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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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What’s your financial personality type?

We all have certain beliefs and behaviours that guide us in our choices in life, whether that is in respect of the food we eat, how we live, the way in which we work or bring up children, our political … Continue reading

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UK National Insurance payments & the State Pension – what expats need to know

The rules regarding entitlement to the UK State Pension have just changed so if you are not fully aware of the changes, and how they might affect you, and studies show that few people are, you need to read on.

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News: Brooklands Trustees – no cause for concern

Anyone who has a SIPP or QROPS with Brooklands Trustees Limited will have received emails in the last few days which may have caused concern as it suggested that the company had gone into administration  but I want to reassure … Continue reading

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12 financial myths plus some facts.

As with anything there are myths, stories and  old wives tales in respect of financial issues but what are they and what is the reality? In this article I cover several of the common myths and explain the reality of the … Continue reading

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Seven rules for smart investing

With so much in the press about investing, as well as lots of conflicting opinions and information, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction, or even wishful thinking. I have therefore put together a simple guide of seven practical tips … Continue reading

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UK Pensions Freedom – or is it?

On 6th April of this year some significant changes in the world of UK pensions came into force. This will affect most UK pension holders so it’s important to be aware of how this could impact on your pension and … Continue reading

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