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Autumn Statement 2022: A Review Of The Main Points Affecting UK Expatriates

On 17th November 2022 Britain’s fourth Chancellor of the year, Jeremy Hunt, delivered his Autumn Statement. With the UK experiencing a year of political and economic chaos, tax rises and spending cuts were expected. Here’s a roundup of the main points likely to affect expatriates living in Asia. UK tax rates unchanged, but thresholds frozen…

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Financial Planning For The ‘What If’ Scenarios That Every Parent Dreads

We take a look at the financial ‘what ifs’ that all parents worry about and suggest some practical steps you can take to ensure that your children are protected financially if disaster strikes. Financial worries for parents If you’re a parent, worry is par for the course. In fact, according to one survey, parents spend…

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A Challenging First Half Of 2022: Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain

There’s no denying that the first six months of 2022 have been tough, for investors as well as for households and businesses. Skyrocketing inflation and worries about recession have negatively impacted both bonds and stocks. There is a temptation to sell but how investors react to volatility now could have a big effect on their…

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A Recession Like No Other: What Does It Mean For Investors?

The US economy shrunk for a second consecutive quarter in Q2 2022, which technically means that it is in recession. We look at the whys and wherefores and what it means for investors. The US witnessed a 1.6% contraction of GDP in Q1 followed by a Q2 contraction of 0.9%. Technically, according to official definitions,…

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Uk Expats – Act Now To Make Up National Insurance Gaps And Secure The Full Uk State Pension

Many UK expatriates are unaware that they remain eligible for a full UK state pension, even after they move overseas. But for some of you time is running out to backpay certain gaps in your National Insurance contributions. You may need to take action now to lock in your eligibility. Trevor Keidan explains. The UK…