1. Tenpin

    Info Working In Turkey - Turkish Pensions

    Courtesy of Doc Martin © Doc Martin 2017 Disclaimer: The information here is provided as a general guide. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information is up to date and accurate, information given here from the Turkish Government, DGMM, GOC, British Consulate & other official...
  2. C

    UK Certificate of retirement????

    OK so I now have my 2-year residence permit and we were out in Turkey from july to 12th October which was fantastic but we were paying 300 Euro a month to rent an awful car so want to progress to getting a car in Turkey So looking at the paperwork I can bring a UK car in for the two years of my...
  3. M

    do I have enough to enjoy my early semi retirement?

    Hi All. Have been going to calis for around 12 years now with my wife and feel now maybe the time to make the move semi/permanent. Just after a little advice from people that live in turkey really. We've got about 100k in the bank after the sale of out house. Will be returning to England...
  4. Z

    Extra money in retirement

    Hello all, This is my first post here. I lived in Didim for 1 year about 5 years ago and I am hoping to retire there within a year. I am now living and working in New York and hoping to have an online business for some extra money during my retirement. For this reason, I started a forum...
  5. Yalides

    Retirement bonus

    The Navy found they had too many officers and decided to offer an early retirement bonus. They promised any officer who volunteered for Retirement a bonus of $1,000 for every inch measured in a straight line...
  6. S

    Looking for retirement home in Kalkan

    Hello, We are looking for a retirement home in Kalkan. We will continue to live in UK but with the possibility to spend few weeks per year in Turkey or whenever possible. I am willing to offer a montly rental with a minimum of one year contract. I am not interested in using the apartment in...
  7. Jaycey

    Can retirement kill you?

    Once you take the work away most people have no idea what to do.
  8. juco

    Soldiers job axed 3 days before retirement due!

    How low will this government stoop.
  9. S

    Retirement aint everything

    I called back to my workplace today to see my ex colleagues for first time since I retired 6 months ago. I have VERY mixed feelings about my early retirement. In one way I would love to be back there tomorrow esp as many of them were great craic and I actually didnt have a clue I was so well...
  10. Sunny Seasider

    Retirement Pension One Payment for All

    The Green Paper is due to be published today outlining the Government's revised State Retirement Pension 'new rules' scheme. At present there is a 3 tier system, State Retirement Pension SRP (Standard), Serps, for those that opted out, and Pension Tax Credits, a top up to a maximum of around...
  11. Yogi

    Default Retirement Age

    '65' Retirement age set to end It's the young first-time workers I feel sorry for, it's hard enough finding a job as it is never mind employers legally having to keep people on after 65 if they can do the work and want to stay. I guess it saves the Government money though which is the only...
  12. I

    Retirement Alanya

    Hello All, I'm planning to retire in about 18 months time and Alanya would seem to be the perfect spot. Been very busy searching properties online but can't decide which district to focus on, so I'm hoping you can offer some advice? My criteria: - Apartment (buy) 2 bed 2 bath, min 100m2. Don't...
  13. O

    Retirement and residency

    Please correct me if I am wrong. My understanding is that residency for non retires and residency for retired people is much the same. Ie. it costs the same, has the same time limitations of maximum 5 years and the same need to show the necessary financial resources. I think I am right in...
  14. edeller

    Turkish Approach to retirement

    Us Brits are familiar with the 60/65 age for retirement. Many clock off earlier (as I hope to). But whats the Turkish approach to this? Do they work until they drop? If they own a business, do they keep going and pass it down to a son/daughter? I wonder is there such a thing as a private...
  15. ceemac

    Company Retirement Plan

    Due to a reduction in money allocated for personnel, we have been forced to reduce staff. Under the revised retirement policy, older employees will be asked to take early retirement thus permitting the retention of younger people who represent our future. Therefore, a program to phase out older...
  16. ceemac

    Top 10 Retirement Destinations

    According to Forbes Magazine, these are the top ten havens for the retired... 1. Austria 2. Thailand 3. Italy 4. Panama 5. Ireland 6. Australia 7. France 8. Malaysia 9. Spain 10. Canada One or two surprising places there, not least Austria which tops the list. I think it may be based on...
  17. C

    retirement and cars

    Are there any new laws about bringing a car into Turkey when you are retired please. They change so quickly and never sure what they are. I would be grateful for any up to date information. Can also someone tell me about what percentage is frozen in the bank as regards the weight and engine...
  18. M

    retirement and time on your hands

    Hi all Having bought our place in the sun, and looking forward to our retirement I am wondering what will I fill my time doing. I know we can not work in turkey and I wouldn't really want to but I am very active in my job now and I can not imagine winding down to turkish time. Just...
  19. J

    Early retirement & Pension Impact

    Hi everyone, I'm sure this question has been asked before but after trawling through some of the posts as a result of a search for 'pension', I decided it might be easier to ask anyway. I'm hoping to retire early, maybe 55 if I can sell my business, and spend a good proportion of my time at my...
  20. rosewall1

    Retirement Visa

    Every so often someone on this forum mentions a retirement visa. Is there such a thing, I am past retirement age and have lived here for nearly 4 years and no where have I had, or seen anything about a retirement visa. . Is it a real thing or a flight of fancy
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