We are on the verge of the greatest transfer of wealth in history. This article delves into what this could mean for the economy and for expats in Japan, and why seeking the guidance of a financial advisor is crucial.
While it may seem sudden, property prices in Tokyo have been going up for quite some time. In this article we explore what’s driving this growth and whether there are still good investment opportunities out there.
Compound interest is a powerful tool for achieving financial goals like saving for retirement, a house down payment, or growing wealth. This article explores using it to reach ¥100,000,000.
Life insurance is a crucial aspect of your financial plan, especially for expats in Japan. It provides security for your loved ones during tough times. Determining the right coverage can be overwhelming. In this article we look at 5 key factors to consider.
Purchasing a property in Japan can be rewarding but complicated, considering various costs and timeframes. This article will walk you through the general steps in purchasing a property in Japan, including the expected costs and time frames.
Investing in real estate is a popular strategy for diversifying an investment portfolio and securing steady income streams. This article will examine 5 key reasons why investing in Tokyo real estate is a smart choice.
The demands of living and working abroad can often lead to neglecting retirement plans. American expats face the further complication of managing US-based retirement accounts from overseas. In this article we look at 401k & IRA accounts and how to manage them while living in Japan.
Choosing a life insurance policy can be confusing, so it is essential to pick the right cover to fit your life. While there are many ways a life insurance policy can be structured, the two most common types of policies are term life and whole of life. In this article we look at the main differences and which one might suit you the best.
When markets are volatile, people often hesitate to put their money to work because they feel they should wait for “the right time,” hoping to hit the bottom of the market. The reality is that timing the markets is not a strategy that always works. Here are 6 reasons why “time in the market” is a better strategy.
The ‘20 million yen problem’ was a warning presented by the Japanese government, and highlighted the lack of adequate funds for retirees in Japan. In this article we look at how this impacts foreigners living in Japan, and what you can do to plan for it.