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Tax Efficient Life Assurance Bonds in Italy

Here is an  example of the potential tax savings of investing through Italian compliant Life Assurance Bonds. For ease of understanding I will do a comparison: Let's…

Where do you buy your financial products?

The following article is taken from International adviser magazine entitled: European IFA's gain influence. The proportion of Europeans who purchase financial products from banks has fallen during…

Where to... in Rome

A lot of friends sigh and go into a daydreaming mode when I say that I've spent a period of time in Rome long enough not to…

Italy at Eurovision 2013 - Marco Mengoni's charm offensive

Eurovision 2013 has just finished in the Swedish city of Malmo, making Denmark next year's host of Europe's largest musical event. After thirteen years of absence, Italy…

Parliamo Italiano!

One the hardest obstacles I have had to overcome since actually 'living' here as opposed to having a 'holiday house' is having to broaden my use of…

Ciao Primavera!

I must apologise first for the gap in my posts due first to a family bereavement followed by a visit to my daughter in Singapore.  Anyway, here…

the one where it's spring in italy

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="320"] sometimes you spend Saturday night going grocery shopping. at a store you can drive to because it has a parking lot which means…

the one where I go to Ireland

You know how in mainstream media Ireland is always filled with people who are dancing jigs and having red hair and wearing nice sweaters? Ireland is for…

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