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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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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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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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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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Investing in ETF’s (Exchange Traded Funds) and Index Tracking Funds

Investing in ETF’s (Exchange Traded Funds) and Index Tracking Funds What is an ETF? Exchange traded funds, often known as ETF’s, are a special type of mutual fund that trade on an exchange in the same way that an equity does. They can provide small discounts to underlying net asset value in volatile markets. ETFs…

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