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Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring Clean Your Finances

March is here and that means winter is over, so it is time for a little spring cleaning. We still use the term spring cleaning, although the history behind the expression has many versions, a popular one is that it came from when coal burning fire places were in use...

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Inflation – what are the most important takeaways?

You have no doubt all heard about the inflationary winds currently blowing through global economies, with rising energy prices arguably the most visible effect. The US is worst hit, with annual inflation to September running at around 5.4%. In the Euro area, the...

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Take Charge of Your Charges

When we shop, generally, the cost of the things we buy is evident. We see the object we want, assess the price, decide if we are happy, order or pay and walk away. Did you ever purchase a new TV and later, some money simply disappeared from your bank account; an...

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Brussels “Four” and Against

I always remember someone saying to me “I love France, but I have never spoken about dying quite so much as I do since I got here!” I knew just what they meant; inheritance and succession law in France is complicated and so often wings its way into conversation in...

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Kentingtons expansion in the UK

We at Kentingtons are delighted to announce plans to further establish our presence in the UK by opening an office managed by recognised industry expert Duncan Campbell. Duncan was previously Associate Director for one of our peers, where he provided investment and...

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Review 2008 – Preview 2009

2008 will forever be burned into the mind as a very memorable year for the British expatriate in France, but for all the wrong reasons; an ailing global economy, a suffering Pound and house prices falling through the floor.We have learned a whole new vocabulary this...

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Regulation for financial advice in France

If you were going to have heart surgery, I am sure that, before going under the knife, you would like to be certain that the person performing the operation was in fact a qualified and hopefully experienced heart surgeon. You might be very worried indeed to find that...

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