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Welcome to iExpats

Welcome to iExpats! Our mission is to assist expats in optimising their finances by providing up-to-date financial news and information from around the world. We understand the challenges of living abroad and managing finances can be overwhelming, so we’re here to simplify the complexities and guide you towards smarter financial decisions.

Our team of experts specialises in various financial fields, including pensions, tax, forex, banking, mortgages, savings, insurance, and more. We strive to present this information in straightforward, easy-to-understand terms, so you can confidently make informed decisions about your money.

Whether you’re an expat living abroad or planning to move overseas, we provide the latest news, advice, and analysis on all things finance. From understanding the tax implications of living abroad to finding the best investment opportunities, we have you covered.

At iExpats, everyone should have access to reliable and trustworthy financial information. That’s why we’re committed to providing accurate and impartial insights that can help you make the most of your money, no matter where you are in the world.

Latest News and Updates

Stay informed with the latest news and updates from iExpats.com. Discover essential information on finance, expat living, investments, and more. Explore the most recent articles below.

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10 Golden Financial Rules For Expats

It’s fair to say expats have more financial opportunities than they would have had if they stayed at home, …

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Housing Costs Rise For Expats Worldwide

Expats worldwide face higher rent as building costs and demand for new homes outstrip the number of properties available. …


Is the Sun Going Down on the US Dollar?

After almost a century of dominating the money markets and calling the shots over the world economy, emerging and developing countries have had enough of the US dollar and want change


QROPS List – September 1, 2023

QROPS offshore expat pensions are proving as popular as ever, as 16 new schemes were opened in the past …

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Binary Options in Black And White

Binary options are investment contracts with a simple true or false outcome. Although banned in the UK for retail investors, they remain popular elsewhere. This article explains how binary options work, their associated risks, and the variations between US and non-US trading.

House Prices

UK Property Market Rising, But For How Long?

The UK property market shows resilience as house prices hold steady amidst the soaring cost of living. Rightmove reports record asking prices, while the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals a 5.5% year-on-year rise. However, price growth is slowing, with varying views from lenders Halifax and Nationwide. Rents are outpacing the cost of living, with an annual increase of 4.9%, according to the ONS.

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Malaysia Residence By Investment Factsheet

Malaysia, a thriving Asian country, entices expats with its flourishing economy, affordable living, and picturesque landscapes. From lush rainforests to beautiful beaches, modern cities, mountains, and plantations, Malaysia offers a wealth of opportunities.

Europe Voted The World’s Happiest Place

Europe Voted The World’s Happiest Place

Europe dominates the list of the world’s happiest countries, with Finland claiming the top spot for the past six years. However, nearby Scandinavian countries like Denmark and Iceland follow closely behind. The report highlights factors such as wage equality, social support, freedom, and low corruption contributing to the happiness of the people.

Top 5 Real Estate Agents In Geneva

Top 5 Real Estate Agents In Geneva

Find a perfect home in Geneva, Switzerland, with the help of the city’s top five estate agents. Geneva is a global hub for banking and international aid organizations – like hosting the headquarters of the International Red Cross. The Swiss lakeside city has dramatic views of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain, and is split into the old town and the canton, offering diverse neighborhoods for expats to settle. However, moving to Switzerland as an expat can be complicated, with varying regulations impacting expats and residency, narrowing options for housing in Geneva.

Featured News and Insights

Discover our carefully curated selection of featured articles at iExpats.com. Stay informed with the latest hand-picked highlights below, from financial trends to expat living tips and investment strategies.

Expat Guide To Renting A UK Home

Expat Guide To Renting A UK Home

Keeping a home in the UK makes sense if you are moving abroad as an expat for lots of …

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Buying a Property in Spain for Expats

British expats’ love affair with property in Spain started in the 70s and we started claiming property in the …

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Currency Exchange For Expats Explained

The cost of changing pounds into foreign currency can make a big difference to expat spending power.

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Living in Portugal, A Guide for Expats

Living in Portugal for expats is a lifestyle choice for those looking to cut the number of hours spent …

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Buying A Property Abroad, Guide For Expats

Buying property abroad for expats differs greatly from taking on a home in the UK. In many places, the …

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Difference Between Residence and Domicile

British expats’ residence and domicile determine how much tax they are likely to pay, both in their country and …

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Where Do British Expats Live?

More than 5.5 million people from Britain live overseas and leave the country at a rate of around 2,000 …

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Capital Gains Tax for British Expats Selling UK Property

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) usually applies to taxpayers who live in the UK, but special rules bring expats and …

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South Africa Expat Tax

South Africa expat tax is the new way tax is charged by the South African Revenue Service on income …