losing it. But does such a thing really exist? Let’s take a closer look.

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How to Avoid Paying Inheritance Tax

How to Avoid Paying Inheritance Tax

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is a tax on the estate of a deceased person, which includes property, money, and possessions. In the UK, the current IHT threshold is £325,000, and anything above this amount is taxed at a rate of 40%. If you are a UK resident, this tax applies to your worldwide estate, including any property or assets held abroad. However, with careful planning, it is possible to avoid or reduce your IHT liability in both the UK and your country of residence.

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Why Paying for Financial Advice is a Smart Investment

Why Paying for Financial Advice is a Smart Investment

As you navigate the complex world of personal finance, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the many options available for managing your money. One critical decision you’ll need to make is whether to seek professional financial advice and, if so, how to pay for it. At SJB Global, we believe that a fee-based model is the most transparent and client-centric way to provide financial advice.

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Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuity Comeback

Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuity Comeback

An MYGA (Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuity)  is a type of fixed annuity that provides a guaranteed interest rate for a set period of time, typically between three and ten years. Here are some potential benefits of buying an MYGA right now:

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