Financial News

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

Uber

Uber And Lyft Need A Lift After IPO Flops

Car sharing giants Uber and Lyft burned through $4 billion of cash last year but have still attracted massive support for going public. But the...
world

The World’s Getting Richer, Says Latest Wealth Data

Household income has picked up across the countries that make up the Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). The latest data from the OECD...

Cashless Society Is On The Way, Warns New Report

A boom in mobile payments is pushing a drive for  cashless economies ahead in some South East Asian countries. The springboard is easy access to...
Financial Advice Portugal

Financial Advice Portugal

If you want to bring a little sunshine into your life while stretching the pound in your pocket a little farther, then Portugal is...

WASPI Women Despair Over Their Retirement Finances

WASPI women have more than the money they have lost due to state pension changes, says a new report. Millions of women have seen their...

Making Yourself Ready To Invest

You have several pounds saved in a bank and you want a better return than the poor interest rate you are getting, so what...

Passports For Sale Are A $2 Billion A Year Business

Selling citizenship and residency wrapped up as investment programs is big business for many nations. The industry is reckoned as worth $2 billion a year...
Financial Advice Dubai

Financial Advice Dubai

The lure of earning tax-free cash pulls thousands of expats to the glass and steel high-rise city of Dubai that rises out of the...

World’s Worst – And Best – Cities For Expats

The list of worst city destinations for expats holds no surprises, according to the latest survey. The most challenging places to live are mainly in...
debt income

Did You Hit The Financial Crunch At 35?

If you are aged around 35 years old, the chances are you have hit a financial wall as you juggle with a mortgage, bringing...
Rip Off

Government Targets Rip-Off Fees Charged By Property Agents

Letting and property management agents are under fire from the government for rip-off fees and unfair dealings with landlords and tenants. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid...
expat family

Families Who Stay Together Spend Together

The pattern of how families share their wealth are changing, says new research. Young adults relying on hand-outs from their parents are still popular, but...

Young Adults Trapped In A Money Spiral They Can’t Escape

It seems most of us feel unfulfilled financially and despair they will never have enough spare money to spend how they like. This despondent thought...

May Tells Off MPS And Demands Brexit Bickering Stops

Prime Minister Theresa May has turned on MPs and blamed them for the upcoming Brexit delay in a bid to gain public support to...

£125m Paid Out To Harlequin Resort Investors

Consumer watchdogs have lifted a veil to give some idea of the financial chaos they are sorting out that was left behind by sunshine...
Brexit

Tell Us What Expats Really Think About Brexit

A lot of fake news is circulating around Brexit, so we thought we would ask expats just what they think about Britain leaving the...
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...
Milestone

Life’s Milestones Are Coming Much Later For Adults

Life’s financial milestones don’t come so thick and fast nowadays, according to the latest official data detailing the rites of passage into adulthood. We used...
interest rates

Interest Rates Put On Hold In Brexit Chaos

The Bank of England has decided to keep interest rates at 0.75% for another month - which is not really surprising amid the chaos...

Cryptocurrency Prices – March 21, 2019

The latest trading prices and trends for cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin Ripple XRP Ethereum Bitcoin Cash BTC XRP ETH BCH Today $4,076.08 $0.3184 $139.49 $160.25 A week ago $3,877.06 $0.3138 $132.39 $129.77 One month ago $3,969.95 $0.3364 $147.28 $145.17 Three months ago $3,898.91 $0.3609 $109.44 $192.64 A year ago $8,911.35 $0.6786 $559.91 $1,015.19 High in year $9,968.68 $0.9343 $834.30 $1,843.66 Low in year $3,169.53 $0.2468 $82.05 $73.83 Market cap this...

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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