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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

UK Trade With EU Shrinks For Ninth Year Running

The rising level of UK exports to non-European Union countries could be one of the triggers behind Brexit. The latest official figures from the Office...

Saudi Women Get To Drive At Last – But Men Still Disapprove

Giving women the green light to get behind the wheel of a car for the first time in Saudi Arabia has triggered a deluge...

London Is The Favourite Global City For Expats

Expats dream of working in London ahead of anywhere else in the world, according to a new study. But although London is a magnet for...

Expat Health Care Pitfalls In The USA

Health and happiness often go together for expats but sorting out the right insurance for living in the United States can be an expensive...

Is Dubai Europe’s New Costa Del Crime?

Dubai has become the destination of choice for a new breed of tax fraudsters fleeing Europe to spend their ill-gotten gains. Crooks who have fleeced...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – August 2, 2018

The cryptocurrency bounce-back has floundered after a bout of rising prices across the board. Investors had bewailed a trend of falling prices since the highs...

Wealth Manager Conned Clients Out Of £15 Million

Wealth manager Freddy David was considered great at his job - until his friends and clients found out he was managing his own wealth...

The Huge Cost Of Healthcare For Expats

If you are moving to a new country for business or leisure, you need to get a grip on healthcare costs. Expats who are regularly...

Where Robots Are Most Likely To Take Human Jobs

The robot revolution is seeing thousands of jobs move from humans to machines - and if you are an older worker you are more...

Binary Options Firm Blamed Hackers For Lost Cash

A dodgy financial company that claimed to trade in binary options blamed hackers when money disappeared from customer accounts. But insolvency investigators discovered Eclipse Finance...

Hong Kong Takes Over As Most Expensive City For Expats

Hong Kong is the most expensive city for expats on assignment, according to a new analysis of the cost of living in more than...

Big Economies Need To Rebalance Not Trigger Trade Wars

Big economies could do more to help the world if they saved or spent more rather than arguing about trade tariffs, cautions the International...

What next for UK expatriates?

On March 29th, 2017, the United Kingdom put into action the withdrawal notice under Article 50 of The Treaty of Lisbon. This set into...

UK Credit Card Firm Closing Accounts For Expats

Barclaycard is ditching thousands of expat customers who can no longer supply the company with a British home address. Regardless of how long an expat...

Secrecy Stripped From Offshore Property Companies

Expats owning property in the UK will have to make their names public on a public register from next year. The new law is aimed...

Brits Would Move Abroad To Avoid A Bad Brexit Deal

If circumstances were right, half the British workforce would be on the move to a new job. Most workers want to move to London, Manchester...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – July 26, 2018

The cryptocurrency rush to the bottom seems to have levelled off after a few days of bullish trading. Bitcoin led the charge by climbing from...

Social Media Giants Back-Track On Cryptocurrency Ban

The world’s biggest social media networks are back-tracking on recent promises to purge cryptocurrency advertising due to concerns over scams. Only a few months ago,...

How Much Does A Home Cost Dubai Expats?

Dubai is a modern urban of glass and steel built on the water’s edge of a sprawling desert but is still a magnet for...

Aging Population Is A Bigger Economic Problem Than Brexit

Forget Brexit, one of the biggest dangers to the British economy is the spiralling cost of an aging population. The country could face half a...

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