Estate Planning

Welcome to the USA and all Her Tax Complexities

Foreign citizens moving into the U.S. are an increasing population due to the ongoing globalization of business. They tend to be accomplished professionals who save at a much higher rate than their American peers. However, they also have far more complicated financial affairs than a typical American, and both their […]

Client Story: A French Professional and his Family Transition to Living in the United States

Theo, a French professional, and his wife, Vivienne, a dual citizen of South Africa and Britain, had been living in London. After 10 years of employment at a large American multinational in the technology sector, Theo’s company offered him the opportunity to move to the firm’s U.S. headquarters for a […]

Client Story: How Worldview Helped an American Expatriate and his Family Living Abroad

“Our financial affairs are so complicated because we have stuff all over the world, and no one has ever looked at our whole picture,” worried the client when we first sat down with them. Jim is an American living in Hong Kong. He is originally from New York and was […]

Client Story: Portuguese Citizen Living in the United Kingdom

Ana is a Portuguese national who lived and worked in the U.S. for several years and subsequently moved to the U.K. She relinquished her green card as she envisions returning to her native Portugal in the next few years. However, while in the U.S., she owned an apartment, which she […]

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Wall Street Journal Article by Andrew Fisher: Foreign-Born Workers
Wall Street Journal

Underserved Client Class: Foreign-Born Workers Many advisers shy away from expats because of their financial complexities, but they can be a rewarding challenge   U.S. multinational companies—especially in technology and finance—are bringing in talent from around the world and changing the face of workplaces and communities. In Silicon Valley, where […]

Announcing My New Book – The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide

I am excited to announce the impending release of my new book – The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide: Advice on Taxes, Investing, Real Estate, and Retirement for Global Families in the U.S. and Abroad, with Foreward by Tim Kochis.   Whether you’re an American living abroad, or foreign-born and living in […]

Record Number of U.S. Citizens, Green-Card Holders Cut Ties With U.S. in 2015

In 2015, 4,279 American expats renounced their U.S. citizenships, according to the U.S. Treasury. This figure represents a roughly 25 percent increase from 2014 and continues a trend that has seen the number of renunciations rise nearly 500 percent since 2009 (742). A recent blog post by The Tax Foundation […]

Key Lessons in Cross Border Wealth Management – American Ex-Pat

As part of our article series on issues in Cross Border Wealth Management, the following is an illustration of some of the key implementation strategies we come across in helping cross border professionals manage their complex financial affairs.   “Our financial affairs are so complicated because we have stuff all […]

The Growing Opportunity in Cross Border Wealth Management for Independent Financial Advisors

This article is the first in a series of industry content from Worldview Wealth Advisors designed to help financial professionals better understand the opportunities available in the cross-border financial planning marketplace.   Globalization is increasing and the world is becoming ever more connected, driven by companies expanding globally, technology companies […]

What Is a CPA Personal Financial Specialist?

A Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who meets the financial planning requirements established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The credential is awarded only to CPAs who demonstrate the requisite experience, education, examination, and ethical standards established by the AICPA.   What are the requirements? In order to […]

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