Our blog covers a wide range of personal finance and wealth management topics. Useful and informative content that is easy to digest.
26th May 2015
When paying for goods and services, there are usually multiple payment options. Cash, debit card and credit card are the most common, and each payment method has strengths and weaknesses.
24th May 2015
The US stock market, measured by the S&P500 index, has returned over 200% since its 666 "devil's low" in March 2009. Stocks in most other regions have done similarly well.
19th May 2015
The ‘boomerang generation’ is putting financial pressure on family homes, claim experts. High rents, student debt, and failed relationships are all symptoms of the boomerang generation.
12th May 2015
Previously, we explained the different sources of supply and demand in the global gold market. Here, we will look at the factors affecting the investment demand for gold and gold prices.
7th May 2015
Virtually everything in the global financial markets is notoriously hard to predict. However, most experts will agree that one asset which is impossible to forecast is gold.
6th May 2015
You have just started making some real money, and you have so many ideas on what to spend it on. In this article, we take a look at how to start saving for retirement in your 20s.
28th April 2015
Many people come to Dubai with the expectation of turning their finances around. Some have specific goals, like saving for retirement or buying a house. Don't fall into the expat trap.
16th April 2015
The stock market rally has continued on both sides of the Atlantic. If you have investments in the Eurozone, you may have lost considerable amounts of money in recent months.
14th April 2015
Besides health, money is the obvious factor that will decide what type of retirement you will have. Here, we take a look at five retirement planning mistakes and how to avoid them.
9th April 2015
Although it mainly applies to material possessions, a will can also cover other issues, such as selecting a guardian to one's children. Here, we take a look at how you can make or update a will.
2nd April 2015
Retirement planning is not only saving enough to live off in retirement but also to make sure you don't overpay in taxes. That means reviewing the ways you save for retirement constantly.
1st April 2015
One change announced in the latest budget that has been unfavourable to those saving for retirement is the decrease in the Lifetime Pension Allowance from £1.25m to £1m. We take a closer look.
29th March 2015
With a reputation of one of the most dynamic global financial centres, it is no wonder that the UAE, and particularly Dubai, offer plenty of investment opportunities.
24th March 2015
Besides the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, one of the first things that come to mind about Dubai is that there is no tax. But is Dubai really tax-free? Here is what you need to know.
22nd March 2015
In the previous article, we have explained the basics of forced heirship, which applies in most of the world's countries. Here, we take a closer look at forced heirship and how to avoid it.
18th March 2015
Are you a British expat working abroad without a will? Protect your family, savings and investments for total peace of mind. Here, we take a look at why expats need to think about wills.
17th March 2015
In some countries such as England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you are free to pass your assets to anyone you choose by formulating your wishes in a will. This freedom does not hold everywhere.