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Taxes in Germany

Taxes in Germany

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If you're living in Germany long-term, you will be subject to file a German tax return. Let us guide you through the maze of taxes in Germany.

Banking in Germany

Opening a bank account in Germany

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To navigate Germany's banking system, we surveyed seven German banks to help you choose the right bank to open a bank account in Germany.

Insurance in Germany

Insurance in Germany

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If you live in Germany, there are a number of German insurances to consider to ensure you are adequately covered by insurance in Germany.

Retiring in Germany

A guide to retiring in Germany

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Retiring in Germany has plenty of perks for expats, with great healthcare and a high standard of living. This guide explains what to arrange for retirement in Germany.

Transferring a pension

UK pension transfers for expatriates

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some of the issues affecting expatriates when transferring UK pensions. One of very few advisers providing advice to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only...

How to make QROPS work for you

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Chartered Financial Planner Russell Hammond, APFS MSCI, expands on some key points about QROPS and how QROPS can be best managed to work for you. One of very few advisers to expatriates holding the coveted ‘Chartered’ title, Hammond is non-commission based and operates exclusively on a fee-only basis....

German pension guide: Understanding your pension in Germany

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Find out if you can claim a German pension an expat: This guide explains your rights to a pension in Germany and how to join the German pension system.

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How can I pay off the credit card debt I racked up over the holidays?

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It's a common occurrence once the holiday season winds down — you reluctantly look at your credit card statement and wince at all the purchases you made over the holidays. Fortunately, there's no need to panic. Consider using one of the following strategies to help pay it off.[contributed by Beacon Financial...

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Emigration focus: moving money when moving abroad

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When it comes to making a fresh start in a new country, knowing where to start planning the move can be a bit daunting. The best way to approach the mammoth list of tasks, including money transfers, is to take them one at a time.

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The Giving Season: Six tips for making smart and effective charitable donat...

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The holidays are a popular time for charitable donations. With so many charities to choose from, it's important to ensure your donation is well spent. Here are six tips to help you make smart and effective charitable donations. [Contributed by Beacon Financial Education]

Investing for Major Financial Goals

Investing for Major Financial Goals

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Autumn has arrived, the harvest season has begun. Let’s take a moment to consider what it is you would like to reap when you have reached the “autumn stage” of your own life. What do you want to cultivate? Start sowing now, so you can live a comfortable life, and enjoy your retirement, later on. [Contributed...

Expats can beat low interest rates by investing via Internet financial services

Expats can beat low interest rates by investing via Internet financial serv...

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The Internet provides investment opportunities for expats across Europe. Investing via the international Internet platform Raisin enhances interest rate gains, giving you the choice of savings products from banks across the EU. [Contributed by Raisin]

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

How to get a higher interest rate for your bank savings

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Zero interest rates have a significant impact on people’s savings, pensions and investment yields. This article explains how you can act now to get the highest interest rate possible for your savings.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates

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The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

The best ways to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally

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Assessing the pros, cons and costs of different transfer options is important to get the cheapest and best deal on your international money transfers.



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