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Unearthing websites for Brit expat retirees rather than Americans

Unearthing websites for Brit expat retirees rather than Americans
Is information on non-European expat retirement destinations too American-centric? One of the reasons for the huge increase in the numbers of retirees choosing to spend their ‘golden years’ outside their countries of birth is that it’s easy to get an overview of comparative destinations by simply logging on and doing an online...

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...

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...

Chaos in Cyprus expat community follows rejection of May?s Brexit deal

Chaos in Cyprus expat community follows rejection of May?s Brexit deal
British expats in Cyprus are facing more uncertainty since May’s agreement tanked. As a no-deal Brexit looms, British expats living in Cyprus face a seemingly never-ending world of uncertainty. According to the British High Commission for the island, expats’ situations will depend on future developments, adding it could not give any...

Wealthier expats should compare tax perks in popular retirement destinations

Wealthier expats should compare tax perks in popular retirement destinations
For several decades, sunny Portugal has been a refuge for British expat pensioners looking to enjoy their leisurely lives in a warm climate offering welcome tax exemptions for wealthier incomers. The capital, Lisbon, along with the Algarve region and Porto are still all-time favourites for those wishing to become tax residents....

Social insurance in Cyprus for newly-arrived UK expats

Social insurance in Cyprus for newly-arrived UK expats
British expats could forgive themselves for being confused about Cyprus’s compulsory social insurance system. The Republic of Cyprus operates a compulsory social insurance scheme into which all working adults must pay, but it’s seen as confusing by many newly–arrived British expatriates. Basically, payments depend on earnings, with...

British expat retirees in Cyprus confused by pension payment options

British expat retirees in Cyprus confused by pension payment options
British expats who’ve made their new lives in Cyprus are unable to relax due to continuing Brexit uncertainty. Cyprus has always been a favourite with British expatriates, perhaps due to the years when it was a British possession. Their worst nightmare is that no-deal will really mean no-deal some time in the very near future, and...

Sydney and Melbourne to be no-go zone for expatriate workers

Sydney and Melbourne to be no-go zone for expatriate workers
If you’re planning to emigrate to Australia and have set your sights on Melbourne or Sydney – think again! For decades, Australia has been a prime destination for expats looking to live, work or retire in either of its two major cities, Sydney or Melbourne. Sadly, both cities are now under a massive strain caused by overpopulation,...

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...

Spain still number one for British expat retirees

Spain still number one for British expat retirees
Although the number of Brit expats in Spain is falling fast, the country is still Britons’ number one favourite for retirement. Statistics compiled by a leading international removals company placed the long-term expat favourite at number one in its data on UK emigrants’ European destinations. Some 13 per cent of their clients were...