Tag Archives: Wills

Where there’s a Will there’s a way to protect your family

If you have assets, and more importantly, if you have children, then you need a Will. This is a subject that many people are reluctant to address but there are many misconceptions and an all too common reluctance to talk … Continue reading

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Expats in The UAE & Money. 10 mistakes you want to avoid

It is not uncommon for expats for make a few financial mistakes when they move to another country but proper planning, research and the right advice will mean you do the right things. This is a list of the most … Continue reading

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News: Beneficial changes for DIFC Wills

The DIFC Wills Service Centre (formerly called the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry) has confirmed changes to the rules (the Amendments) which will come into effect from 30th June 2019. This is good news for anyone with UAE assets. There … Continue reading

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Where there’s a Will there’s a way to protect your family

This article has been superseded, Please see this revised one. published 30th March 2020 Where there’s a will, there’s a way to protect your family – March 2020 As with most matters, personalised advice is required based on your specific … Continue reading

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Seminars: Financial Planning for Women

As there are always questions about these issues, a colleague and I will be running two seminars on the topic of Financial Planning for Women. Monday 9th February, 10am, Jumeirah Islands Club Tuesday 10th February, 7pm, Holborn office, Tecom Despite … Continue reading

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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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Guidance for British Expats – updated May 2011

This has topic has been updated, so please refer to the current post https://financialuae.me/2012/05/03/guidance-for-british-expats-updated-may-2012/   Taxes British expatriates are generally not liable for UK income tax on their earnings whilst resident in the UAE, but specific rules apply. The date … Continue reading

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Where there’s a Will…

The May issue of Good Taste magazine (free in branches of Choitrams) has a two page article on pages 34 and 35 all about Wills. If you haven’t seen a copy, the pages are shown below and you simply click on the … Continue reading

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Advice for life

Here’s a piece from the March edition of Good Taste magazine. ADVICE FOR LIFE   Copies of this great free magazine available in branches of Choitram in Dubai.

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Radio podcast – February 2011

On 7th February I  appeared in my usual guest slot on the Nightline show on Dubai Eye 103.8FM. This month we talked about the most popular topics in the letters and emails I receive from readers of my newspaper column, as well … Continue reading

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