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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...

Malaysia hikes expat minimum wage threshold

Malaysia hikes expat minimum wage threshold
Malaysian lawmakers are investigating raising the expat minimum wage threshold in order to open up more jobs for local graduates. In a bid to create more jobs for suitably qualified locals, the Malaysian government is looking into raising the minimum wage threshold applied to expat hirings. The move is expected to regulate the number of...

IFAs in the Gulf States complaining about lack of expat interest in their products

IFAs in the Gulf States complaining about lack of expat interest in their products
In spite of the Middle East’s reputation for massive salaries, it seems some 66 per cent of expatriate professionals leave with less cash than when they arrived. According to a well-known Middle East IFA firm, almost all expatriates working in the region aren’t setting by any money against their retirement needs. Almost half of expats...

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...

Anger and dismay ramps up amongst retired expats in Thailand

Anger and dismay ramps up amongst retired expats in Thailand
A report of a 90-year old expat being forced to leave Thailand due to the visa changes is causing anger and dismay in the expat community. A new report by a 90-year old expatriate retiree in Thailand stating he will be forced to return to his country of origin due to last week’s retirement visa changes has ramped up expat sentiment...

Amsterdam court rules expat kids are entitled to student finance

Amsterdam court rules expat kids are entitled to student finance
The Amsterdam court has ruled an increased number of expat children are entitled to student finance. For expat parents, the most expensive and most important gift they can give their offspring is the chance to study for a university degree. It’s an investment in each child’s future success, but finding affordable options is often...

Expat retirees in Thailand shocked and confused by new financial rulings for visas

Expat retirees in Thailand shocked and confused by new financial rulings for visas
After yet another sudden, confusing change in Thailand’s requirements for a retirement visa, a survey shows at least a third of respondents may choose to leave Thailand as they’re afraid of what might come next. In the past, Thai immigration’s retirement visa requirements were relatively straightforward, with the financial...

European Commission hits out at risky golden visas and passports

European Commission hits out at risky golden visas and passports
The European Commission has come out against Golden Passports, saying the programmes put the EU at risk from money laundering and organised crime. The EU’s warning is part of the executive’s initial report on the multi-billion dollar industry providing ‘investment migration’ to ultra-wealthy would-be expat individuals eager to get...

For expat pensioners, talking up sterling may be premature

For expat pensioners, talking up sterling may be premature
British expats’ optimism over the plight of sterling could be seen as slightly premature. British expat pensioners in EU member states could well be forgiven for hoping a currency exchange miracle is just around the corner, but it’s probably far less likely than a snowstorm in the Sahara Desert. Sterling has been in the doldrums ever...

Australia most popular with UK retirees in spite of frozen pensions

Australia most popular with UK retirees in spite of frozen pensions
Australia is still the most popular destination for British pensioners. Although Spain is regularly mooted as British pensioners’ dream destination, the highest numbers of UK state pensions are paid to former UK-resident citizens living in Australia. The figures state 20 per cent of retired Brits living overseas are domiciled in Oz, a...