Miscellaneous Bits and Pieces

3 Things They Should Teach You In School But Don’t

There’s an advert on the radio at the moment which says that most of what your children will learn at school will be irrelevant by […]

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Why You Should Hold Cash

With interest rates at record lows for such a long time many savers have felt forced to become investors just to retain the real value […]

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I Don’t Know Where I’m Going To Retire

After my last post I received some feedback about planning in a general sense, so this time I have provided some thoughts which I hope […]

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Falling Euro Reduces UK Depositor Protection

At present those who hold deposits with UK financial institutions are protected via the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). This scheme provides depositors with a […]

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Update on Wills for Expats in Dubai

I last wrote about the importance of having a Will in early 2014. Since then there have been a number of important changes in legislation […]

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School Fees

Now the children are all back at school I thought it would be topical to look at school fees planning. There are now more than […]

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Markets are Crashing – Should I Be Worried?

It seems everywhere I look in the last few weeks I see pictures of stressed traders and a mass of red on trading screens. Newspapers […]

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Medical Insurance Changes From 1st Jan

In Dubai, from 1st January, medical insurance will have to include cover for pre-existing conditions the Dubai Health Authority has confirmed. Historically when an individual […]

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