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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...

Essential apps for travelling expats

Essential apps for travelling expats
If you’ve just arrived in your new reassignment destination, which apps are the most useful? One of the most important personal aspects of reassignment overseas is the ability to readjust to your changing circumstances, both at work and in everyday life. You’ll need all your organisational skills as you’ll be using a new, unfamiliar...

Tips on making the best of a shrinking expat budget due to currency fluctuations

Tips on making the best of a shrinking expat budget due to currency fluctuations
The expat lifestyle as it’s portrayed online gives plenty of causes for envy in many conventionally-oriented members of society. It’s true that living outside your comfort zone as well as your country can be exciting as well as challenging, but realities exist everywhere expats hang their hats. Budgeting is one, and is a good reason...

British expat retirees in Cyprus confused by pension payment options

British expat retirees in Cyprus confused by pension payment options
British expats who’ve made their new lives in Cyprus are unable to relax due to continuing Brexit uncertainty. Cyprus has always been a favourite with British expatriates, perhaps due to the years when it was a British possession. Their worst nightmare is that no-deal will really mean no-deal some time in the very near future, and...

Online forex services gaining popularity with expats

Online forex services gaining popularity with expats
Banks are being given a run for their money by new online forex services. Traditional currency exchange dealers including money transfer agents and banks are losing customers to a new-style foreign exchange system which matches clients who wish to sell to those wishing to buy. The increasing popularity of these websites with travelling...

High end hangouts and bargain basement cities for expats

High end hangouts and bargain basement cities for expats
Whether you’re searching for a high-end hangout or a bargain-basement home from home, moving overseas is a chance to enjoy new opportunities, cultures and lifestyles. Moving overseas involves many considerations, a good number of which are linked to individual financial situations. As with so much else nowadays, the internet is your...

Expat victims of Premier FX crash determined to fight for their money

Expat victims of Premier FX crash determined to fight for their money
Premier FX was a popular choice for expat professionals remitting moneys to the home country as well as for expat retirees bringing in their pension payments in their host country’s currency. The supposedly reputable forex platform was based in and operated from Portugal, offering all the usual guarantees, but it now seems the...