While I was on holiday, I had time to read some interesting articles and I thought that it could be a good idea to share some of my favourites here.Continue reading “Something for the weekend – Friday 23rd August 2019”
Did you know that women typically live longer than men? The difference in life expectancy is almost 4 years in the UK.
In addition, women are much more likely to live alone when they are older. Statistics show that only 18% of women age 85 or older are still married while 58% of men over age 85 still have a partner who is living. Continue reading “Some thoughts for International Women’s Day…”
With 2019 only a few days away, I decided to replace my regular monthly update of financial issues affecting expats with some of my top financial tips for ensuring a prosperous New Year.
Here they are (in no particular order): Continue reading “10 financial tips for expats to ensure a prosperous 2019”
Stock market jitters continue
The stock market jitters that began in October have continued throughout this month.
US markets are now down 8-9% over the last two months, while European markets have lost 6-7% over the same time period and in the UK, the FTSE has dropped by a similar amount. Continue reading “Financial planning update – November 2018”
Everybody has an allowance that is free of inheritance tax (IHT) on their death.
Currently (tax year 2018/2019) that allowance is GBP325,000. It has been stuck at this level for a number of years.
Have you ever wondered what proper financial planning looks like?
For many, the experience of financial planning simply involves the sale of a financial product and not much else.
However, if done properly, financial planning can involves so much more. Continue reading “What does a comprehensive financial planning report look like?”