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Florida’s Best Locations For Expatriates Looking To Relax And Enjoy Retirement

Florida attracts retirees from all over the world, promising warm weather, beautiful coastlines, and a friendly atmosphere. For those looking to get the most out of life abroad, finding the right spot in the Sunshine State is key. This article explores Florida’s best locations for expatriates who dream of relaxing and enjoying their retirement years…

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Retirement Planning For Britons In The United States

Retirement Planning For Britons In The United States: Sipping Tea And Saving Dollars

Retirement planning is a topic that can be as perplexing as deciphering Cockney rhyming slang. However, for Britons making their home in the United States, it’s essential to demystify the American retirement landscape.. Moving from the United Kingdom to the United States is a significant life change that comes with a host of financial considerations….

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foreigners love Florida

Why Foreigners Love Florida

You’re not alone if you’ve visited Florida on vacation and considered making it your permanent home. There are several compelling reasons to relocate to the Sunshine State. It’s not difficult to see what it has to offer, whether you’re looking for your first job out of college or looking for the ideal retirement spot. Here are…

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Arizona Is Top For Seniors

Reasons Quality Of Life In Arizona Is Top For Seniors

  Arizona is a state that offers a high quality of life for seniors, and it’s easy to see why. With its warm weather, access to top-notch medical facilities, vibrant cultural scene, and opportunities to stay active and engaged, it’s no wonder that so many retirees choose to call this state home. In this article,…

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Accessing Healthcare When You Retire Abroad

Retiring abroad is a major decision and one of the key issues if we are to get the best out of life in retirement wherever we are is access to good quality healthcare.  The accessibility of healthcare should be one of the key factors in the decision on where to retire. There can be a…

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an expat's retirement

An Expat’s Retirement – Double The Challenge

  Retirement is like a bereavement. Overnight you lose your title, identity, network of colleagues and sense of purpose. Like a bereavement, many go through a stark emotional time.  Add leaving a country into the mix, and an expat’s retirement can involve a more challenging time than most.       Written exclusively for Expat…

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state pension

How To Claim The UK State Pension Abroad

You can continue to claim your State Pension when you decide to retire abroad, provided you have paid enough UK National Insurance contributions to qualify.  If you have not yet started receiving your pension you can get a State Pension statement to tell you how much State Pension you may get     In order to claim…

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UK Inheritance Tax And Domicile

UK Inheritance Tax And Domicile – What You Need To Know Today

  UK inheritance tax follows you around the world since it’s based on domicile, not residence. You could live abroad long term and still be liable for this legacy tax. Here, Blevins Franks look at key facts about UK inheritance tax and domicile and how it could affect your intended heirs.        Written…

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currency risks

Top Tips For Managing Currency Risks When Retiring Abroad

Retiring to a life overseas, comes with many important considerations, not least of all how to manage the exchange and international transfer of your money, be it accumulated savings or ongoing income. Written exclusively for Expat Network by Tom Arnold of Currency Index   There are various options open to you in terms of the…

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retirement abroad

Expats – Plan Your Retirement Abroad

Many expats having spent a proportion or all of their career abroad get used to a different climate and lifestyle and do not feel drawn back to their home country when considering their retirement.  There are many options for retiring and it is a very personal decision on where to retire.  For some retiring where…

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