Secure your financial assets as an expat in South Africa

Hello everyone,

As we navigate the exciting world of living and working in South Africa, it's essential to make informed decisions about our financial future.
We'd love to hear about the different investment options available for expats: how to invest in South Africa or in your home country, explore international options or use online accounts.

To kick off the discussion, here are some guiding questions:

What are the investment opportunities as an expat in South Africa? Are there any specific investment programs?

In your opinion, what are the advantages and disadvantages of investing internationally ? How is your experience with international investments?

What specific points should you consider regarding your investments as an expat (exchange rate management, international tax obligations or repatriation of funds)?

Do you use specialized banking services for expats, such as multi-currency accounts? What are the pros of these services and how do they help you with your finances?

How is the property market for expats? Are there any specific regulations or aspects we should be aware of when investing in real estate in South Africa?

What strategies do you apply to save and invest for your financial future in South Africa and/or to secure your children's financial future?

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us!

Cheryl Team