Update on UK Basic State Pension & National Insurance Contributions

For many years I have recommended all of my UK clients to pay voluntary national insurance contributions (NICs). Payment of voluntary NICs is important because […]

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Tokyo 2020, Where Will You Be?

Hopefully you have managed to enjoy some of the Rio Olympic Games. The tremendous effort of thousands of athletes competing over two weeks is a […]

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Planning for a Healthy and Happy Retirement?

Harvard University started a study of adult development in 1930s to have a greater understanding of adult development: what keeps us healthy and happy. This […]

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5 Ways To Supercharge Your Pension

An average person spends about a third of their lives growing up and reaching a state of independence. About another third working and accumulating assets […]

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3 Fool Proof Tactics To Get You More For Your Money

We will soon be entering the last week of the Dubai Shopping Festival. There are great opportunities for those with an eye for a bargain. […]

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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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How To Plan

This week I look at financial planning and will offer  you some guidance on what you should consider when planning your future. To plan for […]

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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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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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Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pensions (QROPS)

There are many adverts on the radio currently about QROPS. But what are they and who might benefit from them? As the name suggests QROPS […]

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