Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Blogs

Why move your money to a SIPP or a QROPS scheme?
brexit

If a Brexit deal omits passporting rights insurers won't be able to to pay out to EU customers

WHAT crazy times we're living in! From natural disasters like devastating hurricanes and earthquakes, to the war of words between The Donald and North...

UK investments unlikely to be efficient as Spanish tax man looks at cash value

Blacktower Financial Management expert gives the lowdown on sound investment

Sandy Paterson's sound advice for making your money as an expat go further
brexit

More questions than answers following end of first round of Brexit talks

Does the new 25% tax charge on overseas pension transfers apply to you?

Joking about which side of the road people drive on around the world aside, it turns out that driving on European roads is safer...

THERE are two pension issues (state pensions rather than occupational pensions) that I come across frequently when talking to people living in the EU...
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Building this house has completely cleaned me out. Broke. Skint. Potless. It went way over budget and took much longer than planned...
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HAPPY new year to you ALL! It's around a month now since the 8 December edition of the BBC's Question Time from Maidenhead. You can catch...

The Brexit issue continues to divide and anger, not to mention being riddled with lies, twisted truths, decontextualisations and of course... misinterpretations

WHEN you build a house from scratch that's based on your own ideas, you end up with what I suppose you might call your...

I really, really hope my neighbours never read this or hear about it, although I don't suppose they will. They speak less English than I speak Spanish

Our OP blogger on his search for an architect in Jerez

No skeletons in the cupboard for our new OP blogger - just under his house!

OP blogger Malcolm Dick puts the kettle on

Our new OP blogger was fascinated to read about the Spanish backlash to Jamie Oliver's take on paella and compares it to Brexit

Expatriate is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as ‘A person who lives outside their native country.’ This definition is pretty much the same as immigrant and it is difficult to understand any logical demarcation between the two words

OP blogger Marianne Hill takes a trip to Orellana de la Sierra, a small town in Extremadura, with her family

There are over half a million UK state pensioners living overseas who do not receive an annual increase to their UK state pension

BEFORE we embarked on our vintage voyage I needed one essential item for the walk, a hat. Take note… survival kit for summer in...

I officially attended my first ‘meet up’ this Saturday past. After broadcasting my need for companionship across various social media groups, I received a number of responses.

Having moved to Spain some two months ago, new Olive Press blogger Lily McNally narrates her expat experience so far

OP blogger Marianne Hill on the death of bullfighter Victor Barrio yesterday

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