International Business

7 Things To Understand About Offshore Agents

I recently started working for a Cyprus based offshore agent.

I am helping them with marketing offshore companies online. And when I did my research, I spotted something.

In Google Advertising I saw who ranked at the nr. 1 position. One of our competitors.

Their ad claimed: Cyprus – Anonymous and Confidential.

Mmmmm?

People who read last weeks article […]

The Estonia E-Residency Program Is Useless. Here Is Why.

I get a lot of questions from digital nomads about the Estonia E-residency program.

For those who do not know what I am talking about, here is Wikipedia:

“E-residency of Estonia (or virtual residency) is a status by which non-residents can gain a secure digital identity issued by Estonia, similar to those that are provided to […]

International Bank Transfers AKA Bank Robbery

When you read this I am actually surfing (ok, learning how to).

…the wonders of automation…

But that is NOT what I want to talk about with you today.

 

The topic at hand is how banks are carving my heart out and serve it on a silver platter during “Wolf of Wall Street” style board meetings.

Ok… it […]

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    Doing Business In The Philippines. Making Money Abroad As A Traveller

Doing Business In The Philippines. Making Money Abroad As A Traveller

Let me walk you through a few examples on how to look opportunities for doing business in the Philippines as a “traveller” (and how not to).

 
Example One – Restaurant Sauerkraut:
I always work in an internet cafe. It is in a street with a lot of bars. The area is popular.

Across the street there is an […]

End Of The US Dollar

I had an interesting meeting the other day.

It was with a sales representative from an offshore bank. A nice lady -with freckles- from the tropical island of Mauritius (business hub in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa).

The meeting was very pleasant.

Then she casually said: “we advice clients to not use the […]

7 Reasons To Set Up A Company

If you want to got become a serious international professional, you need to set up a company. More specifically, a legal entity.

Why? I will give you a couple of reasons.But first let’s briefly discuss what a legal entity is…

A legal entity is effectively recognized as a person under the law. It can engage in […]

What Is Offshore Banking

What is offshore banking? And why is offshore banking under attack?

Good question. It is. But it also isn’t. You will understand this in a couple of minutes.

 

Offshore banking. Tax havens. Tax avoidance. Tax planning.

Being associated with any of these terms is political and economic suicide for every politician and multinational.

If you advocate these terms in […]

How To Open An International Bank Account

Every international entrepreneur needs to open international bank account. The opening of such bank accounts has, unfortunately, become more and more cumbersome in the last couple of years.

Why this is, I will discuss in later postings. What is important for now is that you understand the process and requirements of opening a bank account before […]

Difference Residency And Citizenship

You know…

If you want to ride on the international living fast-lane I can not think of more essential knowledge than the concepts of residency and citizen ship. Master this, and its benefits soon will merge themselves into a river of possibilities.

Yet I have come across high paid tax advisers who could not tell the […]