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will you retire by accident?

Unfortunately most people retire by accident. They have to make do with what they have, rather than plan for what they want. It’s no accident that countries with compulsory contributions enjoy the highest retirement incomes.
 
The one thing that we can’t get back is time. This is one of the most important factors when it comes to saving for our retirement. The sooner we start the easier it is to accumulate the capital you need.
 
Starting sooner also means you can achieve more growth. You’ll have more time to wait for markets to recover so you can use higher growth assets. Retirement is the longest holiday of your life make sure you plan for it!

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Direct Expat has years of experience and knowledge of dealing with expats and their finances. We've published a clear and concise guide to help expats make the most of their money. It's yours free of charge when you sign up for Direct Expat's updates.

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never going to retire, really?

Lots of people say that they want to work forever and the reality is that we will more than likely be working longer. We’re living longer and retirement ages are going up and pension payments start later. There may come a time where we are expected to work into our 70’s. Though there will always come a time when we can no longer or don’t want to work anymore.
 
Making your future a priority and get your retirement savings on track now! For every five years that you do nothing the amount you need to contribute doubles!

procrastination, the thief of time

Quite often the overseas life means that your pension can take a back seat. Employers aren’t obligated to contribute and some have expat pension schemes. It can also be difficult to include expat staff into local retirement schemes. Working overseas often means we have to take our retirement provision into our own hands.
 
Unfortunately we can put this off as other things crop up. We may perceive them to be more important and there’s always time. Before we know it time has ticked away and we’re heading home and we don’t have enough. Retiring knowing that there’s going to be sacrifices and some big lifestyle changes can’t be fun.

make more of your money

Direct Expat has years of experience and knowledge of dealing with expats and their finances. We've published a clear and concise guide to help expats make the most of their money. It's yours free of charge when you sign up for Direct Expat's updates.

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