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The Long Arm of Uncle Sam

The global economy is leading to more and more opportunities for professional growth and advancement all around the world. Many Americans are moving abroad for work reasons. However, today is also an environment of rapidly evolving tax laws and ever-greater aggressiveness on the part of tax authorities in various countries […]

Take it or Leave it? What to do with your old 401k when you move abroad

The popularity of the 401k as a retirement savings vehicle and its tax implications make this question the most common one we get from cross-border professionals: what should I do with my old 401k? The answer is a resounding it depends. Having gotten Captain Obvious out of the way, let’s […]

3 Biggest Investment Mistakes by American Expats

More and more Americans are living abroad or thinking about it, as there is a world of opportunity and adventure outside the U.S. Many get too wrapped up in the excitement to educate themselves on the practicalities of life overseas, such as how to manage their investments. Don’t make these […]

Highlights of New U.S. Tax Code for Cross-Border Individuals

On December 20, 2017, President Trump signed into law a significant revision to the U.S. tax code, to take effect starting January 1, 2018. However, it will take some months for the IRS to iron out details and provide guidance and information to professionals and individual taxpayers. One thing for […]

Investment Challenges Faced by International Families

  More and more people are living abroad or thinking about it, as there is a world of opportunity and adventure outside national borders. Many get too wrapped up in the excitement to educate themselves on the practicalities of life overseas, such as how to manage their investments. Don’t make […]

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 […]

Article in Kiplinger: International Stocks Present a Compelling Opportunity

Just published an article today in Kiplinger. The valuation disparity between US equities into global shares is hard to ignore, and YTD fund flows and relative performance seem to demonstrate that the rotation is underway. International Stocks Present a Compelling Opportunity Many signs are pointing overseas for U.S. investors right […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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