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An Expat Guide to Moving to Dubai from the UK

With the popularity of Dubai steadily on the rise, more Brits are making the leap-of-faith and moving to the region. Although moving abroad can provide excitement and a drastic change in lifestyle, it can often be challenging, fraught with paperwork and overwhelming. However, if you prepare early and carefully consider all aspects of the move,…

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July 8, 2019 Investment
Why Expats Are Unable to Save Up While Living in Dubai

Saving and investing money is key to providing yourself with security in an unpredictable future. It can provide an emergency buffer, fund a large purchase such as a house, and can yield an income stream in retirement. It can also increase your peace of mind, assist you in becoming financially independent, and ensure that your…

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May 22, 2019 Pension
When should you start saving for retirement?

Quite simply, the answer to this question is ‘as early as possible’. Retirement for the younger generations is often regarded as something not worth thinking about. Young people feel invincible, they feel their 20s will never end. However, as we all know, everything eventually comes to an end at some point. This blog will be…

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A Guaranteed way to boost your financial goals

So, here you are, out in the Gulf, enjoying a different lifestyle to those that chose to stay behind in Britain, Canada, Australia, Europe – wherever. Let’s face it, you are a pioneering ex-pat with adventure in your veins, enjoying a different tax regime and probably better weather (especially if you’re British!) You have probably…

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February 13, 2019 PensionsPension
The Effect of a No Deal Brexit on UK Pensions

With the deadline looming for Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the likelihood of the UK crashing out of the EU is looking more likely than ever. But what would a “No Deal” mean for your pension? The answer depends significantly on whether you will be retiring in the UK or overseas, with pensions secretary Esther McVey…

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January 9, 2019 Financial Planning
6 of the Best Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Successful financial planning requires detail and proactive thinking, so the New Year is a perfect time to sit down and plan your financial future. Here are our 7 money resolutions to help get your 2019 finances into shape.   Identify Goals Without a specific financial goal, it can be difficult to create a plan of…

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