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12 lessons about money before the age of 12

Money is a fact of life, we all need it, and we all need to know how to manage it smartly so the earlier we start learning this the better. The importance of managing money or saving is not taught … Continue reading

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News: New UK mortgage options from just £30,000

For a long time now the minimum mortgage available for non-residents looking to buy property in the UK was £100,000 but we can now arrange mortgages from just £30,000.

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The financial mistakes that you really want to avoid

Everyone moves to the UAE with the best of intentions but it is easy to get side-tracked by the attractions, the fun and sun and forget that you planned to be sensible. The laws here are also very different to … Continue reading

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UK Budget March 2017 – the main points for expats

9th March 2017 saw the final UK Spring Budget as the announcements now move to the Autumn. As ever there were a number of measures that will affect expats, including a surprise regarding pensions. This article is a brief overview … Continue reading

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Want to save money on your currency transfers?

Given all that has happened over the past year we’re all pretty switched on to movements in exchange rates these days and we look to move our money when it is beneficial. Despite this far too many people are using … Continue reading

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Seasonal spending – 20 hints & tips on budgeting

As we head rapidly towards the end of 2016 the prospect of Christmas and New Year is daunting for many due to the cost of the celebrations. With Christmas being as much a cultural as a religious event for most … Continue reading

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UK Budget July 2015 – the main points for expats

UK Budgets seem to come thick and fast these days and the latest one was announced on 8th July. This article is a brief overview of some of the main points with particular reference to any changes that could affect … Continue reading

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