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Moving to the UK: Income tax and issues for expats

Moving to the UK: Income tax and issues for expats

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UK tax expert Kieran provides international UK residents a guide on tax issues to consider when living in the United Kingdom.

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. How can you act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings? [Contributed by Raisin]

The UK income tax system: National Insurance

The UK income tax system: National Insurance

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You pay National Insurance contributions (NICs) to build up your entitlement to certain social security benefits, including the State Pension.

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

Expat money matters: How to protect your cash

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Getting your finances in proper order before relocating overseas is vital to achieve happiness and be rid of any worries in your new home.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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It is important to assess the costs and benefits of different transfer options to ensure you get the best deal on your international money transfers.

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

Expat pension plans: How to make QROPS work for you

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If you've gathered pensions from a number of countries and plan on retiring abroad, Expatica's pension expert Phil Loughton explains how to transfer your pension plans abroad.

Expat guide to offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment

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Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

Changes to UK pensions 2014 – is QROPS still beneficial for expats?

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Following changes to UK pension legislation in March 2014, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether QROPS is still a beneficial option for expats living abroad.

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

QROPS – is it a pension option for expats living abroad?

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Following changes to UK pension legislation, financial expert Steven Grover discusses whether a QROPS pension scheme is an option for expats living in Europe.

Offshore companies in the UK

Offshore companies in the UK

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Consider the benefits of setting up an offshore company by registering, establishing or incorporating your business outside the country of residence.

Offshore banking in the United Kingdom

Offshore banking in the United Kingdom

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Consider the benefits of offshore banking, which can offer international financial services for expats and companies in the United Kingdom.

Expert tips: How to invest your money wisely

Expert tips: How to invest your money wisely

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Financial expert Craig Welsh shows how expats can build a successful investment portfolio for long-term capital growth, using a range of investment options.

Rick Steves: Credit cards in Europe — the perils of plastic

Rick Steves: Credit cards in Europe — the perils of plastic

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Much of Europe has implemented a chip-and-PIN system, using credit and debit cards that are embedded with a microchip and require a PIN code for transactions.

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