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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

Trump Will Return

Trump Will Return

https://youtu.be/-QJ7p3VlHxM Despite his impeachment trial, a growing number of investors believe that U.S. President Donald Trump will be re-elected in the 2020 election. Why is this?...
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Scammed Investors May Be Denied Millions In Compensation

Thousands of pension savers and investors may miss out on compensation as the result of decisions from financial watchdogs. The first bad news is the...
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Most Expensive Global Cities For Expats

Switzerland has become entrenched as the most expensive country for expats, who voted five cities in the tiny nation into the top places in...
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Generous Grandparents Splash The Cash For Grandchildren

Grandparents like to spoil their grandchildren rotten by forking out cash from their retirement savings in generous financial gestures. The grandest of all is a...

Rents Rising For Expats In Europe’s Popular Cities

Expats are forking out more to rent a home in Europe’s major cities, according to the latest data. Accommodation web site HousingAnywhere tracks rents across...

Can You Pick A Real Diamond From A Fake?

If you are buying a loved one expensive jewellery as a special gift, insurers are warning you need to tell the real thing from...
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What Questions Should You Ask Your Financial Adviser?

You’ve taken the plunge at last and are waiting for a meeting with your new independent financial adviser - but what should you discuss? Although...
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Most Expensive Global Cities For Expats

The latest ranking of most expensive cities for expats includes some surprises. But the biggest turn-up of 2019 is the rising cost of living in...

Calypso Cryptos Are All The Rage In The Caribbean

Plans to issue new cryptocurrencies are well underway in the Caribbean - home to private banks and many wealthy crypto traders. The British Virgin Islands...

Property Funds Hit By Shockwave After M&G Suspension

The M&G fund suspension is sending shock waves through the commercial property investment market. Following the block on investors withdrawing from the fund, financial giant...
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US/China Trade Deal Really Isn’t That Amazing

Politicians and the markets have doubts that US President Donald Trump’s ‘amazing’ deal with China will last. Trump has hailed the deal as great for...
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YouTube Kid Earns $26m From Playing With Toys

Every parent goes through the nightmare of clearing up huge piles of cardboard, plastic packaging and ripped up gift paper over the holiday season. But...
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Brexit Deal Safeguards Expats Rights For A Year

British expats in Europe worried about the implications of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal need not worry - at least until the start...

Will The Boris Bounce Lift Get Buy To Let Rolling?

The Tory victory in Election 2019 has seen the Pound and share prices surge, but what does a win for Boris Johnson mean to...
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World’s First $2 Trillion Company Hits Stock Market

Saudi Aramco has burst on the scene as the world’s most valuable company since shares were first offered to public investors just days ago. The...

Bezos Noses Ahead In Battle Of The Billionaires

The battle of who takes the title of the world’s richest man has twisted and turned this year. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos started 2019 in...
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Claiming The Winter Fuel Payment As An Expat

Winter is coming and the first signs of the big chill are already being felt in the UK and across much of Europe. The coldest...

UK House Prices And Rents Still Rising

Month-to-month house prices in the UK are still falling - with a 0.2% drop between August and September, according to the latest official data. But...
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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...

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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