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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 21, 2016 12:23:47 PM

Sterling fell sharply immediately after the UK’s 23 June vote to leave the EU. GBPUSD slumped from $1.49 the day of the Brexit vote to $1.32 the following Monday. We …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 26, 2016 11:54:50 AM

You may or may not have heard of a QROPS but if you have a UK personal pension, as many ex-pat Brits do, this article may be of some interest …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 26, 2016 11:42:29 AM

Despite sterling strengthening over the first half of 2015, the Pound has fallen over the last year and a half - GBP:USD stood at $1.72 in July 2014, compared to …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 14, 2016 2:20:58 PM

If you are moving to the US from the UK then, at some point, you will come across the question of what to do with your financial assets. Assuming you …

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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 17, 2015 2:18:02 PM

Due to the historic inability to move a pension from the UK directly to the US, many UK expats, who are now US residents, moved their pensions to Malta. Malta …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 20, 2015 2:17:09 PM

Moving a UK pension to the United States can be difficult. As well as all of the usual UK rules around pension movements, the US rules are equally complex, meaning …

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by Alexander Beard, on Aug 27, 2015 10:38:46 AM

There have been some considerable changes to pension legislation in 2015 that the financial services industry is still trying to adapt to. An increase in flexibility is a positive change …

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by Alexander Beard, on Sep 4, 2014 5:15:42 PM

In April 2015, new legislation will come into force that will affect a large percentage of people who have a UK Pension. These new rules will provide greater flexibility and …

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by Alexander Beard, on May 15, 2014 10:36:01 AM

The question of what to do with your UK pension when you move to the US can be a very difficult one. Pension transfer arrangements can be complicated or lead …

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