How to Use Life Insurance to Mitigate Inheritance Tax
If your total combined assets including your life insurance exceed the inheritance tax threshold, your beneficiaries will have to pay the inheritance tax due before they are able to gain access to your estate. The life insurance, alongside other assets, will also need to go through probate, which can take months, if not longer to complete. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate this.
Published On: March 11, 2018|3.5 min read|
6 reasons why all expats need life insurance
Life insurance for expats in Dubai and the UAEOf course no amount of money can ever replace a person.But life insurance polices can provide cash when it’s needed the most. [...]
Published On: March 11, 2018|6.3 min read|
Thinking about setting up a trust? Which trust is right for you?
Absolute/Bare TrustsA bare trust is one where the person who benefits from it (referred to as the beneficiary) has an immediate and absolute right to the assets that are transferred [...]
Published On: March 9, 2018|5.8 min read|
Do you really need insurance?
LIFE INSURANCE, CRITICAL ILLNESS INSURANCE, INCOME PROTECTION, MORTGAGE PROTECTION, IHT INSURANCE AND MORE...You can pretty much insure against anything and everything nowadays. But which cover do you really need? [...]
Published On: March 8, 2018|4.5 min read|
10 things to put in your ‘In case of death folder’
Okay, I know that this isn’t the most uplifting title to a blog post but I feel it is an important one. I have experienced a number of situations [...]
Published On: March 6, 2018|1.5 min read|
7 reasons everyone should write a Will
Here are some of the key reasons you must consider writing a WillIf you want to be sure your wishes will be met after you die, then it’s important [...]
Published On: March 6, 2016|2.7 min read|
Why you should place your life insurance policy under trust
According to a 2014 survey by Legal and General, an eye watering £530 million was paid in inheritance tax (IHT) by people not placing their life insurance policies ‘under trust’Putting [...]
Published On: March 5, 2015|3.4 min read|
The importance of having a will in the UAE
The New Year is often a time when many try to get their finances in order, but if there is one thing that should perhaps come before any bigger [...]
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