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Cross-border international banking for expats

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With more and more people moving across borders and settling in different countries, the need for cross-border banking options has grown considerably in recent times. If you're an expat looking to transfer money from one country to another, there are both traditional banks and newer financial companies...

Bitcoin Investment Hype

Expert advice on the Bitcoin investment hype

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The Bitcoin frenzy, although over its peak, is still raging on. To help potential investors see through the hype, Koen De Leus, Chief Economist at BNP Paribas Fortis, shares his advice.

Banks in France

French banking for foreigners: A list of banks in France

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This guide explains the French banking system to help foreigners choose a bank in France. Find a list of French banks, online banks and international banks in France.

Opening a French bank account

Banking in France: Opening a French bank account

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This guide explains how to open a bank account in France as a resident, how to open a French bank account online and what is required for opening a French bank account for non-residents.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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To find the best way to transfer money internationally, it’s important to understand the fees, exchange rates and speed of different transfer options.

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.

Offshore banking

Offshore banking in France

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Consider the benefits offshore banking while living in France, which provide expats and companies international financial services while living abroad.

Investment protection

Assurance Vie: An expatriate’s guide to French investments

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Tax and estate planning figure prominently in the list of priorities of many financially secure expatriate residents of France. Steven Grover wades though the murky waters of 'Assurance Vie' and offers an expatriate’s guide.

Top tips for investing 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.

Credit cards in Europe - chip and pin

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.

Moving back to the UK

Moving back to the UK: Financial considerations

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The financial planning experts at The Fry Group offer this list of factors for British expats to consider before planning their move back to the United Kingdom.

Managing expat finances

Expat financial management: Third culture wealth

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Expats may find their wealth 'suspended' between two cultures. Financial expert Bryan Hancock advises expats on how to deal with issues such as tax, retirement and repatriation planning.



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