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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

court ruling

Judge Put In The Picture Over £1m Art Scam

Two companies were wound up in court over a multimillion art scam after their latest brush with the law. Gem Tobin Ltd, based in Warrington,...
savings

Over 55s Are The Worst At Not Saving Enough

Millions of people are failing to save enough and barely have enough cash to see out a month if they lost their jobs, according...
Neil Woodford

Woodford’s Fall From Grace Complete As He Throws In Towel

Following a star player in the stock market is not paying off for investors as the fall-out from former FTSE darling Neil Woodford plays...
Fraud Scams

Last Call For £1.4 Million Scam Victims To Claim Compensation

Consumer watchdogs are calling for victims of a £1.4 million scam to come forward to claim compensation. The Financial Conduct Authority has clawed back £1.5...

P2P Lending Soars To A Record High As IFISAs Take Off

Peer-to-peer lending has really taken off as more than £800 million was borrowed in the second quarter of 2019. Trade body the UK Peer-to-Peer Finance...

P2P Lending Surges By 20% In A Year

Peer-to-peer lending platforms seem to be veering away from pooling funds from consumers in favour of taking money from  institutional investors. As the market matures,...

Are You Missing Out On SEIS Tax Breaks?

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme offers entrepreneurs a route to raise cheap money for their businesses, but many seem unaware or unwilling to join...
buy-to-let

Labour Plans To Buy To Let Smash And Grab For Tenants

Labour leader Jeremey Corbyn plans to wreck the financial plans of thousands of investors with radical smash-and-grab plans to share their wealth with tenants...
property management

600,000 Landlords Thinking About Selling Up

Thousands of landlords are considering cashing in their buy to let investments prompted by picking up fewer tax breaks and having to spend more...
crowdfunding

Is Property Crowdfunding A Good Investment?

Not everyone has the cash to sink into buy to let property investment, buy many savers like to grab a piece of the action...

How To Beat The Dragons To Better Venture Capital Returns

Investors can gain better returns than TV’s dragons or most professional venture capitalists by randomly staking their money on start-ups, according to a new...
Gold

Gold Soars As Interest Rate Hopes Boost Markets

The price of gold has soared as President Donald Trump signals the markets that US Federal Reserve will take a more hands-off approach to...

Trillions Locked In Risky Funds Built On A Lies

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that more investors wanting to withdraw their money may be held hostage by investment funds built...
buy-to-let

Over 50s Are Fastest Growing Buy To Let Age Group

Silver renters are quickly becoming an important market for buy to let landlords as the fastest growing age group in the sector. The over 50s...
property management

Tips For Managing A UK Buy To Let For Expats

Expats who want to rent out their home in the UK need to consider a lot before they move overseas as their decisions can...
landlord-keys

Landlords Ignoring Health And Safety Hazards

Many landlords turn a blind eye to health and safety hazards in homes they rent out, claims property compliance company VeriSmart. The company inspected over...
Brazil

Brazil Housing Scam Raised £21m From Investors

An offshore housing scheme offering  all their money back plus 20% interest in a year raised £21 million turned out a scam that misled...
property-market

Letting Agents Fee Buy To Let Is In Downward Spiral

The number of new landlord instructions is at the lowest level since records started in 1998 and looks set to keep falling, suggests the...
seeds

SEIS Raises £800 Million For Start-Up Entrepreneurs

An investment scheme offering generous tax breaks has raised more than £799 million for start-up companies, according to the latest data. The Seed Enterprise Investment...
landlord

Fines For Expat Landlords Ignoring Tenant Fee Ban

Expat landlords could face fines of up to £5,000 if they breach the new tenants fee ban in England that starts from June 1. 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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