Pensions

What to do with your UK Pension when you move to France

Written by on February 13, 2017 in Financial, Pensions, Retirement, Tax
What to do with your UK Pension when you move to France

What do I do with my UK Pension when I move to France? It’s a question we’re often asked at The Good Life France and we put it to financial expert Jennie Poate. She told us about a real life case study, one that she finds covers a common issue for expats moving to France. […]

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Top Tips for Brits moving to France

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Pensions, Retirement, Tax
Top Tips for Brits moving to France

There’s always such a lot to think about when you’re moving to France – from packing boxes and making sure your favourite glasses don’t get broken when you’re loading them onto the removal lorry to getting your post redirected. Some things are easy to forget but are really important for ensuring a successful move when […]

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How To Make Your Pension Go Further In France

Written by on September 4, 2016 in Currency Information, Financial, Pensions, Retirement
How To Make Your Pension Go Further In France

You’ve worked hard to pay for your dream retirement in France, now’s the time to enjoy that relaxed way of life you’ve planned.  If however, your ties to the UK are not entirely cut, and you have a pension being paid into a bank account in the UK –  then you should consider ways to […]

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Helpful Pension Information for British Expats In France

Written by on February 22, 2016 in Financial, Pensions, Retirement
Helpful Pension Information for British Expats In France

Since the Pension rules changed in the UK in 2015, British Expats in France may find that the new rules have significant effects. We looked at what it means in this article which covers who the rules apply to and some of the options.  Now we consider more details on pension information for British expats […]

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Essential Information About Pensions For British Expats In France

Written by on February 22, 2016 in Financial, Pensions, Retirement
Essential Information About Pensions For British Expats In France

The new UK pension rules that came into effect in April 2015 give you more choice, but specialist advice is so much more important for those  who live in France and have ‘left’ pensions behind in the UK when they moved here. We take a look at what the rules mean when it comes to […]

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Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Written by on September 22, 2015 in Pensions, Retirement, Tax
Financial Advice for British Expats in France

Before moving to France, there’s no doubt you will have a myriad of things to organise, think about and do – not just the packing! Here are some useful tips for British expats to be, to help you consider your budget so that you have no nasty surprises later. 1. Inform the UK inspector of […]

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British Expat pensioners in France could lose winter fuel allowance

Written by on June 27, 2013 in Pensions with 0 Comments
British Expat pensioners in France could lose winter fuel allowance

The British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced (June 2013) that British expats living in named overseas countries including France may be subject to a withdrawal of the winter fuel allowance. A “temperature test” is to be applied and expats resident  in regions in “hot countries” where average winter temperatures are high will […]

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QROPS Schemes – Making Life More Enjoyable for British Expats in France

Written by on February 22, 2013 in Pensions with 0 Comments
QROPS Schemes – Making Life More Enjoyable for British Expats in France

By Which Offshore Thousands of British expats are living in France during their retirement, and many of them are blissfully unaware that they may be paying too much tax on the income their pension provides. Since 2006, HMRC has been allowing British citizens not living in the UK to transfer their pensions to offshore schemes. […]

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