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Is France still cheap for expat living costs?

Is France still cheap for expat living costs?
Is France still an affordable destination for UK expats? The chosen destination for many British expats lies just across the English Channel and has two main advantages – it’s cheap and quick to get back to the UK to see family and friends, and the French language is still taught in the majority of UK secondary schools. In addition,...

Tips for expats buying a property in Greece

Tips for expats buying a property in Greece
Expat property purchase in Greece is complicated, but can be done with a little professional help. If you’ve finally given up on the UK and are moving to Greece, buying a home in your chosen location isn’t exactly straightforward, but can be done. EU nationals can freely purchase real estate on the mainland and in the islands, but...

Expat life in France can become a personal nightmare

Expat life in France can become a personal nightmare
The majority of expats who choose France as their overseas home are happy to have done so, but what makes a dream turn into a nightmare? Survey after annual survey praises France as an expat destination, especially for Britons, with many having lived there for several decades. Most say their quality of life has improved considerably,...

Getting an expat mortgage on your dream Australian home

Getting an expat mortgage on your dream Australian home
If Australia is your preferred expat destination and you’re considering purchasing a new home, mortgages will depend on your residency status and type of visa. Whether you’re about to become a resident in Oz or are buying a property as a non-resident, using a mortgage broker is the fail-safe way to get what you need. Laws governing...

Planning retirement in the UK after an expat life overseas

Planning retirement in the UK after an expat life overseas
Planning a move back to the UK can be just as tricky and time-consuming as planning to leave! Whether you’re moving back to the UK as intended after a lifetime working overseas or being forced back by fear of Brexit’s consequences, the first thing to realise is that the country of your birth has changed a lot since you left. New rules...

New China IIT law to impact expats as well as nationals

New China IIT law to impact expats as well as nationals
The new Chinese IIT law concerning income tax passed at the end of August will impact expats as well as Chinese citizens. The new law deals with changes to the way individual income tax is calculated and enforced, and is based on changing residency rules for expats, expanding deductibles and adjusting tax brackets. It’s set to be...

Several million British expats urged to Brexit-proof their finances

Several million British expats urged to Brexit-proof their finances
According to leading financial advice firms, all British expats should now be reviewing their financial strategies in the light of a possible no-deal Brexit. The news that the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer is setting aside some £500 million in preparation for a no-deal Brexit is sending shivers up the spines of a good number of British...

Frozen pension petition hits 220,000 signatures

Frozen pension petition hits 220,000 signatures
A petition against frozen pensions launched by the daughter of a 93-year old British expat living in Canada has been signed by 220,000 protestors. The petition called for pensions justice to relieve the hardship endured by those Britons who’d retired to countries with which the UK has no formal Social Security agreement. Of the one...

UK offers healthcare coverage for expat retirees in EU

UK offers healthcare coverage for expat retirees in EU
The British government has introduced a bill aimed at continuing the funding of EU-based Brit expat pensioners’ healthcare in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The bill came after French lawmakers said their government was considering safeguarding healthcare provisions for British expats if Britain ceased to make reciprocal payments...

Expats in the Netherlands access worlds? best pension scheme

Expats in the Netherlands access worlds? best pension scheme
If you’ve decided the Netherlands is your forever home and have a permanent job, the Dutch pension system will ensure your comfortable retirement. The Dutch pension system is recognised as one of the two best on the planet, due to the diversity of its sources of funding, its strong regulation and its accuracy in calculating...