Rental guarantees: What lenders think about rent protection schemes

by Bill Monty | Apr 24, 2019

New developments offering rental guarantees may be tempting to investors, but short-term rent protection can be at odds with lender focus on l...

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The perfect time to secure a better interest rate on your remortgage

by Ian Henning | Apr 3, 2019

Most recent conversations around Brexit focus on the impact it can have on the economy. An area that doesn’t get a lot of coverage is the oppo...

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The boom behind ESG investing – what’s actually driving the demand

by Mike Abbott | Mar 26, 2019

There’s a growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment throughout the world. Ethical investing has been around fo...

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Avoiding expat tax – financial emigration isn’t always the answer

by Niel Pretorius | Mar 12, 2019

Some tax practitioners and financial advisors are saying that financial emigration is the only requirement to avoid the “expat tax”. We’re set...

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SA’s Retail Distribution Review – important changes

by Mike Abbott | Mar 5, 2019

The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) will change the South African financial advice industry in fundamental ways. The shift to a client-focuse...

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Access your RA before you're 55 via financial emigration

by Niel Pretorius | Oct 18, 2018

South Africans who have already emigrated, or are thinking of doing so, have probably heard of the process of financial emigration. This proce...

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Are you a UK contractor? Maximise tax-efficiency by using your pension

by Bill Monty | Sep 25, 2018

As a business owner, you understand the importance of planning ahead and that making the right decisions can translate into profits for your b...

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Are you a UK contractor? Here’s how to get your mortgage approved

by Staff Writer | Sep 12, 2018

Being a contractor in the UK comes with significant advantages, such as a higher earning potential, flexibility and independence. Unfortunatel...

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Don't live in the UK? Receive your rental income tax-free

by Ian Henning | Jul 12, 2018

Investing in a UK property can be a great way to secure an income stream, but the taxation surrounding rental income is steep and things can g...

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