US Election: 5 ways it could affect your investments

It is impossible to avoid news about the US election at the moment. Wherever you live and whatever your nationality, I’m sure you have at least some understanding of the

4 risks and 4 actions for expats in Europe with a UK bank account

Although Brexit has officially already happened, we are in a one-year transition period where many of the rules in the new post-Brexit environment are still being worked out. A recent

Black Swan Capital Economic Update – 3 drivers that can impact expats in Europe

As we enter the final quarter of 2020, we are reviewing the global economy and investment markets. We look back at the prior quarter and the full year to the

The Black Swan Capital 6 investment principles for expats in Europe

The Black Swan Capital core investment principles Anyone that has worked with us will know the core principles that drive the advice we provide to expats in Europe. Here are

Essential information for all Americans in Europe – Get our new guide

If you are an American expat in Europe, you will know how difficult it is to manage your finances and stay on track with your goals. We know what it

4 Steps to Solid Investment Advice for Expats Living in The Netherlands

By Expat Republic interview with Edward Mainwaring-Burton Our Director, Edward Mainwaring-Burton was interviewed recently by Expat Republic on the subject of the best foundation financial and investment advice for expats

Why Investors should avoid chasing the latest investment trend

It is always tempting to follow the herd and put your money into an investment that has just risen; it may show a short-term performance that looks attractive. But it

3 important changes for Expats in Europe

Change is a constant. When living as an international professional, you have the added complexity of keeping up to date with the changes in the country in which you are

Why Expats need to plan for succession

When we speak with a new client, we always ask about their long-term succession & estate planning. It’s a complex area and in this article, we summarise why it should

How to get the best results from your investments – Know your Fees

In this article, we want to discuss a very important subject – fees and charges. Most people realise that nothing is for free and that to get expert service or

New ruling that could impact Accidental Americans in The Netherlands

A recent ruling by KiFiD, the Dutch financial services complaints bureau, places more pressure on all Accidental Americans in the Netherlands. What is KiFiD? KiFiD is the complaints institute for

5 reasons plants can mean healthier homes

If you don’t already have plants in your home, there are health reasons for becoming a little more green-fingered. Plants don’t only add to your interior design but can help

The Dutch Pensions Squeeze

The market instability in 2020 has been painful for lots of investors, but many people might have considered that their pensions would be shielded from much of the trauma. That

3 top considerations from Altura mortgage finance for expats with UK property

This week we interviewed Rob Gill, the managing director of Altura Mortgage Finance in London, to discuss the key issues affecting expats and internationals living in Europe that either have

3 things Americans in Europe should be doing right now

If you are a US citizen living in Europe or an ‘Accidental American’- one of those people caught in the complex web of US government taxes even though you don’t

How much cash should I hold and the dangers of holding too much

How much of your wealth do you hold in cash? And how much of your wealth should you hold in cash? Two very important questions often with rather different answers.