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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

Boris Johnson

How A Johnson Triumph Could Knock Financial Markets

A Boris Johnson victory in the next General Election would be a catastrophe for investors as share prices and sterling are likely to plunge, according...
Obstacle Racing

Obstacle Racing – The Survival Of The Fittest Business

Obstacle course racing comes down to the survival of the fittest - but that doesn’t only apply to the competitors but to the companies...

British Expats Warned To Watch For Rogue IFAs

Rogue financial advisers are swarming around British expats in Cyprus putting their life savings at risk. Regulated financial firms on the Mediterranean island have warned...
leasehold

Rip-Off Leasehold Fees Probed By Watchdog

Expats owning leasehold property in the UK have a chance to make their views known about rip-off charges and unfair contracts. The Competition and Mergers...
Divorce

Divorce Comes With An Unforeseen Financial Cost

Thousands of couples that go through divorce each year regret splitting up when they realise the financial consequences of leaving their partners. Around 50,000 couples...
robot-human

Millennials Switch Off To Robo Investment Advice

Young investors are shunning artificial intelligence and robo-advice in favour of face-to-face interaction with a real person, according to new research. Only 1 in 20...
Power of Attorney

Do You Understand What A Power Of Attorney Is?

A lack of understanding about powers of attorney is leading to distress for families that need help when loved ones can no longer cope. Half...
globe

108,000 Millionaires On The Move Around The World

The number of millionaires packing their bags and opting to live abroad rather than in the country where they were born soared by 14%...
oman

Oman Imposes Private Sector Expat Jobs Ban

Job opportunities for expats in Oman are reducing after the government banned foreigners from working in nine business sectors. The aim is to improve the...
advice

A Third Of Pension Savers Shun Financial Advice

Retirement savers and investors are shunning financial advice, according to the latest official data. One in three pension savers are making  financial decisions without taking...
Dubai

Ramadan Scammers Flood UAE With Bogus Texts

Ramadan scammers posing as government officials have struck in the United Arab Emirates. Bogus SMS texts and phone calls claiming bank debit and credit cards...
Brexit

Brexit Nightmare Is A Never Ending Horror Story

Brexit is set to become a never-ending Halloween horror as the nightmare looks set  to stretch beyond the current October 31 deadline for Britain...
Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn Spooks Financial Markets More Than Brexit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn frightens the money markets more than Brexit, warns expat financial expert Nigel Green. He claims the thought of Corbyn gaining the...
Britain

Britain Is Most Expensive Country To Send Expat Workers

Britain is the most expensive country for companies to send expat workers, according to new research. Expat pay packages have soared by £44,688 to £311,240,...
buy-to-let

Tax And Rule Changes Start To Bite Buy To Let

The number of landlords taking out buy to let mortgages has plunged by nearly 10% in a year, according to data from lenders. UK Finance,...
GBP-Cash

Older Borrowers Unlock £840m Cash From Property

Older homeowners are drawing cash out of the value of their properties to pay down their debts, suggests new research. The money is settling mortgages,...

Top 10 Jobs And Tax-Free Salaries In The UAE

If you are an expat looking for that highly paid tax free job in the United Arab Emirates, here’s the low-down on the top...
vote

Expats Miss Out On EU Vote Due To Late Post

Thousands of British expats in France may be denied a vote in the European elections because their postal votes have gone missing. Councils must have...
Brexit

Brexit Still Triggers Investment Worries For Expats

Brexit has triggered calls from thousands of expat and international investors wondering if to shift their assets out of the UK, says the boss...

No One From UK Makes The World Billionaire Rich List

No one on the British rich list of the country’s wealthiest people has a personal fortune that would put them anywhere near a top...

The Expat Brexit Survey

The Expat Brexit Survey

Have your say about Brexit and how leaving the European Union will affect your life, work and retirement, take a few minutes to give...

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