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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.

Oil to Hit $200 a Barrel?

With the continuing esculation of tensions with Iran over it's Nuclear ambitions some commentators are anticpating that if traffic flowing through the Strait of Hormuz, where some 35% of the world's seaborne oil shipments and at least 18% of daily global crude shipments pass through, is interrupted to the point of the strait...

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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?!

Want to Become a Millionaire? It is Possible... Since the global economic recession, a majority of people are giving savings and investments a higher priority. When it comes to monetary savings, the million-dollar milestone is still a dream for most people. According to a recent CNBC survey, 31% or about one-third of Americans...

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Greece WILL Default..but In an Orderly Fashion..Says Fitch

Fitch ratings agency have come out and said that Greece, most certainly, will default on it's debt but in an 'orderly manner', though, a disorderly default is not ruled out. Edward Parker, Managing Director for Fitch's Sovereign and Supranational Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa told Reuters, "That, would...

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Holding Physical Gold? Maybe You Should Consider Doing So

Holding physical Gold/Silver/Other precious metals may come in very handy, in the future, if you should need to use a physical asset to pay for a good or service. Of course, major currency collapse is unlikely, however, just like taking out an insurance policy for an unlikely life event; holding some...

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China Trade Growth Slows to 2-Year Lows in December

Many are looking upon China to 'drag' the world economy out of the doldrums, however, data released on Thursday shows that China's exports and imports grew at their slowest pace in more than two years in December as foreign and domestic demand slowed. Some argue that this, ultimately, is of benefit...

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Euro Continues Decline – Should We Be Surprised?

The Euro continues to fall against the USD, however, should we be surprised? Not withstanding the issues surrounding the current Euro debt issues - currencies will often revert back to what is known as the PPP or 'Price Power Parity'. In simple terms this is the buying power that one currency will have against...

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Transferring Your Pensions Away from the UK? Is such a thing possible? It is with QROPS

Transferring Your Pensions Away from the UK? Is such a thing possible? It is with QROPS On April 5th 2006 a brand new pension regime was introduced to the UK known as ‘A’ day. This new regime dramatically simplified the complex world of the UK pension which had impact on, not...

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