The dos and don’ts of business banking in France

The French banking system can sometimes seem like a foreign and frosty place for international entrepreneurs. But if you know exactly what the banks are looking for in a business customer, then you’ve practically got your account signed and sealed. …

Simon OatesThe dos and don’ts of business banking in France

5 Essential Technologies your Serviced Office Provider needs to offer

To make the most of a move to serviced offices, you should leverage the technology available, in order to improve productivity and reduction the friction of administration in your business. Look for these key 5 technologies from your provider as …

Simon Oates5 Essential Technologies your Serviced Office Provider needs to offer

How to Setup a Trust

It is a common misconception that trusts are the preserve of the very wealthy. In fact, these financial arrangements are used by a whole range of people as an effective means of controlling assets. They have become increasingly popular over …

Simon OatesHow to Setup a Trust

How to Retire at 50 (Or Sooner!)

Retirement. Saying goodbye to emails, meetings and deadlines. Enjoying relaxing days and having the time to spend on life’s passions. You may have heard many friends, colleagues and relatives talking about ‘retiring at 50′ or ’55’ as an ambitious or …

Simon OatesHow to Retire at 50 (Or Sooner!)

How to Invest in Property

Welcome to Financial Expert hub page on how to invest in property. Property, also known as real estate, is an essential asset class for any diversified portfolio. Millions of working britons purchase a house, but a house for living in …

Simon OatesHow to Invest in Property

Common Myths About Gold

Gold is a luxurious, rare and appealing material. We wear it on our body as jewellry and use it in electronics and other industrial products to build technology. In the modern financial media, much time is spent discussing the gold …

Simon OatesCommon Myths About Gold

10 Shocking Common Mistakes Most New Investors Make

Experience is the best teacher, but when stocks and shares are involved, it’s definately profitable to learn about mistakes made by others rather than making them yourself! 1. They don’t diversify properly ‘Don’t put all your eggs in one basket’ …

Simon Oates10 Shocking Common Mistakes Most New Investors Make

Why Actively Managed Funds are Doomed to Fail

Actively managed funds are the dominant type of fund in the industry. As an example; Asset management titan Blackrock has $4 trillion assets under management. Of this value, approximately $600 billion is in iShares products, which are passively, rather than …

Simon OatesWhy Actively Managed Funds are Doomed to Fail

How to Read the Financial Pages [Michael Brett] – Book Review

I don’t write many book reviews on Financial-Expert.co.uk – mainly because the purpose of this blog is to provide free information on investing rather than encouraging the readership to spend money on e-products, subscription services, get-rich-quick schemes and similar. I …

Simon OatesHow to Read the Financial Pages [Michael Brett] – Book Review

Early Retirement Calculator – Is Early Retirement a Real Option?

We have used Microsoft OneDrive functionality to bring you this Early Retirement Calculator. This resource is free to use, and the tool does not retain any of your personal information. All we ask is that if you find this calculator …

Simon OatesEarly Retirement Calculator – Is Early Retirement a Real Option?