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Three out of four people in a couple would rather tell their partners about their finances before they met rather than their dating history. That’s the result of a new survey into relationships and debt. The research also found just under half of people did not feel responsible for helping...
Musicians don’t make money out of selling records or streaming downloads anymore - the big bucks come from live shows. Millions of dollars can come from a world tour and selling ‘merch’ - merchandise like T-shirts, books and clothing - on the door. The list of the biggest earners is not...
It’s important to do your home work when buying a property overseas as a second homer or an expat. You need to sort out your finances well in advance of putting an offer in on that home of your dreams. Here are some points to consider before putting in an offer: Location,...
Offshore finance centres are not the hotbeds of tax evasion everyone seems to believe, according to a new study. Debunking myths about tax havens, think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs argues tax havens have a key economic function helping the wealthy and businesses with tax planning. And although this is...
Riyadh is the expat vacation day capital of the world, according to a new survey. Expats working in the Saudi Arabian city can expect at least 37 days off a year - for days more than Moscow, Russia, the second placed city. Swiss bank UBS looked at vacation days as part...
British expats in the Netherlands are waiting to find out about their fate in the European Union after Brexit. Campaigners have asked the courts in Amsterdam to rule if expats can be EU citizens after Britain leaves the bloc. The Dutch court has referred the decision to the European Courts of...
Expat demand for homes in Spain is surging upwards, according to the latest official figures. After years in the doldrums, the Spanish property market soared by 20% in the last three months of 2017 with more than 110,000 sales - the highest number of sales in the final quarter for...
Retirement savers can expect some plain talking from pension providers after the companies have reviewed and rewritten thousands of documents to make understanding financial jargon easier for consumers. Consumers have repeatedly claimed their pension paperwork is too complicated and sprinkled with words and initials that are confusing for them -...
A group of expats are hoping to stop Brexit by challenging the European Council’s negotiating guidelines in court. The 12 expats, led by campaigner Harry Shindler, a 97-year-old British expat living in Italy, claim the European Council’s negotiation guidelines are illegal. The group argues each EU body that Britain withdraws from...
A pair of directors skimmed millions of pounds from investor cash raised to buy stakes in Brazilian teak plantations. Junie Bowers,41, and Andrew Skeene, 40, were directors of Global Forestry Investments (GFI), and their business promoted two teak investment schemes in Brazil - the Belem Sky Project and the Para...
President Donald Trump has told the world that the American dream is alive and thriving after his first year in The White House. But any detail was hard to sift from the unsupported claims in his annual State of the Union speech. The best Trump could manage was that the economy...
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s spring statement marked a change in the way the British government major tax or spending changes. In the statement to a packed House of Commons, Hammond explained the traditional March Budget would now happen in the Autumn. Pushing the date forward allowed anyone affected by the changes to...
Most of us worry about having enough to pay the bills while putting some money away to pay for a comfortable retirement. But a shocking survey reveals the real state of the nation when it comes to saving - and the results are do not make good reading. An astonishing one...
Shocking studies investigating insider trading on Wall Street suggest investing in shares is rigged and not limited to the occasional lone rogue trader. Three studies have looked at hundreds of financial institutions and thousands of traders and others who have worked on Wall Street - the home of the New...
A new law against scammers cold-calling pension savers will be fast-tracked through the UK Parliament, says the government. After a barrage of criticism, ministers have decided to speed up the measure designed to make cold calling by phone, email or text message to try to persuade people to switch their...