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Money and Finance

This section is for all things connected to money and finance in Spain

 Elle Draper

Spain is the first European country to accept Samsung Pay

Spain is the first European country to accept Samsung Pay

Technology news today, with the announcement that Spain is the first European country to accept Samsung Pay.

 Elle Draper

No more Spanish mortgages for British buyers

No more Spanish mortgages for British buyers

An announcement from the banking community in Spain this morning stated, “No more Spanish mortgages for British buyers.” The block takes effect from April 5 2016 and affects all new mortgage applications until further notice.

 Christopher Lean

Comprehensive pension guide for UK expats

Comprehensive pension guide for UK expats

One of the downsides of being an expat are the dreaded cold-calls from companies offering a ‘free financial review’, ‘free financial advice’ or a ‘pension review’. I had a bit of a rant about it in a recent article. I’d never deal with a company that cold-calls me, it’s an absolute. Those calls usually result […]

 Elle Draper

Currencies 4 You

Currencies 4 You

Whatever your reasons for transferring money overseas, Currencies 4 You understand that you want to obtain the best possible exchange rate of your money. Our team of market analysts have years of experience providing innovative financial solutions to individuals worldwide. Whatever your reason for transferring money overseas, whether it may be savings for your new […]

 British Embassy Press Releases

Don’t lose out on your UK pension and benefit payments

Don’t lose out on your UK pension and benefit payments

Expatriates in receipt of UK pensions and benefits may soon be contacted by the Department of Work & Pensions to confirm their international bank details.

 Alan Gandy

Grupo Santander: Extortionate bank charges!

Grupo Santander: Extortionate bank charges!

I would just like to personally thank Grupo Santander for; Extortionate bank charges applied to my account Seriously winding me up Spoiling my day, which me being me has a knock on effect for others Wasting my time correcting a situation that should not have arisen

 Chris Webb

Compound Interest “The Eighth Wonder of the World”

None other than Albert Einstein described this amazing fact about finance, compound interest, as “the Eighth Wonder of the World”. So, what is compound interest and why is it so important?

 Alan Gandy

Currency Exchange

Currency Exchange

We made one major mistake when we moved to Spain. Yes, just the one! Really! We should have known better, we should have researched the options and instead of using a bank to change our savings in Euro we should have used a dedicated currency exchange company.Even with relatively small amounts you’re certain to get […]