Monthly Archives: July 2010

Welcome to this blog!

Hello & welcome This blog is for anyone who is interested in making their money work for them, protecting their family or planning for their future. I will be adding content over the next few weeks which will cover all … Continue reading

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General guidance for Canadian expats

Taxes Canadian individuals and corporations pay income taxes based on their world-wide income. They are protected against double taxation through the foreign tax credit, which allows taxpayers to deduct from their Canadian income tax otherwise payable from the income tax … Continue reading

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General guidance for British expats

  This post has been superceded by another with more up to date information. Please go to https://financialuae.me/2011/05/23/guidance-for-british-expats-updated-may-2011/ Taxes British expatriates are generally not liable for UK income tax on their earnings whilst resident in the UAE, but specific rules … Continue reading

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Teaching children about financial responsibility

From an article I wrote in The National newspaper, published February 2010 In today’s money-orientated world, many parents consider it important to teach their children how to be financially aware and responsible. Too many young adults get into financial difficulties, … Continue reading

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Podcasts of radio broadcasts

Every month I appear as a regular guest on the Nightline Show on Dubai Eye 103.8FM, hosted by James Picoweye. Links to the podcasts of the shows from January to June 2010 are shown below: January 2010.   New year planning   http://tinyurl.com/y9lr9u5 … Continue reading

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Why listen to me?

Whilst I hate to admit my age, I have 20 years experience in providing independent financial advice, the vast majority of this in the UK, a highly regulated environment. I hold the CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) Financial Planning Certificate, Advanced … Continue reading

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Hello & welcome

I have finally got around to setting up this blog as I have been promising for some time. My intent is to provide regular, useful and practical information on matters of personal finance in an easy to read and accessible … Continue reading

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