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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...

Accidental Americans in UK risk frozen bank accounts

Thousands of Brits who were born in America but left as children risk having their UK bank accounts frozen as the US authorities wage...

US/China Trade War Shouldn’t Spook Investors

The ongoing trade war between the US and China impacts everyone, cautions a leading financial expert. But investors should not be too scared to look...

QROPS Tax Hacks For British Expats

British expats can transfer their UK pension savings to a pension in another country - but they could fall foul of tax implications. HM Revenue...

Property Or Pension? One Makes You £83,000 Richer

Landlords and pension savers have long had a simmering disagreement about the best way to save - but new research shows one method would...

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...

What Happens To Your QROPS When You Die?

What happens to any money left in a QROPS pension when you die is an important question for many expats. QROPS are offshore pensions for...

QROPS Transfer Delayed For Two Years After Advice Mix-Up

The Financial Ombudsman has censured a pension provider for wrongly ordering a client to pay the QROPS overseas transfer charge. The complaint was made by...

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...

CGT Crackdown Is Still A Worry For Aussie Expats

The worry of a capital gains tax crackdown on Australian expats selling a property back home while living overseas won’t go away. Expats who sell...

Switching On To Tech Can Make Life Easier In Retirement

Switching on to the benefits of technology and co-living will make retirement easier for an aging population. The internet of things is changing the way...

How Much Do You Need To Save For A £100k Pension...

Savers could see their money grow into a £100,000 pension fund much quicker than they think. Investing with a 5% a year return would need...

Global cost of living compared for expats

The Cayman Islands is the most expensive place to live, according to price point data collected by thousands of expats around the world. The cost...

Ban On The Way For No Transfer, No Fee Pension Deals

No transfer, no fee pension deals are to go following a probe by City watchdogs worried about charges made by financial advisers. The Financial Conduct...

Counting Down To Tenant Fee Ban In Wales

The clock is ticking down to the start of the tenant fee ban in Wales - but landlords and letting agents are still waiting...

Pension Petition Protest Triggers Government Response

Doctors look like winning a bitter battle with the government over how to tax treat their pay and pensions. The NHS has announced proposals giving...

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...