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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 26, 2016 6:54:50 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 6:42:29 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 9:20:58 AM

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 Oct 1, 2015 11:46:32 AM

New York is one of the most popular destinations that Brits emigrate to. With plentiful international companies making the city their home, and an exciting city environment in which to …

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by Alexander Beard, on Aug 27, 2015 5:38:46 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 Aug 11, 2015 10:19:12 AM

Working with a specialist currency exchange According to research quoted in The Telegraph, the average UK family move abroad with £250,000 of assets, likely to be fairly liquid due to …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jul 27, 2015 5:08:03 AM

Retiring abroad is a common desire for many in the UK. For those that move to the sunny Mediterranean countries of the EC their UK state pension is preserved and …

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by Alexander Beard, on May 6, 2015 5:06:04 AM

At Alexander Beard, we offer a UK based, FCA regulated service to individuals who are to receive pension funds when instructed by a court order. It is quite simple for …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 23, 2015 6:31:40 AM

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance ACT (FATCA) became law in March 2010. A key focus of this piece of legislation is reporting by US tax payers of certain foreign financial …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 9, 2015 10:50:40 AM

A large majority of British expatriates living in the US tend to have left some form of financial asset back home. This article aims to discuss some of the more common …

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by Alexander Beard, on Dec 22, 2014 4:56:01 AM

Writing in Forbes, Robert W. Wood has noted two very interesting figures relating to American Citizenship figures during the second half of 2014. Firstly, Wood notes that the US has …

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by Alexander Beard, on Oct 30, 2014 9:56:45 AM

By Philip Teague, Divisional Director - Expat and Emigration Division, Alexander Beard For a long time now, the appropriate use of QROPS for British expats who are resident in the …

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