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Evonik Industries Pension Scheme?

Do you hold an Evonik Industries Pension? The Evonik Industries pension scheme currently has the 6th largest pension deficit throughout the world.  According to MSCI’s research, which examined the pension funding status of 5,300 companies. Evonik Industries has a 32.5% gap between its pension obligations and the resources set aside to fund them. If you […]

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Retire in Norway- The Expat Guide.

You’re coming up to retirement, or perhaps you’ve already been enjoying it for some years, but what now? What do you do when suddenly your life becomes free time? When you can start living the work free life you’ve dreamed off? You retire in Norway! The InterNations Expat Insider report of 2016 saw Norway excelling […]

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Retire early – The Expat Guide

Retire Early… Most people spend 40 years of their lives working towards it, but how many people genuinely spend 40 years planning for it? (On average) The 40 year working life of an adult provides for the purchase of a house, the education of children, and the luxuries that you can bestow on your nearest and dearest […]

Retirement Financial Advice

Retirement Financial Advice?

Retirement Financial Advice First of all when people hear the words “retirement financial advice” they immediately think of pensions, wealth management and personal finance advisers. As well as whether or not they have enough money to enjoy life once retired. Money is an important factor upon retiring, however, it is not the only aspect to […]

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Qatar still a mecca for UK expats

Qatar still a mecca for UK expats looking to work and retire. With an ever-increasing number each year of UK expats, the population continues to grow. Around 25,000 UK expats live in Qatar as of the statistics 2017. Residency in Qatar Qatar has a population of 2.7 million, including some 300,000 citizens, and has been […]

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Retirement Plans for Expat Teachers

Retirement planning for expat teachers Retirement planning for expat teachers has always been something of a minefield. Whilst the joys of travelling the world teaching to a multicultural diverse group of young people can be great, there are many difficult factors to navigate. An expatriate will have to consider currency, country jurisdictions, ability to withdraw […]

Brunei

What are the realities of moving to Brunei with your family?

Moving abroad with your family? How about Brunei… Most people have heard of Brunei however very few could place it on a map. Yet there are currently around 160,000 expats residing in Brunei, making up 40% of the total population. For those that do make the journey, they would find the following; A tiny jungle covered […]

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Oman – Healthcare, Jobs, Lifestyle, Homes and Schools.

What you need to know about moving to Oman… For many Oman is not the first place that springs to mind when thinking about moving abroad. But with a strong, and growing, infrastructure, job opportunities, cheap (and luxury) accommodation and good health care and schools, Oman could be the perfect destination for you and your […]

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Renewing your Carte De Sejour in France ?

Renewing your Carte De Sejour in France? As an expat in France who hasn’t quite mastered the beautiful language of love, even the simplest of tasks can become eventful. With Brexit looming, for the large number of expats who have become resident in France, the tide is changing. From 2019 it is likely that if […]

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Getting The Most Out of Your SIPP

Getting The Most Out of Your SIPP Of all the pension investment options in the United Kingdom, the Self-Invested Personal Pension scheme (SIPP) is a viable option for both locals and expatriates. Financial advisors have already said a lot about the benefits or disadvantages of this system over others like the QROPs (Qualified Recognised Overseas […]