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Fund tips, investment warnings, and the latest on emerging markets, share opportunities, bonds and business funding and tax breaks such as Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and EIS – these are just some of the news and headline topics covered by the iExpats.com. Our team delivers the latest information on what’s hot and what’s not in the investment world – plus timely warnings on scams and cons. Insightful commentary will let you get ahead of the markets by giving a broader perspective on commodities and zeroes in on key economic data and analyses. ‘indirect’ influences such as politics and economic matters which all exert pressures on financial markets on a daily basis. Find out how the wealthy are coping and the strategies they are employing

Savings Experts Want P2P Lending Option For SIPPS

Financial experts want the government to allow peer-to-peer lending as an option for SIPP pension investors. Trade body the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) is...

Crowdfunding Enters New Phase With Secondary Market

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs is launching a 'trading Tuesday' for investors to buy and sell shares in start-ups. The trading day is listed as the first...

SEIS And EIS Shake-Up If Tories Win Election 2017?

Business angels may pick up some extra tax breaks if the Tories win Election 2017. Britain already has the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and...

DeVere Group Explain Why DIY Investing Is Such A Risk

Investment gurus are quick to offer their advice – but is it a good idea to manage expat finances without the help of a...

Dubai Property Prices Set To Bottom Out At Last

Dubai’s property market is still in the doldrums, years after prices and rents started to drop. Estate agents suggest the downward spiral is likely to...

Buy To Let expats Cashing In On Weak Pound

Expats are cashing in on buy to let in Britain by laying down big deposits to make properties more affordable. The main driver is the...

Letting To Students At Top Universities Boosts Rental Returns

Letting out homes near top universities gives landlords yields of up to 5.22%, says an online rental agency. The lure of a university place in...

Platforms Get A Leg Up From pension Freedoms

Retirement savers switching their cash from workplace final salary pensions to more accessible SIPPS is fuelling a record-breaking year for investment platforms. Billions of pounds...

Boom Or Bust Property Prices Still Grip Global Markets

Global house prices are rising – but property is not booming everywhere, says a new report from the International Monetary federation (IMF). The latest report...

P2P Lender Sells Off Bad Debts Worth £2.1 Million

A British peer-to-peer lender has become the first platform to sell non-performing debt. RateSetter has completed a deal with undisclosed terms to 1st Credit, a...

Shaky Relationships Stop Parents Gifting Cash To Children

The high number of relationships ending in divorce or separation are putting off families giving money or other financial gifts to their children. A third...

How To Let Your Children Retire As Millionaires

Pensions can be child’s play for British expats looking to make tax-effective savings for their kids. A little-known money fact is children may not pay...

How To Buy Expat Insurance

Insurance is often low down on any expat's list of priorities, but the cover is one of those things you are glad you have...

Expat Guide To Buying Property Overseas

Expats can find buying a property overseas a daunting prospect as many countries have strict rules about buying and owning a home that are...

How The Magic Of Pound Cost Averaging Smooths Investment

Stock markets and investors are strange beasts –  fanfares sounded for the Dow Jones bursting through the 20,000 mark in January, but when the...
Gold

Lack Of Demand Tarnishes Prospects For Gold

Gold is bombing with demand from investors and consumers down 18% in the first three months of the year. The price for an ounce is...

Saving And Investment For Expats

Making a case for saving cash against staking money in stocks and shares is a no-brainer for expats. With Bank of England and US Federal...

US House Prices On Track For Record High

US house prices have risen every month for almost five years after the dark days of the downturn when millions of homes faced foreclosure. In...

Wealth Managers Don’t Cost As Much As DIY Investors Fear

A debate raging in the financial services world is how much are consumers willing to pay for professional advice. Many see financial advice as expensive...

Property Funds Pile Up Cash In Case Of Run Of Withdrawals

Giant commercial property funds are piling up mountains of cash as managers fear investors may rush to withdraw their cash if the economy dips. City...

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