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Luigi Wewege

Luigi Wewege

Luigi Wewege is the Senior Vice President of Caye International Bank, published author of The Digital Banking Revolution, has co-authored economic research which was presented before the U.S. Congress and currently serves as an Instructor at the FinTech School as well as a Speaker at the Silicon Valley Innovation Centre. He holds an Italian MBA with a major in International Business, as well as a BSBA with a triple major in Finance, International Business, and Management - cum laude from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

What is Foreign Earned Income Exclusion?

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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion Form 2555If you’re living or working in a country outside of the United States, then you might be paying foreign taxes. There are some taxes, like foreign property taxes, that you’ll probably have to pay in conjunction with your United States federal income tax.

The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE) is a U.S. tax law that ensures that qualifying U.S. citizens and residents can reduce the amount they owe in federal taxes to the IRS on the income they earn while living in another country. It provides tax benefits for individuals and married couples, so find out when it applies and how to take advantage of the exclusion when it comes time to file your own taxes. 

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Why Ambergris Caye, Belize is a Top Retirement Location

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Retire on Ambergris Caye BelizeThe small Caribbean island of Ambergris Caye is well known as a top tourism destination in Belize. However, many people are surprised to learn that it is also one of the top places to retire. Surrounded by blue water and an amazing barrier reef, it is easy to see why people would gravitate toward the island.

Explore some of the many reasons why Ambergris Caye, Belize, is a top draw for retirees.

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What Should American Investors Know About FATCA?

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FATCA RequirementsFor American investors, offshore banking can seem challenging thanks to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA. Once you understand FATCA, however, it is clear that the legislation doesn’t have to prohibit you from banking or investing around the world.

Learn a little more about FATCA so that you will feel confident establishing accounts overseas.

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Make the Most of Your Foreign Savings Account

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Belize Foreign Savings AccountA savings account, also known as a deposit account, is a way to safely store your assets and benefit from interest accumulation at the same time. Although many people have domestic savings accounts, having a foreign savings account also offers several concrete advantages.

If you are thinking about opening a foreign savings account, find out how to do so as well as understand what you can do with your account.

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3 Best Offshore Asset Structures in Belize

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Belize Offshore Asset StructuresBelize is such an appealing place to invest for many reasons. One of those is that Belize offers a wide range of investment opportunities. What’s important to remember, however, is that offshore asset structures can appeal to different groups of people. A structure that is the perfect solution for one individual might not meet the needs of another investor.

By taking a closer look at the top three best offshore asset protection options, you can get a better feel for the offshore asset structures in Belize that are the right fit for you and some of their requirements.

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Your Guide to Understanding Offshore Banking

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Offshore banking guideOffshore banking is a term that gets used a lot, but it isn’t always clear what it means or why it matters. Whether you’re a new investor, a prospective retiree, or someone interested in growing their business, offshore banking could prove to be very advantageous. To take advantage of the benefits of offshore banking, you first need to understand it.

Discover more about what offshore banking is, why it matters, and how it can help you achieve your financial goals.

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How Blockchain Technology Affects Offshore Investing

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Blockchain Offshore InvestingOffshore banking and investing are constantly changing. New laws, new economic situations, and new technology impact the way that offshore banks interact with clients, appeal to customers, or protect wealth.

One of the biggest factors changing the landscape of offshore investing is blockchain technology. However, before you can explore its impact, it’s important to understand blockchain technology.

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Why Belize Is the Best Location for Offshore Companies

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Offshore Companies in BelizeForming an offshore company can be a smart choice for several reasons. You may wish to have greater privacy protection for your company, or you may want to reduce your business taxes.

Whatever the motivation behind the decision, you’ll still need to choose where to form an offshore company. Belize is a top pick for many businesses, so find out why this particular jurisdiction in Central America might be the ideal place to setup your offshore company today.

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13 Reasons to Invest in Belize

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Why You Should Invest in BelizeGlobally, there is a significant amount of interest in investing within Belize. Belize is certainly a desirable tropical place to visit, but what draws investors to this Central American country in the Commonwealth realm?

There are far too many to cover in this one article, but let’s explore just 13 of the top reasons people choose to invest in Belize.

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Understanding the Appeal of Foreign Insurance and Annuities

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Investing in Foreign Insurance and AnnuitiesDiversification is arguably the one necessary element to any investment portfolio. Whether you are a high-net-worth individual aiming to preserve your assets or someone primarily concerned with providing for the next generation, diversifying your holdings will be beneficial.

There are many ways to diversify, but there is no denying the appeal of foreign insurance and annuities

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