Choose investments that will work in France or UK

Many people I speak to start with a New Year’s resolution to move to France. They may also resolve to sort out their finances.

When it comes to the second point, there are generally two schools of thought on how best to go about it:

  •  I’ll just keep all my money in the UK, in sterling, maybe something in Jersey or the Isle of Man; it is familiar and so feels comfortable, a little piece of home. Doing something “foreign” feels a little scary as I do not know much about it or understand it, so I am not going to trust it!
  •  When in Rome, do as the Romans do. I will need to open a bank account in France anyway, so I will speak to their French adviser, getting to understand and appreciate how the ...

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