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Is Now The Time to Start Investing?

Alpine Atlantic Global Asset Management was started in 2007 and is today serving expat clients, as well as family offices around the world. Their specialty is that they work as a completely independent provider and therefore not selling any financial products. Instead they develop customized investment plans for clients and help them to find the right banking solutions and reduce banking related fees. Their approach to investing is a “Global Macro” approach, which means they make long-term investments in areas that are benefiting from very powerful economic trends and changes. A couple of themes they are covering right now are Cyber Security, Global Health Care, Growing Asia Consumer, and Robotics, just to name a few. Daniel Zurbrügg is the founder and Chairman of the Board. Together with ...

Learn a Language from Wherever You Are in the World

Want to learn a new language quickly and easily but you do not have the time or patience to go to a school? Schedule a free trial lesson with Swiss Language Success, where you can enjoy rapid progress and lasting language knowledge to communicate fluently and correctly in a short period of time. This way you will be able to learn a language from wherever you are in the world! Benefits of learning in this way With qualified native teachers in a private one-on-one tutoring session, students are able to grasp the language extremely quickly. They are able to learn in the privacy of their own home, wherever in the world they may be, saving potential commuting time and enabling them to be 100% flexible. There are so many benefits of learning in this way.  Proven learning method The Swiss Languag...

3 Reasons to De-Clutter your Home for the Aussie Winter

Spring came and went months ago and you realised that you never got around to doing some spring cleaning. Now that it’s cooler and Australians are spending more time indoors, it is the perfect time to make extra space in your home. Here are 3 reasons why now is the perfect time to de-clutter and arrange storage for your stuff with TAXIBOX. Sort out your summer clothes If you have excess summer clothes from last year sitting in your wardrobe and taking up space, it’s time to have a clear out. Maybe you have had some of the clothes for years but have never worn them, so get sorting and store the ones you love. Having it all stored away with TAXIBOX for the time being can open up your home for new winter items that can actually be used now. The TAXIBOX is a charming, yellow, mobile self-stora...

Reverse Diabetes and Live a Longer Life

Health and wellness is extremely important to us all. By looking after our health, we can truly live a longer life free from disease. If you are suffering with diabetes, or think you may be at risk, you may well know that it can wreak havoc on your body and compromise your quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical to take charge of your health and increase your overall well-being. Diabetes has the potential to destroy organs and deteriorate your vascular system. Swiss Prevention Clinic will be able to give you all the help you need, to ensure that you get adequate testing and tools, to reverse diabetes and achieve normal glucose metabolism. Over 10 years of experience The Swiss Prevention Clinic boasts over 10 years of experience with a dedicated team of specialists in al...

Discover Your Genetics and Slow Down Aging

We are all unique, however, most of us have one thing in common…we want to live a longer and healthier life and slow down aging! As we get older we continuously fight the signs of aging such as mobility, fatigue, and general feelings of the loss of overall well-being. Aging can affect vitality, quality of life, and how you see yourself and others. At the Swiss Prevention Clinic you would be able to combine anti-aging treatments with the benefit of genetic testing. This is because who and what we are, is largely determined by our genetic makeup – our DNA. Over 10 years of experience The Swiss Prevention Clinic boasts over 10 years of experience with a dedicated team of specialists in all medical fields. Based in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland, the company offer state of the art trea...

Feeling bored? Become a Property Franchise Partner

Have you ever thought about starting your own business but are unsure about where to start and how to do it? Or maybe you’re feeling bored and are looking for a new venture? Well, if you have an interest in the property market and have great customer service or people skills, it may interest you to become a property franchise partner with BeckettHanlon. Do I need any experience? There is no experience needed, although you would need to have a keen interest in property and be ambitious and motivated, with a passion for personal success. You must be great with people, have likeability, and be proactive. Our franchise partners come from all walks of life. Some have been in business themselves, some own hotels or letting companies, while others have owned franchises or have been car salesmen. ...

Watch your Favourite TV Anytime, Anywhere

Established in 2006, My TV Abroad have many happy customers across 25 countries. The company have incorporated the new HEVC compression into their system which allows you to watch live TV anywhere in the world. All you need is an internet connection with a minimum bandwidth consumption or 3/4G mobile connection. You are able to watch your favourite TV anywhere in the world directly via your TV, iPad, iPhone or smart device. What is the HEVC compression system? Put simply, the HEVC or H.265 is the future of broadcasting which has revolutionised the way people watch TV via the internet using minimum bandwidth. It allows users to watch TV in some of the worst connected and most remote parts of the world. How does this benefit expats? Wherever you are in the world you can watch live TV at full...

Save Money on Roaming Charges Abroad

So…you may be someone who has relocated abroad and but want to keep your UK number. You’re concerned about racking up a high bill from all the roaming charges, keeping in touch with family and friends back home. Read on to learn how to receive and make calls while saving on those excess charges. Be careful of eye-wateringly high bills A mobile phone is your constant companion wherever you may be in the world. You may have fulfilled your dream of relocating abroad but never thought that using your UK mobile number to keep in touch with loved ones could cost you so dearly. You might be using 2 different devices to ensure your local and UK numbers are always accessible, or maybe you have considered replacing your current phone with a dual sim phone. Problem is, neither of these eliminate roam...

Life is full of choices. Choose wisely

With 5-star therapy and coaching, Sam Nabil Counceling provides exceptional counselling to expats that suits their unique individual therapy needs, ultimately empowering them to create and live their ideal life. When in need of some extra support, they have your back. Expats have a unique lifestyle. They have left their home country, temporarily or permanently, to start a new life elsewhere. At times, challenges can cast a dark shadow over this exciting life overseas. For instance, expats may experience feelings of loneliness or struggle adapting to the local culture, they may miss their personal support network at home, or have trouble maintaining their relationships. There is help available though. Sam Nabil is an experienced professional counsellor, therapist and life coach. Having live...

Investing in the US using US Trusts & US Corporations

If you’re interested in investing in the US or want to use US trusts or corporate entities for investment purposes, please read on to find out more. “Clients come to us for our legal and tax expertise related to US trusts and US corporations” states Ed Rogers, the CEO of US Trust Advisory Services LLC (UTAS). “We advise on how to structure investments, in accordance with current tax compliance rules, and we also assist our clients to choose the best investment and asset managers that ensure investment growth. It is important to ensure that your investments are tax compliant, as there can be severe financial penalties, and even criminal consequences, if you get it wrong.” Assisting non-US persons to invest into the US UTAS was founded by a company called Offshore Consulting Services Limited...

Why Getting an Agent Can Relieve House-Hunting Headaches

Many people are exhausted when trying to find a property that suits their needs. It takes a lot of time and effort to look through online adverts with very little success, especially when adjusting to a new life abroad. An agent can surely help relieve those house-hunting headaches when looking for a place to live. Find your perfect community A great agent knows their city inside out and can help you find the perfect community to live in dependant on your needs. These can include schooling, neighbourhood safety, commuting time to work, parking, price vs. quality of the house or apartment, landlord (friend or foe) and many other variables. These are conditions that only a local agent knows by experience, or by doing a thorough check on the property, the landlord, or potential clients before...

The Hidden Benefit of Travel Insurance

Let’s talk about the hidden benefit of travel insurance.  It’s a benefit that doesn’t have a cash value, because you can’t put a price tag on having someone in your corner watching your back with your best interests at heart. When most people talk about the benefits of travel insurance, they tend to think how much money you will get reimbursed if you lose a bag, your trip gets cancelled or a medical mishap interrupts your holiday.  But those are just the ‘tangible’ benefits you can see and quantify, the intangible value of travel insurance is having an advocate when you need it most, someone on your side the whole way through. Unfortunately, we don’t usually see this value until the worst has happened, and you find yourself in an emergency or in need of medical attention.  If you are stuck...