Mar 7, 2024 BY Mike Coady 6 MIN READ

43 Top Money-Saving Tips for Western Expats in the Middle East – A Comprehensive Guide

Navigating the cost of living as a Western expat in the Middle East can be a unique challenge,...

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Overseas asset transfer, South Africa, SARS
Mar 7, 2024 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

South Africa’s New Overseas Asset Transfer Regulations

South Africa's Updated Regulations on Overseas Asset Transfers In a world where financial borders are becoming increasingly closer,...

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Mar 5, 2024 BY Mike Coady 12 MIN READ

South African Expat Tax Update 2024

South African expatriates should not only understand the newly implemented 2023/2024 tax laws, which aim at taxing their...

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Mar 4, 2024 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

British Expats – please cancel your Premium Bonds now!!

“They are nowhere near as good as they used to be and now that you are an expat,...

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Dubai Abu Dhabi Child School
Sep 15, 2023 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

Choosing the right school for your Children

The UAE, particularly Dubai and Abu Dhabi, offers a multitude of educational opportunities for children, with a diverse...

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May 16, 2023 BY Mike Coady 5 MIN READ

Why is There No Income Tax in the UAE? A Comprehensive Analysis

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has created a distinct niche for itself, thanks to its unique fiscal position,...

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UK IHT
May 11, 2023 BY Mike Coady 5 MIN READ

The Definitive Guide to UK Inheritance Tax for Expats

Understanding the UK Inheritance Tax (IHT) system is crucial for expats, High Net Worth (HNW) individuals, UK property...

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May 8, 2023 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Top 12 Frustrations with Financial Advisers: What Clients Should Expect and Demand

As one of the best financial advisers in Dubai (backed up by many!) with years of experience working...

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financial health check
May 5, 2023 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

A Comprehensive Weekend Financial Health Check for Western Expats

As an expert financial adviser with extensive experience in helping professional Western expats across the Middle East. I...

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Quality control
May 3, 2023 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Let’s learn quality control from manufacturing

Let’s learn quality control from manufacturing I’ve gone on record before saying the quality is never an accident....

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Golden Rules
May 2, 2023 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

The 18 Golden Rules of Customer Service

People often ask, what makes great firms stand out from the crowd; what differentiates them from the competition?...

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why your not saving?
Feb 8, 2023 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Why aren’t you saving? Understanding the consequences

Waiting to start saving for retirement? You’re not alone. According to a survey from the Employee Benefit Research...

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children financial
Feb 7, 2023 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

How to financially educate your children

Naturally, a lot of people focus on building their wealth and maintaining a certain lifestyle but often forget...

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health over wealth
Jan 26, 2023 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

Is wealth more important than health?

First, let's discuss the importance of wealth. Wealth is often thought of in terms of money and material...

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employee pay increase
Jan 25, 2023 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

Employee Pay Increase: How to Ask

Asking for a pay rise can be a difficult and challenging thing to do for many employees, but...

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life insurance are parents responsiblity
Jan 25, 2023 BY Mike Coady 2 MIN READ

Parents who don’t have life insurance are being irresponsible

Family life insurance is a crucial aspect of financial planning for any parent, yet many still neglect to...

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saving money
Jan 24, 2023 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Why Some People Struggle to Save Money Each Month: A Behavioral Perspective

Saving money can be a difficult task for many people, and there are a number of behavioral reasons...

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select life insurance cover
Jan 24, 2023 BY Mike Coady 5 MIN READ

Life insurance for your family; both now and for their future

When it comes to protecting your family's financial future, life insurance is a crucial consideration. However, with so...

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finanical advisor in dubai
Jan 23, 2023 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

10 Top Tips on Choosing a Financial Advisor in Dubai

Choosing the right financial advisor in Dubai can be a daunting task, especially for expats who are new...

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children custody, expat
Jan 20, 2023 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Think custody of kids is automatic as an expat? Think again!

It’s sometimes necessary to talk about topics that are not exactly financial planning related but are very much...

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Jan 16, 2023 BY Mike Coady 5 MIN READ

Key mistakes people make when trying to become wealthy

As I have often said before, we all have the same possibilities and opportunities in life. So, the...

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Oct 27, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

Let’s have regular reviews, shall we?

We all know what a regular financial review is, right? It’s a staple of the advisory and wealth...

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children
Oct 26, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

Should you be bailing out your adult children?

More and more young people are relying on the bank of mum and dad. Between expensive education and...

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Oct 11, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

What makes a great financial adviser?

Listening to the advice of a great financial adviser may not make you rich, but it is an...

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financial coach in dubai
Oct 7, 2022 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Financial coach vs financial product salesman

Managing finances and personal wealth is essential. The management and process can however be overwhelming when you have...

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