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

Scams And Risky Investments Worry Financial Watchdog

Investors are taking on too much risk because low interest rates are making them hunt for higher growth, warns the UK financial watchdog. The Financial...

High Housing Costs Drive Pensioners Into Poverty

The streets of London are not paved with gold for everyone as many pensioners and children live below the poverty line mainly due to...

Expats Beat Private Bank In Battle To Save Their Home

Expat pensioners have won a legal battle against a private bank that tried to take their home after tricking them into taking out mortgage...

Generous Over 50s Stop Saving For Loved Ones And Spend The Cash

Generous over 50s want to save some cash to help their loved ones when they have passed on - but one in three who...
Money TRAP! Don’t End Up Broke!

Money TRAP! Don’t End Up Broke!

https://youtu.be/UiTqxo5xuKk Too many people end up broke because they don’t save money. It’s an incredible shame that so many people including footballers, boxers end up...
virus

Coronavirus Triggers Global Economy Slowdown

The economic side effects of the deadly coronavirus are still rolling out - this time a steep decline in the price of oil. As much...
Fraud Scams

Getting Back Money From A Payment Fraud

British bank customers lost £207 million last year to scammers hoodwinking them to send cash  to bogus accounts - a 40% rise on the...
funeral

Flamboyant Funerals Push Up The Cost Of Dying

Funerals are becoming a lot more flamboyant - pushing up the price of a burial or cremation by more than £2,000 in a year. With...

Men Waste More Money On Looking Good Than Women

It’s official - men spend more than women on personal grooming and clothes, according to a new survey. Men spend twice as much as women...

Playing Your Cards Right Can Beat Bank IT Outages

Bank customers should open accounts with more than one provider to avoid going short of cash and account lockouts. In just 12 months, British banks...

Overdraft Misery For Expats With UK Banking

British expats who still hold UK bank accounts are about to face a shock increase in charges when they go into the red. Thousands of...

British Expats Set To Lose Golden Visas After Brexit

British expats in Portugal are set to lose their tax breaks as the government revamps the golden visa scheme. The ruling Socialist party (PS) wants...
Coronavirus Affects Stock Market

Coronavirus Affects Stock Market

https://youtu.be/Y8U634hkzxw Coronavirus, should you be concerned about it. What’s its effect on the stock market and health

World’s Richest 1% Have Double The Wealth Of The Rest Of Us

The richest 1% of the world’s population have more than double the wealth of the rest of the remaining 7.7 billion people combined, according...

Women’s State Pension Protest Goes Back To Court

Women born in the 1950s angry about state pension changes have won the right to appeal a legal challenge defeat in the High Court. Protest...
Uber Apple Netflix Tesla ! Is there a TECH bubble?

Uber Apple Netflix Tesla ! Is there a TECH bubble?

https://youtu.be/XEhBcRsd4Zw Uber Netflix Tesla Apple Amazon Google, Great names with shares flying high! Is there a tech bubble or are these companies going to continue to...
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?...
compensation

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...
switzerland

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...
Grandparents

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...

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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