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How to make the best of your financial situation in the UAE

How to make the best of your financial situation in the UAE
With all the advantages or a reassignment to the UAE, expats can easily be carried away by their new, luxury lifestyle. Generous salaries, low or no taxation, a high standard of living and year-round sunshine are all highlights of the UAE lifestyle for expats who’ve made the move to Abu Dhabi or Dubai. However, it’s easy to get...

Credit card provision for newly arrived expats in Singapore

Credit card provision for newly arrived expats in Singapore
The vast majority of new expat arrivals in Singapore are fully aware about the high cost of living in the city state, but actually coping with it successfully may need practice as well as credit cards. It’s a sad but true fact that absolutely everything needed to live as an expat in this amazing city is expensive, with those on less...

Keeping or letting go of your home country bank account

Keeping or letting go of your home country bank account
Should British expatriates lose or keep their UK bank accounts? Deciding whether to keep your British bank account open depends on two things – your circumstances and whether your UK bank will allow you to! The majority of Britons living, working or retiring overseas would prefer not to close their British bank accounts, for reasons...

When and how to claim back inheritance tax paid to the UK taxman

When and how to claim back inheritance tax paid to the UK taxman
If you’ve recently moved overseas after inheriting a London property, you may be in for a pleasant financial surprise. British expats as well as UK residents who’ve inherited property may not be aware that, as London’s property prices have lost a considerable amount of value over the past year, they may now be entitled to claim an...

Expats returning home and needing a mortgage should use a broker

Expats returning home and needing a mortgage should use a broker
If you’re an expat thinking of returning to the home country and purchasing property via a mortgage, a recent survey claims many are missing out by going directly to a lender. Repatriating is a big decision for any expat who’s lived overseas for a long period of time, and it’s easy to lose touch with new laws relating to home...

Childrens’ education now a cash cow for investors whilst expat parents suffer

Childrens’ education now a cash cow for investors whilst expat parents suffer
Expat parents living and working in the Gulf States are now paying around a third of the family income to ensure their children get a good education. Rampant increases in international school fees for expat children in Saudi Arabia are forcing many parents to send their kids back to home country schools charging reasonable prices....

Survey shows Russian city life less expensive but more dangerous

Survey shows Russian city life less expensive but more dangerous
Whilst Russia may well not be the most popular destination for career-minded expat professionals, its two major cities are now more affordable for incomers. Out of the 209 world cities surveyed by Mercers’, Moscow was placed 27th and St Petersburg rated a score of 75th, with both scores lower down the ‘expensive cities’ list than...

Living on an expat budget in Singapore

Posted on June 26, 2019 in Finance
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Living on an expat budget in Singapore
How to get by as an expat in Singapore without spending a fortune. It has to be said that Singapore is an expat dream destination for its stunning setting, vibrant culture and amazing choice of cuisines, but it’s also the planet’s most expensive city in which to live. The island draws expat professionals from across the world, but...

Choosing the right QROPS advisor when contemplating expat retirement overseas

Choosing the right QROPS advisor when contemplating expat retirement overseas
In the real world, QROPS are a solution for many expat financial dilemmas, but an equal number of expats seems to have left their common sense in the home country. For many retirees who’ve paid in to a pension all their working lives and are in the planning stages of an overseas retirement, QROPS have been a roaring success, but for...

Experts confirm expats in UAE ripped off by unscrupulous IFAs

Experts confirm expats in UAE ripped off by unscrupulous IFAs
British expatriate professionals living and working in the UAE on a permanent basis are again being ripped off by unscrupulous IFAs. For expats who’ve no intention to ever return to return home, transferring their pension schemes seems common sense and, in a limited number of cases, it is. However, for the financially unsophisticated,...