More and more people are looking to retire abroad, whether it’s on a full or part time basis. More countries are starting to offer retirement visas for foreign pensioners.
One of the biggest issues that people face when retiring abroad is health insurance. Getting older means that cover gets more expensive and limited. This is in both the number of providers available and the cover options they provide.
Context is an important part of life, at times we ignore it to our detriment. Nowhere is this truer than when it comes to expats choosing health insurance. Your situation is unique, you have your own health issues and plans for the future. All this has an impact on the health insurance that you need.
All the big offshore life companies have a perennial deal on their savings plans. Will these sweateners make a big difference to what you’ll get back from your investment plan. Should you be diving in now and making sure you make the most of them? Is there anything that you should be on the look out for. We’ve packed it all into a two minutes of chat.
Q: How may ways are there to set up health insurance?
A: There are two
We take a quick look at the two ways you can set up a health insurance policy and the diffence it makes to how fast your claims get paid or not.
We also look at the impact that each basis has on the way pre-existing conditions are dealt with. Plus we give you our opinion on what we think is the best option out of the two. All this in two minutes!
For many expats a regular savings plan is their first venture into the world of offshore investing. All too often it turns out to be a bad experience for many and is one of the most common expat complaints.
Saving money over the long term is an important part of wealth creation. So we’ve looked at some key points that you should know so that you DON’T make the same mistakes as so many before you.
Life insurance plays an important part in the financial planning process. Making sure that debts get paid and there’s enough money to take care of the kids should be your starting point. When you’re an expat, things start to get a bit more complicated. No one likes paying for something that they’re not going to get.
So here are some questions that you should be asking.
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