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Savers and investors are often their own worst enemy when managing their money because false obstacles stop them from making the right financial decisions. The insight comes from behavioural psychology studies of investors with self-managed pensions in the United States, but equally apply to retirement savers in other countries. Here are...
The world is changing for the generation in their mid-30s who have never experienced an interest rate rise – until now. A whole generation has enjoyed record low interest rates for their economically active lifetime. But rates have started to rise in America and the UK, and now other countries are...
If Brexit talks break down and Britain walks away from the EU without a deal, here’s a look at the rules and regulations that will manage how the UK trades with the rest of the world. The World Trade Organisation sets out the default rules for how nations trade with...
Oil prices have hit a two-year high on the expectation that a self-enforced OPEC production curb will continue into 2018. The price per barrel passed the $62 mark for the first time since July 2015 – more than $12 up on the price for the first half of 2017. Rumours coming...
The British government has outlined how EU expats in the UK can apply for settled status after Brexit. The promise is expats will not have their applications rejected on minor technicalities and caseworkers will grant leave to stay to most who want to stay. The deal includes a statutory right to...
Life doesn’t stop for expats – they still face the same problems as the rest of us and sometimes need the help of a good lawyer. But finding legal representation abroad is complicated when you are not familiar with a country’s laws or legal system. So how do expats find the...
If you live in England, you are marginally happier this year than last, but the rest of the country is more miserable, according to new research. Wellbeing is tracked by the Office of National Statistics as a way of measuring how happy, satisfied and worthwhile everyone feels. The report for the...
A web of interlinked property companies that were behind a sophisticated £8 million property scam have been wound up in the public interest. The companies were run from a single address – a former convent in Woodchester, just outside Stroud in Gloucestershire. The scam was masterminded by bankrupt husband and wife...
British Prime Minister Theresa May and EU chief negotiator Jean-Claude Juncker were all smiles over their Brexit dinner, but both refuse to budge as the talks to smooth the UK exit from Europe are locked in stalemate. Despite their hugs and kisses at the start of the meal, the cordial mood...
A million passengers who missed connecting flights starting in the EU to non-EU destinations due to airport delays can claim compensation following a landmark court ruling. The passengers all missed flights during in the past six years, but can now resubmit them to airlines who must pay up. The move comes...
Economists have sounded the alarm about Britain’s financial policies and are urging the government to reverse controversial spending decisions. The Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development is an economic think-tank with many of the world’s leading industrial nations, including the UK, as members. In a hard-hitting report, the OECD has unpicked...
Writer JK Rowling is the highest paid celebrity in Europe – she also earned more than any other writer in the world this year. Rowling raked in $95 million, with half of the money coming from her latest venture – the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The script...
More than 100,000 British expats are living in Germany, according to the latest official data. The number of Brits in Germany has risen by 10% since 2011 – from 97,000 to 107,000, says a report from the Office of National Statistics based on an analysis of the latest numbers available...
Britain and the European Union are squabbling like a divorcing married couple over who picks up the tab for money they both agreed to spend while the UK remains in Europe. The disagreement has spread into a tit-for-tat. Britain wants to talk about a trade deal, but the EU refuses to...
Money can’t buy love or happiness, but having enough to spend can make you happier, according to new research. The revealing study has found that cash and happiness are closely related, but people do not need to be wealthy to be happy – just £82 more than you need to...