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Only Crooks And Tax Evaders Deal In Big Bank Notes

It’s time ditch any £50 or 500 Euro bank notes stashed under the mattress as governments move to scrap larger denomination bank notes. Both the...

Couples Invited To Take Up Marriage Allowance

Couples who want to save tax by taking advantage of the new marriage allowance have started receiving invitations to sign up for the money...

Expats Lose Spending Power As Pound Weakens

Expats are bearing the brunt of the Bank of England’s plans to punt interest rate rises into touch. Bank of England governor Mark Carney has...

Expats Miss Out On Latest State Pension Increase

The State Pension will go up 2.9% to £119.30 a week from April 6 next year, the government has announced. But once again thousands of...

US Interest Rate Rise – Reaction From The Experts

Fund managers and economists are predicting what the first US Federal Reserve interest rate rise for nine years will mean to the markets. Federal Reserve...

US Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates At Last

The US Federal Reserve rate hike really came as no surprise after weeks of hints and signals from chair Janet Yellon. The Fed hitched up...

Expat Property Investors Flood Buy To Let Lender

One of Britain’s leading lenders is overwhelmed with demand for buy to let mortgages from expats. Skipton International has announced that buy to let lending...

Buy To Let Mortgage Change May Hit Expat Borrowers

New buy to let mortgage rules mean that expats need to know whether they are professional or consumer landlords before they can borrow against...

Thirtysomethings Need A £666,000 Pension Pot

Today’s thirtysomethings need to have a pension pot of £666,000 to fund a comfortable retirement at the same standard of living as their grandparents...

Tax Cheats Get Away With Six Times Less Than Crooks

Despite the government ‘s crack down on errant taxpayers and a £1.3 billion investment in HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), more money is lost...

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Struggling Forex Broker Bought Flats With Company Funds

A forex broker whose company was approaching financial meltdown switched £1.05 million from a business account to buy two apartments in Dubai in a...

Stock Markets Slump To Worst Quarter In 37 Years

Stock markets slumped to record losses in the first three mnths of the year due to fears over how coronavirus impacts the world economy...

Operation Airlift Underway For Brits Stranded Abroad

The British government is working with partner airlines to bring thousands of stranded travellers back to the UK. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has set aside...

Expat Landlords Get Buy To Let Mortgage Aid

The financial pain of coronavirus uncertainty for buy to let landlords has been eased by the housing minister. Secretary for Housing Robert Jenrick is extending...

Financial Package On The Way For Self-Employed

Financial support is coming for freelance and self-employed expats who pay their taxes in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised. In his last...