Buying a property in France is all about timing. The best way to avoid a picky French bank tripping up your buying process is to start early.
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Can you reside in France and still claim the British Government’s winter fuel allowance? The answer used to be yes, but not anymore.
While your existing cards will be accepted in most sizeable shops, service stations and restaurants, you may find a few differences in the way bank cards and cheques work in France.
Euro Real Estate Ltd specialises within the real estate market. We guide each of our clients in the property process and provide property research that is tailored to each client. Furthermore, we provide office space that is available for rent in…
In France customers of one of the largest banks can now quickly and send money electronically via Twitter to a friend.
A brief guideline on how the system works in France when a creditor gets stuck with a bad debt …
Now that you have your French bank account here’s a guide on what goes where on the cheque.
In the UK, if you need taxation, inheritance, investment or pension planning, you would contact an independent financial adviser. As these issues are even more important when starting a new life abroad, it is common sense to do the same.
The financial services industry is organised very differently in France to the UK. Separate rules and regulations exist for the three main industries offering financial products.
No! Whether a person has French nationality or not has no bearing on the availability of investments in France, as Charlotte Sephton of CA Charente-Périgord explains
Financial experts look at some of the different options for people looking to save and invest money when living in France…
It has always been important to make your money work as hard as possible for you. However, that is possibly even more important in the current economic environment.
The cost of petrol, diesel, heating oil and food in France. FrenchEntrée brings you an overall guide on how to make your pounds and euros go further…
David Anderson and Graeme Perry of solicitors and chartered tax advisors Sykes Anderson highlight a hidden ‘stealth tax’ on UK personal pension schemes, and examine the implications for people resident in France
It is now possible for expatriate Britons to export their pension funds out of the UK. Jane Goodall, Director, International Pensions, at Blevins Franks, explains how it works
France is a popular place for people to move to when they retire. David Franks, chief executive of Blevins Franks, examines ways to look after your savings
Everyday phrases for when you’re at the bank – à la banque
There is no banking Ombudsman as such in France. However, a free médiateur service can be used to try and find a satisfactory solution to a customer complaint…
RIB stands for RELEVE D’IDENTITE BANCAIRE, meaning ‘statement of banking identity’, and these very useful documents. It is always a good idea to…
Escaping to your dream home in France unfortunately doesn’t mean escaping from paying the bills. The system, however, is not to dissimilar to that in the UK