For non-Muslim British expatriates, having Sharia applied to their estate can result in a significant increase in Inheritance Tax. This is due to the loss of important exemptions which would normally be used in estate planning.
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Bitcoin has grown by 750% in US Dollar terms during the last 12 months. But what is it, who uses it and should you get in on the action?
Appointing someone as your guide in the financial jungle can be a daunting task. How do you assess whether they are any good? What pro-active steps can you take to make sure the person who you are dealing with has the knowledge and experience you want?
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 marvellous spectacle. Of course, we all know the years of training it takes just to compete at this level. Many Olympians have full time jobs outside of their sport as well as families which makes their achievements all the more outstanding. There is not a single competitor who got there by chance. They had a plan and stuck to it. Where others saw reasons to give up, they saw challenges to be overcome.
There are now 75 posts available on my blog. That’s about 37,000 words on a wide range of financial topics. Hopefully, if you have read these posts you will be better armed to tackle financial decision making. This week I am giving you three tips which will help you avoid some financial mistakes many expats make.
A week ago or so, a good friend of mine and I were discussing our kids’ futures. He was concerned; as he put it: our parents knew that if they worked hard they would do ok, we knew that if we got a good education and worked hard we’d do ok too. But what of our kids? In an increasingly globalised employment market where a university degree is a pre-requisite for unpaid intern jobs what advice can we give them? What subjects will provide them with the best return on the time invested in education? Continue Reading…