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Archive for December, 2013

What’s the most expensive city for expats?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 30, 2013

The Venezuelan capital has topped the list of the most expensive cities in the world for the first time, according to a new survey by ECA International. The Latin American… Read more…

Millions of Americans Still Confused About Obamacare and Would Rather Pay A Fine

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 27, 2013

The Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) requires every American in the United States to have health insurance by January 2014 or pay a fine. However, even though the… Read more…

The End of the Surfers’ Dream – the Start of a Car Collector’s

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 24, 2013

“Ageing hippies and surfers from California to Cornwall will bemoan the passing of an iconic vehicle that appealed to people who were not really meant to care about cars,” writes… Read more…

British Airways Pension Scheme in Court Battle with Airline

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 23, 2013

“Trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme (APS) have been forced to put on hold a discretionary increase in payments after British Airways launched legal proceedings to block the move”, writes… Read more…

Bank of England Brings New Meaning to Plastic Money

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 20, 2013

The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street in London announced this week that “she” will start printing new Churchill £5 and Austen £10 notes on plastic polymer. The first new plastic… Read more…

The Perfect Retirement Recipe?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 19, 2013

Picture the final retirement “product” of years of gathering “ingredients” and careful “stirring”: a detached house with a garden in a village, 21 days’ overseas holiday a year, 468 hours… Read more…

10 Outrageous Predictions for 2014

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 18, 2013

  Each year Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist (also known to many as a Tour de France sponsor), releases its ‘Outrageous Predictions’. These are financial predictions that… Read more…

Make-a-Wish for a Special Child in One of 50 Countries

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

At this time of year it’s natural to focus gift and wish-list buying on our closest relatives and friends. The Make-A-Wish charity is asking that as many people as possible… Read more…

What Can You Buy for a Dollar?

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, December 16, 2013

Earlier this year, the World Bank highlighted the fact that more than 1billion people live in destitution while at the same time inequality is rising in many developing nations in… Read more…

Payment of Pensions and Benefits Changes for British Eurozone Expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 13, 2013

In order for British eurozone expats to receive a payment from the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to a eurozone bank account, all recipients must ensure that they… Read more…

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