December 21, 2016 Pensionsexpats
5 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes of UK Expats

  Understanding expat finances rather than leaving them to chance can make a big difference in retirement. With the excitement of starting a new life in an exotic country, the temptation is to act like a tourist for the first few months abroad – and to spend like one as well. After the honeymoon, when…

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December 19, 2016 Pensionsexpats
Private pension scheme for UK expats in Dubai

  Unrealistic expectations of a champagne lifestyle in the desert paradise of Dubai and a failure to save enough money to fund a golden retirement are financial obstacles many expats build for themselves. Although they are in control of their earning power and spending while working, many get caught up in a lavish expat lifestyle…

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November 30, 2016 Pensionsexpats
SIPP Pensions for UK Expats in Australia

  Figuring out your finances as an expat is one of the most complicated parts of making a move to Australia. Not only do you have to worry about finding a home and a job, but you have a pile of more mundane tasks to sort out, such as healthcare and schools for the kids….

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November 24, 2016 expats
Moving to Australia from UK

  The shortest journey begins with the smallest step – and for expats going to Australia that first step is usually the idea of seeking a better life. What seems a simple plan is complicated by visa restrictions, even for skilled workers. Many expats find help from a visa consultant is helpful in securing the…

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November 21, 2016 Pensionsexpats
Money just doesn’t add up for the over 55s

  Many older savers display a shocking lack of understanding about how they spend their money and often have no idea about how much money they have. More than half do not keep track of their income and bills, according to a new survey by financial firm SunLife. Despite this one in 10 of all…

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November 20, 2016 Pensionsexpats
Workplace Pensions for British Expats

  Workplace pensions were seen as the icing on the cake after years of working and saving hard for retirement. Offering a tax-free cash lump sum and a regular monthly income topped up by the state pension, the aim was to fund the later years of hard working men and women. Today, the reality is…

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