Here are the countries with the lowest personal income tax rate (for the maximum tiered income slab) and a few with the highest, Continue reading “Countries with the lowest personal income tax and sales tax/value added tax rates”
Should you rely on a state or government pension? The impact of underfunding, lower bond yields and changing demographics
A significant increase in life expectancy during the 20th century has been one of the greatest achievements for society. Better living standards, more nutritious diets, access to cleaner drinking water, success in the fight against infectious diseases and advancements in science have all contributed to the increase in life expectancy. Continue reading “Should you rely on a state or government pension? The impact of underfunding, lower bond yields and changing demographics”
Can Governments really afford higher interest rates?
Governments around the world have close to $80 trillion in debt. As interest rates begin to rise globally we explore if governments around the world can really afford higher interest rates. We will write about the impact of rising interest rates on individuals/households and corporates/businesses later. Continue reading “Can Governments really afford higher interest rates?”