Tag Archives: personal financial planning UAE

Can you afford to survive a critical illness?

I have two simple questions for you. Could you and your family survive financially if you suffered a serious illness and were unable to work? Even if you could, would it decimate your savings and future plans? Being diagnosed with … Continue reading

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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

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The 12 Days of Christmas – the cost of recreating it in the UAE

It’s the time of year for seasonal cheer and goodwill to all men so for a little fun I’ve put together something a little different. It can be tough to decide what to buy for your significant other, particularly when … Continue reading

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10 things teenagers need to know about money

There is no doubt that many youngsters leaving school this summer are clueless about their finances. It is important to have some financial knowledge to safely negotiate the adult world so here are some points that every young person should … Continue reading

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News: VAT in the UAE confirmed from 1st January 2018

It has now been formally confirmed  by the GCC Supreme Council that the UAE will be introducing VAT (Value Added Tax) with effect from 1st January 2018 at a rate of 5%. Other countries in the GCC (Gulf Co-operation Council) … Continue reading

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