Currency Information

Exchange Rates and Their Impact

Written by on September 20, 2017 in Currency Information, Financial
Exchange Rates and Their Impact

Many of you reading this will be no stranger to the vagaries and volatility associated with the currency markets. It is a major consideration in any expatriates’ life unless they have severed all ties with the UK and have fully committed to a Francophile existence and at no time in recent history has it been […]

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What’s the best Currency Exchange for you?

Written by on November 11, 2016 in Currency Information
What’s the best Currency Exchange for you?

Currency exchange in its simplest is just that, exchanging one currency for another but there are different methods of doing this and which one is best for you will depend on what your specific requirement is. We take a look at converting British pounds to euros and three different options for carrying out a currency […]

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How To Save Money On Your Euro Transfers

Written by on November 3, 2016 in Currency Information
How To Save Money On Your Euro Transfers

We look at some of the most commonly asked questions about foreign currency transfers and find that it really is possible to save money by using a currency dealer. We ask the experts your questions about how to save money on your Euro transfers… Can I really save by using a currency dealer versus a […]

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How To Make Your Pension Go Further In France

Written by on September 4, 2016 in Currency Information, Financial, Pensions, Retirement
How To Make Your Pension Go Further In France

You’ve worked hard to pay for your dream retirement in France, now’s the time to enjoy that relaxed way of life you’ve planned.  If however, your ties to the UK are not entirely cut, and you have a pension being paid into a bank account in the UK –  then you should consider ways to […]

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How To Make Your French Home More Affordable

Written by on June 29, 2016 in Currency Information, Financial
How To Make Your French Home More Affordable

When I bought my holiday home in France it was a struggle to pay for it but I knew that one day the sacrifices would be worth it. I learned all sorts of ways to make money go further – including converting my hard earned pounds to Euros. The old farmhouse that I fell in […]

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What Does Brexit Mean for Expats In France?

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Currency Information, Financial
What Does Brexit Mean for Expats In France?

As an Expat living in France or someone considering a move, the outcome of the forthcoming referendum could have huge repercussions for you. It is now less than three months until the referendum date of the 23rd June and at present polls suggest, although the gap is closing, that the UK will vote to stay […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014

Euro Sterling Forecast July 2014 Sterling rises and rises versus the euro! The pound has touched its highest against the common currency in 21 months this week, or since September 6th 2012, at 1.2633. By contrast, sterling was at just 1.1999 on January 1st 2014. Hence, it’s since climbed by +5.28%, or 6 cents. To […]

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Sterling to Euro Forecast May 2014

Written by on May 5, 2014 in Currency Information
Sterling to Euro Forecast May 2014

Sterling Close to 10-Week High Versus Euro, as UK Economy Advances – 2 May 2014 Sterling continues to climb against the euro! The pound has touched 1.2199 versus the common currency recently, close to its highest in 10 weeks, or since February 18th. By contrast, the pound was at just 1.1904 on March 18th. Hence, […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast April 2014

Written by on April 1, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast April 2014

Pound climbs 2 cents to 1.21 versus euro, as Eurozone inflation falls Sterling hops, leaps and bounds! The pound jumped 2 cents versus the euro in March, to a peak of 1.2125. By contrast, the pound was at just 1.1516 in March last year. Hence, it’s since climbed +5.08%. To put this into context, a £250,000 […]

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Euro Sterling Forecast March 2014

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Currency Information
Euro Sterling Forecast March 2014

Pound hits 13-month high versus the euro, may climb higher in March – Sterling’s winning streak against the common currency goes on! The pound hit 1.2258 against the euro in February, its highest in 13 months, or since January 10th 2013. Overall, the pound has climbed +2.15% since the start of this year, and a £250,000 […]

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