It’s Not What You Do, It’s The Way That You Do It! So you have life insurance that covers you where you live (Expat Life Insurance) congratulations that’s a great start. What we want to know now is how did you set it up? The likelihood is you’re the life assured, policy owner and nominated … Read moreWhy your life insurance policy could prove costly for your family and how to fix it before its too late
Essential Wealth Creation Principles There are many strategies, philosophies and ideas on investimg though these are essential wealth creation principles. Whether it’s day trading shares, currencies, property portfolios, cryptocurrency or the Warren Buffet way they all have their specific hooks. Some have more merits than others whilst others are completely unrealistic for your average investor. … Read more8 essential wealth creation principles that will start you on the road to financial freedom today
The party could soon be over If you’ve been an expat for quite some time then more than likely your company funds your children’s education fees or they give you an allowance to it yourself. This situation is going to change though not because of current trends in the expat employment market. No, it is … Read moreUniversity Costs for Expat Kids – 5 Things You Should Know!
Raising Your Family Abroad In this video HSBC Expat Explorer share the results from thousands of interviews with expat parents. They provide an insight into their experiences and the challenges of raising your family abroad. On the whole the majority of parents felt that it was a positive experience for their children, improving their lives … Read moreThe Rewards and Challenges of Raising your Family Abroad
Social Care One of the major issues that developed during the recent UK election was the topic of social care and the part of the Conservative party’s manifesto that became known as the “dementia tax”. Current situation Now, a council will pay for the full cost of a person’s social care if they have capital … Read moreThe lure of life overseas is strong! What are the options for expat social care?
Proposed Changes in UK Inheritance Tax on UK Property April 2017 should have seen the introduction of new rules for the way UK inheritance tax (IHT) is charged on UK property. It was to affect all non-UK domiciled individuals (non-doms), non-UK resident/trustees that own UK property directly or indirectly. The UK government chose to drop these … Read moreOwning UK Property Could Get Way More Complicated
Do you have this type of investment with one of the big life insurance companies? It could be with Generali Worldwide, Friends Provident International, Old Mutual International, RL360, Aviva Global, Zurich International, Investors Trust or Hansard Global it doesn’t really matter which. How much would you get back if you needed to get access to … Read moreInvestment – How Much is Your Offshore Savings Plan Really Worth?
We’ve talked before about how expats retire by accident and unfortunately most of the time this doesn’t work out well. Particularly when someone has become familiar the standard of living one associate with being an expat. It can be easy to get judgemental or perceive this lack of planning as irresponsible. After all, retirement is … Read moreRetirement – How to figure out what you need
A Whole New World You’ve become an expat or you’ve taken a job overseas and moved away from your home country. You’re experiencing lots of change, new things, new places, doing things differently and a new culture. Unfortunately, you still need to deal with the mundane stuff and this list may have only got longer. … Read moreFinancial Health Warning- Avoid The Offshore Life Policy