Communicating effectively is one of the universal challenges, and some would say, problems in communicating are the root cause of much tension and conflict at all levels of society and
This weekend, on 5 June 2021, it is World Environment Day. It is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. It aims to
We have written before about the temptation and false sense of safety that comes from following what everyone else appears to be doing when it comes to investing, by putting
A detail buried in the Australian federal Government annual budget last week, has been uncovered and published in the Australian Financial Review by Emma Connors, and is causing angst among
According to the French media service, Connexion, there was a 400% increase in online shopping scams when France first went into lockdown in 2020. The nation’s postal service, La Poste,
In this special article, we present ten perennial rules for expats when it comes to managing their investments. Irrespective of the stage in the investment market cycle, where the economy
In recent discussions with some of our clients, we are reminded there is a lot of financial jargon and unnecessary complication when it comes to finance, investments, and money. We
When you’re making financial decisions, it helps to get good advice, but who do you speak with? Some people speak with friends, or go to online forums to search for
It’s a scene that’s familiar across Europe: spreadsheets piled up on the dining room table, laptop open on a kitchen worktop, and reports sitting on the sofa or the bed.
Guest article by Altura Mortgage Finance According to government data, in 2019 there were approximately 6.2 million people with non-British nationality living in the UK and 9.5 million people who
At this time of year, many expats receive an annual bonus in the form of cash, company shares or both. How you deal with this additional capital can have a
Is the common saying “money can’t buy happiness” true? Research had said it was true to a point and that beyond a certain level of income additional wealth did not
Inflation is one of those topics that is important; it can be quite impactful on your investments and spending power, but, for many it is not very interesting or exciting.
We know that it can be particularly difficult as a US citizen living in Europe when it comes to managing your money. The US non-resident tax and reporting laws are
The uncertainty of the last year, as the world has adapted to the many impacts of the coronavirus, the oil price war of 2020 and the impacts of Brexit, have
“Should I buy a property when I am living as an expat in Europe?” This is a question we are frequently asked at Black Swan Capital by expats living in