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Read the latest news and views from around the globe on expat financial matters here. Our team of expert writers look behind the headlines to give an impartial and in-depth analysis of the stories that affect expats wherever they are in the world. The aim is to provide the information expats need to make relevant decisions about their money by reporting what’s going on in the fast moving international financial markets where it’s easy to miss key information. iExpats.com provides this information in an easy to understand and digestible format, giving just as much detail to bring a clearer understanding of the situation but not too much data so that the reader becomes bogged down in the fine print

Manama Voted Favourite Expat Destination

Manama, the capital of the tiny Gulf State kingdom of Bahrain is a great place to work and live, according to a survey of...

Canada Ready To Greet A Million More Expats

Canada wants to triple the number of expats going to the country over the three years. The government wants to attract a million new Canadians...

Renting A Home In Retirement Upsets Pension Plans

The cost of renting a home is upsetting the financial plans of retirement savers who aimed to own their own home. Pension experts warn that...

Binary Options Scam Nets Fraudsters £350,000

Official investigators shut down another company in their continuing crackdown on binary options scammers. Customers who had traded binary options on a platform run by...

Couples Who Live Together Don’t Share And Share Alike

Millions of couples choosing to live together rather than marry are unaware of the financial risks they face, according to legal experts. Unmarried couples are...

New Zealand Clamps Down On Foreign Property Buyers

Expats in New Zealand may be netted in a property crackdown aimed at foreign investors. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden wants to cool house price inflation...

Brexit Briefing November 17, 2017: Clock Still Ticking

Brexit negotiators in Britain and Europe have embarked on a campaign of brinksmanship rather than talking about doing a deal. The EU is determined not...

What To Do If You Are Caught In A Cold Call Nightmare

Expats are among the millions who receive nuisance phone calls every day from scammers and it seems nothing can be done to stop these...

Who Has The Cash To Buy A $450m Painting?

As the dust settles on the media frenzy around the world-record sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting Salvatore Mundi, the question on everyone’s lips...

Expats See Spanish Rents Soar To Record Levels

Expats renting a private home in Spain have seen rents soar – but they will keep on rising, says a minister. Expats are paying record...

Payday Loan Firm Took Pension Liberation Cash

Payday loan company directors diverted cash from a pension liberation scheme destined for borrowers to pay off their business debts instead. The firm, Speed-e-Loans received...

Consumers Misled By IFAs Boasting False Credentials

A shocking revelation from consumer watchdogs reveals that a year after first exposing bogus financial advisers, official web sites are still listing rogues claiming...

Brexit briefing November 24: Chaos And Confusion

Chaos among Tories in London and confusion among negotiators in Brussels are holding up Brexit talks. Both Britain and the EU appear not to know...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Property

Private landlords escaped another tax hammering in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget 2017. After years of misery, landlords have little to fear – or cheer...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Key Points

Here’s a digest of the main measures from Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s 62-minute Autumn Budget 2017. Record numbers in work Rising employment has seen 32 million people...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Tax And Pensions

Chancellor Phillip Hammond found his hands tied when seeking to fund the traditional Budget giveaway to taxpayers. Throughout his 62-minute speech he referred to making...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Promise For A Better Britain

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has delivered his Autumn Budget 2017 by promising to build a better Britain and pledging more help for young house buyers. Although...

£100m Carbon Credit Scammers Jailed

A fake green investment gang who duped nearly 800 celebrities and wealthy investors into handing over more than £100 million has been jailed. The six-strong...

$25 Billion Singles Day Breaks Online Sales Records

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be monster money spinners for US and European retailers, but they almost pale into insignificance against the sales...

Saudi Purge Uncovers $100 Billion Corruption Scandal

A social and cultural revolution is underway in Saudi Arabia as the new royal regime sweeps away fraud and corruption. In a purge of princes...

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