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

Private Landlords Evict Fewer Tenants

The level of private landlord evictions is falling, according to new data from the Ministry of Justice. All four measures of landlord property repossession action...

Explained: What is a government spending round?

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid addressed the country with his plans for government spending in Spending Round 2019 with a promise to ‘turn...
Brexit update : Hard Brexit Voted Down . What are the alternatives. Is it all starting to go wrong for Boris ? Is democracy dead ? Are there options

Brexit Chaos – What is happening? Is it starting to go wrong for Boris...

https://youtu.be/MyIDrna92jc Brexit update : Hard Brexit Voted Down . What are the alternatives. Is it all starting to go wrong for Boris ? Is democracy...
Brexit

Will Britain Leave The EU On October 31?

Brexit is still dominating the headlines, but are the prospects of Britain crashing out of the European Union with a no deal on October...

Golden Visa Drives Spanish Expat Home Sales

Wealthy expats are turning Spain into the costa fortune as they snap up new homes under a popular golden visa scheme. The scheme to allow...

Brexit May Be Boring, But Watch Your Finances

Most people are bored with Brexit but must watch what’s happening because they are concerned about their finances, while expats will be worried about...
General Election UK 2019 ? How to protect your wealth

General Election UK 2019? How to protect your wealth

https://youtu.be/7s1nHDIcn0w A snap election in the UK? Pound plummets – how to protect and build your wealth This is one of the biggest weeks in...
china usa

US/China Trade War Shouldn’t Spook Investors

The ongoing trade war between the US and China impacts everyone, cautions a leading financial expert. But investors should not be too scared to look...

Shariah Banks Want To Help Expats Buy Property

Expats struggling to find a home or buy to let mortgage in the UK could find a Shariah compliant mortgage may suit their needs. With...

Switching On To Tech Can Make Life Easier In Retirement

Switching on to the benefits of technology and co-living will make retirement easier for an aging population. The internet of things is changing the way...
immigration

Are You An Expat Or An Immigrant?

If you are a Brit abroad for any length of time other than on holiday, how do you think of yourself? Many say they are...
Cost of living by country

Global cost of living compared for expats

The Cayman Islands is the most expensive place to live, according to price point data collected by thousands of expats around the world. The cost...

Money Saving Travel Hacks Can Cost A Fortune

Money saving travel hacks can end costing a fortune if flights are cancelled or delayed, warn travel insurers. The firms are warning expats, holidaymakers and...

Counting Down To Tenant Fee Ban In Wales

The clock is ticking down to the start of the tenant fee ban in Wales - but landlords and letting agents are still waiting...
Financial Advice Dubai

Why Expats Shouldn’t Run Away From Debt In The Gulf

Expats in the United Arab Emirates are horrified to find out that unpaid debts can end up in a criminal court or even jail. In...
FED

Fed Cuts Interest Rates But Not By Enough, Says Trump

Interest rates are hitting the headlines again more than a decade after they plunged following the global financial crisis. The US Federal Reserve - the...
Gold

Price Of Gold Spurred By Central Bank Stockpiling

Demand for gold has climbed to a three-year high mainly due to central banks stockpiling the precious metal. Central banks bought 224.4 tonnes of gold...

£1bn Forex Rigging Claim Waiting For Court Green Light

Investors are mounting a legal challenge for compensation after foreign exchange traders at big banks were discovered fixing rates  behind the scenes in online...

Sensible Saving Can Be Fun With A Money Square

Savers around the world are playing a simple game to them set aside more money each year - and it’s easy for anyone to...
Social Media

Oversharing On Social Media Blamed For Fraud Rise

Oversharing ion social media allows fraudsters a way to steal your money without you even realising, warns a leading bank. The trend is blamed on...

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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