The Association of International Life Offices is launching a consumer brochure to explain the benefits of investing offshore and dispel myths about investing overseas.
In particular, the Why BUY? brochure will cover key areas of offshore financial planning, such as tax, jurisdictions, and investment choice as well as point out investing offshore is neither expensive nor reserved for the wealthy.
AILO member companies have sponsored production and content of the document as a generic support tool for IFAs increasingly looking towards offshore investment for investment portfolio diversification.
A recent survey carried out by The Exchange suggested 28% of IFAs wrote offshore business in 2003, but that figure is set to increase to around 45% this year.
This brochure also sits alongside a range of support guides for IFAs with expatriate clients who are considering retiring or working overseas.
Guides are broken down into a handful of key countries in the Middle East, Europe, Far East as well as generic guides on the main issues to consider.
Click on the associated websites to upload a PDF version of the brochure, or go to AILO’s website – www.ailo.org.IFAonline
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