Estimating Social Security for Americans in the UK

I’m back after a short break – a week on holiday in Cornwall, and another week just catching up. I’ll continue my withdrawal strategies series in due course, but this is another quick aside, which is related but not central to that series. A lot of people in the FIRE community, especially on the youngerContinue reading “Estimating Social Security for Americans in the UK”

My Asset Allocation (Part 2)

14Apr21: I edited my approach to where to put bonds, based on my post on Required Minimum Distributions. In Part 1, we discussed the first three of my six steps for asset allocation: Why are you investing? What are the goals? What broad asset categories do you want to invest in? Stocks vs bonds, US,Continue reading “My Asset Allocation (Part 2)”

My Asset Allocation (Part 1)

Many of you will already be familiar with the idea of asset allocation – I don’t need to repeat the excellent explanations already out there (here’s a great primer from Bogleheads), but I did want to explore how I arrived at my own asset allocation and how you might go about thinking of yours. IContinue reading “My Asset Allocation (Part 1)”

Before You Move

I’ll keep working down the list of accounts, but wanted to take a quick break to write up some thoughts about what you might want to do if you’re a US citizen thinking of moving to the UK, but you haven’t left the US yet. Not all of these are required, but they might saveContinue reading “Before You Move”