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How Will Pension Reforms Affect You?

April 2, 2015 |

The new rules on pensions kick in at the start of April, promising to give savers more freedom over what they do with their money. But what does it mean to you, what will change, and what do you need … Read More

Planning a Wedding Abroad?

February 23, 2015 |

Last year, around 1.5m people travelling overseas for a wedding (either getting married or watching). This weekend, 6,000 brides (and the odd groom) will look for inspiration for their wedding at the London leg of the UK’s biggest wedding show … Read More

Why Novak and Serena Are Australian Open Winners, But Also Losers…

February 4, 2015 |

The weekend’s climax to the Australian Open saw victories for two players that had looked down and out during periods of their finals.

Despite visibly battling a virus, Serena Williams powered through impressively to beat Maria Sharapova in straight sets; … Read More

A List of Financial Terms for Every Expat

January 6, 2015 |

The more globalized the world has become, the more important it is for expatriates to have a basic understanding of international financial issues. The special considerations expats should take into account can help expatriates avoid scams, lose money, or avoid … Read More

Impact of changes in the ‘pension death tax’ on QROPS in France

October 27, 2014 |

The Chancellor’s announcement on the removal of the pension death tax creates a field day for clichés! The speech drew widespread approval at the recent Conservative party conference. Osborne has done it again, pulling a ‘rabbit out of the … Read More

Financial Tips for New Canadians

October 17, 2014 |

Following on from the story on earlier this week, which revealed the toughest challenges newcomers to Canada face after arriving in the country, BMO Wealth Institute, who conducted the survey, has released a number of tips designed to help … Read More

More and more British expats claiming winter heating allowance

October 10, 2014 |

British expat pensioners claimed received more than £21 million in benefits from the British government last year, including more than £16 million for winter fuel payments.

New figures released by the Department for Work and Payments reveal that a total … Read More

Salary boost for Gulf-based expats

October 2, 2014 |

Expats living in the Gulf States are expected to receive substantial salary increases over the coming 18 months.

According to research from human resources consultancy Aon Hewlett, Expat salaries across the Gulf States are expected to rise by nearly 5 … Read More

Placing Your Child in an International School

September 11, 2014 |

If you’re thinking about enrolling your son or daughter in a school overseas, you will probably be aware that there are plenty of things to bear in mind. In this article, we’ll explore some of those considerations.

Leaving their home … Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Moving to Australia

August 22, 2014 |

So, you’re thinking about buying property in Australia? Maybe you’re retiring overseas, buying property as an investment or starting a new life with the family. If you’re not sure what it involves, check out our guide.

One – Whereabouts?

Start … Read More