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How Unexpected Taxes Can Ruin Retirement Plans

Pensioners who think they have enough money for a comfortable retirement fail to realise that they must hand over almost a third of their...

US Dominates Global Cities For Property Investment

Los Angeles is the global hot spot for property investors, claims a new report. LA was one of 18 US cities that dominated the annual...

QROPS List – June 22, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs has amended the June QROPS List for the fourth time in three weeks by removing a Guernsey QROPS offshore pension. Delisting...

Tiger Economies Clawing Way To Top Of Rich List

Strong global economic performance and fast-rising stock markets stoked a 5.3% increase in personal wealth to $166.5 trillion last year. The surge outpaced a rise...

Which Side Of The Wealth Gap Do You Stand On?

Property values are making the wealth gap wider between the Britain's richest and poorest. The richest 1% own 14% of Britain's £11.1 trillion wealth, while...

Tax-free Pension Cash Offers Over 55s A £26,374 Windfall

More than half of over 55s plan to take the most they can tax-free from their pensions, according to a new study. 54% of those...

Unplugging Energy Projects From SEIS Hits Community Schemes

People power is running 130,000 British homes from investors plugging in to more than 200 community energy schemes. Investors have staked £190 million in solar,...

More Training And Better Pay Would Extend Working Lives

Working for longer can boost retirement income options but the UK is lagging many developed countries in offering employment opportunities for the over 50s. Britain...

Watchdog Slams £30,000 Pension Advice Rule AS ‘Market Failure’

Rules that ensure any retirement saver must take professional advice if they are looking for a  direct benefit pension transfer of a fund worth...

Parents Start Saving For Private Education Before Babies Are Born

The cost of  a private education is so expensive that young couples are saving for school and university fees before their child is born. More...

QROPS List – June 15, 2017

After a flurry of compliance and tax changes in recent weeks, the QROPS market seems to have stabilised. After some uncertainty, 422 offshore pensions have...

Nailing Down Those Retirement Saving Numbers

The big retirement question is how much money does someone need to save to pay for a comfortable life in their later years. No one...

Responsible Investing Holds CEOs To Account

Picking the right shares or funds for pension investing is about more than growing wealth. Political and economic issues can impact fund growth. That's why environment,...

UK And US Move Into Top 5 Countries Facing Worst Tax...

Bosses fear political and economic uncertainty are increasing the risk of  governments  in several developed countries seeking to impose higher taxes. President Donald Trump taking...

Clear Winner In Investment Battle Of The Sexes

The battle of the sexes has crept on to the trading floors of stock exchanges with the result that women are better investors than...

Executors Face Paying Unforeseen Tax Bills

People acting as executors for family or friends face settling inheritance tax bills out of their own money if settling an estate takes more...

HMRC Revises Latest QROPS List

Expats and their adviser can be forgiven wondering how they can keep up with the rules about transferring their pensions to offshore QROPS as...
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Family And Sin Taxes Hit Expats In Saudi

Expats in Saudi Arabia will have to pay a residence tax  and sin taxes on soft drinks and tobacco in a bid to improve...

Annuity Firms Must Come Clean Over Rival Rates

Annuity providers can no longer keep better rates offered by rivals secret under new rules introduced by regulators. From Jun 7, 2017, providers must tell...

Savings Experts Want P2P Lending Option For SIPPS

Financial experts want the government to allow peer-to-peer lending as an option for SIPP pension investors. Trade body the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) is...