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Savvy Consumers Want More Control Over Their Cash

Online self-service investment platforms are the big winners as regulators around the world tighten up the rules for giving financial advice. Britain is one of...

Forex Banking Scandal Probe Could Last Years

Expats may have been the victims of a banking scandal involving the fixing of foreign currency exchange rates, according to financial watchdogs. International regulators are...

Branson Buys Into Bitcoin

Billionaire Richard Branson has pumped almost £20 million into the controversial online currency Bitcoin. His £17.8 million investment makes him one of the leading backers...

Your Money Or Your Life – What’s More Important?

Health and happiness is more important than wealth to people in retirement, according to Pensions minister Steve Webb. That’s why the government is proposing to...

Has oil-rich Venezuela run out of money?

It’s difficult to keep track with the will-they-won’t-they economic manipulations of the bolivar currency rate in Venezuela. Although the nation is one of the world’s...

Taking The Pain Out Of Foreign Exchange

One of the biggest money worries for expats is uncertainty over foreign exchange rates. Any expat who is trying to shift money around the world...

ECB Ready To Act Against Deflation Concerns

Deflation in the Eurozone is the latest potential financial crisis to hit British expats in retirement destinations like Spain, France and Portugal. The European Central...

New UK one pound coin named “most secure” in the world

Heralded as the “most secure coin in the world” by the Royal Mint, a new British £1 coin is to be launched in 2017. Based...

Rupee strengthens ahead of general elections

Momentum is building ahead of India’s next general elections taking place next month; and has the potential to fuel the rupee’s appreciation to highs...

New Zealand and China strengthen economic ties with currency deal

The economic ties between New Zealand and China have been strengthened now a new currency deal has been announced which allows direct trading of...

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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...