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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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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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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Sep 20, 2022 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

EXPATS – How much should we be saving for our children’s education?

One of the main costs all parents should bear is education costs. For many families, saving money for...

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Aug 12, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

How can stress affect your health…?

How stress levels are measured? “Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realise you haven’t fallen...

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Jul 4, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

The problem with not insuring yourself

Insuring yourself should be a priority. Unfortunately, it's not always the first thing that people think about when...

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Jun 28, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

Why you need life insurance: Death without protection…

Most people don't consider why you need life insurance until they get to the later stages in their...

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Jun 22, 2022 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

The costs of raising a child all parents should bear

As a parent did you know how much it costs you for raising a child? The financial responsibilities...

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May 31, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

What is behavioural finance?

Following on from my recent blog "Habits of Successful Investors", I believe that Behavioural finance is the study...

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Jan 11, 2022 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

The What Ifs need careful financial planning

Regardless of where you are going, as an expat or a local, it is critical to consider the...

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Dec 20, 2021 BY Mike Coady 4 MIN READ

XMAS SPECIAL – How to Protect Christmas

It might not be the average Christmas conversation and can seem daunting, but spending 30 minutes discussing your...

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Oct 11, 2021 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Expats must embrace financial planning more than counterparts ‘back home’

I was recently interviewed to put the case forward that expats need to embrace the idea of financial...

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Sep 2, 2021 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Longer life expectancy of retirees presents challenges in retirement

The longer life expectancy of retirees presents challenges in retirement. The good news? We're living longer. The bad...

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Jul 29, 2021 BY Mike Coady 5 MIN READ

UAE Expats: Dangers of joint bank accounts

Indian expat Narendra Gajria lost his wife, and Dh1 million in savings blocked in banks If you think...

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Oct 18, 2020 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

Why your bank is laughing at you?

How much money do you keep in your current account? If you keep a sizeable balance in your...

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Jan 6, 2020 BY Mike Coady 6 MIN READ

Dying without a will and the law of intestacy

As the saying goes, the only guarantee in life is that one day we will all die.  Of...

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Sep 2, 2019 BY Mike Coady 2 MIN READ

New figures on real cost of education: A wake-up call for parents?

For far too long, the true cost of education has been something of an ‘elephant in the room’...

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Oct 25, 2014 BY Mike Coady 3 MIN READ

The current healthcare crisis and its impact on expatriates

As has been widely-publicised over the last few years, Europe has been hit by the global recession and...

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