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 »

What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrencies

cryptocurrenciesCryptocurrency is a digital or virtual form of money that is secured using cryptography. Perhaps the most famous type of cryptocurrency, and the one most people are familiar with is Bitcoin.

You will see cryptocurrencies in the news a lot and for good reason. There is a lot of interest in these types of currencies.

Please read on for an overview of cryptocurrencies that explains more about what they are, their advantages and the appeal of a decentralized currency. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Obtain a Gold Loan

Gold LoanSince as far back as the ancient Egyptian civilization gold has been viewed as one of the most valuable, versatile and desirable materials in the world. Investing in gold and borrowing against the value of gold is not a new concept and has been practiced for centuries.

Caye International Bank offers its bank customers the ability to participate through its gold loan program which provides modern security, flexibility, and convenience along with the traditional benefits of gold financing. 

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How Does FATCA Impact Your International Bank Account?

Caye International Bank BuildingThe Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, better known as FATCA, was created in 2010. It is a piece of legislation that impacts how American citizens are taxed, and it applies regardless of where you live or where you keep your assets.

If you have an overseas bank account, then you need to Read More...

How to Diversify Your Overseas Investments

Ambergris Caye Beach When creating your own tailored investment plan, many successful investors have stated the importance of diversifying your investment portfolio. These astute investors will always aim to diversify their portfolio by placing their money in a variety of investments such as: stocks, bonds, Read More...

How to Protect Your Assets with a Foreign Currency Account

How to Open a Foreign Currency AccountIn times of political and economic turmoil, the first and most important form of international diversification is to open a foreign currency account offshore. Get some of your cash out of the United States and secured offshore in a quality bank in a Read More...

How to Set up Private Offshore Accounts

Get a Private Offshore Bank Account

Offshore banking has been appealing to savvy investors for a long time now, and its popularity is only growing. However, many individuals still mistakenly believe that offshore banking is best left to enormous corporations Read More...

4 Ways You’ll Benefit From a Pre-Paid MasterCard

Pre-Paid MasterCard BenefitsThe idea of a cashless society isn't as unusual as it once was. In places like Canada and France, fewer than 10 percent of all financial transactions involve physical cash. Instead, credit cards and Pre-Paid MasterCards are preferred.

However, these cards don't always Read More...

5 Reasons to Consider Latin America for Your Financing Needs

Learn About Latin America Investments

At some point in life, virtually every individual will need some kind of financing. Many college students take out loans to pay for their education, it's hard to find an adult without a credit card and many individuals take out mortgages for their homes. Read More...