Should I invest in Britain, Spain or globally?

One of the benefits of being a UK expat is that you often intuitively grasp that there is a world “beyond Britain”. Opportunities in culture, food, relationships and travel exist outside our own shores. Yet does the same hold true for investing? Should you invest mainly in the UK as a British expat, or overseas?

How to start investing as a UK expat

Living abroad can present a unique opportunity to start investing – especially if your income is high and your living costs are low compared to the UK (e.g. Italy, Greece and Spain). However, how do you start investing as a British expat?