Month: June 2017

How the General Election result and Brexit affects expats

After Theresa May’s initial declaration a year ago that she would guide Britain into a ‘Hard Brexit’, many expats feared the worst – not only because for those that live and work in Europe any kind of Brexit is viewed as something of a disaster, but because the word ‘hard’ in the context of Brexit, suggests we must all prepare for a jump from the EU plane without so much as a parachute to ease us back down to the ground.

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ETFs, the Key to Building Long Term Value

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have become a favoured route for modern investors to find diversification and flexibility in funds, as advantages such as low expense ratios, and no minimum deposit limits can be utilised. There is also a benefit from a taxation perspective, as capital gains tax is exempt from shareholder sales within EFTs, as oppose to mutual funds.

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