Posts By Joseph Regan

Will you run out of money during retirement?

Will you run out of money during retirement?

Running out of money when we are no longer capable of earning is a grim prospect which flits across our minds more and more as we get older. Most people are right to worry - the average person’s savings are generally insufficient to sustain their desired lifestyle once retired! Joe Regan explains why it's crucial to plan for your retirement NOW.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on November 21, 2018 in Retirement Planning.

How FATCA is making life difficult for US expats – and how we can help

How FATCA is making life difficult for US expats – and how we can help

There are an estimated 5 to 6 million US expats living abroad and FATCA regulations are making life very difficult for them. Americans around the world are finding that foreign banks are no longer welcoming them with open arms because of the onerous reporting now required by the US authorities. So what’s a guy or gal to do? Joe Regan investigates.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on November 12, 2018 in American Expatriates.

Protecting your family with insurance is a must – but which type to choose?

Protecting your family with insurance is a must – but which type to choose?

One really important element of financial planning is life insurance to protect your family in the event of your death. But which type of life insurance should you choose? Joe Regan summarizes the difference between whole life insurance and term life insurance to help you make up your mind how best to protect your family.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on June 07, 2018 in Insurance.

Have millennials switched on to the importance of saving?

Have millennials switched on to the importance of saving?

Millennials, who have come of age in the shadow of the financial crisis, have learned some important lessons about saving money. Joseph Regan talks about the importance of being savvy with your savings.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on February 01, 2018 in Financial Planning.

How to Become a Millionaire: The 10% Rule

How to Become a Millionaire: The 10% Rule

As a financial advisor, one of the most common questions Joe Regan gets asked is, “How do I become a millionaire?” In his latest blog, he explores the ways in which you can achieve this lofty financial goal.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on June 19, 2017 in Savings.

Debt Free Life: Be Like Buffet and Don’t Lose Money!

Debt Free Life: Be Like Buffet and Don’t Lose Money!

Debt is of the biggest problems we see as financial advisers. The best way to combat debt is to stay debt free, but that's often impossible in today’s world. Luckily, Joe Regan has put together his top tips for dealing with debt effectively.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on June 01, 2017 in Financial Planning.

Maternity insurance for expats: don’t wait for pregnancy!

Maternity insurance for expats: don’t wait for pregnancy!

Maternity insurance is often overlooked by expats, but it is worth thinking about if you’re a young female - even if pregnancy is off your radar.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on April 06, 2017 in Insurance.

Owners of Generali Vision or RL360 Quantum, read this!

Owners of Generali Vision or RL360 Quantum, read this!

Is your regular savings plan underperforming? Infinity's Joe Regan talks about how you can steer your savings to greatness.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on March 14, 2017 in Savings.

More Americans Renounced Citizenship in 2016

More Americans Renounced Citizenship in 2016

Joe Regan reports that the number of Americans renouncing their citizenship continues to rise.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on February 21, 2017 in American Expatriates.

Top five investing resolutions for 2017

Top five investing resolutions for 2017

Infinity's Joe Regan looks at some financial goals for 2017.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on January 23, 2017 in American Expatriates.

Trump’s America: What does this mean for my finances?

Trump’s America: What does this mean for my finances?

To many it was a shock that Donal Trump triumphed in the US presidential election but what does it mean for your finances? Joe Regan investigates.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on November 21, 2016 in American Expatriates.

China’s Yuan is still struggling - time to get your money out?

China’s Yuan is still struggling - time to get your money out?

Infinity's Joe Regan revisits the topic of the falling Yuan. Is now the time to get your money out of China and how do you go about it?

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on November 15, 2016 in Expats & Currency.

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 4): Insurance for US expats

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 4): Insurance for US expats

In the final part of Joe Regan's series on financial challenges for expatriates from the United States he takes a look at the common problems faced by American looking for adequate insurance cover while living overseas.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on September 27, 2016 in American Expatriates.

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 3): US expat bank accounts

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 3): US expat bank accounts

In the third part of Joe Regan's series on financial challenges for American expatriates he looks at the absurdity of US citizens having their accounts closed because of their nationality. He also looks at how an offshore account can restore some sanity to a crazy state of affairs.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on September 06, 2016 in American Expatriates.

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 2): frozen IRAs and pensions

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 2): frozen IRAs and pensions

In the second post of Joe Regan's series on the financial challenges facing Americans living overseas he tackles the troubling issue of frozen IRAs and pensions.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on August 30, 2016 in American Expatriates.

Challenges for Americans abroad (Part 1): investments for US expats

Challenges for Americans abroad  (Part 1): investments for US expats

The introduction of FATCA has resulted in some of the biggest American financial institutions refusing to service US expatriates. As Joe Regan reports this has not only created considerable consternation but also a major problem for Americans living and working overseas.
The good news is Infinity is now able to offer an SEC approved, tax compliant investments for US expats.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on August 24, 2016 in American Expatriates.

When should you seek a financial health check?

When should you seek a financial health check?

Joe Regan highlights the times and circumstances when you should review and consider your financial well being .

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on July 24, 2016 in Financial Planning.

Turbulent Times: Financial Planning for the Brazilians in China

Turbulent Times: Financial Planning for the Brazilians in China

The Samba spirit cannot help but be muted by the economic and political crisis engulfing Brazil. However, as Joe Regan explains, Brazilians based in China have financial planning options that can help mitigate the financial fall out.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on May 23, 2016 in Financial Planning.

Financial planning for the Indian expats of China

Financial planning for the Indian expats of China

Joe Regan takes a look at financial planning issues faced by Indian exptriates living and working in China.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on May 03, 2016 in Financial Planning.

Financial planning for diplomats in China

Financial planning for diplomats in China

Infinity's Joe Regan outlines financial planning services for diplomats posted to China.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on March 31, 2016 in Financial Planning.

The ‘secret’ insurance policy parents need to know about

The ‘secret’ insurance policy parents need to know about

Infinity's Joe Regan explains the many benefits of little known whole-life insurance policies for children.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on March 27, 2016 in Insurance.

Life Insurance: Don’t leave home without it!

Life Insurance: Don’t leave home without it!

Nobody can predict what fate has in store but you can protect your family from the unforeseen as Infinity's Joe Regan explains.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on March 07, 2016 in Insurance.

Ex-American: staying financially secure after renouncing your US citizenship

Ex-American: staying financially secure after renouncing your US citizenship

Infinity's Joe Regan looks at the reasons why record numbers of Americans are renouncing their citizenship and the financial consequences of doing so.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on February 16, 2016 in American Expatriates.

Bull vs Bear – Dealing with market volatility

Bull vs Bear – Dealing with market volatility

Frightening headlines and plummeting markets are enough to make any investor nervous but is selling the right thing to do?
Infinity's Joe Regan examines the volatility that is currently gripping world markets and has some advice of how to come through it in good shape.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on February 01, 2016 in Investments.

Think you can do without health insurance in China?

Think you can do without health insurance in China?

No matter how healthy or lucky you are Infinity's Joe Regan makes a compelling case for all expatriates living in China to have health insurance.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on January 26, 2016 in Insurance.

What does insurance have to do with financial planning?

What does insurance have to do with financial planning?

Infinity's Joe Regan takes a look at insurance and examines its role in the financial planning process.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on January 13, 2016 in Insurance.

Education Fee Planning: A win win deal!

Education Fee Planning: A win win deal!

Infinity's Joe Regan takes a look at the advantages of taking out an education fee plan.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on November 16, 2015 in Education fee planning.

China’s Depreciating Yuan: How to get money out of China

China’s Depreciating Yuan: How to get money out of China

Infinity's Joe Regan looks at the falling value of the Chinese renminbi and examines whether and how expatriates can move their assets to other currencies.

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on November 09, 2015 in Expats & Currency.

Financing for the Future: The Power of Compound Interest

Financing for the Future: The Power of Compound Interest

In Joe Regan's debut post he looks at the power of compound interest something described by Albert Einstein as, 'the greatest mathematical discovery of all time'

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Joseph Regan

Joseph Regan

Posted on October 28, 2015 in Retirement Planning.