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Featuring the latest retirement news, these articles show you how to make the most out of your pension, and provide information on retirement planning, pension transfers, QROPS, QNUPS and SIPPS. This market is volatile – and our team of experts can help you understand the factors at play by stripping away the opinions and reporting the solid facts. We’ll keep you up to date with the latest legislation, how to claim pensions when you are overseas, and any changes to British pension rules. To compliment this offering, we also look at the latest expat lifestyle trends – so you stay informed of the latest news and developments – wherever you are in the world.

If you are going on a spending spree with your pension cash, watch where the money goes, or you could be in trouble. Anyone who the government believes deliberately spends their pension money and then claims benefits could find they are breaking some special rules. The technical term is deprivation, and...
More pension reforms are needed to tackle the financial problems of rising numbers of retired people, says a think-tank report. Governments need to look at policies to relieve financial inequality among the elderly and to find ways of managing the changing nature of work, according to the Organisation of Economic...
Stagnant wages and rising living costs are stopping huge numbers of workers aged over 50 from saving enough money to retire. Retirement experts say 43% of those aged between 50 to 59 years old, and 38% aged between 60 to 69, say they are either “occasional” or “absent” savers, meaning...
Pensioners who have given up work in the past decade are reporting that they are enjoying life and feel financially well-off. More than a quarter (26%) consider they are in better health than when they were working. Many also feel that their relationships with their partners and families have improved. Two-thirds have...
Pensions are confusing, but offshore pensions are even worse because they involve unfamiliar terms and rules that few retirement savers run into unless they are expats. Here are some of the most common terms bandied about by expats and their financial advisers explained: Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) – A...