How can a non-resident open an account in Europe without visiting a bank?
Today, a foreign bank account in a country with a reliable and well-organized banking system is an indispensable tool for both private and corporate individuals. Problems in the banking sector and crises in the home country, the risk of loss of assets due to criminal or legal prosecution, currency depreciation – these and other reasons make many people think about withdrawing money to a safer place.
The banking system of many European countries is well developed, reliable and well organized. Continue reading
Questions to ask a banker before investing
A private bank, managing other people’s assets rarely takes a large commission. Often we are talking about 1-2% per annum of the size of the assets. The proposal looks tempting, so not everyone asks additional questions.
A must. The fact is that in addition to the commission of the bank itself, there are additional commissions: the commission of the mutual fund, if your banker invests money in mutual funds; stock / bond storage fees; withdrawal fee, etc. Continue reading
How to open a bank account in England to a non-resident?
Over the past few years, the opening of a foreign account in the Bank of England to a non-resident has grown into an impossible mission, despite the fact that the flow of volunteers does not decrease. The reason for the complication of opening a bank account in England is not just the deterioration of the macroeconomic situation between the UK and the countries of Eastern Europe, but also the real desire of the United Kingdom to get rid of customers in the high-risk segment. Continue reading