We cover a wide range of personal finance topics for expats. Useful reading that's easy for you to dip into!
30th August 2019
Tax residency and state pension entitlements can be tricky areas to understand. Returning expats need to be aware of both, so there are no nasty surprises when you arrive back to the UK.
23rd August 2019
Your pension provides a regular income in retirement that replaces your monthly working salary. According to the OECD, the UK state pension ranks as the worst in the developed world.
15th August 2019
Recession often sparks a sense of fear, but what exactly is a recession and should you be concerned? Here, we take a look at the impact a recession has on the market and your investments.
7th August 2019
Brexit – like it or not, there is no getting away from it. It’s a word that has dominated the headlines and news broadcasts, but what does it mean for the millions of British expats?
26th July 2019
Life insurance provides financial security for your loved ones when you pass away. If your policy isn’t set up correctly, your family may never reap the financial benefits that you had intended.
18th July 2019
The banking landscape has changed drastically in the last decade. The evolution of technology has given birth to so-called challenger banks. Here, we take a look at this new wave of banks.
9th July 2019
When you think about doing your bit for the environment, the last thing you probably think of is your pension. Still, the companies we invest our pensions into have a big impact on the world.
27th June 2019
Very few things in life are free, and enjoying your retirement comes at a price. Here, we take a look at the cost of retirement and how you can plan for your financial future.
13th June 2019
It’s no secret that having children is expensive, but you might not realise just how expensive. From childcare costs to school fees, we take a look at the cost of raising a child.
7th June 2019
Having a baby doesn’t just affect your sleeping pattern; it can also have a significant impact on your bank balance. Raising a child to the age of 18 could cost you an eye-watering £192,000.
31st May 2019
Unlike car insurance, life insurance is optional, and in today’s market, there are plenty of options available. Here, we take a look at return of premium life insurance policies.
21st May 2019
Today's mortgage market has more products than ever, and finding the right one requires extensive research. Here is what you need to be aware of if you are an expat looking to remortgage a UK property.
17th May 2019
The UK buy-to-let sector attracted 36% less new mortgages in 2017 than it did in 2015. Potential landlords have been put off the BTL sector in the UK because government tax raids have hit it.
13th May 2019
From baby boomers to millennials, every generation has different financial needs. A report by the FCA warns that Gen X is more financially stretched than before. Here’s what you need to know.
7th May 2019
In Dubai, rents are set to continue their downward trend, while UK rents are set to continue their upward trend. In both Dubai and the UK, the supply of property is the key issue.
30th April 2019
It’s coming up for 3 years since the first Brexit referendum and uncertainty continues to prevail. If you are a UK expat, make sure your finances are Brexit-proof by speaking to an IFA.
23rd April 2019
We’ve got Open Banking to thank for savings apps. Open Banking is the new system in the UK which you can opt into which shares your banking information with third parties.