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EU ELECTIONS 2019 OUTLOOK

Voters across the European Union head to the polls between 23rd and 26th May to elect 751 MEPs to the European Parliament in what is set to be another trend-setting election in Europe.

6 things you need to know about buying a property overseas

Whether you’re dreaming of that holiday home in the sun, looking to retire to pastures new or expanding an existing property portfolio, here’s a few things you should consider from the get-go.

CURRENCY OUTLOOK 2019

To help you navigate the year ahead, our analysts have created a 2019 Outlook guide to help you understand some of the key risk events and how to protect your investments from volatility in 2019.

FEBRUARY CURRENCY OUTLOOK 2019

Sterling reigned supreme as the best performing major currency in January, despite ongoing Brexit stalemate, with the pound chalking up six consecutive weeks of gains against the dollar and four against the euro. The single currency remained surprisingly resilient despite a softening of economic data and a cautious ECB while the dollar weakened as expectations of a pause to the Federal Reserve (Fed) tightening cycle grew.

SPENDING THE KID’S INHERITANCE: THE MOST EXPENSIVE PLACES TO DIE

In our new “Spending the Kids’ Inheritance” series, our writer Andrea Kirkby looks at the lighter side of later life finances. In our first article, we start at the end of it all: the cost of dying at home and abroad, and the cost of staying healthy in the meantime.

SPENDING THE KID’S INHERITANCE: HOW TO BLOW YOUR MONEY ON NOTHING AT ALL

In our new “Spending the Kids’ Inheritance” series, our writer Andrea Kirkby looks at the lighter side of later life finances. In our first article, we start at the end of it all: the cost of dying at home and abroad, and the cost of staying healthy in the meantime.

EVALUATING THE TRUE COST OF STUDYING ABROAD

Caxton has partnered with wealth management and luxury lifestyle brand Spear’s to conduct a unique study that looks into the true cost of studying abroad, taking into account not just the associated financial factors, but the cultural and social benefits that such a move brings.

Tony’s Story

When Tony found his dream powerboat Caxton was on hand with a great rate to make sure the sale went without a (clove) hitch.

Martin’s Story

When Martin’s son eschewed Oxbridge for Stanford, currency transfer risks became the latest addition to an ever-lengthening worry-list. Luckily, he could rely on Caxton to lighten the load.

Nick’s Story – A Great rate, times twelve

Frustrated by the poor rate offered by his UK bank, Nick turned to Caxton to handle the regular payments needed to maintain his house in the French countryside. The result, he says, was ‘magnifique’!

Tania’s Story – Getting the right rate

Tania had always dreamed of owning a property in Spain and in 2016 she finally made it happen. Having saved €400,000 Tania found the perfect place, but needed the best possible rate to make the most of her budget.

Supporting you through Brexit uncertainty

Caxton has written a guide to help you understand the risks relating to Brexit, your international payment needs, and how to protect yourself from ongoing volatility within the FX markets.