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Subject:  I just don't trust 'em... Date:  4/10/1999  4:39 AM
Author:  philm65 Number:  9834 of 78166

Greetings Fools,

Well, I've been living in the Middle East for about a year now as a UK expat. So whilst I don't pay taxes (yeeha..), I also had to stop contributing to my UK pension scheme (legal stuff), hence currently I am just saving spare cash into a deposit account offshore. So I still need to plan for my retirement.

Daunting thought.... "When you retire (55ys?), you will have every chance to live your working life again, but this time in retirement (30yrs?)"

So how do I plan for this? Problem is I just don't trust them big Penion / Financial houses to manage my funds. I was thinking of setting up an offshore scheme, but can I do better myself? I am in the middle of reading