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Why some expats whoop and others weep over sterling’s fall

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 15, 2016

Sterling’s fall against the euro and dollar has some expats and UK residents reaching for their hankies, and others rubbing their hands with glee. What are you doing? Overheard in… Read more…

Top 5 countries for pension payments

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 11, 2015

Find out which country in the world has the best state pension scheme. Recent reforms have made pension systems more financially sustainable and pensioners have higher living standards than ever… Read more…

How to avoid a frozen UK State Pension

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, October 9, 2015

Thinking of retiring to Canada or maybe the USA? Contemplating tropical Belize or perhaps the Philippines for your retirement years? Read on to find out which countries do and which… Read more…

The UK Budget: 8 key points for expats

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 10, 2015

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, presented his Summer Budget on Wednesday, 8 July. This is the first budget as a majority Conservative government since 1996. Below we… Read more…

Are you ready for the British pension revolution?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, March 13, 2015

Unless you’ve been avidly avoiding the British press, you’ll be aware that some big changes will be happening to pensions in the UK on April 6. Read on to find… Read more…

UK pensions may not be as flexible as promised

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 30, 2015

From April 2015, UK pension savers will be given complete freedom over how they withdraw pension money… Or will they? The British Chancellor (Finance Minister), George Osborne, announced in the… Read more…

British expats urged to prepare for State Pension changes

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 5, 2014

Less than 500 days until the UK State Pension changes. A new campaign has been launched by the UK government to highlight changes to the State Pension that will take… Read more…

Do British expats have enough money to retire?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 19, 2014

British citizens retiring this year at the age of 65 should expect to live for another 20 years, according to the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS). The life expectancy… Read more…

British expats may lose tax-free Personal Allowance

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 15, 2014

During the UK Budget 2014 earlier this year, George Osborne announced that the UK government would open a consultation on whether “entitlement to the UK Personal Allowance should be restricted… Read more…

Going to live in Belgium?

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Here’s a handy financial tool for working and retired expats moving to Belgium. Anyone planning to live, work or study in Belgium can find out all the legal and official… Read more…

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