We are sorry but we had to delay our September issue for a month for a number of reasons, COVID, broken wrists and other ailments included! However, we will be straight back with an October/November issue. Don’t forget that you can still read and download all of our magazines, including the latest in July/August. There are some great recipes, advice on improving your golf, an explanation on French insurance and lots more! Please tell your friends and family too!
The coronavirus pandemic is having a huge impact on our daily lives and finances. For many readers there is also an impact on their pension and investment funds due to extreme volatility in the financial markets and global economic disruption.
Sally Dilks, Associate Solicitor specialising in French Law at Buckles Solicitors, answers a question on French Inheritance Tax
Katie Gardner is a fully qualified CBT Counsellor and answers a question concerning marriage
Katie Gardner answers a question about feeling low, overwhelmed and anxious
Sustainable, green, eco-friendly. They don’t all mean the same but they do add up to the same thing: looking after our environment.
Tony Delvalle and Andrea Glover are International Financial Advisers at The Spectrum IFA Group. We asked them what are the current top three ‘hot topics’ with clients, particularly affecting retirees.
Sarah Bright Thomas is an Avocat Associé and Partner at Bright Avocats. Here she answers a question about Wills.
Katie Gardner answers a question about Christmas pressure
Sally Dilks, Associate at Buckles Solicitors LLP, explains why Estate planning for your French assets need not be taxing.
Katie Gardner answers your questions about a lack of confidence and road rage
This time Katie answers questions about friendship and joining charitable organisations
This time Katie answers queries from people who are facing Struggles in SW France with weight and self-esteem
Power of attorney arrangements allow an individual’s financial and health affairs to be looked after by someone else, the attorney, if they lose mental capacity in the future. Tony Delvalle of The Spectrum IFA Group explains how they can help to relieve stress at the most difficult of times.
Katie Gardner is a fully-Qualified CBT Counsellor and 10-year expat based on the border of 47/24. She’s here to answer your questions
Yvonne Drolshagen of Aquitaine Lifestyle Solutions gives us an insight into saving tax with charitable donations.
Organised by the UICC, a membership organisation dedicated to Fighting Cancer Together, World Cancer Day heralds the start of a 3-year call-to-action. Its aim is to encourage everyone to act now and make a personal commitment to reduce the impact of cancer on themselves, the people they love and to help others across the globe.
This lady has lots of friends and family around her but she cannot get over the trauma of losing her partner
Although this question relates to stress at Christmas, we can all experience stress at any family gathering.
Dealing with legal issues, bureaucracy and finance is difficult at the best of times, regardless of how good your French is
Colin Leigh-Higgott of Blevins Franks says that understanding the options and tax implications for different types of pensions is key.
Katie Gardner answers a question for someone who finds that their 6 o’clock curfew on the first drink of the day is becoming earlier?
Some do, some don’t – but should we? We asked Rudolf de Lang, a pool technician with 25 years experience and a specialist in electronic leak detection, to explain the benefits.
Photographer Jeff Ross looks at how technology has moved on and how to get the best out of your mobile phone camera.
Katie Gardener is a fully qualified CBT Counsellor and answers a question about coping with a change to the pace of life