Businesses fail. Jobs don’t work out the way you hoped. Investments go awry. Life gets in the way of even the best financial plans, even for Robert de Niro.
Home country bias is a phenomenon that affects many expat investors. Left unchecked, it can have a seriously detrimental effect on your retirement plans.
You may be keen to start learning new skills and exploring the world. Alternatively, as an expat, you may have had enough exploring the world and may be keen to settle in one place. You may have lost your job or may need to stop working due to health reasons. Or you may need to …
550,000 British Pensioners are currently adversely impacted by the government’s frozen state pension policy. However, the criteria regarding the specific countries in which it applies are somewhat arbitrary.
Have you been offered a Pension Increase Exchange?
They are becoming increasingly common as companies struggle to reduce their liabilities to past employees.
However, accepting a PIE offer may not be in your interests.
A death folder is a proven way for expats to organise their affairs so as to avoid exposing loved ones to unnecessary additional stress in the event of sudden death.
Marie Kondo preaches tidiness and simplicity. The same applies to investing. Too much clutter leads to inertia, lack of action and, all-to-often, mistakes.
As well as COVID-19 itself, we also need to avoid falling for coronavirus related scams.
In this post, we outline 9 tips that you can use to protect yourself.
An introduction to expat investment advice Historically, expat investment advice has been characterised by the focus on the sale of a financial product, e.g. a pension plan or an investment fund. While products are, obviously, a necessary feature of a wider holistic financial planning strategy, good quality expat investment and retirement advice encompasses much more …
One of the biggest threats to a well thought out expat retirement plan is losing your job before you are ready to retire.
Here is how to plan accordingly should it happen to you.
Too many expats simply write off their State Pension entitlement. That is a mistake. This guide will help make sure that you take full advantage of the UK State Pension.
Now that we know that it is definitely going to happen, this post looks in detail at how UK expat pensions might be affected after Brexit.