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Vicky Dixon

Editor-in-Chief of My commitment is to ensuring the latest developments across the financial world reach our readership first. My own contributions and area of expertise lie predominantly in the British pension sector, a field I worked in for many years in England before moving to the UK. As Editor-in Chief, I welcome and appreciate all feedback, and any ideas or requests for future pieces. It is the enthusiasm of our team, and the constructive feedback and sometimes heated debate of our readership that fuels my passion for financial journalism.
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FX Futures Can Safeguard Wealth For Expats

As currencies fluctuate in value almost hourly, expats would be forgiven for worrying about the impact the volatile markets are having on their cash – especially if they are in retirement and living on...

Money May Not Buy Love, But Does Make You Happier

The popular belief that money doesn’t make you happy is not true, says new research which revealed that the richer the person, the happier they are. The findings were published by Brookings Institution, a US-based...
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New Global Middle Class Will Swell By 3 Billion

The economies of the Asia Pacific are booming so quickly that within 15 years more than two thirds of the world’s middle class will live in the region, according to new research. In contrast, Europe’s...

HMRC demands more tax from Singapore QROPS

Another batch of disappointed Singapore QROPS investors have received letters from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) demanding 55% of their pension pot transferred in to an illegal scheme as a tax penalty. The demand is...
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Analysts Expect A European ETP Bonanza

The future of exchange traded products (ETP) in Europe is set to double after a ‘wild ride’, says one shares expert. Mark Wiedman, the global head of iShares, which is part of asset management firm...
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Deep Discounts For Spanish Property Buyers

Property investors are exploiting the dire state of Spain’s property market by demanding hefty discounts on asking prices. According to one Spanish property website,, the gap between what a vendor asks and the buying...
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The Most Popular Country To Live And Work Is?

Expats have voted for their favourite destinations in a new global survey – and the US is the firm favourite while China languishes near the bottom. America topped two surveys out in the same week...
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Core business generates £100m cash pile for Apple

iPhone maker Apple is handing back £39 billion to shareholders via a share buyback scheme. The massive hand out shouldn’t hurt the company too much since it has around £94 billion in cash stashed in...
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Prosecutions Up 53% As Tax Man Gets Tough On Fraud

Prosecutions for tax dodging jumped by more than half last year as HM Revenue and Customs stepped up the drive against fraud. As a result, lawyers are warning taxpayers and businesses to put their finances...
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Savers Need To Take Control Of Their Pensions

Retirement savers are failing to review their pension plans and are not saving enough to fund their later years, according to new research. Around 14% of British savers with private pensions have not bothered looking...
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Asian Economies Dig In For Currency War

They said it wouldn’t happen, but now economic analysts say there is a currency war in progress. The issue is that Japan has begun to devalue the yen in a bid to make exports cheaper,...

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