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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

Stock Market Analysts Give Poor Advice, Claims Study

Investment experts seemingly have no more success than anyone else and make money from their expensive reports rather than following their own advice, according...

Business Angels Pouring Cash Into VCT Investments

Business angels are ploughing millions in to fledgling companies but many may find their plans are thwarted by a lack of investments. Venture Capital Trusts...

Trump’s Travel Ban Is An Opportunity For Investors

Global shockwaves over US President Donald Trump’s efforts to make sure his travel ban are still rippling around the stock markets – but investors...

What’s Best For An Expat – A Lifetime ISA Or A Pension?

The government’s latest product aimed at boosting saving by offering tax incentives launches in a few weeks, but is a lifetime ISA better than...

Scammers Are Getting Smarter, Warns Financial Watchdog

Scammers are upping their game to ensnare cash from retirement savers transferring pensions with increasingly sophisticated investment ploys. Consumer watchdogs have warned pension providers and...

FTSE Dividend Dilemma For Retirement Savers

If you are an investor and a pension saver, you have a financial dilemma over companies and the bumper dividends they are paying. Calls are...

Put Off Paying That CGT On Property Profits

Tax on property profits from selling a buy to let or second home can give investors a headache – but it is possible to...

Maxed Out Pension? Here Are Some Tax Opportunities

Cash hungry companies seeking cash from private investors offer a tax haven to wealthy investors who have maxed out their pensions. Retirement savers paying additional...
Gold

Political Uncertainty Set To Push Up Gold Price

The price of gold is set to rise as political uncertainty grips Europe and the USA, says a trade body for gold producers. The World...

Buy To Let Champions Urge Property Rogue Clean-Up

Industry insiders are urging expats building buy to let portfolios not to deal with rogue property sourcers and investment clubs. Property Tribes, an online forum...

Are Premium Bonds Worth The Bother?

Premium bonds are 60 years old – but are they worth the effort with so many other places to keep money safe? The first bonds...

How To Hit The Ground Running With Impact Investing

The social and environmental effect of investing are becoming just as important as the financial returns for many investors. This new approach is ‘impact investing’...
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunder Reveals The Odds Of A Successful Investment

Investors have a 28% chance of making a profit from a crowdfunded deal, according to new statistics. Crowdfunding platform Seedrs has published details of 375...

Retirement Savers Are Too Cautious With Their Cash

Too many retirement savers are scared to take risks and end up choosing investments that stifle how their money grows. A new study argues that...

Spanish Home Prices Continue To Bounce Back

After years of misery for Spanish homeowners, home prices in the favourite expat destination are rising again. Price increases are expected to touch 5.5% by...

Chocolate Money Exchange Rate In Meltdown

Chocolate money is one of the big casualties of Brexit and the rising cost of cocoa. Expect the exchange rate to drop as the price...

Stop Keeping Tax Breaks A Secret, Urge Fund Managers

Fund managers are urging the government to spread the word about tax incentives for start-up investors. The money men say too few businesses and entrepreneurs...

Property Market In Flux Despite Surge Of Homes To Rent

Property has taken a battering since the Brexit vote with billions of pounds moving out of the market since June. Although the number of homes...

Bad Debts Trigger Online Lender To Stop Dealing

Ripples of fear are spreading across online peer to peer lending and crowdfunding platforms as more signs of failing investments become public. The latest victim...

Free Trade Trumps Maverick Politicians

Popular politics and a move away from free trade are the biggest risks facing investors, according to fund managers. The big issues are Britain leaving...

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