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

Property News Update: March 13, 2019

Keeping up with the latest news for landlords is tricky for expats, so here’s this week’s pick of important tax updates, legal changes and...

Spring Statement 2019: Key Points

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2019 - his annual report on the financial health of the country. The statement...

How Do Your Finances Compare With The Average Earner?

How do your finances compare to those of an average British adult who ends the month with £276 of disposable income? That works out at...

Cryptocurrency Prices – March 7, 2019

The latest trading prices and trends for cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin Ripple XRP Ethereum Bitcoin Cash BTC XRP ETH BCH Today $3,866.78 $0.3161 $137.26 $130.83 A week ago $3,855.43 $0.3151 $138.49 $131.72 One month ago $3,438.15 $0.2972 $107.00 $117.83 Three months ago $3,420.57 $0.3023 $93.61 $104.98 A year ago $9,928.56 $0.8535 $751.13 $1,095.91 High in year $10,910.00 $0.9643 $834.30 $1,843.66 Low in year $3,169.53 $0.2468 $82.05 $73.83 Market cap this...

Expat Rights In Europe Explained As Brexit Looms

Brexit is just a month a way and British expats in Europe are looking for some certainty over their rights and futures. At 11pm on...

How To Take Your Mid-Life Health And Wealth MOT

How health and wealth have an impact on our lives is recognised in a new UK government web site that looks at giving out...

Bitcoin Is Going To Be Worth A $1m, Predicts Expert

Bitcoin’s time wallowing in limbo with the price hitting a glass ceiling of $3,800 is about to end, according to a hopeful cryptocurrency expert...

Right To Rent Ruling Leads To Landlord Chaos

Right to Rent rules for landlords have been thrown in to chaos after the government lost a challenge against the legislation in the High...

What is Friends Provident International Premier Advance Savings Plan?

If you are looking for a savings package that return more than the measly interest rates offered by banks, then this could be the...

What is the Zurich Futura Life Policy?

Life is often not what you expect and neither is the Zurich Futura, which stacks up as a Swiss Army knife of  life insurance...

How To Spot An Investment Scam

If you are scouring the markets for investments that maximise returns, you need to know how to spot dodgy companies and advisers . In the...

Would You Survive A Health And Wealth Check?

Experts have been saying for years that health and wealth go together and it’s no good having piles of cash if you are not...

Buying Off-The-Peg Residency Popular With Wealthy

The must-have luxury item for the world’s wealthy is a second passport that allows them off-the-peg residence to live and work another country. Moving countries...

Cryptocurrency Prices – February 28, 2019

The latest trading prices and trends for cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin Ripple XRP Ethereum Bitcoin Cash BTC XRP ETH BCH Today $3,852.49 $0.31 $136.36 $131.24 A week ago $3,931.65 $0.32 $144.95 $140.98 One month ago $3,419.25 $0.29 $105.30 $110.34 Three months ago $4,009.67 $0.36 $112.87 $192.66 A year ago $10,334.44 $0.88 $851.50 $1,200.33 High in year $11,690.00 $1.09 $887.51 $1,843.66 Low in year $3,169.53 $0.24 $82.05 $73.83 Market cap this...

UK Manufacturing Sector Enters Recession Territory

Uncertainties in the time leading up to Brexit is slowing down the growth of the British economy. According to official data from the Office...

Cryptocurrency Prices – February 22, 2019

The latest trading prices and trends for cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin Ripple XRP Ethereum Bitcoin Cash BTC XRP ETH BCH Today $3,970.61 $0.32 $148.64 $142.61 A week ago $3,584.79 $0.30 $121.81 $120.79 One month ago $3,591.80 $0.31 $118.19 $134.12 Three months ago $3,854.11 $0.37 $112.75 $196.11 A year ago $9,847.96 $0.89 $804.63 $1,210.00 High in year $1,169.00 $1.09 $894.92 $1,843.66 Low in year $3,169.53 $0.24 $82.05 $73.83 Market cap this...

Writing Your Loved Ones A ‘When I’m Gone’ List

Bereavement is a tough topic for people to discuss with their loved ones - but if your partner who looks after the finances dies,...

Home Sellers Pocketed Profits Of Up To £70,000 Last Year

Home sellers who bought property in 2014 or earlier pocketed profits of more than £70,000 last year. The number of properties bought in 2014 was...

Expats Snap Up Prime London Homes

A flurry of foreign and expat buyers are snapping up luxury London homes - and the signs are lenders are rushing to help them...

Roaming Streaming TV Switches On Across Europe

Expats can expect some tense discussions with their UK TV, movie and music providers as new rules mean they must have access to 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...

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