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10 Ways to Save in the New Year

29th December 2015

Aim for a fresh set of goals this New Year – and don’t forget to include your financial plans and resolutions. The team at Holborn Assets have complied a list of 10 easy ways you can save more in 2016. 1. Balance Transfer: If you have a credit card debt to repay in 2016 – […]

Holborn Assets Reviews: 5 Financial Emergencies

17th November 2015

Life has the habit of twisting and turning when you least expect it.  One moment you may be financially secure, the next you find yourself struggling to stay afloat.  Having a cushion of fall back money can help you when life inevitably throws those surprise curve balls.  Holborn Assets looks into 5 possible situations you might […]

Offshore Banking: 9 Frequently Asked Questions

8th October 2015

1. What Is Offshore Banking? An offshore bank account is an account held outside the account holder’s country of residence.  The holder can be either an individual (personal/private offshore banking) or a company (business/corporate offshore banking). 2. Why Is It Called “Offshore”? Traditionally the main offshore banking locations have been small islands (such as the […]

4 Low Risk Investments for Retirees

28th September 2015

In the new world of pension freedom, anyone from the age of 55 has the flexibility to access their pension pots and offers the liberty to make their own choices about how they use their savings. Therefore, when you reach the age of retirement, it is important to decide where you should put the cash […]

Do You Have A Financial Bucket List?

22nd September 2015

Everyone probably knows what a bucket list is made up of: the list of things, big goals and dreams you’d like to achieve before you actually kick the bucket. So, for those who are passionate about getting their finances in order, take the look at the financial bucket list we have compiled to achieve your […]

Retirement Planning for British Expats Living in the UAE

3rd September 2015

Whether you eventually qualify for State Pension or not, it will be only a small portion of your retirement portfolio. For most professionals, the main part of their retirement savings is in employer-provided or commercial pension plans, stocks, bonds, funds and other investments. That said, a surprisingly high number of well paid expats don’t actively […]

7 Things You Should Be Saving For

31st August 2015

Everyone says you should spend less and save more, but maintaining the discipline to put money aside is hard, unless you know what you will eventually buy with the savings. The following are 7 reasons, or 7 things everyone should be saving for. 1. Retirement It would seem that retirement should come last, but it […]

How a Savings Plan Makes You a Better Saver

3rd August 2015

Saving money is a necessity and one of the most important skills to learn as an adult. Unfortunately, with high living costs, constant commercials and unlimited spending opportunities, putting money aside month after month can be close to impossible to some people, even on a decent salary. The problem with saving money is not a […]

Good Debt Checklist

4th June 2015

Debt is like fire. If you play with it without caution and underestimate its danger, it has potential to ruin lives. But if you use it the right way and know what you are doing, it will serve you well and make your life better. There is good debt and bad debt. Taking a low […]

Credit Card vs Debit Card vs Cash: When to Use What

26th May 2015

When paying for goods and services, either online or in brick and mortar stores, there are usually multiple payment options. Cash, debit card and credit card are among them in most cases. While many people have a general preference for one of these and use that more often than the others, each payment method has […]

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