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.

How Fund Charges Dent Your Pension And Savings

Everyone knows they need to make strenuous efforts to save for their retirement, but not everyone is aware of how fund charges can have a serious detrimental impact on their cash. All pension savers need to understand how to pick the right investments to help their savings grow and understand how charges can affect that … Read more

Savers In Denial About The Cost Of Retirement

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The huge number of workers in denial about their retirement savings is laid bare in a new survey. Research by The Equity Release Council (ERC) has revealed that 65% of British retirement savers are ‘unaware, unwilling or unable’ to face up to the financial challenge they face. Indeed, one in 10 people believes they won’t … Read more

Youngsters Give Up Saving In Hope Of Cash Inheritance

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Many young Brits are not saving for their retirement because they believe they will inherit money from their parents- but many are in for a big disappointment, according to a new survey. Skipton Building Society found that 75% of people aged between 20 and 35 are hoping to get a nest egg when their parents … Read more

HMRC demands more tax from Singapore QROPS

Another batch of disappointed Singapore QROPS investors have received letters from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) demanding 55% of their pension pot transferred in to an illegal scheme as a tax penalty. The demand is for investors to pay an unauthorised payment charge for joining a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS) which was later … Read more

Savers Need To Take Control Of Their Pensions

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Retirement savers are failing to review their pension plans and are not saving enough to fund their later years, according to new research. Around 14% of British savers with private pensions have not bothered looking at the performance of their plan in the last three years, says a survey by Duncan Lawrie Private Bank. Around … Read more