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How To Make The Most Of Your Retirement Abroad




Whether you’re looking to spend sunny days by the waterfront or want to immerse yourself in cosmopolitan city life, retiring abroad can be an invigorating and exciting experience for those looking for a fresh start in their later years. We looked at ways you can make the most of your retirement overseas, taking into account financial issues such as pensions and property purchases, health considerations, and the sometimes daunting task of settling into a new culture.    more ...


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10 Things To Think About Before You Move Abroad In Your Middle Age




So, you’ve decided to pack up and move abroad in your middle age and are excited to start your journey, but what do you need to consider before you go?

Whether you’re in your mid-thirties or mid-fifties, we’ve covered ten top areas to consider so you can start your new life abroad as prepared as possible.    more ...


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What Could Higher Interest Rates Mean For Your Overseas Property Purchase?




Whether you’re looking to buy a house overseas on the coast to soak up some vitamin D, or you’re just wanting to move money abroad on a regular basis, you’ll want to ensure you’re getting a great exchange rate. But could you soon receive less currency for your money because of central banks and their interest rates?    more ...


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The Lifestyles And Cultures Of Great Expat Locations

Houses in Porto, Portugal

Houses in Porto, Portugal

Whether you’re dreaming of sunny days in Cyprus and Spain, or want to soak up the culture in France and Portugal, there are some amazing expat locations out there just waiting to be uncovered. Some of these are listed below.    more ...


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Understanding Exchange Rates For Your Overseas Property Purchase




Moving abroad can be a long process with a never-ending to-do list – buy a house, find a job, learn a new language, find the kids a new school, transfer savings overseas – the checklist can be daunting to say the least. One of the most important things you can research before you go is your new destination’s currency and what causes it to fluctuate.    more ...


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Relocation Destinations For The Politically Minded And Socially Progressive Expat




Had enough of Brexit and fancy a change? Maybe you’re tired of the political squabbles between parties, referendums, and surprise snap-elections? If you’re looking to escape Britain and head somewhere different, there are loads of places you can relocate to that cater for those seeking culture, new adventure, and political diversity.    more ...


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5 Reasons to Move to the Glittering Shores of Cyprus




Bright blue waters, world renowned clean sandy beaches, and a Mediterranean lifestyle – it’s no wonder Cyprus is an alluring destination for many expats hoping to live life in shorts and a t-shirt. There is a myriad of reasons to relocate to the sun-soaked island and any one of them might be enough to see you booking a one-way ticket to paradise—whether it’s to spend your days out on the water or your evenings enjoying quality time with delicious local delicacies. If you’re more economically minded, you may choose to move for the strengthening economy with falling unemployment. Here are a few of our favourite reasons to relocate to sunlit Cyprus.    more ...


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Destination Canada – All The things You Need To Know If You’re Emigrating To North America

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Rocky Mountains

Sprawling forests, epic mountains, glass lakes, tumbling rivers and sunny cities are just some of the reasons why Canada’s landscape is so fantastic. The country is sparsely populated with friendly locals and there are plenty of French speaking regions to give you a chance to flex your language skills. Canada spans 9,984,670km and is so large it has six time zones, not to mention laying claim to the world’s longest coastline with a distance of 202,080km.    more ...


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Buying Property In Europe? Here’s What Your Money Will Get You And Where




Glistening shores with warm sand to walk on, cities filled to the brim with culture you watch on travel programmes, new languages to learn, exciting food to eat, winding alleyways holding mysterious adventures, and spacious property you’d only ever dreamed of…    more ...


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Expat Top Tips For Transferring Currency Overseas




If you’re moving abroad on a secondment with an employer, to retire, or to seek a better work-life balance with your young family, the switch from UK resident to becoming an expat can feel daunting.

And even when you’re living overseas as an expat you will need to think about the ongoing need to make regular currency transactions. For most, the funds you transfer to buy your property are the first of many payments.    more ...