Tag Archives: Keren Bobker

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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UAE Public Holidays for 2017

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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Mortgage offer Summer 2016

The in-house mortgage team is growing and every week we arrange numerous mortgages on properties in the UAE and the UK. The panel of lenders is the widest in the UAE and specialises in arranging finance for expats. We are … Continue reading

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To panic or not to panic, that is the question…

With the turmoil in the markets in the last couple of weeks it is understandable that many people have been worried about their investments. The fall in the Chinese stock market triggered a knock-on effect in other global markets and … Continue reading

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Need to know: Renting in Dubai

This is the first in an occasional series on topics where I receive a great number of queries. With rental prices in Dubai, and across the UAE generally, increasing significantly, many people have been asked for excessive increases or asked … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to On Your Side

Time certainly does fly. I have been writing the On Your Side column in the Saturday edition of The National newspaper for five years. That’s 262 columns to date and something like 800 questions answered and problems solved.

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What happens if you don’t have a will?

If you don’t have a will when you die, your money, property and possessions will be shared out according to the law, instead of how you want them to be. This can mean they pass to someone you hadn’t intended, … Continue reading

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