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 the […]

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The Rule of 72

If you want to know how long your money will take to double in value with your current interest rate on savings or rate of return on investment, […]

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Is your house in order?

Not many of us think about death or even know when it might happen, but it is fair to say that it may come just when you don’t […]

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Penalties for landlords in Italy

It would appear that the Italian authorities are starting to understand the nature of the tax evasion that goes on in the rental of residential property in Italy. […]

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Tax efficient investments for Expats in Italy

After living in Italy for many years, I have started to understand a few of the more Italian ways of life.  There is no need to write about […]

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Don’t get boiled!

Boiler Room Scams – what they are and what to look out for Its is important to take your financial security very seriously.  So I just wanted to […]

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Who is the Greater Fool?

Here is a little piece I wrote on an official investment theory: The Greater Fool Theory. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_fool_theory The link is the official definition for those interested in it. […]

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Barclays closes financial advice arm

This an article which appeared in Money Marketing magazine (online), back in January 2011. Although the article relates to the UK, if you are one of those Expats […]

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Some useful Italian banking information

Welcome everyone to the new ‘Expat finances in Italy’ blog.  I hope you find the information interesting and informative. I thought I should start with a little useful […]

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