Best Passive Income Ideas of 2021

“Income” generally refers to funds paid to a business or a person providing a service, manufacturing or selling a good, or received through ownership of an investment. When people think about generating income, they mostly consider active ways of doing so through a job or self-employment. But is there another technique that would allow you […]

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Investing in Short Term Vacation Rentals

Owning real estate has historically generated impressive returns for some wise (and fortunate) investors. But how do real estate investments compare to other investments available in the stock market? Comparing a long or short-term investment in real estate to a stock market investment can be a bit tricky. This is mainly because it can be […]

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Tax Havens Made Clear: A Comprehensive Guide

The Problem of Taxation Taxes. They’re the bane of the existence of honest and hard-working people everywhere. We’d much rather preserve our capital for the benefit of our families and for important charities than pay the bill for all manner of government waste and inefficiency—often in the service of projects we would rather not support. […]

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Life in the Caymans: Not So Taxing

When the words “tax haven” are uttered, the Cayman Islands are one of the first locations that come to mind. The Caymans are one of the most well-known tax havens on the planet. [NOTE: This article is a chapter in ourComprehensive Guide to Tax Havens.] The Tax-Free Caymanian Life Tax Laws in the Cayman Islands […]

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The Top 11 European Tax Havens

Extending from western Europe into the Caucasus, countries as diverse as Switzerland and the Republic of Georgia host a variety of tax havens. These countries provide a refuge from income taxes, capital gains taxes, and corporate taxes. In consequence, they have attracted a variety of tax refugees, including large companies and private investors, seeking to […]

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Tax Havens: A Short Introduction

Tax havens are jurisdictions around the world where the tax laws are lenient or non-existent. The oldest tax havens in the contemporary world are places like Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Panama, which have each had this status for about a hundred years. GAO: International Taxation and Tax Havens OECD: List of Uncooperative Tax Havens Let’s get […]

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Land Mortgages: Buying Land With a Loan

If you have a serious interest in building your dream house, develop land, or just build your investment portfolio, you will likely need to learn how to invest in land, as well as the ins and outs of buying land with a loan.   As you consider your options, be creative as you seek answers to […]

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Is Buying Land a Good Investment?

People looking for a sound investment should consider buying land. Whether the purpose for the purchase is to build a home, start a business, or save it until the value increases, it’s usually a safe bet if you do the research and follows a few rules along the way. Consider the following information to help […]

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5 Best Index Funds for 2021

Index funds offer non-investors the opportunity to put money into the stock market with a lower level of risk over time. They’re affordable and stable while providing a return on investment that’s higher than a certificate of deposit (CD) or savings account. An index fund does the stock diversification for you and prevents you from being […]

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