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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

Top Billionaires No Longer Made In Britain

British billionaires are probably self-made and not from Britain, according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List. To qualify, wealthy families and entrepreneurs must live...

Luxury Global House Prices Rise By 4.8% In A Year

Luxury house prices around the world are going up, according to new data. In the first three months of 2018, the average cost of prime...

Rebel Tories Force Tax Haven U-Turn On UK Government

British government has had to make a policy U-turn after dilly-dallying over lifting the veil of secrecy from tax havens. The Foreign Office had promised...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – May 4, 2018

American financial giant Goldman Sachs is jumping on the cryptocurrency band wagon by trading Bitcoin futures. The bank has said rather than trade in Bitcoin...

Brexit Cat-And-Mouse Game In Bid To Gain Upper Hand

Britain and the European Union are playing a desperate cat-and-mouse game to try and gain the upper hand in negotiations ahead of trade talks. In...

Cost Of Business Travel Soars For Expats

Expats parachuting into cities for short assignments must fork out hundreds of dollars a day just for somewhere to eat and sleep. A look at...

Sunshine City To Ban Renting Out Holiday Apartments

Property investors on the sunshine island of Mallorca face a ban on letting apartments to tourists. The local authority in Palma, the capital of the...

What Sort Of Home Can You Buy For $1m?

A million dollars may sound a lot, but you don’t get that much bang for your buck when buying a luxury home. If you have...

EU Cold Shoulders The UK Over Brexit

Britain is starting to feel a Brexit cold shoulder from the rest of Europe as the country’s soon to be former partners squeeze the...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – April 26, 2018

A computer glitch at a cryptocurrency exchange has allowed customers to withdraw five times the number of coins that they had requested to transfer...

Cost Of Living And Debts Thwart Saving Plans For Many

Savers do not want to put money in the bank or a pension for retirement, according to a new study. More than half say their...

HMRC May Appeal In-Specie Pension Payment Loss

The UK tax man has decided to carry on the fight after losing a legal challenge against a crackdown on in-specie pension transfers. These transfers...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – April 22, 2018

Regulating cryptocurrencies is back on the agenda at a meeting of G20 ministers. The G20 - the group of the world’s top economies - already...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – April 12, 2018

Financial expert Jeffrey Sprecher is warning cryptocurrencies are here to stay and can no longer be ignored by banks and governments. Sprecher, CEO of the...

Third Of Expat Women Earn Less Overseas Than At Home

A third of women expats are making less money abroad than they would earn if they did the same job at home. The study asked...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – April 6, 2018

It’s been a week of mixed fortunes for cryptocurrency investors as the market has jumped and slumped with typical volatility. Bitcoin has slumped to levels...

Labour Big Guns Want Another Brexit Vote

Brexit has taken a back seat with the government this week - possibly overshadowed by the continuing row with Russia over the Salisbury chemical...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – March 30, 2018

A group of traders and developers plans to launch a legal challenge against a ban on cryptocurrency advertising by giant social media web sites. The...

Balls, Cake And Cherry Picking – The Brexit Clichés

While the politicians indulge in a bout of mutual back patting after Britain and the EU finally found some common ground in Brexit talks,...

Where Property Investors Made A 27.4% Return Last Year

Property prices worldwide are still slowly increasing in the most attractive cities for investors, while home values are standing still or falling elsewhere. The Chinese...

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