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Martin Hughes

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I have over 15 years’ experience writing for and about some of the world’s most dynamic business centres. I write mainly now about expatriate finance and tax-efficiency, but my focus for Money International involves most areas of economics in truth. I live in Paris, France currently but am constantly travelling around the world, to meetings predominantly, but occasionally for leisure and family time. I am a surfer at heart, which surprises many.

Don’t Forget Your Pension When You Move Jobs

What to do with the money in your pension pot is not one of the things that leaps to mind when changing jobs - but it should. Next to a home, a pension is probably...

Plain Talking Pension Firms Dump Confusing Forms

Retirement savers can expect some plain talking from pension providers after the companies have reviewed and rewritten thousands of documents to make understanding financial jargon easier for consumers. Consumers have repeatedly claimed their pension paperwork...

How To Hide Cash In An Offshore Tax Haven

Funnelling money through an offshore tax haven is not illegal – providing the idea is not to hide the true extent of your wealth from the tax man so you pay less tax than...

QROPS Transfer Charge Is Opportunistic Tax On Expats

The Overseas Transfer Charge is an opportunistic tax on expats who have no one to speak up for them when the British government decides to demand extra money from their offshore pensions. Expats suffer financially...

House Prices Rising Faster Than Stocks And Shares

House prices in Britain have outstripped the huge rises seen in stocks and shares over the past decade, according to property experts. The total value of homes in the country has increased by 48% to...

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