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Where are the Australian $100 notes now?

Have you ever wondered why you don’t seem to come across Aus $100 bill for a long time now? Not in the stores, not form the machines and hardly in the banks. Well, dismissing the idea that supply is low, experts fear that the other possibilities they have in mind...

Euro Zone

The Euro zone has gained a lot of controversies in the global financial world when Greece finally came to its default last year. All the other parts of the world watched the moves Greece was about to undertake and after a series of failed negotiations on the bailout...

Investing Offshore: Is It Worth It?

When you have done some research, you would have found yourself facing various pros and cons whether to invest offshore. And because you are reading this article right now, you might be really confused and are looking for more direction. Let’s look at four key...

US Placed Third On the 2015 Financial Secrecy Index

The Tax Justice Network’s 2015 Financial Secrecy Index Ranking has placed the United States in third place, falling short of Switzerland and Hong Kong but definitely rising above Singapore and the Cayman Islands. This created a buzz in the world of finance, business...

Tax Reform

Have you ever watched the news or read on your monthly business magazine subscription a published list of “The World’s Famous Companies and Their Taxes”? And right after that, did you find yourself scowling because you couldn’t believe what you just found out – you...

How Should Startups Use Venture Debt

Venture debt is a form of debt financing that is available for both startups and already growing businesses. Venture debts are alternative to bank loans where instead of collaterals, the venture debt provider needs rights to purchase equity. Venture debts are...