Having difficulties managing your US-based retirement accounts from Japan? We look at 401k & IRA accounts and how to manage them from abroad.

Term life or whole of life? As an expat in Japan, choosing the right life cover for your family can be challenging. Here we cover the main differences.

Long term investing generates greater returns than trying to time the markets. Here are 6 ways that time in the market beats market timing.

The ‘20 million yen problem’ for retirement funds is a warning presented by the Japanese government in 2019, namely ex-Finance Minister Taro Aso.

For US nationals, investing opportunities diminish as soon as they go abroad. In this article, we look at ways to make it work while living in Japan.

The Japanese pension system can be challenging. This guide will hopefully make the topic a bit less confusing for those living and working in Japan.

Want to learn more about the fate of your Japanese National Pension fund when you leave Japan? How to get your pension refunded and how it all works.

Did you know your inheritance from abroad could be taxed in Japan as high as 55%? Here’s what you can do to prepare in advance and protect your wealth.

Nobody likes paying taxes. Luckily, if you are a foreigner living in Japan, there are some tax deductions can you claim. We’ll take a look at some of them.

People may wonder why they have to pay gift tax in Japan. The main reason is to prevent estate tax dodging. This article covers the basics you need to know.