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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Diversification, Diversification, Diversification

Whenever you meet with a financial planner you can expect to be told that you should diversify your investments to reduce risk. But how much […]

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5 Stages of Financial Planning

Earlier this month, Aquarius magazine approached me to write an article on financial planning. The following is an excerpt from the article which is in […]

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500,000 over 90 in UK

According to the World Bank the UK population is 64.1 million. Data released by the Office of National Statistics last month shows that about 500,000 […]

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Are You an Ant or a Grasshopper?

Aesop’s Fables may have been written about 2,500 years ago but they still have a resonance today as people still have the same problems and […]

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Holiday Season Is Here Again

It is holiday time again, Eid is next week and many Dubai residents will be thinking about taking some time off and leaving Dubai for […]

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Football & Finance

With half the world’s population expected to be watching football this week, it seems wrong to completely ignore ‘the beautiful game’ so, what’s it got […]

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Cross Currency Mortgages

Although cross currency mortgages have fallen out of favour since the global financial crisis due to historically low interest rates in the West, there are […]

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The Lowdown on Leverage

Leverage or gearing as it is sometimes known is a useful servant but a cruel master. This week I look at some of the benefits […]

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How Important Are Dividends?

An investor in equities benefits from potential capital growth and income in the form of dividends. The stock market indexes quoted on the news do […]

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