Category Archives: Investment

Why investing can be more than just money

For a significant number of investors, investing in shares and funds can feel like a dance with the devil as they have to compromise personal values to achieve a return. With the growing awareness of the environmental impact of modern … Continue reading

Posted in General financial information, Investment, Pension, saving money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The future of investing is… flexible

We all know that we need to invest our money to make it grow but the options for expats in the UAE have been a little limited, until now.  Following changes in legislation, I am now delighted to offer fully … Continue reading

Posted in General financial information, Investment, News, Pension, UAE Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What has a financial adviser ever done for you?

Paraphrasing Monty Python, purely to get your attention, but it’s a valid question. I am in an industry that is frequently criticised in the UAE, often for good reason, but let me explain why using a qualified adviser (rather than … Continue reading

Posted in General financial information, Investment, Life Assurance, Need to know, Tax & info, UAE Life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Looking for property investment with high yield? In London?

Yes, such a thing is available and it is something very different to the usual apartments on offer. I have a new investment for clients with yields of over 10% per annum.

Posted in Investment, Property | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Steps for Smart Investing

The financial services industry is full of jargon and sales messages so sometimes it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction, the reality from the adverts and the sales pitches. With that in mind, I have put together a … Continue reading

Posted in Investment, Pension, saving money, UAE Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A flight to bricks & mortar? Options to invest in UK & European property

In an uncertain world, it is understandable that we have seen an increase in property as an investment class. People have always liked investments that they fully understand, or can see and touch. Property markets are not equal and the … Continue reading

Posted in Investment, Mortgages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Coronavirus and your investments – part 2

I published an article on this topic on 4th March but with the ongoing situation and further stock markets falls, it is time for another. With worries and panic across the world in respect of both health and all the … Continue reading

Posted in General financial information, Investment, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Coronavirus and your investments – part one

No one can avoid this subject right now but, in this article, I want to address the financial concerns, specifically in relation to investments. Global stock markets fell last week, the largest falls over a couple of days for 10 … Continue reading

Posted in General financial information, Investment, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The retirement time bomb & why it’s even worse for women

Retirement planning is rarely seen as an exciting topic but no one can deny that planning for your financial future is important. It becomes even more important when you find out that the vast majority of people are woefully underfunded … Continue reading

Posted in General financial information, Investment, Pension | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Higher education costs – the facts and how to plan

This article has been superceded so please see the latest version published on 1st April 2021/ Higher education costs – the facts & how you can plan

Posted in General financial information, Investment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment