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The best ways to protect your home while you travel

It’s fast approaching the peak travel time of year, when expats travel to second homes, go “back home” to visit family and friends, or simply go on…

How to make your home more Zen - VIDEO

As the saying goes, “Your home is where your heart is”; in other words, no matter where you are in the world, your home will always be…

Foreign Trusts, Tax and Information Reporting – It’s Complicated!

With regard to foreign (i.e., non-US) trusts, there are many potential US tax filing and reporting requirements which, if missed, can result in imposition of shocking penalties. …

Bitcoin and Your Taxes: Do You Know What to Do?

Bitcoin has been surging in value. Reuters reports that Bitcoin hit an all-time high above $1,400 on Tuesday May 2, after more than tripling in value over…

Pound Inches Higher after Government Borrowing Overshoot

The Pound is moving higher against the major currencies* today, but only after slumping yesterday on poor data. What can we expect from the currency market in…

Strong Retail Sales Figures Boost Pound

  Strong UK retail sales data is pushing the Pound higher against the major currencies* today. What can we expect from the currency market in the week…

Meet the Expat – Farrah Ritter in the Netherlands

An interview with American expat, blogger, and mother of three Farrah Ritter... currently living in the Netherlands but soon to be setting off on her next overseas…

Meet the Expat – Robyn Santa Maria, near Marseille

1. Where do you live now, and where did you move from? I live on the sunny south coast of France, to the east of Marseille, having moved…

What do you miss the most from "back home"?

Missing things is a hot topic with expats. How about you? Here's a whole range of weird, wonderful and unexpected (plus a few expected) things that expats…

How to have the greatest, and safest, gap year ever

Read these ten tips to prepare you, or your child, for the unknown gap road ahead…Gazillions - that’s lots, but no one knows exactly how many -…

How to start a dream business abroad

A huge number of expats move overseas to start their own business (myself included). Read on to discover which country might be the best place to launch…

Where you can earn more than 15 euros an hour in Europe

Not all places are created equal when it comes to wages, even when they form part of the European Union. Find out which 8 countries in the…

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