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Similarities And Differences Of The IBC and LLC

By Georgetown Trust

Establishing a business in Belize is a popular choice for both savvy small business owners and large financial corporations. Since Belize boasts a low cost of living, the overhead for operations can be incredibly affordable, saving businesses money on a day-to-day basis.

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Topics: International Business Companies

Learn to Leverage Your Gold Holdings for GreaterReturns

By Georgetown Trust

Investing in gold is a solid and stable choice for a number of reasons. First, gold has held its value throughout history. Whether you're looking at ancient Egypt, medieval Europe or modern day China, gold has been a currency and something of incredible value.

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Topics: Gold Loan Program

Invest in Timber Now to Benefit Your Heirs in theFuture

By Georgetown Trust

A common goal for many investors is to establish a long-term plan that provides for loved ones and heirs. With traditional estate planning, you might incorporate trusts, real estate or stocks, all of which can certainly be a great start.

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Topics: Precious Timber

Get Your Gold to Do More

By Georgetown Trust

Many investors choose gold as the safe bet when it comes to their financial holdings. In many ways, it is easy to see why. Gold has been a valued commodity for thousands of years, and it is not tied to any one foreign currency or even one culture. 

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Topics: Gold Loan Program

Use a Private Foundation to Better Protect Heirs

By Georgetown Trust

A private interest foundation is considered to be a nonprofit organization. In reality, it can be described as somewhere between an offshore international business and a private trust. 

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Topics: Foundations

ATM – Temporarily Out of Order

By Georgetown Trust

What would you do if you walked up to an ATM and saw a notice that said “ATM Out of Order - Indefinitely” or worse yet, you’re staring at a blank screen? You would probably turn around and head right on over to the front door to walk inside and speak to a teller. Uh oh, one big problem; the door is locked. Looking closer you realize the bank isn’t even open.

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Topics: Banking Services

Learn About Obtaining an International Banking License in Belize

By Georgetown Trust

Thanks in large part to the Banks and Financial Institutions Act of 1995 and the Offshore Banking Act of 1996, conducting business in Belize is an especially appealing choice for financial and banking companies.

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Topics: Licensing Consultation

Market Crash Screams for Alternative Investments

By Georgetown Trust

Keep Your “Building” from Crumbling

You are invested in stocks and bonds because you have been told it’s the best way to increase your net worth. Yet, the recent world markets played “Follow the Leader” with crashes, corrections and pull backs worldwide. What an awful feeling as we watched markets free fall. 

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Topics: Asset Protection

Receiving Tax Concessions as an Onshore Company in Belize

By Georgetown Trust

If you're thinking about starting a company in Belize, you should be familiar with Chapter 250. This law dictates exactly what it will take in order for a business to become a legal, registered and operational company operating within the country under the Belize Companies & Corporate Affairs Registry.

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Topics: Belize Local Companies

Which Factors Make Banking in Belize Easier Than In Other Countries?

By Georgetown Trust

If you are ready to explore the world of international banking, you should be aware of the fact that no two banking destinations are the same. There are countless banking and financial hotspots around the globe, and each is preferred for a variety of different reasons.

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Topics: Banking Services