With the increase in prevalence of remote work, it is becoming much more common for people to live as expats. More than ever, people are becoming expats not out of necessity, but out of a desire to live somewhere they love while also working how they enjoy.
International investing is exactly what it sounds like; investing in assets and securities that exist outside of your home country. These can be financial securities like stocks and bonds or physical assets like farmland, real estate, local businesses, and much more.
If you’ve spent any time in the investing world, you have no doubt heard the term “accredited investor” quite often. Many institutions won’t even allow you to take part in their investments without proper accreditation. Then again, there are plenty of other institutions that will allow investors to buy securities with no accreditation at all. What’s going on here?
There are assets in which you can invest that are tied to the asset’s inherent worth rather than just investor confidence! Today we will talk about real assets; what they are, why they’re a good investment vehicle, and which real assets make the best investments.
Why is everything more expensive than ever before? It’s not an exaggeration. It’s inflation. We’re seeing it here in Belize as well. $1 BZD or more for bread, gas is over $13 BZD a gallon, Dollar wings is now $1.50 wings. It’s all going up… but why? What is Inflation? ‘Inflation’ is the gradual decrease in your money’s purchasing power which is reflected by a general increase in the prices of goods and services. Simply put, when prices go up then your dollar can’t stretch as far as it used to and you have to buy less. However, inflation isn’t…