Our blog covers a wide range of personal finance and wealth management topics. Useful and informative content that is easy to digest.
26th February 2015
The principle of the UK State Pension is that to receive it, you must have lived and worked in the UK and contributed to the system in the form of National Insurance Contributions (NICs).
24th February 2015
Check your National Insurance Contributions (NICs) online! Your NICs record decides whether you get a UK State Pension and how much. Here is how you can check your NICs for yourself.
19th February 2015
Although online shopping is generally cheaper than stores, many people often pay much more than they should. Here are some tips to help you save money when you are online shopping.
17th February 2015
You know you should be saving for retirement, but it is easier said than done when your income is low. Is there a solution, other than winning a lottery?
12th February 2015
If you were born just a few decades earlier, retirement planning would have been quite simple. But you are facing the retirement planning challenge now and many things have changed.
10th February 2015
On their way out, many expats realize that their original goal of saving as much as possible has not been achieved. Pensions and retirement planning are important.
9th February 2015
Besides the fact that some expats do not save much in the first place, those who do prefer to send money abroad, usually to their original home country.
5th February 2015
Regarding health care you will find that the system and most importantly health insurance rules and requirements are different in Dubai than they are in Abu Dhabi.
3rd February 2015
Many new expats will find that the employee benefits typical in Dubai are quite different from what is common in their home country.
2nd February 2015
Employee benefits are various types of compensation which companies provide to employees on top of their salary. Some benefits are required by law.
29th January 2015
There are some financial products designed specifically for children. Typical examples are children's current and savings accounts, which often have different terms than similar accounts for adults.
27th January 2015
A common question asked by parents is the optimum age when to start teaching kids about money. The answer is that it's never too late. The format must be tailored to the kid's age.
26th January 2015
A common question asked by parents is when to start saving for college. If you already have a kid, the answer is usually "now", unless there is more urgent or more effective use of your money.
22nd January 2015
Calculated and published every working day, it indicates the typical interest rate that European banks are asking for their lending on the interbank market for maturities ranging from 1 week to 1 year.
20th January 2015
If you live in Europe or have savings, loans or a mortgage denominated in euros, Euribor most likely affects your life, or at least your personal finances.
19th January 2015
For people who don't work in banks, Euribor can easily be confused with some other financial terms and rates. This article looks at the most common ones.
15th January 2015
Hedge funds have significant benefits, such as higher returns, low correlation to traditional investment products and access to a wide range of assets and unusual trading strategies.