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Old 29.08.2020, 13:43
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Re: Planning to retire to the UK

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Make sure you can pay class 2 rather than class 3, far cheaper.

I retired at 52, 6 years ago & invested my Swiss pension fund in it's up almost 200% in GBP & + 154% in CHF so 100k became 297k or 100k CHF became 254k in CHF. Clearly after living I have doubled my assets owning defensive companies.
Thanks very much for that info. I will contact them. At the end of the day I need to find a fund that will provide me with my required level of income which is relatively modest in the UK, and I suppose mostly based on natural earnings as much as possible rather than having to cash in assets, especially if the fund loses value.

If I may ask, do you have all your assets in 1 fund ? Wouldn't it be better to invest in multiple funds to spread the risk, albeit with less return ? fundsmith have performed brilliantly but it could have been different.