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Fund tips, investment warnings, and the latest on emerging markets, share opportunities, bonds and business funding and tax breaks such as Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and EIS – these are just some of the news and headline topics covered by the iExpats.com. Our team delivers the latest information on what’s hot and what’s not in the investment world – plus timely warnings on scams and cons. Insightful commentary will let you get ahead of the markets by giving a broader perspective on commodities and zeroes in on key economic data and analyses. ‘indirect’ influences such as politics and economic matters which all exert pressures on financial markets on a daily basis. Find out how the wealthy are coping and the strategies they are employing

Purchasing Property in Portugal

Once settled on a property you desire to buy: as a non-resident of Portugal you will first need to obtain both a tax number...

Cash Is No Longer King For Savers

If you are a saver with a share in that £269 billion cash squirrelled away in ISAs, you could be making a big financial...

Don’t Gamble With Retirement Cash, Urge Financial Experts

Chasing high income returns from investments to boost retirement income is too risky in an age of low interest rates, say financial experts. Looking for...

Pick The Wrong Property Project And Lose Money

Investing in property improvements can be a waste of money if home owners choose the wrong project. Whether a home is a buy to let...

Cash In Dormant Accounts Siphoned For Good Causes

Good causes may benefit from a donation of billions of pounds from untouched pensions, savings and investments squirrelled away and forgotten in the UK...

Why You Should Consider Cryptocurrency Investments

There are some good reasons why investors should consider taking the plunge and staking some of their cash in cryptocurrency. The media often highlights the...

Claiming Loss Relief If A SEIS Company Goes Bust

Investors love the Seed enterprise Investment scheme (SEIS) because of the generous tax breaks - but what happens if the business goes bust? The terms...

Emerging Markets Lead The Way For Long-Term Investors

Investors looking for long-term growth should look to emerging markets, says a leading bank. But only certain countries seem ripe for investment, according to experts...

Buy To Let Still Commands Huge Profits, Says Lender

Buy to let landlords pocket an average return of £6,500 a year from a typical £246,000 investment property, according to new research. Despite suffering a...

Bullish US Economy Heading For A Record Run

The US economy is only a couple of months short of the longest bull run in history - and investment experts are starting to...

Investing In The Music Scene With SEIS

If you are a fan of TV’s The Voice or X Factor, then you’ll know that breaking into the music business is tough -...

Six Strategies For Coping With A Volatile Market

Stock markets have yet to bounce back from the sharp sell off earlier this year - and are expected to move sideways rather than...

What Is The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)?

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offers one of the most generous returns on investments in the world. That is a bold statement, but besides...

Treasury Seeks Views On SEIS Investment Reboot

The Treasury wants to reboot the flagship Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) for start-ups by focusing on knowledge intensive firms. An investment review has shown...

Innovative Finance ISA – What is it?

An innovative finance ISA is a just an ISA that gives savers a tax efficient way to earn interest on peer-to-peer lending. The ISA works...

Runaway IFA Convicted Of Trading Without A Licence

A rogue IFA is on the run after a Dubai court convicted him of running a financial services business without a licence. Neil Grant is...

Stock Market Carnage Means The End Of Cheap Money

Slumping stock markets around the world are signalling the end of cheap money in the years following the financial crisis. The markets have seen billions...

With Bitcoin in Freefall is this the Right Time to Invest?

Bitcoin's prices have been falling since the start of the year due to fears among investors regarding the regulation of the cryptocurrency. In March,...

Scammers Snatch £87,000 A Day From Online Investment Fraud

Fraudsters are getting away with more than £87,000 a day from scams advertised on social media, according to financial watchdogs. Government regulator the Financial Conduct...

Chain Reaction As Two More Shopping Brands Collapse

The collapses of Toys R Us and electronic gadget store Maplin are not the last as online shopping ruthlessly destroys bricks and mortar stores. Toys...

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