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Blog > 2017

2017

Education, Expat Healthcare And The EU Referendum

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(c) John Guthrie on Wikipedia

Healthcare is one of the most popular topics of concern for people who are thinking of moving abroad. We're featuring a series of articles to help people understand which healthcare options are available to them in their chosen country, and how to make well-informed decisions about their options.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Residential Property, Retirement And Tax Returns




It's coming up to tax returns time for American expats around the world. Here's how to file.

Do you really need an offshore bank account to manage your finances as an expat?

If you're living in India, you may have been affected by the new money laws there.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Healthcare, Childcare And Repatriation




Healthcare and childcare are two of the biggest concerns people have when they're moving abroad, especially if it's their first time living in a foreign country. This week, we've got you covered on both counts.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Saving Money, Sunny Destinations, And Succeeding Abroad

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(c) freaky_designz on Flickr

Money is one of those subjects people often don't like to discuss. It's difficult, it's complicated, and it only gets more so when you're moving abroad.

Luckily, we're here to help.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Retirement Concerns, Recommended Accounts, And The Cost Of Living

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(c) inasouthamericanway on Flickr

Lots of people move abroad when they retire, often seeking a higher quality of life at a lower price point. But what are the main worries people have about this, and how can they be addressed? That's what Kathleen Peddicord is discussing in this week's column.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Business, Brexit And Bilingual Children

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(c) victoria harjadi on Flickr

Lots of people move abroad because they're looking for more favourable conditions in which to set up and run their own business. Here's what you need to know if you're thinking of starting a business in Costa Rica.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Pensions, Property And Personal Improvement

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(c) Huskyherz on Pixabay

The Autumn Statement towards the end of 2016 raised a lot of questions in many people's minds. Here's what it means for British pensioners living abroad.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Visas, Volunteering and Eco Villages




The process of applying for a UK visa is notoriously difficult. In a new column, Australian expat Genevieve Rogis talks us through what it's like to apply for a partner visa.

Columnists Rosemary Border Rabson and Kathleen Peddicord have also posted articles this week; Rosy discusses life in the Morvan, while Kathleen provides a list of places to retire to if you want the grandchildren to come and visit.    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Safety, Celebrations And Social Media




Can you believe it's nearly the end of January? 2017 is already racing past, and it looks like it's going to be an interesting year on a global scale. As the traditional Chinese curse goes, "May you live in interesting times."    more ...


Blog > 2017

2017

Sea Gypsies, Digital Nomads And Happy Expat Children




Sometimes just moving abroad isn't enough - some people want to be completely location-independent, moving around from time to time and going where the wind takes them. If this sounds appealing, you might want to consider the digital nomad lifestyle, which has been increasing in popularity over the past few years.    more ...