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Lloyds bank pulls out of expat mortgages

Lloyds Bank Abandon Expat Mortgage Market

Lloyds Bank recently announced that it will no longer accept applications from Britons living abroad who want to buy a UK property, a decision which also affects buy-to-let mortgages. It comes after an announcement in August by Lloyds TSB International that it would stop lending to Britons abroad as it scaled back its lending operations. […]

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Financial Planning Action Point #5

What would happen if your bank went bust? Most banks offer some form of state backed compensation scheme that would protect you to some extent. For example in the UK, you would receive up to GBP85,000 should your bank fail. Some countries provide higher levels of compensation and others lower. September’s action point, is to […]

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Financial Advice for British Expats in Dubai

If you are a UK expat living in Dubai (or any of the other United Arab Emirates) and are looking for professional financial advice, we can help. We specialize in helping British expats with their financial planning and investment requirements during the time that they are living and working overseas – as well as continuing […]

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Financial Advice for British Pensioners/Retirees in Italy

Financial Advice for British Pensioners/Retirees in Italy

If you are a retired UK expat living in Italy and are looking for professional financial advice, we can help. We specialize in helping British expats with their financial planning and investment requirements. As a first step, feel free to browse around this website to see if you can find the answer to your question […]

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Great Financial Advice for Expat Wifes and Expat Husbands

5 Financial Planning Tips for Expat Spouses

I originally planned to write this for International Women’s Day. However, having thought about it, it doesn’t make a difference whether you are an expat wife or an expat husband accompanying a working partner, the points below are equally valid. So here are my top 5 financial planning tips for an expat spouse, whether you […]

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The World's Most Expensive City

Zurich is Now the World’s Most Expensive City in Which to Live

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) bi-annual Worldwide Cost of Living Index, Zurich has overtaken Tokyo to become the most expensive city in the world in which to live. The result is based on survey of the prices of more than 160 goods and services including food, drink, clothing, household goods, personal care items, home rents, transport, […]

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