Home Tags Pension

Tag: Pension

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Pensions and International Expat Pension

How A Pension Break Can Impact Retirement Finances

Taking a break from making pension contributions can cost much more than the savings by the time a saver retires, argues a new study. The...

QROPS List – May 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS Australia 905 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 8 Gibraltar 32 Guernsey 63 Hong Kong 7 India 12 Ireland 69 Isle of Man 353 Jersey 57 Kenya 2 Latvia 3 Liechtenstein 2 Luxembourg 2 Malta 36 Mauritius 1 Netherlands 39 New...

Pension Complaints Rocket By 24%, Says Ombudsman

Complaints about pensions have soared by 24% in a year, says the Financial Ombudsman. The independent adjudicator highlighted poor advice is putting some people’s lifetime...

Call To Offer Savers More Pension Transfer Choice

Retirement savers should have more choice than leaping off the all-or-nothing transfer cliff when moving funds away from a workplace pension, says a leading...

Pension Savers Paid £49 Million For ‘Reckless’ Advice

Thousands of retirement savers have picked up compensation after advice firms failed to give them the right pension guidance. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)...

Financial Advice Portugal

If you want to bring a little sunshine into your life while stretching the pound in your pocket a little farther, then Portugal is...

Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme

QROPS is a type of pensions that were designed to cater for the needs of British pension holders that move out of the UK...

Pension Freedoms Leave Women £50,000 Worse Off Than Men

Women are almost £50,000 worse off in retirement than men, says a new study. Pension freedoms give women 37% less pension income a year than...

QROPS List – April 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. The number of QROPS has increased by 95 since the start of...

Scammers Pose As Fraud Busters To Trick Pension Savers

Retirement savers need to tread carefully online as pension scammers posing as consumer-friendly businesses are offering anti-fraud advice on their web sites. Financial watchdog The...

MPs Ready To Take On Pension Scammers

Pension scammers are coming under fire from MPs who want to do more to stop fraudsters preying on vulnerable savers. The UK Work and Pensions...

Too Many Pension Savers Set To Run Out Of Cash Too...

Retirement savers face a crunch time because they are spending too much pension cash when they are younger and severely underestimating how long they...

QROPS List – April 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. To find out more read the What is QROPS article HMRC QROPS List...

How To Top Up Your State Pension

If you have missed some vital years that mean your state pension is less than expected, don't despair because you can buy a top...

Big Fines Await Workers Saving Too Much In Pensions

Workers are often chastised for not saving enough for retirement, but fines lie in wait for the tens of thousands who save too much. The...

Life’s Milestones Are Coming Much Later For Adults

Life’s financial milestones don’t come so thick and fast nowadays, according to the latest official data detailing the rites of passage into adulthood. We used...

Now’s The Time For Last Minute Tax Planning

The Brexit and tax year end clocks are counting down towards the end of the month, so if you have any last-minute tax planning,...

Postal Workers Hope New Pension Will Deliver

Millions of savers could retire with more money to spend in their later years after the government rubber-stamped a new-style pension. Collective defined Contribution (CDC)...

QROPS List – March 15, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. HMRC QROPS List - By country Financial jurisdiction No of QROPS Australia 848 Austria 4 Barbados 1 Belgium 1 Bulgaria 3 Denmark 2 EU Institution 1 Finland 1 Germany 9 Gibraltar 31 Guernsey 64 Hong Kong 4 India 11 Ireland 65 Isle of...

Watchdog Lifts Lid On Hush-Hush Scam Investigators

Britain’s leading financial watchdog has lifted the lid on how pension scams are investigated - and revealed 20 scammers are under scrutiny for suspected...