Living in France

Buying Property in France: The Process

Written by on February 26, 2021 in Currency Information
Buying Property in France: The Process

Once you have found your dream French property, here’s how to make sure you secure it and get it before someone else does. Below you will find the basic steps you will need to follow for buying a property in France – from the offer to taking possession of the keys… Get your documents and […]

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Why British expats in France should review their finances post Brexit

Written by on February 22, 2021 in Financial
Why British expats in France should review their finances post Brexit

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union in 2021, Jennie Poate, head of operations at Beacon Global Wealth, financial advisors for expats in France, advises on changes that may affect some people. How has BREXIT affected banking and finance services for expats in France? There have been occasions where  UK financial institutions have changed […]

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Finance info for US Connected Persons in France

Written by on February 22, 2021 in Tax
Finance info for US Connected Persons in France

Were you born in the USA? Do you own a US passport? Have you lived in the USA? Have you worked in the USA? If you answer yes to any or all of these questions, it is highly likely you are a US Connected person. Jennie Poate at Beacon Global Wealth explains what US Connected […]

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Tax in France | Declaring your non-French bank accounts

Written by on February 12, 2021 in Tax
Tax in France | Declaring your non-French bank accounts

You must know the rules when it comes to paying tax in France says Jennie Poate, advisor at Beacon Global Wealth… Declaring your bank account details in France If you are tax resident in France, each year you must declare your bank accounts, investment policies and insurance contracts to the French tax authority. You are […]

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Removals to France post Brexit – your questions answered

Written by on January 23, 2021 in Living in France
Removals to France post Brexit – your questions answered

Now that the UK is no longer part of the EU, many transport companies have encountered serious problems crossing from the UK into France due to additional documentation required by Customs, long queues at the ports and the impact of the COVID pandemic. ClickMoves specialise in removals to France, and we asked their experts to […]

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Key changes for British expats in France post Brexit

Written by on January 4, 2021 in Financial
Key changes for British expats in France post Brexit

The deal agreed between the EU and the UK after January 2021 brings changes and clarification to some key points. Beacon Global Wealth have summarised some of the key changes for British expats in France post Brexit: Pensions for UK expats in France post Brexit The European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, states: “The […]

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Getting a loan for your French property purchase

Written by on December 9, 2020 in Currency Information
Getting a loan for your French property purchase

When it comes to buying a house in France, a euro mortgage is definitely worth considering. It’s a good idea to start the borrowing process early. Knowing you have the finance sorted can help you plan expenses with confidence. And you might find you get a more favourable borrowing rate as well as being in […]

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Expert essential tips for moving to France

Written by on November 23, 2020 in Banks and Banking
Expert essential tips for moving to France

Moving to France has never been so popular. So, if you are planning to start your new life, here are some great tips from the experts at CA Britline, the French bank that speaks English, to help make your move smooth… Living in France is going to change for UK citizens post-Brexit (1 January 2021). […]

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Universal Partners FX –  currency transfers that save you money

Written by on November 16, 2020 in Currency Information
Universal Partners FX –  currency transfers that save you money

The currency market moves about from day to day, sometimes up, sometimes down. But when you’re looking at paying the deposit on your dream house in France or needing to send funds to pay bills or for things like building work – the last thing you need is more stress and uncertainty. And that’s where […]

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TV5MONDEPlus – free on demand platform for French films and shows

Written by on November 6, 2020 in Culture & Language, TV and Satellite
TV5MONDEPlus – free on demand platform for French films and shows

Improve your French. And enjoy a wide range of French films and TV series, documentaries, cookery shows and more with TV5MONDEplus – 100% free. The service aims to bring French language programmes and films to a global audience.  And, the platform is perfect for those who want to improve their French and enjoy some great […]

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