Expat Lifestyle

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25 Top Tips for Expats Returning to the UK

Given our current social and economic climate, it’s understandable why many UK expats are choosing to return home. There are many things expats have to consider when moving back. We’ve put together a handy guide which covers everything you need to know.
Holiday homes

British expats with holiday homes told to return to the UK

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EU advises UK residents with holiday homes in Europe to return to Britain. Where are the top holiday rent and staycation locations for 2021? According to research conducted by a private banking company, Arbuthnot Latham, in the last three months, searches for staycations in Britain has surged by 73% year-on-year...
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What Does Coronavirus Lockdown Mean for People Living Abroad?

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Whilst the overall global picture is improving, coronavirus lockdowns are still being imposed across the world, adding pressure to economies. During a global health crisis, individuals living abroad may be wondering if it is best to return to their home country. This could potentially be impractical and even impossible, depending on...
Epats transferring money overseas

Guide to foreign exchange and money transfers for expats

Fluctuations and market volatility in currency exchange rates can make a significant difference to an expat’s income and spending power, particularly for those on fixed incomes who are tied to a tight budget. Discover how you could save time and money using Halo Financial rather than relying on a bank for your international currency transfers.
Switzerland

Life abroad increases expats’ income by 25 percent

Research shows that expats can earn higher salaries living abroad, making emigration a popular choice for those looking for career progression.
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World’s most expensive expat locations

See which city has been named as the most expensive city in the world for expats according to findings from the 2020 Cost of Living survey by ECA International. This city has been named as the most expensive city for expats for another year running, with four cities within Switzerland in the top five...
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Expat Lifestyle

Many Britons dream of moving abroad and living the expat lifestyle. Discover all there is to know about becoming an expat with Halo Financial’s useful guide. From the most popular expat locations to the best way to transfer money abroad, Halo Financial covers all there is to know about becoming a UK expat in 2021.
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Valencia tops expat insider survey

This guide covers the findings of the Expat Insider Survey 2020 and what British expats love about these high-ranking destinations. See what expats love about Valencia and which cities didn't rank so well, and what reasons British expats gave for the poor ratings...
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European countries amongst favourite expat destinations

The latest HSBC Expat Explorer survey reveals five European countries which rank highly amongst expats but who comes out on top? The survey shows that the European country desired most by Expats is...

UAE-based expats not saving enough money

Discover the reasons why many expats in Dubai struggle to save money and what financial strategies can counteract this issue. Research carried out by Guardian Wealth Management (GWM) found that people earning between DH 10,000 and DH 30,000 will be the worst hit as very few of them are able to...