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Pension Freedom Withdrawals Hit New Record

Drawing down money from retirement savings continues to hit new records four years after pension freedom rules were introduced for the over 55s. Pension freedoms...

Malta QROPS Advice Shake-Up Impacts Thousands Of Savers

Thousands of expats who have switched their retirement savings in to Malta-based Qualifying Recognised Offshore Pension Schemes need to check that their financial advisers...

Parents’ Spare Cash Can Boost Their Children’s Pensions

Wealthy parents with cash to spare can boost the retirement prospects of their children by paying into their pensions. Current pension rules do not stop...

360,000 State Pension Forecasts Wrong, Admits Minister

Hundreds of thousands of retirement savers have planned their state pension spending based on the wrong figures, a red-faced minister has admitted. At least 360,000...

A Third Of Pension Savers Shun Financial Advice

Retirement savers and investors are shunning financial advice, according to the latest official data. One in three pension savers are making  financial decisions without taking...

Family Finances Make Over 55s Worse Off Than Expected

Half the over 55s who thought they had worked out how much money they needed to fund a comfortable retirement need to get their...

QROPS List – June 1, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. Learn more about QROPS here HMRC QROPS List - By country Country No of QROPS   June...
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You Don’t Stop Paying Taxes When You Retire

If you think you stop paying taxes when you retire, then think again and be ready to see the tax man swipe a large...

Ageist Employers Make Older Workers Feel Unwanted

One in three middle-aged workers feel they are unfairly treated at work because of their age, claims a new survey. A fifth believe their age...

Workplace Savers Don’t Understand Pension Workings

A huge financial knowledge gap means most retirement savers have no idea that their money is invested in stocks and shares. This means they fail...

EU Inflation Rises Twice As Fast For British Expat Pensioners

British expat pensioners who retired to Europe have seen their cost of living double at the rate of UK inflation in recent years. Their spending...

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...

QROPS List – April 25, 2019

The latest HM Revenue & Customs data for expats with QROPS offshore pensions. “These changes were scheduled for 1 May 2019 but we published these...

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...