Our blog covers a wide range of personal finance and wealth management topics. Useful and informative content that is easy to digest.
15th September 2015
Being an expat in Dubai gives you a great opportunity to start building towards your investment portfolio, growing your funds and securing a stable financial stance for your future.
3rd September 2015
A State Pension will only be 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.
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.
27th August 2015
Unfortunately, for some people, retirement can come much earlier than expected due to an accident or illness, leaving them and their families in a complicated financial position.
24th August 2015
There is currently a big healthcare reform underway in Dubai. This should result in a system where employers will be required by law to provide basic health coverage to their expat employees.
10th August 2015
A will is an essential document. We take a closer look at what a will does and why it matters so much. Here are ten essential things you should know about wills in the UK.
3rd August 2015
Saving money is a necessity, and an important skill to learn as an adult. Unfortunately, saving isn't always that easy. Here is how a savings plan can help you become a better saver.
29th July 2015
Are you looking to purchase a property in the UAE or UK? Holborn Assets recently launched a dedicated Mortgage Desk sourcing a wide range of products and services from the whole of the market.
21st July 2015
The primary purpose of life insurance is to pay money to beneficiaries, such as your spouse or children, in case of your death. Do you need life insurance given your circumstances? We find out.
15th July 2015
According to a survey conducted by the Society of Actuaries, around half the population of America looks at family history when trying to work out their life expectancy.
9th July 2015
Greece has been dominating the news again. Statements by top European politicians make it evident that the crisis has got more pressing than ever before. What is next for Greece and the markets?
1st July 2015
Previously, we have explained why deflation is bad for the economy. Now we will look at it from a personal perspective and suggest a few ways to put your finances in the best possible position.
25th June 2015
Lombard lending can represent an interesting financing alternative for those who have access to it. But what is Lombard lending, and how can you be able to benefit from it? We find out.
23rd June 2015
Deflation is negative inflation – when the general price level in the economy is falling. Goods and services becoming cheaper and more affordable look like a positive thing at first glance.
7th June 2015
Remortgaging is cancelling your existing mortgage and getting a new one, often with a different lender. In this article, we will explain the benefits, the costs and other considerations.
4th June 2015
Debt is like fire. If you play with it and underestimate its danger, it has the potential to ruin lives. But if you use it the right way, it will serve you well and make your life better.
28th May 2015
Pension Freedom is a reality. Things haven't changed much since it was announced last year. We look at how you can access Pension Freedom and advice for those locked into final salary schemes.