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The cautionary tale of Lee Johnston and Katie Amos: Starting a family without insurance can be costly

The cautionary tale of Lee Johnston and Katie Amos: Starting a family without insurance can be costly

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 04 February, 2015

If history is a good guide, this year’s batch of expatriates will begin planning their departure from the UK about now. Having found a job, a place to live and rented or sold their UK home that, for many, will be the extent of... Read Full Article »

Tags: Healthcare | Europe | Middle East | Healthcare | expatriates | insurance | fees

 

Things You Should Know Before You Start Working in Kuwait

Things You Should Know Before You Start Working in Kuwait

Contributed by Anshuman Kukreti, 02 February, 2015

Professionals from all across the globe are finding immense opportunities in the gulf. However, there are certain countries which have become the hub for proliferating employment options and that too for every class of skilled personnel... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Professionals | Work | currency | Expats | professionals | Kuwait | tax

 

The Cost of Owning a Car: Australia V. United States V. UK

The Cost of Owning a Car: Australia V. United States V. UK

Contributed by Sanemto, 27 January, 2015

Finding a car, especially after relocating to a new country, is one of the first big steps anyone can take toward establishing a new life abroad. The freedom and mobility afforded by owning a vehicle of your own can not... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | currency | Insurance | United States | Australia | United Kingdom | insurance | fees | tax | vehicle tax

 

Residence permit in Latvia - a great alternative to the old Europe

Residence permit in Latvia - a great alternative to the old Europe

Contributed by Sanemto, 27 January, 2015

Many people who wish to obtain a visa or residence permit in Europe look for such countries as Germany, France, Spain, or Italy. Less well known are options to obtain a residence permit or visa in Latvia, on the Baltic Coast... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Europe | budget | individuals | employees | investment | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | Russia | Latvia | tax | property tax

 

French Foreign Property Buyers Go into 2015 with Upper Hand, But Should Remain Realistic on Prices, says FrenchEntrée

French Foreign Property Buyers Go into 2015 with Upper Hand, But Should Remain Realistic on Prices, says FrenchEntrée

Contributed by FrenchEntrée, 21 January, 2015

More properties coming to market, but regional variations and growing competition from US, Australian and Far East buyers means getting that dream French property is not always a done deal... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | Expats | retirement | France | Australia

 

Planning a move abroad to work in 2015? Don't forget your healthcare, advises APRIL International UK

Planning a move abroad to work in 2015? Don't forget your healthcare, advises APRIL International UK

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 19 January, 2015

It's that time of the year when planning for the New Year may well include planning a move abroad for those who are lucky enough to be able to build a career outside of the UK... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | expatriates | private healthcare | insurance

 

Health at the crossroads of innovation - TopDoc provides efficient healthcare resource utilization

Health at the crossroads of innovation - TopDoc provides efficient healthcare resource utilization

Contributed by TopDoc, 11 December, 2014

The problem of shortage of doctors in Hong Kong is predicted to worsen in the coming few decades, with population ageing at the fastest rate among developed countries. According to a recent article in the South China Morning Post... Read Full Article »

Tags: professionals | Hong Kong | China | Singapore | services | internet

 

Why Family Offices Should Consider Investing in German Student Housing

Why Family Offices Should Consider Investing in German Student Housing

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

Felix Bauer of Deutsche Real Estate Funds, an investment manager at the marcus evans Elite Summit 2014, talks about the value that German student housing can bring to a private wealth portfolio... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Investment | Invest | Investment | investment | Germany | Switzerland | Luxembourg | insurance | education | fees

 

What Family Offices Must Know About Investing in Insurance-Linked Securities

What Family Offices Must Know About Investing in Insurance-Linked Securities

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

As an asset class, insurance-linked securities (ILS) have successfully withstood the financial turbulence of recent years, attracting investors with a track record of healthy, uncorrelated returns as well as a growing range of investment opportunities... Read Full Article »

Tags: Investment | Invest | Investment | Insurance | hedge funds | investment | insurance | trade

 

What's Next in Healthcare for American Business? How CFOs Can Prepare their Organization for the Future

What's Next in Healthcare for American Business? How CFOs Can Prepare their Organization for the Future

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

Employers, insurers and physicians can do much more to educate and empower employees to make healthier lifestyle choices, according to Robert Kolodgy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association... Read Full Article »

Tags: Healthcare | Healthcare | employees | education

 

 

 




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