Harvard study follows ‘the pursuit of happiness’ – key factors

Putting A Price On Your Happiness

Money does buy happiness – but most people want a considerable lump sum to bring a smile to their face, according to a new survey. The average amount of cash in the bank that will bring a smile to most

Anyone Want To Buy A Yellow Lamborghini?

Anyone Want To Buy A Yellow Lamborghini

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Hundreds Of Brits Missing After Nepal Earthquake

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Harvard study follows ‘the pursuit of happiness’ – key factors

Putting A Price On Your Happiness

Money does buy happiness – but most people want a considerable lump sum to bring a smile to their face, according to a new survey. The average amount of cash in the bank that will bring a smile to most people’s faces is a substantial £7,646,500, researchers ...

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British Savers Live For Today Rather Than Retirement

Planning Your Retirement With The 4% Rule

The mortgage is paid you have some investments, a pension pot and cash in the bank – so how much money a year do you think you can draw on to make life a little more comfortable in retirement? The truth is no one really knows because they do not know how ...

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Election 2015 – Cameron Leads Tories To Blue Heaven

Election 2015 – Cameron Leads Tories To Blue Heaven

The campaigning’s over, the votes are in and counted and against all odds Prime Minister David Cameron has won a second term in Downing Street with a narrow majority government. In 24 hours of shocks and rival party leaders dropping like flies, a BBC TV ...

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Pension Firms Fight To Stay In The Advice Loop

IFAs Under Scrutiny For Unsuitable Pension Advice

Financial advisers who recommended retirement savers to switch out of a direct benefit pensions are coming under the scrutiny of consumer watchdogs. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is looking at the quality of advice offered by several IFAs when ...

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Anyone Want To Buy A Yellow Lamborghini

Anyone Want To Buy A Yellow Lamborghini?

If you want to spend your pension cash on a Lamborghini, then the luxury sports car maker is revving up a special edition aimed at you. Only 20 prestige Lamborghini Reventon left the production line, but the car maker is reportedly cashing in on comments by ...

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General Election 2015 – Moneymen Place Their Bets

Record Number Of Expats Votes For Election 2015

Expat voters had a big impact on who wins Election 2015 as more than 100,000 overseas voters signed up to make their mark in the ballot. An ecstatic Electoral Commission announced almost 114,000 Brits abroad registered to take part in the election – beating ...

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Modest Rent And House Price Rises Predicted

US House Prices Rise For 37 Months In A Row

US house prices increased for the 37th month in a row by recording a 5.9% annual rise in March, according to property experts. Taking distressed sales out of the figures, house prices went up by 6.1%, says house price analysis by property consultants ...

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Crowdfunder Raises Cash For Own Business

Crowdfunder Raises Cash For Own Business

Crowdfunding platform Syndicate Room executives have taken a leaf from their own book and sought £1.2 million to grow their business. The target was easily oversubscribed, giving away just over 14% of the shares in the company, which was valued at £7.3 ...

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Think Tank Wants To Sell Visas To Highest Bidders

Think Tank Wants To Sell Visas To Highest Bidders

The right to move to Australia may no longer depend on family ties and job skills, but who can bid the highest for a visa. The Australian government is considering putting a price on citizenship for expats following a review of immigration services. A ...

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IRS releases “Dirty Dozen” tax scams to watch out for

Fraud Squad Swoops On Suspected £30m Ponzi Scam

Detectives have swooped to close down a suspected £30 million international Ponzi fraud based in Britain. Police arrested an unnamed 59-year-old man in East Yorkshire after a deluge of complaints from all over the world. City of London Police fraud ...

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Investment Scams Make Millions Despite Warnings

Expat Travel Warnings – April 30, 2015

May is traditionally the month for worker demonstrations and travellers and expats have been warned to be on alert for possible outbreaks of trouble in several countries. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) publishes a daily updated list of warnings ...