Category Archives: Financial

How to Save Money while Shopping Online

  Although online shopping is generally cheaper than brick and mortar stores, many people often pay much more than they could. If you want to save money when shopping online, you may find the following tips useful. Knowledge Is Gold … Continue reading

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How to Save Money with a Low Income

  You know you should be saving for retirement, but it is easier said than done when your income is low. Is there a solution, other than winning a lottery? Know Your Expenses Regardless of your level of income, the … Continue reading

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Should you be paying National Insurance as a UK Expat?

  When you live and work abroad, you are no longer a UK resident and are no longer obliged to pay UK National Insurance (except in special circumstances, such as working for the government or in the Armed Forces). While … Continue reading

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Pensions for Expats: Things to Consider

  If you were born just a few decades earlier, retirement planning would have been quite simple. The state and your employer would have taken care of everything. You would most likely be working in the same country and often … Continue reading

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Pensions and Retirement Planning when Working in the Gulf

  The rich countries in the Middle East, such as Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and particularly the UAE, have a reputation as places where qualified expatriates can earn a lot of money and enjoy a life of luxury. One thing … Continue reading

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Pensions for Expats in Dubai, UAE

  For several years the authorities in Dubai have been working with the World Bank to come up with an efficient pension model that would consider the reality of vast majority (over 80%) of workforce being expats. Although exact outcome … Continue reading

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Health Insurance for Expatriates in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates, as the name suggests, are a federation of seven emirates. In many areas the individual emirates enjoy a high level of autonomy. Health care is one example of such areas and you will find that the … Continue reading

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Employee Benefits Examples

Employee benefits are various types of compensation which companies provide to employees on top of their salary. Some benefits are required by law, such as unemployment insurance, family and medical leave, or a certain number of vacation days per year. … Continue reading

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