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.
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.
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Banking in France Banking in France can seem very different to what you are used to. Things are changing and internet banking is becoming more popular, but some of the processes can still seem very dated and not very customer…
Emma is worried about paying inheritance tax in France and needs advice on what to do next.
By making the lifestyle choice to live in France, you will want to make the most of what this country has to offer by enjoying the beautiful scenery and climate for as long as you possibly can. That may…
No longer eligible to vote in the UK and still unable to do so in her adopted country, Nadia Jordan takes a stand for expats in France and beyond… Politics is still high on the list of conversation topics…
Now that Britain’s divorce from the EU has officially begun, will we soon know more about what Brexit means for expatriates in France? Not quite. Triggering Article 50 has just set off the two-year countdown for agreeing the terms of…