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How to get the most out of your Swedish pension even if you leave

If you're working and paying tax in Sweden, you're probably entitled to a pension. Here's what you need to know. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Published: 23.Feb.2018 12:36 hrs

In the excitement of getting stuck into life in a new country and tackling all the challenges that presents, it's easy for pensions to slip down the list of things to keep track of. This is especially true if you don't plan to stay in Sweden long-term. But don't let it fall off the radar, follow The Local's guide to manage and maximize your Swedish pension, even if you don't intend to stay here permanently.

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The Swedish pension is part of the country's social insurance system, and it can seem like a confusing beast at times. The good news is that if you're living and working here, you'll almost certainly be earning towards a pension, and you'll be able to get that money even if you move elsewhere before retirement.

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