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Tell-tale Signs Of A Pension Scammer Revealed

Pension watchdogs have released an online tool that helps retirement savers spot if a scammer is after their cash. The checklist reveals the five most...

Free Pension Advice Is A Scam, Warns Watchdog

Free pension advice is a scam, according to a leading consumer watchdog The warning has gone out to anyone contemplating moving their pension savings away...

Annuity Trap Savers Get Chance To Escape

Thousands of savers locked into poor paying annuity deals will have the chance to cash in their policies as a major insurer agrees to...

Renting A Home In Retirement Upsets Pension Plans

The cost of renting a home is upsetting the financial plans of retirement savers who aimed to own their own home. Pension experts warn that...

Hong Kong QROPS Banned By HMRC

British expats living in China have lost the chance to keep their retirement savings in a QROPS offshore pension. The country was serviced by 19...

QROPS List – December 1, 2017

The official list of worldwide QROPS pensions has increased by 11 in the past two weeks – taking the global number to 1,163. The rising...

QROPS Rules After The UK Autumn Budget 2017

Expats expecting another round of tax and rule changes for QROPS offshore pensions can relax – for now at least. Chancellor Phillip Hammond has left...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Tax And Pensions

Chancellor Phillip Hammond found his hands tied when seeking to fund the traditional Budget giveaway to taxpayers. Throughout his 62-minute speech he referred to making...

Pension Freedom Is No Such Thing, Argues Think Tank

Pension freedoms and a fast-changing market have left retirement savers with fewer options for planning their finances, says a new study. The report from think-tank...

Pensions – What Might Change In Autumn Budget 2017

Pensions are one of the government spending categories that have a lot of noughts on the end, so stand out as a target for...

Retirement Cash Out Of Control For Millions

Huge numbers of workers over 50 face a miserable retirement because they are relying on a lottery win, inheritance or downsizing their home to...

QROPS List – November 15, 2017

SIXTEEN offshore pensions were added to the HMRC QROPS List over the past 14 days. Worldwide, the number of QROPS grew from 1,136 on November...

State Pension Tax Trap For Young Workers Paying For Nothing

Workers in their 30s and 40s will have maxed out what they will receive in state pension payments by the time they are 50...

Expats Set To Lose Valuable Tax Breaks

Expats could lose one of the most valuable tax breaks in Europe if The Netherlands government goes ahead with proposals to shake up the...

Pension Black Hole Shrinks By Another £50 Billion

The pensions black hole shrunk again last month, according to figures from monitor PwC. The total deficit of almost 6,000 UK direct benefit pension funds...

Pension Firms Forced To Publish Their Fees At Last

How much retirement savers are paying out in hidden pension charges is about to be revealed as the government acts to expose rip-off fees...

Raiding Pensions Is A Habit For Chancellors Looking For Easy Money

Raiding pensions has become a habit for Chancellors looking to raise much-needed revenues, claims the head of expat financial planning firm deVere Group. Successive governments...

How Do Retirement Savers Spend Their Pension Cash?

Just how people spend their pension windfalls is gradually being revealed to MPs who have called for evidence to test if pension freedoms are...

Retirement Isn’t Meant To Be A Holiday, Claim Pension Experts

If you think retirement is all about relaxing and having fun, then you have the wrong idea, claims a pensions expert. Holidays, taking up hobbies...

State Pension Isn’t Enough To Pay Essential Living Costs

Retirement savers who expect the state pension to cover their living costs are in for a shock, according to new research. Paying for food, utility...