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Moving Abroad Checklist for Expats

Whether you're moving to a new country for work, retirement, or simply for the adventure, there's a lot to do and plan before you set off. Finding a new home in a different country can be a lengthy process of arranging visas, managing finances, applying for documents, and arranging house viewings, so it's important not to leave it until the last minute.
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Opening a Bank Account in Spain

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There are many reasons why you might want to open a bank account in Spain. You might be purchasing a holiday home, studying abroad, or moving to the country permanently. If this is the case, you'll be pleased to hear that opening a Spanish bank account as a non-resident isn't as difficult as it might sound.
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An Expat’s Guide to Buying Property in France

So, you’re thinking of buying property in France? We know that you might be feeling daunted by the idea of purchasing a house in another country, after all, buying a property in your home country can be challenging enough. Luckily, the process of purchasing a home in France isn’t as difficult as you might expect.
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Emigrating After Brexit Top Tips

Brexit has many Britons considering emigrating. Australia and New Zealand are among the most popular and in demand destinations for British people wanting to emigrate after Brexit. Halo Financial provides the inside track on moving Down Under from trusted, experienced visa and emigration experts.
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Forex brokers vs banks: Which is the best option?

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Whether you have plans to work, study, or live abroad, you have probably thought about the most efficient way to transfer your money abroad. With so many options available, we’ve outlined the benefits of using a forex broker over your bank.
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How to Become a Digital Nomad and Find a Remote Job

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The post-COVID work-from-anywhere culture is opening up huge opportunities for living abroad while working remotely, with some places even paying remote workers to move there. So, could being a digital nomad work for you? We look at how to find a job and make working remotely in another country or location work for you. 
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How to Choose the Best Expat Health Insurance Plan

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When you started thinking about your health and well-being while living abroad, you were probably considering private health insurance in general terms. But while health insurance certainly gives you access to private healthcare, the health plan you purchase defines the rules and limitations of that access. So, it’s important to pick the right plan!  
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Fall in German immigration leads to zero population growth

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According to the latest data from Germany’s Federal Statistics Office (Destatis), Germany’s population experienced a decline during 2020 - the first time in a decade. The population decline is largely down to a lack of immigration due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Moving to Italy: Guide to working and living in Italy

If you already live in Italy or are considering moving to Italy, our guide covering retiring, visas and citizenship will aid you with your move overseas. Download our Free Guide to Living in Italy today.
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Emigrating to Germany: Immigration, visas and living costs

If you’re living in Germany or considering relocating, our guide covering healthcare, visas and citizenship will aid you with your move overseas. Download our Free Guide to Living in Germany...
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Immigrating to USA: Guide to living and working in America

If you already live in the USA or considering emigrating, our guide covering healthcare, visas and citizenship will aid you with your move overseas. Download our Free Guide to Living in USA...
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Emigrating to Japan: Immigration, renting and living costs

Read our complete guide to moving to Japan, which includes essential tips on the cost of living, healthcare, renting in Japan and obtaining a visa.
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Life in Australia: Complete Guide to Emigrating to Australia

Australia has long been a popular destination for British expats, renowned for its high quality of life, picturesque coastlines and multicultural cities. Not only is the country English-speaking but more than 42% of its population are ...
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Emigrating From The UK Aged 40 or Over

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Emigrating from the UK is often seen as a move for young families looking to improve their quality of life or retirees looking to make the the most of their twilight years. But what if you fall in-between these two categories? What options are there for potential emigrants, looking to move to Australia or New Zealand at 40 or 50 years old?
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Living in Canada: Complete guide to immigrating to Canada

If it’s in your plans to move to Canada, read our guide and tips on the pros and cons of life in Canada, including healthcare and obtaining a visa. Download our Free Guide to Living in Canada...
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Emigrating to Norway: Immigration, visa and living costs

Read our complete guide on immigrating to Norway, covering the pros and cons of living in Norway, work prospects, living costs and how to obtain a visa.

The world’s healthiest cities in 2021

Take a look as we cover the findings from a recent study looking at which cities are the healthiest in the world – the results may surprise you!
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UK emigration has remained broadly stable

Despite Brexit and COVID-19, UK emigration figures have been on the up during the past five years. According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), UK emigration figures for the past five years have been as follows...