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Property vs Pension

The UK property market has grown exponentially for some time, with growth outstripping inflation by 3% per year since 1955. However, the UK stock market has performed even better over the same period, with investors achieving more than 6% above inflation on average. Both are based purely on price and don’t take yields, rental or dividend, or other costs, maintenance or transaction fees, into account.

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British pensioners retiring to Europe could face £10bn being wiped from pension pots due to currency fluctuations

Extensive analysis conducted over twelve years by financial advisory consultancy; Hoxton Capital Management has found the average pension pot of over-65s living abroad has reached £210,000.  However, the company’s analysis has also identified that in volatile years, currency market fluctuations removed as much as 20% from British pensioners’ spending power. Based...

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