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Big decisions looming for expats as UK pensions rules change

Changes to the UK's pension rules could have more impact on expats retiring abroad than they expect, but there are still plenty of options available for those looking to spend their retirement overseas. New rules coming into force next April will prevent those with pensions in unfunded public schemes, such...

05 February, 2015 at 08:00 | Read more

Transfer your Aussie Super back to New Zealand from 1st July 2013

From the 1st July 2013 you will be able to transfer your Australian Superannuation | Aussie Super back to New Zealand into your KiwiSaver account. Whilst the law has been passed for quite some time it has taken until last month for the Australian Government to finally flick the switch....

22 June, 2013 at 12:00 | Read more

You will soon be able to transfer Aussie Super back to NZ

  Sourced from The Australian government has introduced a long-awaited law making KiwiSaver accounts and compulsory Australian pension savings portable across the Tasman. It follows an agreement between the two governments in 2009 but New Zealand ministers, who passed the equivalent law in 2010, have been privately frustrated that Australia...

12 October, 2012 at 09:00 | Read more

Free Life Insurance for New Parents

Free life insurance for new parents In order to take out this free life insurance, you need to be a new parent aged between 16 and 70 years, and have a child under six months of age (please note that you cannot take out this cover before your baby is...

12 April, 2012 at 18:00 | Read more

Why having non-Pharmac Health Insurance cover could be important

Pharmac under fire ahead of US free-trade talks SOME OF New Zealand's most prominent businesspeople are rallying to the support of drug buying body Pharmac as lobbying firm Saunders Unsworth mounts a campaign against the agency ahead of free trade negotiations with the US. Mark Unsworth, a public relations consultant...

15 May, 2011 at 05:00 | Read more

Billions of dollars unclaimed by Kiwis

It's reasonably well known that New Zealand's Inland Revenue Department holds millions of dollars of individuals' unclaimed money. But it's only a fraction of the money Kiwis have lost track of overseas. In Australia alone, says Andrew Lendnal, head of marketing at Grosvenor Financial Services Group, up to $3.75 billion...

07 August, 2010 at 05:30 | Read more

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