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2018 – how will it be for you & your finances?

There is no doubt that we live in interesting times on many levels and naturally people will have financial concerns. High on the list of worries is the potential adverse effect of a geopolitical event but it is the potential … Continue reading

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UAE Public holidays for 2018

These are the official dates of public holidays for the UAE for the coming year so you can make a note in your diary now and plan ahead. Actual days off work for both the public and private sector will … Continue reading

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UK Autumn Budget 2017 – the facts for expats

This is the first Autumn Budget after it was announced that the main one would be issued towards the end of each year. This time there is little that directly affects expats and much of the focus was on the … Continue reading

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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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