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My focus is predominantly on the world’s financial markets. As a former female stock broker, I was once a rare breed indeed in what is still a predominantly male-dominated industry. I serve on the board of one of the largest brokerage houses on Wall Street. I’ve lived in New York for 25 years and divide my time between writing for Money International and nurturing young talent in females interested in entering the industry.

Britain Finds Savings Grace After Years Of Borrowing

Britain has found a saving grace after years of living on credit cards and borrowed money, according to a new survey from HSBC Bank. Following the banking crisis in 2008, households have gradually switched from...

Only Half Of Those Daring HMRC Win Their Tax Cases

Taxpayers who dare to challenge a decision by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have a 50:50 chance of overturning the result on review, according to new data. HMRC has published statistics detailing the number of...

HMRC Tax Crackdown On Expat Landlords

Expats landlords letting homes in the UK are starting to receive threatening letters from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) abut unpaid tax. As HMRC comes under increasing pressure from the government to collect more tax,...

Expats Urged To Take Up Tax Benefits Of New ISAs

The new UK ISA £15,000 savings limit comes into force in the UK for investors from July 1, 2014. Financial experts are warning expats who still have UK tax residence should not ignore the enhanced...

World’s Richest Ponder How To Share Their Wealth

In one of life’s ironies, around 250 people representing the world’s richest individuals and organisations have sat down in London to talk about how to spread their wealth to everyone else. Regardless of their serious...

Investment Scams Make Millions Despite Warnings

Carbon credit scammers selling worthless investments to vulnerable investors at sky-high prices were shut down by the High Court in the public interest. A network of 13 interlinked companies was closed by the court after...

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