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15-Year Rule Excludes Thousands Of Expat Voters From Election 2019

Expats are out in the cold again over voting in the forthcoming General Election 2019. The 15 year rule still applies to expats wanting to...

Brexit Is Triggering An Expat Exodus, Say Financial Firms

British expats are dropping their homes overseas and are preparing bolt-holes back home as Brexit uncertainty starts to bite. Despite reassuring leaks from Whitehall that...

More Gold-Plated Company Pensions In Crisis

News that the BT pension fund has an enormous £10.6 billion black hole and that other private company retirement funds are in crisis has...

British Expats Face FATCA Account Closures

Banks are threatening to close accounts of British expats living in the USA if they fail to complete piles of paperwork to comply with...

Week in Expat Money Matters 30th March – 5th April 2015

Below are the articles from last week, documenting events from the world of expatriate finance, as reported on iExpats and from other places across...

Week in Expat Money Matters 23rd February – 2nd March 2015

Below are the articles from last week, documenting events from the world of expatriate finance, as reported on iExpats and from other places across...

British Expats Still In Love With Australia

British expats still rate Australia as the best place to live in the world – but other destinations in the Asia Pacific are seeing...

Surge In US Expats Returning Passports Due To FATCA

The cost of renouncing US citizenship has gone up with the introduction of the new Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) tax reporting rules. Many...

BRICS Lay Foundation For New World Economic Order

A brave new world order may be emerging almost unnoticed as an economic power shift is taking place, according to an investment expert. The trigger...

British Households Would Rather Spend Than Save

British savers are putting aside less money than those in many developed countries. The disappointing level of savings for British households shows that people are...

Britain Powers Ahead As A Top World Economy

Britain is set to surge ahead of France to take over as Europe’s second largest economy and the fifth largest in the world. Although Britain...

Britain’s 1,128 Tax Reliefs Are Out Of Control, Say MPs

Politicians have finally decided that Britain’s £100 billion tax relief system is a mess with no one in control of how they work. Now, they...

Tax-Free Savings Opportunities With A Flexible NISA

British taxpayers can take advantage of new tax-free ISA rules from July 1. Investment experts are urging savers to review their investments to benefit from...

Rich Man, Poor Man In A Divided Britain

The richest British households are 15 times better offer than the poorest, according to new official figures. The office of National Statistics has crunched the...

Brits In Iraq Ready To Flee Advancing Militants

British nationals in Iraq are urged to contact the Foreign & Commonwealth Office with details of their whereabouts in readiness for an evacuation. Thousands of...

Can I invest in property with my QROPS?

Residential property has long been an asset class pension savers wish to invest in, driven by strong yields and, as far as the UK...

Budget 2014 Pension Changes and QROPS

Expats with Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) remain unaffected by Chancellor George Osborne’s new pension changes. As retirement savers at home face a massive...

Financial Firms Attacked Over Rip-Off Call Charges

Consumer watchdogs are investigating whether financial firms charge rip-off phone charges to customers. The inquiry follows a complaint from consumer group Which? alleging the firms...

Forex Failings Push Model Train Firm Off Track

Model train maker Hornby has hit the buffers in a lesson to any expat or business involved in foreign exchange transactions. The firm has signalled...
Key Points For Expats As New Tax Year Kicks In

Key Points For Expats As New Tax Year Kicks In

It’s a new UK tax year and it’s limped in with a pile of new rates and thresholds for savings, pay and pensions. To help...