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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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Election 2019: Could Expat Voters Hold The Balance Of Power?

If British expats rush to vote in General Election 2019, what chance do they have in swaying the balance of power? A record 285,000 expat...

Cyprus To Rip Up Golden Passports For 26 Wealthy Investors

The Cyprus government is withdrawing golden passports bought by 26 wealthy investors and their families. The passports offer a backdoor into Europe by giving non-Europeans...

Expat Landlords Cashing In On Falling Pound

The number of expat landlords buying homes to rent in the UK is increasing, according to new data. Overseas landlords account for 11% of all...

UAE Expat Wills Can Be Costly And Confusing

Non-Muslim expats in the United Arab emirates are urged to draft a will to avoid tying up their estates in Sharia law - but...
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Lender’s Rule Change Ratchets Up Expat Buy To Let Borrowing

Expat borrowers can borrow more to buy a home to rent out in the UK thanks to a relaxation of lending rules. Skipton International, one...

FTSE350 Pension Deficits Shrink Despite Brexit Jitters

FTSE 350 company pension deficits shrunk by £9 billion in October, according to new data. Pensions are now £41 billion in the red, says a...

Expats Vote Spain The Best Place To Do Business

Spain is the best country in the world for expats in business, according to a new survey of company chiefs. The Mediterranean nation tops a...

What Happens To Brexit After General Election 2019?

With a General Election on the way in Britain, what’s the state of play with Brexit? Despite all the jumping up and down by MPs...
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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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QROPS List – November 1, 2019

Gibraltar has moved up to the seventh most popular QROPS destination for British expats switching their retirement pots offshore. With seven new pensions opening in...
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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...
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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...

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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