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Expat Pensioners Trapped In Visa Nightmare

Thousands of British pensioner expats are living in limbo in Australia because the government stopped recognising their residency visas a decade ago. The Australian immigration...

Equity Release For The Elderly Is Booming

Pensioners are treating their homes like cash points by withdrawing more than £4 million a day from equity release companies. Almost 5,500 pensioners took £385...

Pension Freedom Costs Confusing For Savers

Pension freedom comes at a cost and some savers are paying a lot more than others as financial firms are making big profits to...
FATCA Tracker

FATCA List – August1, 2015

As the first reporting deadline for FATCA passed on July 31, more than 5,500 new financial institutions signed up to comply with the US...

Check You’re Protected As Savings Limits Change

Savers with cash in British banks and building societies need to check out a new law that changes the level of financial protection...

Pension Savers In Dash For Cash

Pension freedoms have already changed the way thousands of over 55s are managing their finances, according to new research. A study by provider BlackRock...

Bigger And Better On The Way For Crowdfunding

Britain leads the world in equity crowdfunding and is set to continue to trail blaze with new ways for entrepreneurs and business to source...

High Court Shuts £12m Pension Liberation Firms

Pension liberation scheme KJK Investments Ltd and loan company G-Loans have been closed down by the government Insolvency Service. More than 200 retirement savers transferred...

Philippines QROPS? Yes, Pensions Can Go To Paradise

The cost of living and beautiful sun-kissed paradise islands of the Philippines are an irresistible pull for expats looking to take a breather from...

10 Tips To Stress Test Your Pension Savings

Pension freedoms are opening the door on a huge source of wealth for many over 55s with money locked away in retirement savings –...

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...

FATCA List – June1, 2015

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) of foreign financial institutions signing up to pass the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) information about American...

Cash-Strapped Self-Employed Can’t Afford A Pension

The self-employed are falling through cracks in pension rules as the number contributing to a personal pension has plunged by two thirds in a...

British Workers Trapped In Retirement Cash Crisis

British workers are trapped in a retirement cash crisis dreaming of an annual income that pension rules will not allow them to achieve, according...

Flexible Pension Freedom Triggers Fraud Alert

Pension freedoms have triggered a flood of fraudsters cold-calling over 55s with dodgy investment opportunities, according to consumer watchdogs. Thousands of over 55s have received...

Borrowers Advanced £459m From P2P Lenders

Peer-to-peer lending platforms advanced more than £459 million in cash to borrowers in the first three months of the year, according to industry figures. Data...

Expat Exchange Rates – May 2015

Expats need to keep an eye on foreign currency exchange rates to make sure they are getting value for money. Forex rates can be so...

DB Pension Savers Jam Switchboards Seeking Advice

Thousands of retirement savers with defined benefit pensions are asking financial experts to work out whether switching schemes makes financial sense for them. One firm,...

Pension Liberation Wrecks Lives And Relationships

Pension liberation fraudsters have left a trail of suicide and wrecked manages in their trail as they ruthlessly target vulnerable retirement savers. A campaigner fighting...

FATCA List – May 1, 2015

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is celebrating five years on the statute books at the end of the month – and...