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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
STORY LINK Living on an expat budget in Singapore
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,...

Yet another forex fraud scandal loses US expats some $40 million in total

Yet another forex fraud scandal loses US expats some $40 million in total
Even although warnings about financial fraud are regularly posted on web pages aimed at expatriates, massive financial scams in expat locations continue seemingly unchecked. A Bloomberg report of massive losses by USA expat retirees living in San Miguel is just the latest horror story for those planning retirement in warmer, less expensive...

Do expat retirees favour bitcoin trading because they’re bored?

Do expat retirees favour bitcoin trading because they’re bored?
A shock report is showing bitcoin as this year’s best performing investment. Cryptocurrency in general has had an exciting ride over the past several years, with bitcoin’s spectacular rise and its equally spectacular fall making and losing investor fortunes in short order. From the amazing 2017 rise to $20,000, followed by its collapse...

Hints on expat property purchase in Germany

Posted on May 15, 2019 in Finance
STORY LINK Hints on expat property purchase in Germany
Hints on expat property purchase in Germany
One of the most challenging aspects of life as an expat is finding and buying a suitable home. For the majority of working expat professionals, renting a condo is perhaps the easiest and most convenient option, especially for those on shorter-term contracts. However, for those with families, entrepreneurs working on start-ups and those...

Mis sold SIPPs now spurring thousands of claims by British expat retirees

Mis sold SIPPs now spurring thousands of claims by British expat retirees
Badly performing SIPPs personal pensions mis-sold by unscrupulous IFAs to Brit retirees is Spain have spurred a huge number of claims. British pensioners in Spain who’ve been taken advantage of by dodgy IFAs are now worried about uncertainty caused by the Brexit effect on their savings. Of the at least 70,000 retired Brits living in...

Will the Western world’s retirement crisis result in expat poverty?

Will the Western world’s retirement crisis result in expat poverty?
People are living longer and healthier than ever before and looking forward to an active retirement. Across the entire swathe of Western first-world countries, demographics show that humans are living far longer and staying healthy well into their retirement years. Unfortunately, their pension savings investments were never designed to...