INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVICE FOR EXPATS LIVING IN SINGAPORE
According to a 2018 survey by international bank HSBC, Singapore is the best place in the world to live as an expat. Since its foundation in 1965, Singapore has invested a lot in the well-being of its citizens. The result is a clean, safe and efficient city, with an high quality of life.
For an expat, living in Singapore is an easy place to live as a vibrant city, full of green areas, and all the amenities you require. As everybody speaks English it is an attractive Asian country in which to live as an expat. Salaries tend to be high and it is a good environment to excel in your career.
If you’re an expat looking for independent financial advice in Singapore then we can provide you with the right support and guidance to optimise your long-term financial planning.
INDEPENDENT UK-REGULATED ADVICE FOR BRITISH EXPATS IN SINGAPORE WITH UK ASSETS
If you’re a British expat in Singapore with assets in the UK then you need a clear picture of how to manage them. Living overseas presents complications with investment management, generating income, managing currency fluctuations, protecting capital and understanding tax obligation both in your own lifetime and when you pass them on upon your death.
We provide UK-regulated advice to assess all of your assets and the optimise them to manage all of the concerns mentioned above.
Contact us via the form below if you want a free and confidential meeting about your situation.
UK-REGULATED ADVICE ON UK PENSIONS
If you’ve spent a significant part of your career working in the UK then it’s probable that you’ll have accumulated pensions either in the form of defined contribution pots or defined benefit final salary pensions.
We give the best UK-regulated advice on UK pensions for British expats in Singapore. Unfortunately many British expats in Singapore have been badly advised in the past and transferred their UK pensions into Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) in jurisdictions like Guernsey, Malta and Gibraltar. The majority – probably 99% – of these were done unnecessarily and could actually leave you worse off from a tax perspective.
For more specific guidance on UK pensions for expats in Singapore check out our articles further down this page.
FINANCIAL ADVICE FOR US EXPATS
US expats and US connected persons face challenges with regard to their investments as many financial institutions simply won’t allow U.S. connected persons to hold investment products and increasing numbers of U.S. financial institutions are closing brokerage accounts for U.S. connected persons with overseas addresses.
The U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has paved the path for subsequent and more global regimes, notably the Common Reporting Standard (CRS).
Providing correct advice to US expats is just one area in which we specialise. For a free and confidential meeting about your situation, please contact us via the form below.