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You Asked, We Answered: How to Use Your Retirement Funds to Invest in Offshore Real Estate

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

For last month's national webinar we discussed how to use retirement funds to invest in offshore real estate. Participants who joined our free webinar had the opportunity to ask our Business Development Manager, Bill Neville questions regarding the dos and dont's of the offshore real estate investment market. Continue reading to see what types of questions were answered from beginner and advanced investors, just like you...

Topics: Real Estate Investment,
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Which International Central Banks Own the Most Gold and Why?

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

It’s no surprise that central banks around the world hold the largest share of the world’s gold in their coffers. And it turns out that their reasons for holding on to gold are remarkably similar to those of individual investors in precious metals. Let’s take a look at which countries hold the most gold and why.

Topics: Precious Metals
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What Investors Need to Know About Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)

John Paul Ruiz, QKA, CISP

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) was created by the congress to level the playing field for businesses established under the umbrella of a tax-exempt entity, not to have a competitive advantage over other businesses outside of a retirement plan. UBIT income comes from a trade or business, regularly carried on (showing frequency and continuity), that is not substantially related to the purpose of a retirement account. Both should shoulder their tax responsibility. In this article, we provide further information on the topic of UBIT:

Topics: Financial
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Avoiding Offshore Investment Scams with Due Diligence

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

A timeshare in Belize. A condo development in Bermuda. A tract of land on a hilltop in Italy. These all look like viable real estate investments, especially for retirement savers who are looking for assets that earn revenue while increasing in value in a tax-advantaged IRA. But looks can be deceiving and due diligence is particularly important for investors considering investments in offshore real estate.

Topics: Offshore Investments
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A Day in the Life: Client Services at The Entrust Group

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Our new blog series "A Day in the Life" takes a closer look at Entrust's company culture and gives you a peek into how we work for you. This month we feature our Client Services team, which focuses on providing a long list of services for our clients including: receiving and troubleshooting calls, corresponding to questions via email, researching inquiries about accounts, helping fill out forms, mailing tax forms, and more! These are all very important tasks conducted by the Client Services team which aide in supporting our clients every step of the way. The Client Services team works hard to make sure our clients are happy and all their account questions are answered. Here's what Mohammed Khan, Entrust's Client Services Manager had to say about the Client Services team during an exclusive Q&A:

Topics: Current Events and News
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