Helping Expats Help Themselves

A Revolution in expat finance

about direct expat

Take control of your finances! Get a Better understanding of your assets! make sure you're doing what's best for you!

With over 30 years experience in financial services we felt that it was time to give expats another option.

So we started Direct Expat to help you help yourself!

We understand that living and working overseas is for most an amazing experience. It also brings some unique issues and no more is this true than when it comes to our finances. Often this can mean that our finacial situation improves whilst getting more complicated.
 
 
So where do we turn for help?
 
What was available to us back home may not be anymore, this is true when it comes to insurance and pension. It could also be true for some of our investment saving as well. You may decide to sit down with a financial adviser that specialises in dealing with expats. The quality of advice that you receive can vary and the regulatory framework may not be as robust as back home.
 
It’s important to have a better understanding of your finances. Then you can know if you’re getting good advice. For other longer term expats who may have had a bad experience in the past. Well you may not be doing anything or you could have decided to take matters into your own hands. Where do you start?
 
We want to help. Share our expertise with you, insider industry knowledge. We’re giving you the resources to make better financial decisions and get value for money.
 
We’ve created a place that expats can go to find out about their financial matters. Improve your knowledge, get to know which steps you should take first. Know where to start and how to manage your expectations. We’ll share the key tips that you should apply to help you use your resources in the best way possible.
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make more of your money

Direct Expat has years of experience and knowledge of dealing with expats and their finances. We've published a clear and concise guide to help expats make the most of their money. It's yours free of charge when you sign up for Direct Expat's updates.

Product Reviews

We’re putting together product reviews of financial products made available to expatriates. Whether it’s money transfers, health insurance or investment platforms we’ll report on it. Impartial and concise reviews that give you the pros and cons of a product that you may be thinking about using. Before you use something know what you’re getting into.
 
We’ll let you know how a product works and any potential issues that you could face. We’ll also help you understand what a product will cost you and how fees get taken. In short we’ll give you an unbiased assessment of product before you commit. Or you may want to find out what’s the best fit for you.

Articles

Keep up to date with changes that may effect you. What’s the economic outlook and how could this impact your investments. Do changes in tax laws back home have an impact on you? What are the latest investment trends and should you be thinking about using them? We’ll give you tips on what you could be doing and how to improve on what you’re already doing. We’ll keep it brief and clear to put you on the road to a better financial future.

Portfolios

Have you decided to take control of your own financial future? Whether you’ve had a bad investment experience in the past or you just want to do it yourself, it doesn’t matter. Starting out is often the hardest thing, what should you do first?
 
We understand this and realise it can be a daunting thing to manage your own investments. So much so that you can become paralysed by the sheer volume of decisions that you need to make.
 
So we’ve put together risk rated portfolios. These models give you an investment structure that you can follow to help get you started. We’ll give you asset class breakdowns and also holding recommendations. Use these to build and manage your portfolio. As investment managers move on we’ll let you know how this impacts the investment model.
 
You’re in charge, you make the decisions, it’s you who’s managing your investments. We’re just there to give you a helping hand.

Guides

Making better financial decisions starts by having a better understanding of financial principles. Knowing where to start and cutting through complicated jargon can be a challenge. So we’re putting together an extensive range of financial guides.
 
Everything that you need to know about a particular financial topic to get you on your way. We’ve made them easy to understand, guides that help you to learn. Choose an area that your interested in and get going.

make more of your money

Direct Expat has years of experience and knowledge of dealing with expats and their finances. We've published a clear and concise guide to help expats make the most of their money. It's yours free of charge when you sign up for Direct Expat's updates.