Market volatility and coronavirus

Coronavirus is having a significant impact on global markets, but reacting too soon when markets fall can be risky.

Time to take interest in your investment options

With today’s low bank interest rates and economic uncertainty, it pays to look beyond cash deposits and review how you…

Review your finances for the new year

New year is a good time to check your tax, savings, pension and estate planning are on track to meet…

One size does not fit all when it comes to investments

The best investment approach for you will depend on your situation, goals, time-frame and risk appetite. Tax considerations are also…

Can you afford the cost of living longer?

Today’s life expectancy means retirement could last decades. How can you make your savings, investments and pensions last as long…

What can we expect from a higher UK interest rate?

How does the increase in the UK interest rate to 0.75% affect savings and investments, exchange rates and pensions for…

Is it still worth owning buy-to-let property in the UK?

With recent changes increasing the tax burden for landlords and property investors, is it time to rethink owning UK buy-to-let…

Home bias vs. diversification: Some home truths about investing

We explore the implications of concentrating on property and UK-based investments and why diversification is so important when investing.

Will a UK interest rate rise be good news for savers?

Signs are that UK interest rates may soon increase. Why might this happen and what do expatriates with British savings…

Portugal tax in 2018

Has 2018 brought any changes to taxes on income, capital gains, wealth, investments and trusts or non-habitual residence rules in…

Resolve to check your finances are in shape for 2018 in Portugal

New year is a good time to check your tax, savings, pension and estate planning are on track to meet…

Investing in UK property: Three common myths busted

Is bricks and mortar really a safe, reliable investment? We explore how investing in UK property fares as an option…

Is this the beginning of the end for low interest rates?

The UK interest rate has risen for the first time in ten years and some estimate it may hit 1%…

Moving to Spain? 7 questions that could save you money

When moving to and living in Spain you need to review your tax and financial planning. Seek advice to make…

Downsizing in Portugal needn’t mean short-changing your heirs

It’s possible to scale-down the size of your Portugal property to secure a comfortable retirement and still leave a lasting…

100 months of ultra-low UK interest rates

UK interest rates are expected to remain low till 2019. In contrast the FTSE 100 has risen 100%. Should you…