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

Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn Spooks Financial Markets More Than Brexit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn frightens the money markets more than Brexit, warns expat financial expert Nigel Green. He claims the thought of Corbyn gaining the...
Britain

Britain Is Most Expensive Country To Send Expat Workers

Britain is the most expensive country for companies to send expat workers, according to new research. Expat pay packages have soared by £44,688 to £311,240,...
buy-to-let

Tax And Rule Changes Start To Bite Buy To Let

The number of landlords taking out buy to let mortgages has plunged by nearly 10% in a year, according to data from lenders. UK Finance,...
GBP-Cash

Older Borrowers Unlock £840m Cash From Property

Older homeowners are drawing cash out of the value of their properties to pay down their debts, suggests new research. The money is settling mortgages,...

Top 10 Jobs And Tax-Free Salaries In The UAE

If you are an expat looking for that highly paid tax free job in the United Arab Emirates, here’s the low-down on the top...
vote

Expats Miss Out On EU Vote Due To Late Post

Thousands of British expats in France may be denied a vote in the European elections because their postal votes have gone missing. Councils must have...
Brexit

Brexit Still Triggers Investment Worries For Expats

Brexit has triggered calls from thousands of expat and international investors wondering if to shift their assets out of the UK, says the boss...

No One From UK Makes The World Billionaire Rich List

No one on the British rich list of the country’s wealthiest people has a personal fortune that would put them anywhere near a top...
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...
wallet

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...

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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