Rules on qualifying for the State Pension

Rules on qualifying for the State Pension

I think most people are probably aware what the State Pension is but are probably less familiar with the rules on qualifying for the State Pension. Just in case you don’t know what the State Pension is, let me explain briefly. When you reach the State Pension...
What happens to your pension when you leave the UK

What happens to your pension when you leave the UK

If you are planning to move abroad, whether it’s for a few years or longer term you may not have considered what happens to your pension when you leave the UK. This is something you really should consider and be clear on. If you have been paying into a pension for 10...
Moving abroad and tax

Moving abroad and tax

For many of us, living in a foreign country, particularly somewhere warmer than the UK, is one of life’s ultimate dreams, but understanding moving abroad and tax is not easy. If you are close to achieving this dream and making it a reality, it is likely that you have...
Waiting longer for pension payout – the myth

Waiting longer for pension payout – the myth

You may have seen the recent headlines that you will now be waiting longer for pension payout and therefore delaying your retirement. Let me explain what’s happened and why the headlines, whilst not quite fake news are certainly misleading! This is all to do with the...
What is the State Pension Triple Lock?

What is the State Pension Triple Lock?

After I had posted an article on Twitter this week regarding the government’s plans on this subject I was asked by a follower “what is the state pension triple lock?” After seeing this question I asked a few other people of all different ages if they knew what the...