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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

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General Election 2019 – Rough Ride Ahead For Investors

Investors should strap themselves in for a rollercoaster ride in the weeks leading up to General Election 2019. Although the early polls give Prime Minister...
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General Election 2019 – Corbyn Kicks Off Labour Campaign

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has launched his controversial campaign of tax and nationalisation to win General Election 2019 with the promise he will bring...
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General Election 2019 – What Happens Next

Parliament has agreed a snap General Election for December 12, but what does this mean and what happens in the weeks before the crucial...

Expat Teachers And Engineers In Epic Visa Test Fail

Expats have returned an epic fail in technical or educational competency tests in Kuwait. The government’s Public Authority for Manpower has pulled the licences for...
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15-Year Rule Excludes Thousands Of Expat Voters From Election 2019

Expats are out in the cold again over voting in the forthcoming General Election 2019. The 15 year rule still applies to expats wanting to...
Politicians Need to Stop thinking About Themselves and Solve This Mess! Brexit Breaking News

Politicians Need to Stop thinking About Themselves and Solve This Mess! Brexit Breaking News

https://youtu.be/6kyoQ2EmIXU It’s high time for UK politicians, including JeremyCorbyn, to stop playing games and move on with Brexit! Corbyn has today instructed his Labour MPs...
Fraud Scams

Fraudsters Use Text Messages to Scam Thousands

Sending and receiving text messages has become part of daily life for most people, but some messages are from fraudsters trying to trick unwary...
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Buy To Let Rents Set To Punch Through £1,000 Ceiling

Buy to let rents are about to break through the £1.000 a month ceiling across the UK, according to new data. The average rent of...
Brexit Update - Boris sends 3 Letters! What now?

Brexit Update – Boris sends 3 Letters! What now?

https://youtu.be/YSX7djjPTd4 Chaos in the UK continues as Parliament votes to extend Brexit . Boris defies Parliament by sending 3 letters . What now?

Huge Rise In Probate Fees Scrapped By Justice Minister

The government has scrapped a controversial move to put up probate fees that would have seen wealthy families paying thousands of pounds to administer...
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Queen’s Speech 2019 – Expat 15-Year Voting Rule Ignored

Any new law to scrap the 15-year voting rule for expats looks dead in the water after the Queen’s Speech. In her speech, The Queen...
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Queen’s Speech No More Than Tory Election Stunt, Claim Rivals

The Queen has announced a raft of new bills in what is widely regarded as a Conservative manifesto for a General Election rather than...
Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Index

Consumer Confidence Still Riding At A Record High

Brexit and trade wars may be weighing heavy on the global economy, but consumer confidence is still riding high. New data confirms confidence is still...
ill-health

Brits Abroad To Lose Emergency Medical Cover In No Deal Brexit

Emergency medical care for Brits in Europe is at risk if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead. Current arrangements allow Brits with an Emergency Health Insurance...
health

Health Care Fears Make British Expats Sick With Worry

British expats suffering from serious illness while living in a European Union country say they are made to feel worse due to uncertainty about...
Brexit

Brexit Is Putting Off Foreign Property Investors, Say Landlords

Property investors in the UK are worried Brexit is discouraging expats and foreign buyers from purchasing prime homes and commercial real estate in Britain. Foreign...
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Expat Right To Vote Bill Consigned To The Bin?

Parliament has a few days left to salvage the bill scrapping the 15 year voting rule for expats - or it’s back to the...
Brexit

Health Minister Gives Expats A Brexit Tonic

The government has pledged a six-month sticking plaster over health care costs for expats if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal. Health secretary...
Brexit

Confused About What Will Happen Next With Brexit?

What’s going on with Brexit seems to change from minute to minute - so much so one European expert has tried to map out...
income-money

Five Golden Rules For Spending In Retirement

Sensible spending in retirement is not all about budgets and spreadsheets but the order in which money is spent as well. That’s why working out...

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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