An global view of U.S. expats
As a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder working in the United Kingdom, taking care of your finances and taxes can feel like a complicated task – but you’re not alone on this.
A retirement plan for British and UK expatriates
Qualifying Non-UK Pension Scheme, or QNUPS, is a retirement plan for British and United Kingdom expatriates. This scheme allows expatriates to save money on taxes and offers several advantages over traditional pension plans.
10 interesting facts
Online forex trading has become one of the most popular investment vehicles of the 21st century, largely because of its accessibility and liquidity. A basic internet connection, laptop computer and online trading account are all that’s needed to access the world’s biggest and most liquid financial market.
How consumers can protect themselves
Company collapses are no laughing matter as the 13,000 clients of Crown Currency Exchange can sadly testify. This was the latest financial services company to go to the wall in October 2010 taking with it an estimated £20 million. And the worst news of all, is those 13,000 savers stand little chance of seeing any of their money back. Why? Because foreign exchange companies in the UK are not covered by any compensation scheme.
UK banking for expatriates
If you're moving to the UK you will need a bank account if you're looking for a convenient place to put your income. It'll also allow you to make payments for things like your accommodation and other bills.
Cost of living, allowances and hardship factors
Whether you are moving abroad independently or your company is managing the relocation process, one of the most important factors for most expats is money. How much will it cost to live in another country?
Advice for expats filing US tax returns
The tax code is constantly evolving and some of this year’s new rules may have a significant impact your tax situation. Below are a few of the most notable additions to the tax code affecting the 2013 tax year.