On the board of Caye International Bank, Ltd. on Ambergris Caye, Belize, Peter Zipper is a leading expert on offshore banking and investment centers. Recently retired, Peter was the President of Caye Bank from 2006 – 2018 and has over 30 years experience in International Banking.
Why it is Critical to do Your Global Real Estate Due Diligence
The recent Wall Street Journal article about the $100M scam in Belize a couple of weeks ago is shaking some people’s confidence in the country. But can we paint the entire country for one case of fraud in Belize? I guess the better question is, “Should we?”
6 Useful Tips for Banking and Financing in Belize
Belize is already known worldwide as a top destination for travel. Beautiful beaches and a stunning climate are certainly appealing, and the number of investors and foreign residents is on the rise as a result.
Why Belize is Best in December
It’s one of the longest standing traditions in most of the western world, to spend Christmas and New Year’s with loved ones. But if you hang your winter hat in the colder parts of the U.S. and Canada, you may be looking to spend the holidays in a warmer spot, and Belize may just be the ticket.
Why More Americans are Living Abroad
At ECI Development, we’ve begun to wind down the clocks to 2018. As we begin to say “Goodbye” to yet another incredible and game-changing year, we are also getting ready to say “Hello” to our loved ones as we travel to spend time with them for the holidays.
One of our favorite people, Peter Zipper, has indeed led an accomplished life. But even though he’s recently retired from Caye International Bank in Belize, Peter is still going strong. He continues to travel the world and speak on “all things financial” and has a very large audience to boot.
We all know fraud happens in every country. A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal shook up the confidence of many overseas buyers with their article on a $100M investment scam in Belize. But don’t let one bad seed affect the whole bunch of healthy apples. Do your homework and remember bad seeds don’t equate to bad countries.
The beautiful beaches and stunning climate in Belize brings out many buyers. If financing is something that’s holding you back, we’ve got more information from one of Caye Bank’s top financial professionals, Luigi Wewege, on powerful and useful tips for banking and financing in Belize.
During the holiday season, traveling to spend time with loved ones is at the top of many folk’s never-ending to-do lists. Why not start a new tradition with your family by coming to Belize for the holidays? December in Belize is truly something special.
It’s something that’s been happening over the past several decades, more and more Americans are finding their retirement funds come up short when it comes to planning their lives for their retirement years. As a result, many people are deciding to leave the U.S. and spend their golden years abroad, as a way to stretch their life savings and pension checks.
Merry Christmas and wishing you the happiest of holidays to you and your family!
Until next year,
” ECI is just a solid, wholesome company. You meet the founders, and the people, and they’re just happy. You know anything Mike Cobb tells you, you can take to the bank. It’s like your brother telling you, or even better. This is my first trip to Gran Pacifica, and it just feels like home the moment you get here. Very comfortable, just like old time United States. It has the sense of community that people lost in the US, and I think that’s the most important thing. You really can’t put a dollar value on it, but you know it when you see it, and it’s here.
Coming from a construction background, I can see that everything here is built to last, and there are a lot of little details that were thought of. Looking at the growth here, it really seems to be a solid investment, and it’s also just such a great atmosphere. It’s hard to put words to. It’s really the whole mix of things, trustworthy, common sense people, great climate, real community, and sensible growth. Mike Cobb is a person with a dream, and he’s really making that dream happen here. That’s something you don’t find every day.”