About AES International

AES International advises expatriate clients worldwide on all financial planning matters including retirement planning, offshore bank accounts, savings and investment, insurance, pension transfers and generating income, from wealth accumulated, to support retirement.

Most Expensive City to Live?

With Tokyo holding the top spot for the world's most expensive place to live for many years Zurich, in Switzerland, has now taken over that coveted position. According to the 'Economic Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living Index', Zurich is now officially the most expensive city to live in. This is partly due...

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Portable Retirement Plans for Expats

AES International is involved with writing editorial content for various media outlets including Expatica.com which is considered to be the premier website, for internationals and expats, in ten major expat centres throughout Europe. Please find attached an article detailing the solution to the 'Portable Retirement Plan'. Published on Expatica.com Portable Retirement Plans - The Expat...

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Silver the New ‘Gold’?

With even Bernanke saying that people hold gold as "a protection against... really, really bad outcomes." Very seldom does anyone seem interested in talking about silver. Even though the potential for silver to appreciate could be many times that of gold right now. Silver prices remain well below the all-time high of $50.35.  This was...

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FACTA Regulations Unveiled – Will Be Less Onerous

The FACTA legislation had many American citizens and financial institutions alike, concerned that the reporting responsibilities were just not workable. The US, responding from considerable pressure from financial institutions , has unveiled a less onerous version of it's controversial new law aimed at cracking down on offshore tax evasion. The Foreign Account...

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Gold – Will Go Down Before Going Back Up and Setting New Highs in 2012

We are strong supporters of the Gold story. However, like all assets it never goes up in a simple straight line. We predict that Gold will end 2012 much higher than where it currently is. However, in 2012 it will likely go lower, perhaps much lower than where it is now, by...

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What’s a Homemaker Worth? A Lot More Than You May Think!

Value of Services Provided by Homemakers Estimated at Over $96,000/year Most people grossly undervalue homemakers. But if you place a monetary value on all the tasks undertaken in housekeeping, the total value of these services comes up to over $96,000, even by a conservative estimate. If you have been underestimating the value of services provided by...

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Clock Ticking on Greek Debt Deal

As the talks with Greeks creditors continues investor sentiment has fallen as euro zone finance ministers rejected private creditors demands for a 4 percent coupon on new, longer-dated bonds expected be issued in exchange for existing Greek holdings. If a resolution, on Greece's debt, is not reached by March, when Greece must repay...

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