Expat Financial Advice Articles

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Should I move my UK defined benefit pension

Should I move my UK defined benefit pension?

Should I move my UK defined benefit pension? Do you have a UK defined benefit pension? Have you recently been contacted by your UK pension scheme about transferring your pension? Within this article, we will explore the current defined benefit pension market, the process of transferring out and the associated risks and potential rewards of […]

Withdrawing UK Pension in France

Withdrawing UK pension in France

Withdrawing UK pension in France Are you a French resident withdrawing a UK pension in France? Is this the first time you will be drawing on your personal pension since moving to France? Do you have more than one pension you wish to drawdown from? Within this article, we will discuss the process involved and […]

QROPS expensive

Why is my QROPS Expensive?

Ever wondered why is my QROPS expensive? Many ex-pats have been sold a QROPS on the basis of tax efficiency, ability to draw down your pension “tax-free” and removing your pension pot from UK regulation. Within this article, however, we are going to specifically look at the overall cost of different QROPS. We will compare […]

HMRC QROPS USA

HMRC QROPS USA

HMRC QROPS USA Are you an American resident who wants to transfer their UK pension to an HMRC QROPS USA? Do you have more than one British pension and you wish to consolidate? Are you intending to never return to the UK? Within this article, we look into the options available to US residents with […]

International Private Pension Plan

International Private Pension Plan There are various International Private Pension Plans available for those with transient epxat lifestyles, the key is to find the right one for you. The difficulty for any international employee is the build of several pensions pots, in different schemes, in different countries. Upon reaching retirement you cannot access certain funds, […]