This Is The True Isla Bonita

Ambergris Caye Belize Barrier ReefAs the largest Belize island, Ambergris Caye is 25 miles long and filled with a plethora of lagoons, sandy beaches, and reefs to explore. Its major settlement is San Pedro Town, which has the highest concentration of accommodations and activities in the country.

Vacationers and retirees alike flock to the island because of its natural beauty and to experience a sophisticated lifestyle at an affordable cost. You, too, can enjoy the excitement and relaxation that Ambergris Caye offers. Read the rest of this entry »

Seven Trends in Offshore Banking

Top Trends in Offshore BankingFor many individuals and businesses, offshore banking is the ideal way to diversify assets and protect wealth. Whether you’re safeguarding assets for future generations, saving for retirement, or starting an international business, offshore banking can be the right choice.

Offshore banking varies from one jurisdiction to the next, and not all services are right for everyone. Staying ahead of trends in offshore banking can help you decide what is right for you.

Here are seven of the biggest trends in offshore banking today.

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Belize is Booming and Why You Should Care

Offshore Banking in BelizeIf you’re at all interested in international finance, offshore banking, or international real estate, then you’ve probably already come across one fact time and again: Belize is booming. While that’s great news for a lot of people, you might be wondering why you should care about it at all. 

The truth is that Belize is booming because there are so many great opportunities within the country for individuals, families, retirees, and businesses. These opportunities, combined with a safe, warm, and welcoming climate, have transformed Belize into one of the top vacation, retirement, and investment destinations. Read the rest of this entry »

The Tax Benefits of Banking and Investing in Belize

Tax Benefits BelizeBelize has long been popular as a destination. Known for its beautiful beaches, lush tropical landscape, and friendly people, it’s no small wonder people flock here each year for a little rest and relaxation.

What many people might not know about are the tax benefits and asset structures available in Belize that are available to those who choose to retire, invest, or bank here. These tax advantages extend to companies as well.

Every jurisdiction has its own taxation rules for foreign investors and bank account holders, but Belize offers some of the biggest savings. Here are a few of the most significant ways you can benefit.

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Governor-General Sir Colville Young and Chairman Joel Nagel Announce Establishment of BAPA

Chairman Joel Nagel and Sir Colville YoungWhile Belize is known for many things such as its beautiful beaches and strategically located financial institutions, it tends to be less known for classical music performances—until now. Belize Governor-General  Sir Colville Young recently joined Caye International Bank Chairman Joel Nagel to announce the launch of a collaborative effort to bring first-class music education and performances to Belize through the establishment of the Belize Academy of the Performing Arts (BAPA).

The goal of BAPA is to expose Belizeans to musical excellence and engender not only an appreciation for classical music but also an interest in learning and developing local musical talent. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Offshore Banking?

Offshore Banking in BelizeOffshore banking continues to gain in popularity. In decades past, it was viewed as something reserved for skilled financial experts, big corporations, or the uber-wealthy.

Today, the opportunity to bank offshore or internationally is more accessible than ever. While it has many advantages, there are also some drawbacks worth considering. Take a closer look at the pros and cons of offshore banking. Read the rest of this entry »

Understand the Differences Between Retail and Offshore Private Banks

Offshore Private Banking in BelizeMany people don’t put too much thought into the diverse types of banks that exist. They simply want to know their money is safe and that they can access it when needed.

While the word bank can be a generalized term, it is important to recognize how different banks can be. This is especially true if you’re looking for an international or offshore bank which provides sophisticated banking and investment services for individuals as opposed to an onshore retail bank that focuses on the general consumer. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Open an Offshore Banking Account

How do I open an offshore bank accountSome people mistakenly believe that opening an offshore bank account is incredibly challenging. In reality, it is remarkably similar to opening up like any other traditional bank account.

Banking offshore provides account holders with several important benefits. That’s why it’s worth learning what you need to know in order to open your account in the correct way. Read the rest of this entry »

Banking and Business Laws in Belize

What are the banking and business laws in BelizeAs more people look to make smart decisions about their money, offshore banking strategies rise to the top of the options list. Whether you’re planning to retire internationally, invest overseas, or move your business offshore, banks in Belize can be a smart choice.

Thanks to banking laws in Belize, there is an inviting financial climate for investors and account holders from around the world. Take a closer look at some of the many banking and business laws in Belize that could be of benefit to you and your investments.  Read the rest of this entry »

How Safe is Offshore Banking?

Safe Offshore Banking BelizeFor a number of reasons, offshore banking is a popular option for individuals and businesses around the world. Banking offshore can provide greater privacy, it can help you reduce your rates of taxation, and it can diversify your portfolio.

Despite these and other benefits, a lot of people still wonder whether offshore banking is safe. That’s a perfectly reasonable question. Fortunately, the answer is that offshore banking is safe. However, there are some ways that you can help ensure your financial safety when you bank offshore.  Read the rest of this entry »