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Travel Is The Bucket List Dream For The Over 55s

If you’re over 55 years old and don’t have a bucket list of things to see or do before you die, then you’re one...

Poverty Line Pensioners Won’t Cash In Their Homes

A third of over 65s survive on an income of less than the minimum wage but are unwilling to unlock equity in their homes...

The World’s 30 Most Expensive Cities For Expats

South Sudan’s capital of Juba is now the most expensive city in the world for expat workers as years of political and civil unrest...

Expat Healthcare Checklist

Healthcare is often one of the financial matters expats least consider when they are heading off to start a new life overseas. In the...

Phased Retirement Is The Key To A Better Lifestyle

The time has come to reconsider how everyone thinks about retirement as the distinction between giving up work and moving towards a more relaxed...

Breaking Up Is Expensive As Well As Hard To Do

Breaking up is hard enough to do for couples living together without arguing about who owns the belongings and who is responsible for paying...

Don’t Bank On Picking Up Your Pension Cash At 55

Retirement savers are looking forward to retire with a personal pension at 55 years old, but many will find this is a dream rather...

Expat Disposable Incomes Compared

Expats tend to look at the size of their wage packets rather than what’s left once tax and living costs are taken out. Sometimes this...

46% Of Expat State Pensions Frozen

Only 54% of British expat state pensioners have their payments from the government index-linked, according to new official figures. Out of 1.2 million state pensioners...

Poor Language Skills Show Up Expats

British expats get their red faces from embarrassment due to a lack of understanding foreign languages as well as sun burn, according to a...

State Pension Axed If Proof Of Life Call Is Ignored

Civil servants are urging British expats claiming the state pension not to ignore ‘proof of life’ forms – because they are likely to lose...

Tighter Rules Coming For Defined Benefit Transfers

British companies are making big cash offers to workers to move their pension liabilities off their balance sheets. If you have a defined benefits scheme...

Where Is The Best Place In The World For Expats?

Companies are forever releasing lists of the best places to live in the world for expats in a clamour for free column inches or...

Soaring Living Costs Prompt Expats To Leave UAE

Tax-free salaries and a jet-set lifestyle are not enough to keep expats in the United Arab Emirates, according to new research. While many agree that...

Big Pay Rises For Top Directors Hike Gulf Salaries

The swelling pay packets of top directors were the main reason average salaries in the Gulf went up last year, according to a recruitment...

Property Secrets Of The World’s Billionaires

The world’s wealthiest people have around £2 trillion tied up in luxury homes, according to new research. Just 211,275 individuals considered as of ultra-high net...

Cyprus Airways Mothballs Planes In State Aid Row

Cyprus Airways has suspended all flights after an order from the European Commission to repay £50 million of illegal state funding. The airline’s fleet of...

How Long You Live Is Key To Retirement Saving

Death and taxes are the only certainties in an uncertain world, according to Benjamin Franklin. Thinking about either can be unpalatable, but the sad truth...

Your Pension Might Not Be As Much As You Think

Workers approaching retirement are facing an uncertain financial future as they plan to raid their pensions to release cash to ease their struggle with...

Working out the expat cost of living

Cost of living is just one of the factors expats and international workers have to take into account when moving overseas. For working expats, bulging...