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These mistakes can cost you lots of money when living in France!

Planning to move or recently moved to France? Like any other country, you have to understand the local specificities to avoid making costly mistakes and losing money.  We will explain to you in this blog, based on our own experience, what you should look up when living in France. From simple practical day life mistakes, […]

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Buying real estate in France

How is buying real estate in France? What’s the process? Is it too complicated? Is it a good idea? Pitfalls to avoid? Taxes?  We will be sharing in the key points on this topic based in our experience while living as expats in France.  Table of Contents Buying or renting in real estate in France? Deciding whether

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3 passive income ideas in France

Looking for passive income ideas while living in France? What’s is really passive income? Need to complement your monthly revenues in an effortless and easy manner? Let’s clarify first what is really passive income before sharing our top 3 preferred ideas.  Table of Contents Understanding passive income Passive vs active income Active Income: It is

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How to grow my money in France with low risk?

Having extra cash sitting in your french current account and concerned about inflation eating it slowly? Not willing to invest in risky options and wondering How grow my money in France with no risk? You are right to be concerned as you are slowly losing capital due to high inflation rates. 100€ of today will

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How to invest when living in France

How to invest when living in France? What are the investment options available for you? How to start? You may feel overwhelmed and scared about making wrong decisions, as the finance world like too complicated.   In reality, you just need to understand some basic concepts. We will be sharing a summary of what we hear from

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How to become Financially Independent in France?

Becoming financially independent in France? It is a common question after COVID pandemic made us think more about what we want to do with our lives.  Unfortunately, there are some ‘influencers’ taking profit of the situation and selling ‘magic secrets’ packed as trainings which are leading many to disappointment, and sometimes losing money. In the

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What is PEL Plan d’Epargne Logement in France?

Maybe your bank advisor has recommended to open a PEL (Plan d’Epargne Logement) in France or you have heard some friends talking about it as part of a real estate investment project? Curious about what it is? It is worth it? What are the conditions to apply?   In this blog we will be sharing our

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What are the different savings accounts in France?

Wondering what are the different savings accounts in France available for you?  Some are centrally controlled by the government and  offering very interesting benefits but under specific conditions. Therefore, it is important for you to understand the different options available before making a decision about which one to open.  In this blog, we will walk you

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Personal Budget in France

How to manage your personal budget in France?

How to manage your personal budget in France? Creating a budget is an essential part of managing your finances in France, even though it may seem daunting at first. Whether you’re an expat or a local, knowing how to manage your personal budget in France will help you stay on top of your expenses and

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