AROUND THE BRANCHES - Portugal Still Reliant on Foreign Investment
This week we look at what the recent re-election of the Socialists in Portugal means for expats and foreign visitors.
While Prime Minister Antonio Costa may be jubilant, it is likely that he will continue to rely on the investment and economic stimulation generated by foreign citizens and expats if he is to help the country keep its spiralling debt under control.
FAQ: How will Brexit affect my UK pension and should I look at alternatives?
At the moment, Brexit is more Schrodinger's Cat than Pandora's box: no one can say with any certainty what will happen post-Brexit and if, indeed, Brexit will happen at all.
However, one thing is clear: uncertainty about the future should not be a pretext to doing nothing about your UK pension; it is not automatically the right idea to say to yourself "I'll just leave it where it is and wait to see how Brexit is resolved".
TOP TIPS: Moving to Spain
Are you on the brink of becoming a British expat in Spain or perhaps you recently moved to Spain and are now trying to get your finances in order? With four branches across Spain, Blacktower Financial Management is ideally placed to support you.
Here we share our Top Tips to assist you on your journey with some cross-border specific financial information.
Blacktower View: Balance and Diversity - Essential in Financial Services
This week's Blacktower View article comes from Christina Brady (Associate Director in Costa Blanca, Spain) and Manuela Robinson (Joint Country Manager in Portugal). Together they look at women in the financial services sector and what they bring to the table for both the firms they represent and the clients who come to them for advice and guidance.