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Editor-in-Chief of MoneyInternational.com 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.

Dividend Tax Grab Could Hit 90,000 Retired Investors

experts are warning that as many as 90,000 wealthy retired investors could lose significant amounts of money because they are not holding their investments in tax-efficient wrappers. The warning follows Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s grab for...

Emerging Markets Start To Show Their Worth

Emerging market funds are clawing their way back among the top performing investments after years in the doldrums. Emerging markets have delivered the second best returns this year in comparison to other sectors monitored by...

Pension Golden Goodbyes Fall For Scheme Leavers

Pension transfer values fell 3.7% to an average £232,000 last month following the trend of fluctuation in the amount employers are paying workers moving out of workplace final salary schemes. Over recent months, the average...

Pitfalls Of Buying Overseas Property For Expats

Expats are finding buying a home increasing difficult the world over as stricter lending rules and rising taxes restrict their opportunities. Many governments see expat property owners as a cash cow because they can tax...

Why Bitcoin Makes Sense In Currency Exchange

The utility and power of Bitcoin can be debated to no end. Some view it as the next stage in world currency—a clever and robust digital alternative that in time will replace conventional forms...

Watch Those Pennies And Those Pension Pounds Soon Stack Up

Little lifestyle changes can lead to big lifetime savings that can boost pension pots by thousands of pounds. Recent surveys have suggested that many workers cannot afford to save as much as they like because...

EU Proposes Pensions Without Borders For Expats

European expats moving between countries will soon have a simplified personal pension that they can take across borders. The European Commission has revealed details of a proposed new EU pension designed to give more choice...

Sanctions Against Qatar Impact Thousands Of Expats

The decision by seven countries to start sanctions against the Gulf State of Qatar is impacting on the lives and wealth of hundreds of thousands of expats. The tiny nation sandwiched between the Arabian Gulf...

May Promises To Keep Triple Lock For EU Expats

British expats have the tiny Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to thank for keeping the state pension triple lock – at least for now. The DUP has 10 Westminster MPs that tip the number of seats...

Unfair Pension Plans Impact Vulnerable Expats

Expats approaching retirement in Australia can expect to meet tougher residency and qualifying rules for the state pension under a new bill. The Social Services Legislation Amendment (Payment Integrity) Bill 2017 is before the Australian...
Brexit

How the General Election result and Brexit affects expats

After Theresa May’s initial declaration a year ago that she would guide Britain into a ‘Hard Brexit’, many expats feared the worst – not only because for those that live and work in Europe...

ETFs, the key to building long term value

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become a favoured route for modern investors to find diversification and flexibility in funds, as advantages such as low expense ratios, and no minimum deposit limits can be utilised. There...

HMRC Wants To Tweak SEIS Assurances For Investors

Investors and their financial advisers are seeking more help from the government to reassure them about companies looking for funding from tax incentivised schemes. A recent consultation has revealed huge numbers of investors and investment...

Global Growth Predicted To Pick Up in 2017

Global growth is expected accelerate over the coming months, but economies are still gripped by uncertainty following the financial crisis, says a respected think tank. The world economy is predicted to pick up from 3.1%...

Wealthy Investors Lose Another Film Tax Relief Appeal

Wealthy celebrities and sports stars have lost another appeal against a ruling that failed film partnerships were above board business investments. The Court of Appeal agreed with two rulings by lower courts that the Samarkand...

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