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Forum: USA
May 16th 2017, 1:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By zany

Re: Bringing UK Pension to U.S.

Right - the only thing is, my current fund is with a UK company that says my policy can't be transferred to a UK based drawdown pensions account - only an annuity or cash. And all the annuity...
Forum: USA
May 14th 2017, 9:19 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By zany

Re: Bringing UK Pension to U.S.

Basically, and sorry if I have not been clear, my UK pension provider is willing to transfer the whole pot, untaxed from the UK, as long as this end the company offering an annuity or IRA is a...
Forum: USA
May 14th 2017, 6:26 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By zany

Re: Bringing UK Pension to U.S.

My UK pension provider is saying as I am 75 this month, I have to either take the cash or transfer it to an annuity or a drawdown (IRA). The former is not tax efficient and with regard to the latter...
Forum: USA
May 14th 2017, 5:25 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By zany

Bringing UK Pension to U.S.

I have a private pension in the UK which I need to transfer to the U.S., can anyone recommend an honest and trustworthy outfit or individual with the
expertise to do this.

The pension company in...
Forum: USA
Apr 12th 2016, 2:17 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By zany

Re: Transfering money between US/UK

Could you provide a link to the Google rate page you refer to, I've searched and don't, for some weird reason, seem to connect to it. Thank you.
Forum: USA
May 27th 2015, 1:22 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By zany

Re: Receiving UK State and Private Pensions in U.S.

One thing I wondered about was whether by becoming a U.S. citizen, there was a greater risk of U.K. cutting off state pension.

Another thing was, by becoming U.S. citizens, whether we would have...
Forum: USA
May 26th 2015, 11:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By zany

Receiving UK State and Private Pensions in U.S.

Are there any drawbacks to receiving U.K. state and, UK private pensions in the U.S. if my wife and I opt to become U.S. citizens? We currently have no problems receiving them both as U.S. permanent...
Forum: USA
May 28th 2012, 3:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By zany

Re: Exchanging GBP for tuition fees

I was using Worldwide Currencies in the UK until recently but informed that new U.S. regulations (since Feb 2012) state that all money services businesses outside the U.S. can not trade for...
Forum: USA
Dec 20th 2010, 8:50 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By zany

Re: Health Insurance-65+ y/old

Both my wife and I are from the UK, retired, and have not worked in the U.S. since arrival about thee years ago. We are both over 65.
Forum: USA
Dec 20th 2010, 5:54 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By zany

Re: Health Insurance-65+ y/old

I'm 68, married, and my wife was informed by a friend that there was a "reciprocal agreement" between the U.S. and the U.K. to cover health insurance. To date I have not been able to substantiate...
Forum: USA
Nov 7th 2010, 11:33 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By zany

Re: Health Insurnace

Hmm - that's grim but thank you.
Forum: USA
Nov 7th 2010, 10:22 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,046
Posted By zany

Health Insurance-65+ y/old

Has anyone managed to obtain reasonably priced health insurance who is over age 65 and does not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid? I am originally from the UK, now have permanent residency (green...
Forum: USA
Feb 18th 2008, 9:11 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By zany

Re: $20 Wire Charge by U.S. Government

I hear what your saying but I have just had another email in from an independent currency broker (very reputable) who has been doing some further research and says this is a federal reserve charge...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2008, 8:24 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By zany

Re: $20 Wire Charge by U.S. Government

From what I'm gathering from people I'm talking to and on this forum, its not the banks fault - they're not taking the money the U.S. government is. The disturbing thing about this is that its taken...
Forum: USA
Feb 17th 2008, 3:47 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By zany

Re: $20 Wire Charge by U.S. Government

Let me explain how this $20.00 loss each time was discovered. The bank in the UK wired the pension which for arguments sake we'll say $1,000.00. The bank made a declared charge of $30 for doing so.
...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2008, 6:42 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By zany

Re: $20 Wire Charge by U.S. Government

We couldn't understand how the U.S. government were getting the $20 each time either - that's why we asked both the sending and receiving banks to try and trace the missing funds that were...
Forum: USA
Feb 16th 2008, 6:00 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,529
Posted By zany

$20 Wire Charge by U.S. Government

Hi,
This is my first post. My wife and I recently arrived in the States. We are both retired and discovered (if our information is correct) that every time our pensions are wired from the UK to the...
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