Retiring to France

retiring in franceWelcome 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

Living in France Q&A: Pensions After Brexit

Every month the UK government hosts a Facebook Q&A for British nationals living in France, or planning to do so, to ask questions about what will happen with their rights, access to healthcare, money and family lives after Brexit. Here

Retirement Shortfall

Retirement can be tricky to navigate in any country, and France is no exception. We spoke to Rosemary Sheppard, International Financial Adviser at Blacktower Financial Management Ltd. After the introduction of pension freedoms in 2015, financial advisers found that in

Pensions in France after Brexit

  Retirees are the biggest group of expats living in France, and the transition period is an important time for them to plan ahead. Here’s a look at the possible repercussions on the possible changes for UK pensions in France

Pension Drawdown for the over 55s

If you have a UK Pension and you are over the age of 55 it may have occurred to you that you can access your pension for a lump sum and or income, be it to buy a holiday home

Are you getting the right financial advice?

We spoke to Brian Furzer of Spectrum IFA about the pension advice you cannot do without. If you are in Nouvelle-Aquitaine and need expert guidance you need look no further.  Brexit! Where will it lead to? Unsurprisingly, I can offer no crystal

What Are Your UK Pension Options in France Today?

Pensions are often the key to long-term financial security, so it is crucial to take extreme care when deciding what to do here. Expatriates have the added complication of factoring in the tax rules of two countries, as well as the potential for Brexit to limit the range of opportunities.