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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

Four Ways Landlords Can Deal With Buy To Let Tax Changes

Landlords looking for a way out of the government’s shake-up of buy to let tax have some financial options that do not involve expensive...

Older Investors Taking Risks To Boost Pensions

Years of interest rates languishing at an all-time low are encouraging older investors to consider risky investments to boost their pensions. More than half of...

How To Pick A High Income Share

Lots of investors spend their lives looking for the holy grail of investing – a portfolio of high income shares. Working out which companies fit...

Are Chimps As Good At Economic Forecasting As Experts?

Financial forecasting is guesswork and a waste of time, according to a leading fund manager. Ben Whitmore is fund manager at Jupiter Income Trust who...

How An IFISA Can Help You Save Tax

Few savers have heard of an IFISA – an Innovative Finance ISA – that offers tax breaks for investing in peer-to-peer finance. IFISAs were introduced...

Why You Are Your Own Worst Enemy As An Investor

We all make mistakes when investing our money, but cheer up because those errors are not your fault. Ongoing research by behavioural psychologists suggests that...

House Prices Rising In The US As Landlords Buy To Invest

US house prices have gained ground for a landmark fifth year in a row. The market carried last year’s momentum forward in January as prices...

SEIS v VCT for investors

If you have maxed out your pension contributions for the year and still have cash to invest, where’s the best place to look for...

Time And Money – The Problems Of DIY Investing

Time is money and unless you have both, DIY investing is probably not for you. Taking on the job of managing investments is becoming more...

Wealth Creation And Managing Wealth Are Not The Same

Thousands of people are ready to pay a small fortune for words of wisdom from wealth creation gurus. These revered experts claim to hold the...

Suspended Property Funds Trigger Investment Review

Consumer watchdogs are stepping in to stop property funds from refusing to give investors their money back during a financial crisis. Despite having built large...

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...

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