Retirement Articles

Live in Malta and Enjoy a Better Pension

Located just 3 hours from London, Malta is experiencing renewed interest from Brits and other Europeans looking for a better lifestyle. Malta QROPS is identified as one of the top QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes) tax jurisdictions, Malta also has a lot to offer when it comes to climate, healthy living, safety and … [Read more...]

Glossary

A Annual allowance The maximum pension savings someone can have each year that benefits from tax relief. From April 6, 2012 onwards, the annual allowance is £50,000, unless the figure is changed in the Chancellor’s Budget . Annual allowance charge The annual allowance tax charge is paid on any pension savings over and above the annual … [Read more...]

Don’t Listen to QROPS Tricksters Promising the World

If you have some money, rest assured a scammer is lurking somewhere working out how to get your hard-earned cash for nothing in return. Smooth-talking tricksters live in the shadows of just about every industry trying to part you from your money. The world of offshore pensions and investments is no exception. Plenty of would-be … [Read more...]

Pound Poses Pension Exchange Rate Problems

The Pound is pummelling the Euro and US Dollar regularly hitting new highspots - but the exchange rate is a headache for expats with pensions. The Pound may be giving a sterling performance against other currencies, but expats living in Europe or the US need to consider whether to switch their pension payments from UK bank accounts to sweep up … [Read more...]