Expat Focus Financial Update 25 July 2016


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Best locations for expats revealed

For expats who are looking for entrepreneurial opportunities or who are simply wanting the best place to move to, a new report has revealed which cities offer the best opportunities.

The report from accounting firm BDO says that entrepreneurs should head to Hong Kong with London following closely in second place, while the best places for expats with families are Luxembourg and Vienna.   more ...

  Expat Focus Financial Update 18 July 2016


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Expats in UK express fears for future

The fallout from the Brexit vote for the UK to leave the European Union continues, with reports of growing concerns among expat workers living in the United Kingdom.

Their fears grew after Theresa May was questioned during her campaign to be Conservative leader and she refused to guarantee the immigration status for millions of Europeans who currently live in the UK.   more ...

  Expat Focus Financial Update 06 July 2016


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Brexit impact rumbles on for expats

A settlement for British expats living in the European Union will be a key issue in the upcoming Brexit negotiations after the UK government said European nationals can continue to live in the UK.

However, the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the announcement was 'absurd' without arranging a similar commitment from European governments for British expats settled in their countries.   more ...

  International Investor? Important Issues To Consider


Financial - Tom Zachystal

Our firm specializes in investment management for US expatriates, many of whom are concerned with diversifying their investment portfolio internationally and managing currency risk. Our accounts are multi-currency and we have access to investment markets around the world. I’ve noticed that there are some common misunderstandings regarding international investing, as well as a lack of information regarding costs and other issues with respect to such investments. Probably the most common misunderstanding is related to the location of the investment account and the currency in which it is denominated. The question usually goes something like this:   more ...

  Expat Focus Financial Update 06 June 2016


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Demand for expat skills continues to grow

Despite the rise in technology to make global communications easier there is still a rising demand from employers for expats to fulfil overseas assignments.

Consultancy firm ECA International says that 10 years ago experts were predicting the demise of expats having to move overseas with the introduction of webinars and videoconferencing. In fact, the opposite has been the case.   more ...

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