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Gone Missing: 90,000 Brits Disappear After Brexit

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Tens of thousands of British expats risk losing their right to live and work in Europe as their time to apply for residence status under a Brexit agreement runs out. Brits living in France, Malta, Luxembourg and Latvia face a June 30 deadline to claim their rights, while in The Netherlands, an extra three months … Read more

Expat Guide To Moving Abroad

Model house and keys abroad

Moving abroad is a massively exciting step, whether you’re headed for distant shores to enjoy a well-earned retirement or embarking on new career. This Expat Guide to moving abroad will be your helping hand to make life a lot easier. However, one element is a little less so: the practicalities of packing and shipping a … Read more

Expat Guide to Living in Spain

Barcelona Spain from above the city

Spain is the most popular European destination for British expats by a long way with around 761,000 living there, and that number doesn’t show any signs of slowing despite Brexit. As well as established expat networks, and the promise of summer sunshine, there are lots of great reasons to consider Spain as your home abroad: … Read more

Expat Guide To Living In Dubai

Burj Khalifa in Dubai UAE

Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates and home to tens of thousands of British expats. Many expats believe Dubai is a country, but Dubai is one of seven separate kingdoms called emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is a trendy global city that attracts movie stars, sports stars … Read more

Pension Freedom Age to Rise Two Years

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The age retirement savers can access their pension cash is going up by two years, a minister has warned. From 2028, the age limit will rise from 55 to 57 years old as the law changes ‘in due course’. Raising the pension freedom age was first signalled in 2014, but no legislation has been forthcoming, … Read more

Cities Where Money Can Buy The Megarich Happiness

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The saying goes money can’t always buy happiness, and for the most part that seems true in a new global city wellbeing index. International property consultants Knight Frank have produced a wealth report for 2020 that charts the fortunes and lifestyles of the megarich and the places where they feel the happiest. One of the … Read more

Over 50s Spending Spree Boosts Economy By Billions

Older consumers are a benefit to the economy rather than a drain on resources, according to new research. The over 50s will spend 63p in every £1 in the UK by 2040 – rising from 54p in the £1 in 2018. And the money is spent across the board rather than on specific goods and … Read more

Watchdog Handles 6m Financial Services Complaints In 6 Months

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Complaints about regulated financial firms rose by a huge 1.7 million to just over 6 million in the second half of last year, according to new data. Although nearly two thirds were about payment protection insurance misselling, that still leaves a shocking 2 million grievances reported by customers. The data comes from watchdog the Financial … Read more

Expat Men Ready To Jump On Plane Home If They Fall Ill

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Most expats are so worried about local health care standards in the countries where they are on assignment that they have emergency plans to go home if they fall seriously ill. New research found that 84% of expat men needed health care while living abroad, with 72% expressing concerns about standards and two-thirds ready to … Read more