Once you have realised the benefits of using a Foreign Exchange (FX) Broker to move your money to/from France what are the steps involved to get started? Well, any reputable broker will ask you to register as a client before you can make a transfer, or even get a live trading quote.
The four main candidates this year are Francois Fillon (Republicains), Benoit Hamon (Socialists), Marine Le Pen (Front National) and Emmanual Macron (Independent).
The first round of the 2017 French presidential election will be held on 23 April 2017. Following closely on the heels of Britain’s Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as US president, it will be interesting to see just what kind of politician France will choose for its new president. Here is some vocabulary to help you to follow the French Elections.
If you still have pockets, jars or piggy banks full of round pounds waiting to spend in Tescos on your next trip back to England, you have til October to spend, spend, spend. From October 15, the old pound will no longer be legal tender, replaced by a 12-sided version.
The CESU (Chèque emploi service universel) If you wish to keep everything legal when paying casual labour (work around the house, help with homework, private lessons, home help for the disabled and small gardening…
Why use an FX broker?
That’s probably the most commonly asked question when introducing the services of Currencies Direct to any new client! The answer is easy – because we can save you more money!
If you’re going away over the next few months and leaving the house empty, it’s worth visiting www.gendarmerie.interieur.gouv.fr and clicking on the section Operation-tranquillite-vacances.
While you can most certainly get by with a British phone in France if you don’t use it very often, setting up a French mobile phone will make communication in France cheaper and easier over the long run. What’s more, having a French phone number is often a requirement for various other administrative procedures in France, such as setting up electricity in France, so it is well worth it for conveniency and practicality purposes.
Sometimes its easier to stay with an unsatisfactory bank, than to research and change to a different one, particularly if you have several accounts. It could be out of the frying pan….
Markets in the Pyrénées-Orientales. What you think of these markets?. Which ones have you been to? Was it good? Not so exciting? Are there other things going on? Have we got the days right?
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