The Standard Funding Threshold was previously only an issue for a select few who held extremely large pension pots. The Standard Fund Threshold has reduced over the years and now stands at €2 million. To be in breach of this value isn’t out of reach as many people might think. Regular pension contributions from an…

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The global nature of business has meant that many people move from country to country to either further their careers or to experience other cultures. This often results in individuals becoming expats (expatriates), i.e. residing in a country that is not their native country. Along this journey, an individual can build up various pension pots.…

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    In this article, we talk about early retirement, which occurs when individuals access their pension benefits before they have reached their normal retirement age (generally age 65), along with the different types of pensions, pre and post-retirement, and the merits of each.   When can I access my pension? If you want to…

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The number one stress for anybody approaching retirement is the unknown of whether or not their pension fund will last them in retirement. Increased life expectancy is putting extreme pressure on pension funding as this income needs to last for approximately 30 years. Defined Benefit pensions (guaranteed pension income for the rest of your life)…

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