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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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?
Insurance will never be able to replace those items of greatest sentimental value such as photos and other mementos which we all collect during our lives. It does enable us to trade a possible future event of unknown financial magnitude for a fixed value now, protecting us from financial loss.
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 study is continuing today and it has a number of findings. Continue Reading…
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. Many people I know delay upgrading their computer, TV or phone until DSF and they save money or receive additional benefits for their patience.