Understanding a Gold Loan

Gold Loan ProgramAround the world, gold is seen as one of the most valuable, versatile, and desirable materials. Gold has been valued as a material of high worth and equally high importance as far back as the ancient Egyptian times.

Just as ancient is the idea of borrowing against the value of gold. Families often store their wealth in gold, and many people prefer gold to the fluctuation of paper currencies. In times when cash is needed, instead of trading off gold or selling it, a gold loan can be ideal to secure the funds needed. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Benefits of a Foreign Trust

Belize foreign trust benefitsIn years past, foreign trusts were sometimes thought of as a tool for the very wealthy to hide their assets overseas. In reality, a foreign trust can be a legal and savvy way to better protect your assets, diversify your holdings, and provide for future generations.

Take a closer look at the specifics of a foreign trust and six specific benefits. Read the rest of this entry »

8 Tips for Purchasing Real Estate in Belize

Purchasing Real Estate in BelizeBuying real estate internationally can be an exciting adventure and also a savvy investment. Every location has its own unique characteristics as well as areas that require careful thought and consideration.

Belize is a beautiful, tropical destination and is a popular location for real estate investments. Even if you have plenty of real estate experience in North America, Europe or even elsewhere in Central America, keep in mind that Belize is a nation unto itself. Read the rest of this entry »

Liquidity Ratio – What It Is and Why it Matters

Liquidity Ratio Caye International BankWhen choosing an offshore bank, or indeed any bank, one of the key things to consider is the bank’s liquidity ratio. After all, anyone placing their assets in a bank account wants to know that it will remain safe, secure, and accessible at any time.

Unfortunately, not all banks have a favorable liquidity ratio. Find out more about what a liquidity ratio is, why it matters, and how offshore banks differ when it comes to total liquidity. Read the rest of this entry »

Diversifying Assets Through Offshore Banking

Offshore Banking at Caye International BankThere are countless strategies for investment. Some individuals look for high-risk and high-reward opportunities, and others want to plan for long-term security. Whatever the strategy, however, diversification is key. In fact, that might be the most important factor in successful asset protection and investment.

One of the best ways to diversify assets is through offshore banking. Explore the need for financial diversification, better understand all your offshore options, and work toward a strategy that will help protect your investments for many years to come. Read the rest of this entry »

Belize Shark Tank Investment Event for 2018 Announced

Belize Shark Tank Investment Event

The American reality television show “Shark Tank” is an international hit, and it has existed in some form since as early as 2001. In San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, this same concept was implemented to create the Belize Shark Tank investment event.

The event, hosted by Caye International Bank, is designed to bring attention to Belize’s private sector and the important role these small and medium-sized businesses play within the local community. Read the rest of this entry »

Five Things to Look for in an International Bank

Caye International Bank in BelizeIt’s easy to see why so many investors opt to invest internationally. Offshore investing offers privacy, confidentiality, and new opportunities to diversify one’s assets.

However, there are countless international banking options to choose from. Narrowing down all those options and settling on one institution can be an overwhelming task.

As you look for an international bank, take the following five factors into consideration. Let this help guide you to find the right international bank that meets your needs and provides financial security. Read the rest of this entry »

Caye International Bank Honored with Award as Best Private Bank in Belize

Joel Nagel - Chairman - Caye International Bank Caye International Bank is proud to announce that it has been included in Global Finance Magazine’s 2018 list of the World’s Best Private Banks. The bank was listed as the best bank in Belize for the current year and has built an exceptional reputation for privacy, security, and financial stability in the international banking world.

The prestigious award from Global Finance Magazine is based on a number of factors, including information collected from industry sources, public filings, company documents, and recommendations by analysts and consultants. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Ways FinTech is Disrupting the Finance Industry

What is FinTechWhether you’re an investment expert or someone just beginning to research new financial options, chances are you’ve probably heard of FinTech. Short for financial technology, FinTech is a term that is generating serious buzz.

This new, innovative financial technology can impact your investment choices and your financial future. It’s important to understand FinTech as you diversify your assets and look to alternative choices to traditional financial services. Read the rest of this entry »

How Blockchain Technology is Impacting the Banking Industry

Blockchain TechnologyIf you’ve watched the news or read a newspaper lately, then there’s a good chance that you’ve heard about the rising value and popularity of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Behind these cryptocurrencies is blockchain technology.

Less than a decade ago, blockchains are what made it possible to create, trust, and distribute currencies like Bitcoin. Take a closer look at what blockchains are, where the technology came from, how it can be used in other areas, and why it matters to you. Read the rest of this entry »