All articles by Nicole Douglas

Nicole Douglas

How to become the richest person in the world

On July 27, 2017 Jeff Bezos became the world’s richest person. Where is his wealth coming from? GlobalData’s HNW Customer…

The comeback-story of Personal Financial Management apps

PFM tools may have been beacons of hope for the retail banking industry but their untapped potential left many underwhelmed. But wealth managers have learned from the mistakes of retail banks and are turning the volume up on PFM apps, writes Nicole Douglas, wealth management analyst at Verdict Financial

UK financial advisors are quick to change their investment platforms

Nearly one in two UK financial advisors reviews their relationship with investment platform providers every year to encourage brand loyalty, writes Nicole Douglas, wealth management analyst at Verdict Financial

Investments with an impact will drive residency programs

Residency-by-investment programs are an attractive option for some HNW individuals, but may be designed to the detriment of the country in which the program is available, writes Nicole Douglas, wealth management analyst at Verdict Financial

Russia’s tax amnesty a warning to governments

The tax amnesty launched by the Russian government, in June 2015, seems to have failed with nearly half of Russian high net worth (HNW) wealth being held offshore in 2016 and the country’s residents preferring to invest outside of Russia, writes Nicole Douglas, wealth management analyst at Verdict Financial.

EXCLUSIVE COMMENT: Switzerland – Fintech’s next frontier

Wealth management analyst at Verdict Financial, Nicole Douglas, points out how the traditional haven of wealth management, Switzerland, is the frontrunner to watch when it comes to the growth of innovative fintech players