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Brexit Pension & Tax Update

The votes have been cast and counted and Britain has voted to leave the EU. We are now in uncharted territory and it will take some time to understand what this means for the UK and for expats around the world.

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How Well Do I Understand My Employee Benefits Cover?

Insurance Plan for Expatriate in Singapore AAM Advisory

Perhaps the most complicated employee benefit to determine adequate coverage for is medical insurance. Although many expats employed in Singapore have employer provided cover, the question is; to what extent are you covered and how will your policy respond in a time of need?

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Will Your Final Salary Pension Pay You What You Are Expecting in Retirement?

Final Salary (DB) pension plans were the cornerstone of employer provided retirement benefits for many years. Recently, however, issues of financial solvency have put the availability of these benefits in question.

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New in Town? 8 Crucial First Steps for the Singapore Expatriate

Moving to another country can be a harrying experience, especially when it comes to your finances. The good news is that Singapore is the financial hub of Asia – whatever services you need, you can find the best providers in the world. All you have to do is make sure you cover this checklist of crucial concerns.

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Which Comes First: Saving for Retirement? Or Your Children’s Education?

When money is tight, you have to make choices. Which is why if you’re putting money away towards your children’s further education whilst trying to save for your retirement, you may well wonder – what should be the priority? Assuming that you may not be in the position to fund both goals, financial experts generally will always tell you that retirement should be your first savings priority. Why you ask? The arguments below should convince you.

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Rumours, Rhetoric and Reality – The UK Budget 2016

Before the Chancellor rose to deliver his latest budget, speculation was rife about changes to many aspects of UK taxation. So what happened? – The introduction of a sugar tax and a major row about disability benefits, but was that all?

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Young, Single and Spending too Much?

A notorious city for high salaries, Singapore is a great place to earn a decent living after just leaving University, but it is also a very good place to spend your money. Whether it is shopping trips down Orchard Road, Brunches in 5-Star hotels or drinking along the quays or at the beach; Singapore is a very easy place to spend all of your hard earned cash.

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Could Your Final Salary Pension Drop in Value by up to 15%?

Those looking to transfer their final salary pensions could face drastic cuts from April. Visit us to learn more about the UK final salary pensions scheme.

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Inheritance Tax: UK’s Most Hated Tax Lives On

Inheritance Tax

George Osborne’s move to allow families to pass on estates worth up to £1 million free of inheritance tax (IHT) was warmly received, but is far less generous than it first seems.

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2016 Is Here – Time to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions?

This is the time of year when we think about the year ahead and make our New Year’s Resolutions – but what about our finances? Here are some tips to get your finances in order.

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