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Best value MAPS of FRANCE, and keeping the children amused

What’s that on your wrist?

By Nick da Costa

I love watches. Always have done.

For me, the fascination lies in the endless permutations on precisely the same theme: twelve numerals or markers around a circle or square, with two or three hands to point to them.

Right now, we are in one of the most exciting periods ever for […]

Your reading for November, by Susan Keefe

Bad Love Strikes

by Kevin L. Schewe MD

This book is not only a wonderfully exciting science fiction story, it is an experience, which takes you back in time, with adventure, historically accurate facts, and probably most uniquely by the author suggesting sound tracks to listen to whilst reading it.

Set in 1974, it tells […]

Your reading for October, by Susan Keefe

Halloween Howler (Super Speed Sam Book 10) by Monty J. McClaine My little granddaughter and I just love the Super Speed Sam stories which feature Sam the superhero basset hound and his family, dad, Marty ( I mean Monty) McClaine, his wife, their young son Jack whose always getting into trouble, and little Molly, […]

Publishing on 1 October 2019: Issue 91 – Free Subscription

When is your tax freedom day?

By Rob Kay, Senior Partner, Blevins Franks

How long does it take to earn money for yourself instead of the taxman? “Tax freedom day” varies greatly by country, but good tax planning can help reduce your burden, wherever you live.

If you ever had the feeling that you have spent half your working life just […]

Publishing on 1st September – Issue 90

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Book Reviews for September by Susan Keefe

Searching for Family and Traditions at the French Table, Book One (Champagne, Alsace, Lorraine, and Paris regions) (The Savoring the Olde Ways Series)

by Carole Bumpus

Carole Bumpus a retired family therapist and the author of this absorbing book has within its pages shared her abundance of experiences which she and her husband Winston enjoyed […]

Six tips for getting your pensions strategy right, first time

By Rob Kay, Senior Partner, Blevins Franks

With so many options for UK pensions, it can be difficult to know what to do to achieve a financially secure retirement. The ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit and political volatility in the UK also raises questions about how long we can expect today’s opportunities for expatriates to […]

Seven things you need to consider when moving to France

By Rob Kay, Senior Partner, Blevins Franks

Thinking of moving to France or buying a property here? Or perhaps you have recently arrived are still in the process of settling in. While foreign bureaucracy and tax legislation may seem off-putting, with early and careful planning you can prevent headaches and make the most of tax-efficient […]

Taking up residence in France?  Take advice early.

By Rob Kay, Senior Partner, Blevins Franks

It is not difficult to appreciate why so many people fall in love with France and consider making it their home. There are, however, some tax and financial essentials you need to be aware of and plan for if you are to get the best out of living […]