In the past five years, the U.S. exported a total of 1,961 metric tons of gold to these four countries which accounted for 68% of the total 2,876 mt.
The Bundesbank identified rising property prices as driving wealth for those who own it, while those who rent, as many Germans do, were falling behind.
Trustworthiness is also what gets advisors referrals, according to the Spectrem survey, which included interviews with 25 estate-planning attorneys and 25 accountants who target families with more than $1 million in assets, Millionaire Corner writes.
This figure was up from 29 per cent the year before, the worldwide survey of more than 5,370 high net-worth individuals across 19 countries found.
The list, compiled by market research firm Fund Buyer Focus, shows Aberdeen was voted the 13th most popular fund management brand, the Financial Times reports.
People who are masters of their profession — for example lawyers, architects or engineers — may not be the most interested in or best equipped to do well managing people, Vanderslice points out.