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Life in Canada for expat professionals

Life in Canada for expat professionals
Canada is favoured for its cost of living and its stunning natural beauty. Canada has long been a destination for British expatriates, but nowadays its appeal is growing amongst other countries’ expat professionals. With the world’s 10th largest economy and diverse sectors of employment, Canada is becoming a destination of choice for...

UK expat retirees urged to watch out for pension scammers

UK expat retirees urged to watch out for pension scammers
If you’re about to retire and emigrate, you should be on your guard against pension transfer scams. Increasing numbers of retirees are deciding to wave the UK goodbye and retire to a warmer, less chaotic destination. One crucial element of the process is deciding whether to transfer your pension to an overseas location via a QROPs,...

Paris now in Economist 20 top world cities for first time

Paris now in Economist 20 top world cities for first time
Paris is famous all over the world as the city of love, and it’s now one of 20 top cities for expats. The Economist magazine’s liveability index is highly regarded for its lists of the best world cities for expat professional. . For the first time, Paris is now one of its top 20 world cities, coming in at 19th as a result of its...

Avoiding financial hassle during and after emigration

Avoiding financial hassle during and after emigration
The entire emigration process is daunting for those new to becoming an expat, but taking care of finances is essential. For expats, there’s a huge emphasis on getting used to a new culture, a new language and a new workplace or way of life, but newly arrived expatriates should take care they don’t ignore their finances. Dealing with...

New Zealand to ban expats from purchasing property

New Zealand to ban expats from purchasing property
Would-be expats heading to New Zealand may find they’re banned from buying a home. Due to a spate of mega-rich expats buying up luxury properties as a hedge against a popular doomsday scenario, newly arrived expatriates may find their plans to buy property stymied by law. New Zealand’s attraction as a safe haven in which to survive a...

What expats expect when preparing for an overseas assignment

What expats expect when preparing for an overseas assignment
Being asked by your company or a head-hunter to take on an expat reassignment overseas is great but scary news for most professionals. These days, it seems almost everyone is desperate to work abroad, with those on assignment by their multinational employer getting the best deals. However, it’s not plain sailing, with a huge number of...

Brit expat retirees set to lose on sterling fluctuation

Brit expat retirees set to lose on sterling fluctuation
British retirees overseas may lose 20 per cent of their pension payments due to sterling fluctuations. If you’re at the number-crunching state of preparing to become a British expat overseas, it’s wise to take into account the Brexit effect on the pound’s exchange rate. In the case of a no-deal Brexit, sterling is expected to crash,...

Expats in Portugal lose everything as forex trading firm disappears

Expats in Portugal lose everything as forex trading firm disappears
Expats are facing massive losses after an Algarve forex trading company disappears. Expat investor clients of Almancil-based PremierFX are panicking as attempts to contact the late owner’s adult children all fail. The business, formerly believed to be well-respected in the community, has simply vanished, taking with it hundreds of...

Survey suggests Thailand no longer expat Land of Smiles

Survey suggests Thailand no longer expat Land of Smiles
A recently released expat survey suggests Thailand’s popularity with Western expats is crashing. The survey focused on expat residents across Thailand, coming up with results which might be surprising to those who’ve not lived in the country. Overall, the results showed fewer Western expatriates arriving than ever before as well as a...

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand

Advice on buying a home in New Zealand
Buying a new home in New Zealand is the goal of the majority of expats arriving to live, work or invest. Although home ownership doesn’t guarantee residency in New Zealand, it’s still the preferred option for many of those who’ve arrived to work and are now planning on staying long-term. It’s easy to fall in love with the islands...