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British expats worldwide are losers due to currency fluctuation

British expats worldwide are losers due to currency fluctuation
One issue that’s seldom taken into account when expatriation is under discussion is currency fluctuation. Whether the reason for leaving the home country is for a better-paying job, retirement or entrepreneurship, the logistics of the move itself almost always take precedence over what may or may not happen in the future. Back in time...

MPs helping PremierFX expat victims may get a hearing in the House

MPs helping PremierFX expat victims may get a hearing in the House
British lawmakers are now rallying round expats in Mallorca hit by the PremierFX crash. Palma based currency exchange firm PremierFX collapsed almost a year ago, leaving millions in unpaid debts. Whilst no progress has been made and those who lost are giving up hope, dozens of UK lawmakers are now calling for a debate on the issue. The...

Female expats aren’t all trailing spouses nowadays

Female expats aren’t all trailing spouses nowadays
Females are now an established part of the expat world, and they’re not all trailing spouses! Back in the day, the only women spotted in expat communities worldwide were trailing spouses doing their best to dutifully maintain the home country way of life for their hopefully successful husbands and their somewhat confused offspring....

Cyprus wins on low rents but expats consider other issues

Cyprus wins on low rents but expats consider other issues
Expatriates in Cyprus fall into two categories - retirees and career-oriented professionals happy to move on whenever necessary. Cyprus’s expat demographics resemble those of Spain and France rather than the UAE, Hong Kong and Singapore. as the Mediterranean island isn’t exactly a career-oriented top-talent hotspot. However, it’s...

Is selling their UK properties the wise choice for expats?

Is selling their UK properties the wise choice for expats?
Should British expats already living overseas and those planning to relocate in the near future sell their UK properties now? British expats living and working overseas as well as buy-to-let investors are already considering their options as regards selling up in the UK in order to avoid the projected post-Brexit property price crash. The...

UK MPs join fight for expat losers in PremierFX scam

UK MPs join fight for expat losers in PremierFX scam
One of the first risks encountered by newly-arrived expats is that of being scammed out of their savings by dodgy financial advisors working illegally in popular retirement destinations. It’s a sad fact of emigration to a new land overseas that many new arrivals are befriended by seemingly friendly expatriates looking to defraud them...

Thailand no longer an inexpensive destination for expat retirees

Thailand no longer an inexpensive destination for expat retirees
Thailand’s former reputation for being an inexpensive destination for Western expat retirees as now shattered, according to a recent survey. The bad news came as part of a Numbeo report on Southeast Asian destinations, with Malaysian and Indonesian cities now less expensive than most of Thailand’s most popular visitor and expatriate...

Digital nomads and expat freelancers more likely to use cryptocurrency

Digital nomads and expat freelancers more likely to use cryptocurrency
If there’s one thing which cryptocurrency isn’t, its boring. Scarcely a week goes by without cryptocurrency being mentioned on several or more expat-aimed websites, with specific reference to its use by wandering tech specialists, digital nomads and freelancers across the planet. This would suggest conventional means of payment as...

Coping with financial matters as a newly arrived expat

Coping with financial matters as a newly arrived expat
If you get panic attacks when dealing with home country financial matters, imagine how much worse they’ll be when you’re attempting to get to grips with an unfamiliar currency! One of the major headaches of emigration is getting to grips with a foreign currency and your new country’s financial rules, regulations and bureaucracy. For...

Currency exchange rates affecting expat salaries and rental costs

Currency exchange rates affecting expat salaries and rental costs
The expat exodus is growing year by year as ever increasing numbers of professionals decide their futures lie outside their home countries. Fuelled by the ever more global nature of business, totals of expat professionals now working overseas are topping 66.2 million. Since 2013, the increase in expat numbers has averaged six per cent...