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May Ditches Long Term Care Fees Cap By 2020

Prime Minister Theresa May is rumoured to have quietly booted a lid on long term care fees into the long grass of the political...

Pensioners Face Brexit Crisis If Transition Deal Falls Through

Expat pension payments after Brexit Day may stop abruptly if Britain and the EU fail to agree a mutual deal, says Chancellor Phillip Hammond. Speaking...

Brexit Brinkmanship As Talks Are Deadlocked

Brexit talks are locked in stalemate over disagreements about how much the UK should pay the EU as a divorce settlement. The latest round of...
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£100m Pension Windfall At Stake As Judge Sends Case To ECJ

Women disadvantaged by changes in a workplace pension scheme may be paid up to £100 million in compensation. But they will have to wait for...

Expat Buy To Let Landlords Take A Tax Thumping In Britain

Financial changes enforced on buy to let landlords have made Britain one of the most expensive countries for property tax in Europe. Expats renting out...

1 in 12 Chance Of Falling Victim To A Pension Scammer

If you are a retirement saver switching pension funds, you have a 1 in 12 chance of falling victim to a scam. Although the odds...

Streets Of London No Longer Paved With Gold

The streets of London were once paved with gold, according to legend, but that’s not the case any longer. House price research has revealed the...

Brexit Briefing – Stalemate Over Trade Talks Continues

The EU’s Brexit negotiators are treating British politicians like naughty children misbehaving in the classroom. Guy Verhofstadt, who represents the European Parliament at the Brexit...

Boomerang Expats Just Can’t Stay Away From Home

However much they hate to admit it, most expats just can’t stay away from home for too long, according to new data. More than half...

What Happens When A UK Expat Dies Overseas

Death is a taboo topic for many, but expats should think carefully about what happens when they die. The options are a burial or cremation...
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Royal Decree Gives Saudi Women Right To Drive

Saudi Arabia has ushered in a new era of rights for women by lifting bans on simple lifestyle choices women enjoy without fear of...

Switzerland Is Most Expensive Place In Europe For Expats

Switzerland is the most expensive place for expats in Europe due to the comparative strength of the Swiss franc. Swiss cities take four of the...

Families Stuck In The Middle Of A Financial Crisis

Families cannot afford to save because their finances are crippled by rising debt, according to new research. Nearly two-thirds of middle-earning families (60%) have little...

Wealth Gap Is Still Dividing Rich And Poor Americans

The United States is a nation of haves and have nots with an ever-widening gulf between them, says a new study. Although America has seen...

Trump’s New Travel Ban Locks Out Three More Countries

US President Donald Trump has added new countries to the renewal of his travel ban which expired at the weekend. The new ban covers three...

Ryanair Chaos Disrupts Expats Flight Plans

Expat plans to fly around Europe in the coming weeks on budget airline Ryanair may fail to take off as the airline scraps thousands...

Brexit Brief – September 23, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May played her Brexit hand in her keynote Florence speech – but has anything really changed. She wanted to accomplish two...

£120m Tax Bill For Pension Savers Squirrelling Away Too Much Cash

Pension savers with too much money in their retirement funds paid £120 million in tax last year, according to official figures. Despite encouragement from the...

Building A Savings Nest-Egg For Children

If you have a family and some money to spare, it's never too soon to start saving for children. Saving a little for a long...

Eurozone Growth Hits 10-Year Peak As UK Struggles With Brexit

While Britain and the EU bicker over the divorce settlement and future relationship, a look at their economies after the Brexit vote show the...

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