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  • 04 Jul 2019

    Switzerland tops poll for living abroad

    More than 18,000 people took part in HSBC’s survey on living and working overseas.

  • 13 May 2019

    Caring for caregivers

    With people living longer than ever, societies and individuals need to prepare for the growing cost of care.

  • 14 Mar 2019

    A personal trainer for your finances

    Technology is making it even easier for consumers to keep their finances on track.

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Embrace adventure

    Living abroad can be challenging but it is also hugely rewarding, says HSBC’s John Goddard.

  • 10 Sep 2018

    The retirement gap

    Half of working-age women fear they will struggle to afford basic necessities after retirement.

  • 13 Aug 2018

    Are date night’s days numbered?

    Why some parents are cutting back on luxuries to fund their children’s university education.

  • 23 May 2018

    China goes international

    Chinese people are studying, holidaying and working overseas in unprecedented numbers.

  • 28 Feb 2018

    Would you buy a home with a stranger?

    Many UK millennials are prepared to explore less traditional routes into property ownership.

  • 27 Sep 2017

    Changing direction

    From increased wellbeing to financial rewards, moving abroad can bring significant benefits.

  • 20 Sep 2017

    Supporting family and facing the future

    More than 70 per cent of people are providing financial support to someone in their family.

  • 15 Sep 2017

    Selfies are the latest way to pay

    Facial recognition technology is helping HSBC customers in China to transfer money securely.

  • 27 Jul 2017

    House hunting goes high tech

    Could technology help you buy and sell your home more quickly?

  • 29 Jun 2017

    How much would you spend to support your child?

    Parents have high hopes for their children’s education but a high price tag comes with them too.

  • 26 Apr 2017

    The reality of retirement

    Global economic uncertainty has affected many people’s retirement plans, says Charlie Nunn.

  • 27 Feb 2017

    Home truths

    The millennial generation are keen to buy property, but face stiff financial challenges.