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Comparing the costs of moving abroad: EU vs. the Commonwealth

By HiFX  /     Jan 10, 2017  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

On the day after the EU Referendum results, there was a spike in Google searches for the term “how to emigrate”. These were accompanied by a number of searches from people thinking about moving to specific countries; France, Ireland, Australia and Canada were some of the most popular choices. Recent figures have revealed there was […]

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How HiFX helped one client’s money go much further than they expected

By HiFX  /     Nov 29, 2016  /     Expat Life  /     0 Comment

Every month, HiFX helps thousands of people to make international money transfers for thousands of different reasons – buying a house abroad, transferring a mortgage or pension, sending money to friends and family overseas, paying for a foreign wedding and many more. Whatever the reason for the transfer, we’re dedicated to helping our customers get […]

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Comparing the cost of studying abroad

By HiFX  /     Oct 13, 2016  /     Expat Life  /     0 Comment

As UK university tuition fees continue to rise, studying abroad has become an increasingly appealing option for students. However, there are a number of other costs to consider alongside tuition fees, such as how much necessities like rent and groceries will cost while you’re out there, as well as the occasional treat. We’ve used the […]

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How to support your child while they are studying abroad

By HiFX  /     Sep 14, 2016  /     Expat Life  /     0 Comment

Studying abroad can be a fantastic experience for your child. It can provide lifelong benefits, such as building confidence, increasing employability and creating friendships with people from all around the world. But it can also be an anxious time for parents who are trying to balance a desire to protect their child with the knowledge […]

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How to make the most of your study abroad programme

By HiFX  /     Sep 06, 2016  /     Expat Life  /     0 Comment

The benefits of studying abroad are well-known and even well-documented. The Institute for the International Education of Students found in a survey of its alumni between 1950 and 1999 that the majority of overseas students felt their time abroad had aided their maturity, self-confidence, tolerance to ambiguity and the way they viewed the world. These […]

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The cost of living across Spain

By HiFX Team  /     Jun 02, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

Spain has long been an extremely popular choice of country for Britons to set up a new life abroad, boasting a fantastic climate and great quality of life, while only being an hour’s flight away from the UK. Spain is also known for offering a low cost of living, which is another reason why it […]

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What is your working time worth in Spain?

By HiFX Team  /     May 12, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

A career in Spain, with its Mediterranean lifestyle, is becoming increasingly popular for Britons who want to live and work overseas. According to Prospects.ac.uk, almost 300,000 British citizens are currently living in Spain. Due to the popularity of Brits moving to Spain, our team of experts have taken a look at how the job market compares in contrast […]

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Gaining Capital in the Spanish Capital

By HiFX Team  /     Mar 09, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

Emigrating to a new country to set up a new business can be a scary and overwhelming process, especially if you don’t know where to start. Spain has continued to become one of the most popular countries for British expats to start a new life in sunnier climates, so our team of experts have decided to […]

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