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Bringing you the very latest developments from the world of finance. With news, information and updates relating to investments, savings, retirement issues, QROPS, property, tax, currency and the stock market. Keeping your finger on the pulse.

Ancient Religion Offers New Worshippers Tax Breaks

Iceland has a proud Viking heritage but thousands of people are putting the past behind them and converting to an ancient religion that predates...

Brexit Ban Expats Appeal To Supreme Court

British expats who lost their legal challenge to vote in the Brexit referendum are continuing their fight with an appeal to the Supreme Court. Their...

Investment Guide For Crowdfunding Newbies

First time crowdfunding investors can pick up some top tips from a new guide published by leading platform Seedrs. Jumping on the popularity of equity...

Getting To Know The Chinese Renminbi

Stock exchanges and currency markets are moving so fast that it’s difficult to keep up with the swings – but the root of the...

Falling Oil Prices Is Good For The World Economy

Oil companies are having a tough time shedding thousands of jobs and slashing spending as the price per barrel plunges. But it’s hard for consumers...

More Car Firms Admit Filing Bogus Emission Data

German and Japanese car companies had a reputation of solid engineering and reliability, but the emissions scandal has left some big brands in tatters...

Are Emerging Market Governments Telling Fibs?

The problem with investing in emerging markets is that the governments are suspected to be such liars when releasing economic data. Many countries are vying...

Bank Of England Puts Interest Rate Rise On Hold Again

The Bank of England is still keeping savers and borrowers guessing about when interest rates might increase. The rate-fixing monetary policy committee met this week...

Stock Markets Get Jitters As Trump Marches On

Outspoken US Presidential contender Donald Trump’s brash march on office could give stock markets around the world jitters, according to the chief executive of...

Global Financial Advice

There are over 50 million expatriates now living across the world, and it’s a figure that is increasing at an average of three million...

Spotting A QROPS Scammer

A Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) review is a vital step for expats wanting to map their future finances. The review is a tool...

The Great Australian QROPS Disaster

Australian Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) as the pension world knew them are no more – and won’t be coming back in huge...