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Transferring a pension

Pension transfers for UK expats: how to make QROPS work for you


An overview of the options for UK pensioners moving abroad during retirement: leaving your pension in a UK plan, or transferring it into a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS).

Beacon Financial Education

How can I pay off the credit card debt I racked up over the holidays?


It's a common occurrence once the holiday season winds down — you reluctantly look at your credit card statement and wince at all the purchases you made over the holidays. Fortunately, there's no need to panic. Consider using one of the following strategies to help pay it off. [Contributed by Beacon...

Filing your Dutch tax returns the smart way

Filing your 2017 Dutch tax return the smart way


With the Dutch tax return deadline coming up on 1 May, it’s a good idea to brush up on the past and coming years’ changes to the tax code.

Brexit currency impact

Brexit and its strong impact on currency exchange rates


The monumental Brexit has yielded political, cultural and also economical consequences. Here we explain how the UK's vote to leave the EU has led to significant Brexit currency impacts like lower currency exchange rates and the British pound devaluation.

Best way to transfer money internationally

The best ways to transfer money internationally


To find the best way to transfer money internationally, it’s important to understand the fees, exchange rates and speed of different transfer options.

How to get a loan in the Netherlands


You're buying a new home in the Netherlands and thinking of taking out a loan from a Dutch bank. The process is not as hard as you think. Here is what you need to know. [Contributed by Postkrediet]

Insurance in the Netherlands

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A short guide to help expats choose the level of insurance cover in the Netherlands appropriate to their circumstances.


Doing your taxes as a self-employed entrepreneur in the Netherlands


Learn about how taxes work for self-employed entrepreneurs in the Netherlands, from VAT to deductions.

Dutch tax filing season

Dutch tax filing season


Blue Umbrella takes you through all the steps for filing your Dutch income tax. [Contributed by Blue Umbrella]

Pension planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: a solution


Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond considers some of the issues and wider choices affecting expats in planning for their retirement abroad.

Retirement planning

Portable retirement planning for expats: the challenges

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Expatica's financial expert Russell Hammond explores the current issues facing European portable retirement planning.

Offshore investment

Expat guide to offshore investment


Overwhelmed by the number of offshore investment products? Expatica's expert Russell Hammond explains the basics for investing abroad and using offshore investments for portable retirement planning.


US expats: Everything you need to know about FATCA

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A simplified guide to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act for American expats living in the Netherlands.

Offshore companies in the Netherlands

Offshore companies in the Netherlands


Offshore companies are businesses that have been registered, established or incorporated outside of the country of residence. Here we focus on the Netherlands.

Offshore banking, Netherlands

Offshore banking in the Netherlands


This overview of offshore banking offers guidance to expats and companies in the Netherlands for understanding and choosing international financial services.

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