Exchange rate movements impact returns when a change in the value of one currency against another currency leads to a rise or fall in the value of an asset. [...]
Published On: March 2, 2021|4.5 min read|
Investing and Home Country Bias
Home country bias happens when investors are over-exposed to domestic equities in their investment portfolio. Home country bias refers to investors' tendency to favor companies from their own country [...]
Published On: September 3, 2020|4 min read|
Goldilocks & the Bulls & Bears…. Is the Stock Market Just Right?
Who would have predicted the stock market rising to record highs, in the middle of a recession, with US double-digit unemployment? At the close of March 2020, Warren Buffets Berkshire [...]
Published On: March 1, 2020|3.1 min read|
The Coronavirus and Market Declines
The world seems to be watching with concern.The uncertainty is being felt around the globe, and it is unsettling on a human level as well as from the perspective [...]
Published On: February 27, 2020|2.8 min read|
The Market Has No Memory..
The below article is written by David Booth, the Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional Fund Advisers. I have worked in finance for over 50 years, and it seems [...]
Published On: February 12, 2020|8.9 min read|
The Pension Lifetime Allowance and the Non Resident Enhancement Factor
I specialise in helping individuals maximise their pension savings. Helping them understand potential ways of reducing tax on their pensions. Jessica Cook LLB (Hons) DipFA ACSI To find out [...]
Published On: November 18, 2019|6.3 min read|
Repatriating back to the UK? – The benefits of an Offshore Bond for UK expats.
An offshore investment bond is a tax wrapper that can hold different kinds of financial products including stocks, shares, mutual funds and structured notes. There are many advantages to how offshore investment [...]
Published On: November 12, 2019|1.4 min read|
Q3 2019 Market Review
With the blink of an eye, we’re well into into the final quarter of the year. We all hope the miserable stock market performance of last December will not [...]
Published On: May 7, 2019|4.4 min read|
Teaching Your Children About Money – Top Tips For Parents
There’s something about teaching kids about money and personal finance that makes me smile. Teaching your kids the importance of saving early on will lead to a healthier, happier, [...]
Published On: April 30, 2019|4.7 min read|
Find Out How To Ensure You Receive The Full State Pension.
The State Pension is a regular payment from the government most people can claim when they reach State Pension age. How much is the UK State Pension? The State [...]
Published On: March 11, 2019|5 min read|
How to pick a financial adviser in Dubai
Who are the best financial advisers in Dubai? And how do you go about selecting the right adviser for you? Regulation in Dubai The very first thing you need [...]
Published On: March 11, 2019|5.7 min read|
Expats and money on divorce
Divorce is about severing ties and starting over. The people who do this most successfully think about their finances before they sign the divorce decree. However many people get [...]
Published On: March 11, 2019|0.9 min read|
Awarded best financial adviser firm in the UAE
The awards just keep on coming! Today (November 14th 2018) we were named as Best Financial Adviser Firm. A fantastic day for us all at AES International. We were [...]
Published On: March 9, 2019|2.8 min read|
Currency conversion. Are you getting the best deal?
Whether you are comfortably settled as an expatriate in Dubai, just about to make the big move to the land of sand, or perhaps thinking of repatriating home, making [...]
Published On: March 5, 2019|5.4 min read|
Inheritance tax – What you can do to reduce your bill
One major misconception of those living in the UAE is that they are not liable or they simply forget about the consequences of Inheritance Tax whilst they enjoy their [...]
Published On: March 2, 2019|2.8 min read|
How does using a financial adviser add value?
I recently wrote a blog - 'How to pick a financial adviser'.In the blog I discuss the reality that not everyone needs a financial adviser. And in some cases many [...]
Published On: March 1, 2019|7.6 min read|
Top tips for expats saving money in 2019
There is more than one way to build a fortune.The common denominators are: Time, Patience and CommitmentAdopt these simple but effective money saving tips today!Record your expensesThe first step to [...]
Published On: March 9, 2018|4.4 min read|
9 financial things to consider if your repatriating home. A handy repatriation check list.
Remember all of the stresses of moving abroad for the first time? When you move back to your home country, you will have to put some of the things [...]
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