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A Short History of Crowdfunding

A Short History of Crowdfunding

 Lending money is anything but an innovation in society and has been around from as far back as the 1700’s. However, what does seem to...

Tax Dooms Day Looming For Expat Contractors

Expat contractors who are earning big salaries without paying tax in their home countries are running out of time to put straighten their finances,...

Financial Watchdog Snoops On 30m Closed Policies

The UK financial services industry has emerged bruised and battered from a two week onslaught by the government that has seen their stock market...

Selling The Family Jewels Is Not Always Sensible

New research for economic gurus shows the privatising public services is not always best for a country. Politicians have argued that letting the private sector...

Which Is The Best QROPS Jurisdiction?

As Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) providers offer more than 3,200 pensions across more than 40 financial centres, how do expats choose the...

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...

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme is the Investment Choice

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offers tax breaks unlike any others available in the world for investors. By placing money into a UK-based...

SEIS Encouraging Fintech Growth

A study conducted by an Angel Investment group has suggested that it is the lucrative world of fintech (financial technology) which is now the...

China Crisis Fails To Sway Bank Of England

Economic crisis in China is not bad enough to deter the Bank of England considering interest rate rises early next year. In the minutes of...
Making More Of Tax-Free Pension Cash With A QROPS

QROPS Tax-Free Cash

Expats who want to take a lump sum from their pension on retirement have an extra option that could boost their tax-free cash. Drawing a...

Tax Authorities Take On Celebrity Tax Breaks

Celebrity tax dodging has hit the headlines again as scores of the rich and famous are embroiled in financial scandals across Europe. The latest well-known...

Workers Have No Idea How Much To Save For Retirement

Retirement on the poverty line is a real risk for one in five working adults who have no pension savings. And even if they were...

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