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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...

Room For Growth, Says Hotel Investment Survey

The latest hotel investment survey has revealed more room for growth across Europe. Going Dutch has proved to be the best move so far for...

New study reveals threat to the environment: we say we care...

While 92% of people want to minimise their impact on the environment, only 31% think it is their responsibility. Legal & General’s Helena Morrissey urges collective ownership...

Not Saving Enough Is Biggest Regret For Retirees

It’s easy to think that your financial problems are special to you - but research in America shows that the same worries affect retirement...

Savers Prefer A Coin Jar To Investing In Stocks And Shares

More savers keep their spare cash in a bottle or jar rather than a stocks and shares ISA or a pension, according to new...

Friends Provident International Premier Advance Savings Plan Review

Most of us like to save a little extra for those unexpected expensive events but have problems deciding where to put the money. For expats,...
Inheritance tax

Tax grab raises billions more for UK Treasury

Treasury coffers are full to brimming with cash from surging inheritance and capital gains taxes. HM Revenue and Customs has flagged that inheritance tax raised...

Stop Wasting Money And Save More For Retirement

The only thing standing between you and a more comfortable retirement is … you! New research suggests that most people waste £124 a month on...

Generali Vision Savings Plan Review

The pros and cons of the Generali Vision Savings Plan often crop up when advisers discuss long-term savings with expats. International independent financial advisers have...

US House Prices Set For A Flat 2018

Houses price rises in America are set for a slowdown, according to property experts. Although home values have increased by 7% in the past 12...

Canada Ready To Greet A Million More Expats

Canada wants to triple the number of expats going to the country over the three years. The government wants to attract a million new Canadians...

Chinese House Prices Go Through The Roof

Average house prices tracked in 150 cities around the world climbed 6.9% in the year to March 31, 2017, says a new study. But an...

City Watchdog Barks Warning Over Investment Scams

Fraudsters are increasingly targeting the over 55s with investment scams, according to a consumer watchdog. A survey by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) suggests that...

Is Buy To Let Really A Good Investment?

The buy to let market is dominated by investors seeking a property pension, according to new research. Just under half of buy to let investors...

Duterte Dragging Feet Over Economic Policy

Investors are waiting for new Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte to unveil the details of his economic policies. The hope is his new minister will boost...

Expats Best Placed to Pay off Mortgages Early

Having the ability to pay off a mortgage early can be something of a pipe dream for many.  After all, this is probably the...

HMRC SEIS Approval Is No Guarantee For Investors

Start-ups on crowdfunding platforms try to tempt investors to stake their cash with them by flagging they belong to the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme...

SiPP Firms Keep Quiet Over Dodgy Investments

If you have a dodgy investment in your SiPP pension and the provider gives no warning that you can lose your money, who’s to...

How Much Cash Will You Need For Retirement?

One of the problems for pension savers is working out how much to save to make sure they can afford a comfortable retirement. None of...

Platform Alternative Finance Leaps 84% To £3.2Bn

More than a million British investors staked some cash to crowdfunding or peer-to-peer lending platforms during the past 12 months, according to a new...