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Ten tips for moving back to the UK as an expat

There comes a point in the diary of most British expats on which they look to book their return ticket. For many, this date has been continuously pushed back, as the plan to spend one year overseas quickly turned into a much longer period. For others, the story is quite the opposite. Whether you have…

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7 Things to Do If You Are Worried About a UK Recession

Talks of a potential recession in the UK have been rife for several months. Given the current political uncertainty, and the decline in the value of the pound over the past two and a half years, it is unsurprising that a number of Brits are concerned about what a potential recession would mean for them….

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When should you start saving for retirement?

Quite simply, the answer to this question is ‘as early as possible’. Retirement for the younger generations is often regarded as something not worth thinking about. Young people feel invincible, they feel their 20s will never end. However, as we all know, everything eventually comes to an end at some point. This blog will be…

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A Guaranteed way to boost your financial goals

So, here you are, out in the Gulf, enjoying a different lifestyle to those that chose to stay behind in Britain, Canada, Australia, Europe – wherever. Let’s face it, you are a pioneering ex-pat with adventure in your veins, enjoying a different tax regime and probably better weather (especially if you’re British!) You have probably…

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The Effect of a No Deal Brexit on UK Pensions

With the deadline looming for Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the likelihood of the UK crashing out of the EU is looking more likely than ever. But what would a “No Deal” mean for your pension? The answer depends significantly on whether you will be retiring in the UK or overseas, with pensions secretary Esther McVey…

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Solving Inheritance Tax

Inheritance tax, or the ‘death tax’, could be one of the most disliked taxes in the UK – no one wants their estate to be eroded away before it reaches their family. Currently, the tax-free threshold stands frozen at £325,000 for 2017-2021, or at £650,000 for couples. However, the steady rise in property prices over…

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