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Pension Transfer ProcessKnowledgeRetirement
10th August 2020

Understanding the UK Pension Transfer Process

Our pensions are one of the most crucial financial investments we make and are there to provide a safe, comfortable and secure retirement enjoying all the things we love! However,…
Offshore Investment ManagementKnowledgeOffshore Investments
23rd July 2020

Understanding Offshore Investment Management 

When it comes to investing our money, it is essential to understand the terminology and the process. Offshore investment is a lucrative opportunity - particularly for expats looking to maximise…
Financial Planning KnowledgeMoney Management
8th July 2020

Where to Start with Financial Planning 

Financial planning can feel like a minefield; you know that taking care of your assets and planning for the future is vital, but don't know where to start! As global…
Global Outlook
23rd June 2020

Global Outlook
Summer 2020

The pandemic has inflicted an enormous human cost across the globe. The response, which has involved governments’ imposing a range of necessary measures designed to combat the spread of the…
Financial Adviser FeesKnowledgeMoney Management
22nd June 2020

Financial Adviser Fees – What You Should Know

A financial adviser is an invaluable resource for expats in effectively managing your finances. When it comes to making important investment decisions, particularly around the complexities of cross-border transactions, a…
Expat Tax PlanningKnowledgeTax
2nd June 2020

Cross-Border Lockdown Living – Expat Tax Planning

For the many expats who share their time between the UK and overseas, the extensive global travel restrictions in place due to lockdown legislation presents a unique challenge. Lockdown Travel…
Retirement PlanningCompany NewsRetirement
18th May 2020

Close to Retirement – Tips for Turbulent Market Retirement Planning

Media reports and forecasts of a volatile financial market, currency devaluations and impending financial crises are worrying at the best of times. If you are nearing retirement, a turbulent market…
How Much Money Do I Need to Retire AbroadCompany NewsRetirement
3rd May 2020

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire Abroad?

We look forward to retirement as a relaxing, rewarding period of our lives when we can take a step back from the breakneck speed of working life. Expats choose to…
Taxes for ExpatsKnowledgeTax
22nd April 2020

Taxes for Expats in Spain

Living in Spain offers a complete change in the pace of life from many other countries. However, once you have relocated and are enjoying the lifestyle on offer, you will…
Wealth Management for ExpatsMoney Management
22nd April 2020

Wealth Management for Expats – Top Considerations

One of the most important aspects to consider when relocating to a new country is your quality of life. Wealth management for expats is an essential consideration to ensure that…
Expat Forums in SpainKnowledge
22nd April 2020

Top Expat Forums in Spain

It isn’t hard to see why Spain is such a popular destination. With a rich culture and heritage, high standard of living and, of course, the luscious Mediterranean climate, it…
Expat ForumsKnowledge
22nd April 2020

Top Expat Forums in Portugal

With some of the most stunning beaches and landscapes in Europe, beautifully warm summers and mild winters, and a relaxed pace of life, Portugal has a lot to offer. Having…
Company NewsCOVID-19
30th March 2020

Keep Your Financial Cool During the Coronavirus Crisis

Markets have rebounded somewhat after several weeks of declines following continued Coronavirus worries and the oil price drop leaving most major indices 25-30% down. The effect of Coronavirus is still…
COVID-19Global OutlookThe Economy
20th March 2020

Global Outlook
Spring 2020

  Stock markets around the world are currently suffering a major period of volatility as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. We are in unchartered territory. At this point it's…
BrexitGlobal OutlookThe Economy
17th January 2020

Global Outlook
Winter 2019

Downgrades to global growth estimates for 2019 and 2020 were headline statistics when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released their most recent World Economic Outlook. The Outlook warned that the…
BrexitGlobal OutlookThe Economy
18th October 2019

Global Outlook
Autumn 2019

Data shows the global economy faltered in Q2, stoking fears of a downturn. This was reflected in downgrades to global growth forecasts for both this year and next from the…
Company News
11th October 2019

Our New Look
And a New Era at
Chase Buchanan

We're thrilled to share with you our new website (www.chasebuchanan.com) and you'll see that, along with our logo and overall branding, it's undergone a significant transformation. This represents an exciting…
Money Management
31st July 2019

How To Manage Your Money – A Beginner’s Guide

How you manage, spend, and invest your money has a profound impact on your life, yet most of us reach adulthood without ever being taught basic money management. It can…
BrexitGlobal OutlookThe Economy
3rd July 2019

Global Outlook Summer 2019

In its assessment of the global economy published in mid-April, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) further downgraded its economic growth projections for 2019. Advance a couple of weeks to the…
InvestmentMoney Management
30th June 2019

Why investment diversification matters

Diversification is the practice of spreading your investments around so that your exposure to any one type of asset is limited. This practice is designed to help reduce the volatility…

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