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Why Seek Financial Advice

When I tell people I’m a financial adviser, I often get asked “Why should I work with you?” So to answer that question, here are my top 10 reasons.. 1. Finance is probably the 3rd most important item in life after family and health. 2. You’re probably not an expert...

Private Health Insurance Affordable and accessible

By Claire Johnstone - C J Insurance Costa Blanca I last wrote about private health insurance in March and it seems there remains a lot of confusion about what cover you...

About the permanent Spanish health card

Having the permanent Spanish health card is like having a good insurance: you never think you’ll need it until you need it… generally, when it’s too late. The good part?The...

Greed, Fraud and Losing Your Money

Greed can affect us all, especially where finance/ investment is concerned and experienced con artists regularly defraud thousands of people a year. They know that, in times of low interest...

Some Common Questions Answered

Are Habitation Licences Required To Sell A Property In Almeria Or Murcia Area?Actually, an occupation licence is not a document required to sell a property at the notary within the...

4G or not 4G – That is the question….

Have you recently moved or are in the process of moving to a new property and looking for a reliable Internet connection? Well we can certainly help you with this....

“Quebrantahuesos”

(The Bone Crusher) Sportif 2018. The “Quebrantahuesos” Marcha Cicloturista or the Bone Crusher as it is more commonly called is a very long, hard cycling-sportif in the Spanish and French...

Ciudad Patricia's Brand New Building Iris

By Amanda Hobbs - Ciudad Patricia Hi, My name is Amanda and I have been working here for 7 years now in the beautiful retirement resort which some people call...

Clearwater Drinking Water Systems

Are you tired of carrying heavy plastic water bottles? Would you like to help the environment by reducing plastic wastage?Did you know that your body needs fresh water to perform...

THE PERFECT GET AWAY

· Boutique Hotel with Lovely Pool and Terrace · Modern Airconditioned Room · Quiet Location · Restaurant · Close to Calpe · The Perfect Getaway The Perfect Get Away (When...

Tips and tricks to keep your aircon working by K&M...

It’s getting hot and you need to be able to rely on your airconditioning to keep you cool. At K&M we get busy for summer and are always on hand...

Summertime just got better

at The Clubhouse and Chillout Cocktail Bar The popular Chillout Bar at La Marquesa Golf, Quesada is now open daily from 9am and has introduced new summer menus so you can...

THE MEANING OF HORIZONTAL CRACKING

Horizontal cracking under the roof or terrace slabs is probably the most common building defect in southern Spain. The defect is easy to identify as they generally have a perfectly...
Community News

New Book / Old Writer (well, not that old!)

I always wanted to write, but then if you’ve never written anything you don’t know any better do you? It started with a couple of successes with magazine articles a lifetime ago and developed from there to short stories and eventually full-blown novels. At the time I mistakenly thought I’d...
Home & Garden

Are you looking for Inspiration?

From the awesome blank canvas of a new build, the exciting potential of your refurbished space, to the promising adventure of a recently purchased property, did you know that at...
Also in this issue

17% of traffic accidents can be due to excessive temperatures

Heat has consequences on the drivers behavior similar to that of alcohol intake The August exit operation causes 150,000 injuries per year in Spain due to traffic accidents, with...
Health & Beauty

Summer contact lens care advice

Summer is a time when many people use contact lenses, for flexibility, the freedom to play sports, choose the sunglasses they want, or to dress to impress at all the...