RETIRING TO FRANCE Sylvia Edwards Davis provides a rundown of the main practical issues M oving to another country can offer many very stimulating experiences, but some aspects can prove to be a little overwhelming. French paperwork falls into the…
Retiring to France
Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Retiring to France. A complete on-line resource for information for those thinking about Retiring to France.
The French climate, food, wine and the laid back French lifestyle along with the excellent healthcare are some of the reasons that more and more people are choosing to retire to France. Here you will find all the information you need to enable you to make the most of your retirement in France, from choosing the right area in France to retire to, looking after your pension income, future proofing your legacy and other articles to help you carefully plan your finances when retiring to France.
If you can’t find the information you are looking for in this section, please scroll down the page where you will find all of our articles on retiring to France.
Considerations to make when retiring to France
Essential information to help with planning your retirement in France.
Financial planning when retiring to France
Make the most of your pension and savings on retiring to France.
Latest articles on retirement
One area of concern for British expatriates living in France is how the UK’s decision to leave the EU will affect their pensions. As with issues like residency and healthcare, the rights you have now should remain in place until…
Retirees are the biggest group of expats living in France and there are scare stories in the media about expat pensioners in Europe being left “impoverished” by Brexit and “obliged to return home”. This is alarmist. There is unlikely to be any…
You have made the decision to move to France and are gradually ticking off your checklist of things to do. But if they are not on your list already, you need to consider your finances
Are you one of the many people who dream of retiring to France? To make sure your money lasts for as long as necessary, it is essential to review your arrangements now.
New EU regulations will give you much more choice over whom British expatriates living in France can leave their assets to. You have much more freedom to choose to bequeath property, savings and investments.
If you are buying, or already own, a property in France and spend some time there each year, you need to understand what would make you resident in France for tax purposes. If you do become resident, what would the implications be for your income?
Your dream of buying a property in France could come true. The new UK pension reform rules are set to revolutionise the way we take income retirement.