Pension Changes

Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) is replacing its end-of-service gratuity regime with a mandatory workplace savings scheme known as the DIFC Employee Workplace Savings Plan (DEWS) plan. Other Gulf jurisdictions are expected to follow suit. If you want free...

A Happy Retirement

Four Best Practices Of Early And Happy Retirees Early retirement is not a dream reserved just for millionaires. There are actually more and more people that are working towards an early retirement, some as early as age 50. It won’t be easy, but for those who are...

Building Wealth

How To Begin To Build Wealth Advisers will often stress the importance of saving a certain percentage of your income each month. Some experts suggest 10%, while others say up to 25%, but they seldom say what you should do with the savings once you put them aside. This...

Buying a House

Buying A House Because It’s An “Investment”? Financial Expert Greg Pogonowski, author of many significant financial publications, smiles when he remembers the times people have said to him of their homes: “It’s the best investment I’ve ever...

Returning to the UK

Returning To The UK? Expats returning to the UK after living abroad face a major life change, particularly when returning from a low tax or tax-free jurisdiction. In many cases, moving to the Middle East is easier than returning to the UK, hard as that may be to...

In Your 20s……..

20 Financial Skills You Should Master in Your 20s The financial skills and habits that you form in your 20s can affect your finances for years to come. It is important to be proactive and to work hard to develop the financial skills you need to really take control of...

Retirement Income

How The $1,000-a-Month Rule Will Save Your Retirement There are a number of financial “rules of thumb” that can be applied to generating retirement income with retirement savings. Although there are many valid methods, one of the more popular strategies for those...

Global Conference

Just attended a talk by Mitch Lowe (co-founder of Netflix) about how to “Innovate Your Business WITHOUT disruption”, at the MDRT Global conference for the world’s top 5% Financial Advisers: in Sydney, Australia – just under 8,000 Advisers here. If YOUR Financial...

Money Making Apps

The Best Money-Making Apps Are you looking to make some extra money? As with almost everything else, there’s an app for that. Whether you’re looking for a quick, easy way to make some extra money or you would like to market your professional skills to boost...

Secrets of Millionaires

10 Surprising Secrets Of Millionaires Here are ten secrets that “rich” people have in common: 1. Job Stability: Contrary to popular belief, there are many millionaires out there that weren’t handed a trust fund, nor did they make a million dollars overnight...