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Brexit No Deal Fears Triggers Expat Exodus

Tens of thousands of British expats want to hand back their passports because they are so worried about their residence rights after Brexit. A poll...

Stressed Brits Spend Hours On Life Admin Every Day

The average British adult spends 34 minutes carrying out life admin, like dealing with money and filling out forms for insurance. Add to that another...

Five Big Money Mistakes Savers Make Before Retirement

Most people look forward to their retirement as a time for some peace and relaxation away from the torment of daily toil they have...

Falling Gilts Push Up Pension Deficits

Falling gilt yields are impacting on the values of pension funds, according to new data. Long term gilt interest rates have dropped 0.3% since the...

Savers See Pension Transfer Values Hit A New High

Retirement savers switching their defined benefit funds have been offered the highest golden goodbyes ever by their company pension schemes. Average transfer values hit a...

Over 55s Pay For Kid’s Home Because It’s A Nice Thing...

Saving for retirement used to mean putting money aside to fund  a financially comfortable old age, but no more. Today’s over 55s are increasingly spending...

Ex-Minister Reveals Small Pot Pension Hack

Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb has revealed a money hack that exploits a loophole for retirement savers. He urges savers with two or more pension...

Plan To Retire At 75 Is Like Abolishing Retirement

A controversial study recommending that the state pension age is raised to 75 years old is tantamount to abolishing retirement, claims a pensioners’ group. Right-wing...

Over 55s Need £184,000 For A Comfortable Retirement

Inheriting cash is a big disappointment for the over 55s, who say that they need £184,000 to comfortably live out their lives but are...

Government Pension Lifeboat Deficits Double In A Month

The government’s pension rescue lifeboat has seen the deficit of safeguarded schemes tumble into the red by tens of billions of pounds. The Pension Protection...

Shariah Banks Want To Help Expats Buy Property

Expats struggling to find a home or buy to let mortgage in the UK could find a Shariah compliant mortgage may suit their needs. With...

Money Saving Travel Hacks Can Cost A Fortune

Money saving travel hacks can end costing a fortune if flights are cancelled or delayed, warn travel insurers. The firms are warning expats, holidaymakers and...

Pension jargon buster

Working out how much money you have for retirement is hard enough without having to navigate your way through a fog of baffling financial...

Why Expats Shouldn’t Run Away From Debt In The Gulf

Expats in the United Arab Emirates are horrified to find out that unpaid debts can end up in a criminal court or even jail. In...

Planning Your Retirement Income

Deciding if you can afford to retire and when is the best time for you to stop working is a decision that can depend...

Price Of Gold Spurred By Central Bank Stockpiling

Demand for gold has climbed to a three-year high mainly due to central banks stockpiling the precious metal. Central banks bought 224.4 tonnes of gold...

Sensible Saving Can Be Fun With A Money Square

Savers around the world are playing a simple game to them set aside more money each year - and it’s easy for anyone to...

Savers Take Record Pension Cash As Tax Refunds Hit A Peak

Retirement savers have switched £60 billion in to cash from pensions in the past three months, according to the latest official data. More than 390,000...

Job Prospects And More Pay Lure Expats To Move

Young professionals leaving their homes to take up jobs in another country have better careers and earn more if they go before they are...

One In Seven Adults Admit They Are Fraudsters

If you are sitting in a room with seven Brits, it’s likely one of you is a fraudster. One in seven Brits have confessed to...