Money Myths Busted

Money myths busted: We debunk ten common financial planning misconceptions

The financial planning world is awash with misconceptions that can lead to misguided financial decisions. Our Money Myths Busted series aims to help expatriates in Asia navigate the complex task of managing their finances by debunking the most common myths.   The ten most common financial planning myths Infinity has been giving financial planning advice…

Estate Planning

Estate planning awareness week: Expecting the unexpected – six ways to make life easier for your loved ones

In Estate Planning Awareness Week (17th to 23rd October in the US) we highlight the importance of expecting, and preparing for, the unexpected. Leaving your affairs in disarray can be a nightmare for your loved ones. Here are five things you can do to make life easy for those left behind if you die unexpectedly.…

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Maternal Mental Health Month: Financial Planning For Mothers-To-Be

May is Maternal Mental Health Month. Becoming a mum can be extremely stressful with 80% of new mothers experiencing the ‘baby blues’, which can spiral into more serious mental health issues. Preparing financially for the huge changes that becoming a parent bring, can help maintain mental health. Here are six financial steps you can take…

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10 Things You Need To Know About Trusts

Trusts are an extremely useful financial planning tool. A trust fund is a legal entity that is frequently used by the rich, but many ordinary households are unaware of how they can help with estate planning to protect assets and mitigate tax. Here are 10 things you need to know about trusts. 1. Trusts are not…

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Five Financial Planning Challenges Faced By The LGBTQ+ Community

Members of the LGBTQ+ community are no strangers to overcoming hurdles. Whether it’s fighting discrimination in the workplace or demanding equal rights for same-sex couples, there is still a long way to go in many parts of the world to gain true equality for those who identify as LGBTQ+. And there is no shortage of…

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Financial Planning For Parents: Can You Answer Yes To These 6 Important Questions?

1st June is the United Nations Global Day of Parents, highlighting the critical role parents play in raising children. The day is dedicated to appreciating parents everywhere for their ‘selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.’. We look at what that commitment looks like in financial terms. Life transitions always…

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Love Your Family? Protect Your Family

Protecting your family financially on The International Day of Families A United Nations initiative, the International Day of Families was established in 1993 with the aim of providing ‘an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.’ One very important…

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Why You Need To Make A Will … Even If You Think You Don’t

Making a will is a really important part of your financial planning. It is something many people neglect to do figuring that it’s administrative hassle that they don’t need to bother with, often because they don’t consider themselves wealthy enough to merit one or because they believe that their spouse and children will automatically inherit…