Domicile

The 5 types of ‘Domicile’ I’ve been a resident of Dubai for 11 years. Where is my “domicile”? Your domicile is your “home”, the jurisdiction you consider your permanent residence, or have significant ties to, or intend to return to. Usually this is your place of...

Money Essentials

Six Money Essentials If You’re In Your 20s Your 20s is an expensive stage of life. There will be many big spend items that will be coming in at any one time. Student loans kick in, you may be looking to buy your first apartment or home (and furnish it!), perhaps...

Early Retirement

Want To Retire In Your 30s ? 8 Lessons to Learn From Two Millennials Who Retired With $1 Million When would you like to retire? 65? 50? Why wait that long? A California couple recently retired in their mid-30s with $1 million in the bank, according to Forbes magazine....

30 Days

30 Day Cash Challenge If you are struggling to stay within your budget or are spending more money than you should, it might be a good idea to go back to using cash for daily purchases. It is no surprise that most people are beginning to move away from cash for...

Destination Italy?

Italy Offers Up To 90% Tax Relief To Working Expats Willing To Relocate Italy has extended and broadened the scope of its special tax regime for newly resident workers (lavoratori impatriati) by increasing the amount of the tax exemption from 50% to 70% for the...

Out Of Reach?

Comfortable Retirement Out Of Reach For Most Over 61% of Europeans believe they don’t have enough money to retire! Talking about the Pensions gap and pushing people to save more seem to have had little impact after a study by global financial services firm ING found...

Percentages

The Right Percentage of Income to Save Each Month How much money should you save every month? There are many ways to answer this question. The short answer is that you should save a minimum of 20% of your income. At least 12% to 15% of that should go towards your...

Investing Rule of Thumb

Multiply Your Money With This Simple Rule of Thumb Some of the most important maths skills you need, it turns out, are the basic ones you learned in before you were 10 years old. Simple double-digit multiplication and division can help you triple your money...

Marriage Advice

Financial Advice Married Couples May Not Want To Hear It is nothing new that disagreements over finances are one of the main reasons couples end up in divorce court. Financial advice is readily available, but married couples are still fighting over money. Why? For a...

50/30/20 plan

The 50/30/20 Rule Of Thumb For Budgeting You’ve reviewed your spending and created a budget, and now you know exactly how much you spend on your home, your car, discretionary spending, and how much you divert to your Pensions for retirement. That’s all...