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  This post has been superceded by another with more up to date information.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 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 … 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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