/ Aug 26, 2014

Trust banks reinforce services ahead of inheritance tax hike

Major trust banks are reinforcing inheritance-related services, anticipating that more people will transfer assets to their descendants ahead of a planned inheritance tax hike in January.The banks aim to attract customers from three generations, emphasizing testamentary trusts, property divisions and trusts for money transfers ...

Baby boomers becoming gray gang

/ May 27, 2014

Baby boomers becoming gray gang


As the last of Japan’s baby boomers turn 65 this year and retire, many are taking low-paid or voluntary work to get them out of the house — a trend that could have broad-reaching effects.The transition came later than expected as many workers from ...