Category Archives for "Financial Planning"

Dec 03

How To Make Financial Planning Work For You

In this fast paced life, people often tend to overlook small things and issues which sometimes have a significant impact on our life. For example, planning one’s finance seems to be a trivial issue, but it is one of the vital factors that affect life. People ensure that the finances of their business are maintained […]

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Sep 17

Why financial planning is similar to running a marathon

When you see Usain Bolt sprinting, it is like a flash in the pan. He springs up and off he goes flying towards the finish line. Mo Farah and other acclaimed long distance runners on the other hand are more about maintaining a steady pace. Watching them run is more about consistency and endurance. Believe […]

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Sep 03

How To Find The Best Financial Planner in UAE

You want to make sure you hire the best financial advisor possible so before you hire a financial advisor, do your homework. Read through each of the steps below, conduct a search for advisors that meet your criteria, interview several, and verify their credentials and background before you hire them. Following these steps will help […]

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Aug 28

Why do you need a financial planner in UAE?

As a child my family went on a number of driving vacations. Before leaving, my parents generally contacted AAA and obtained a step-by-step series of maps of our planned route. Typically, each page depicted the route between two major cities: the route from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, followed by Dubai to Al ain, and so […]

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Aug 24

10 financial planning steps newlyweds should take

Getting married is one of the most important events in your life. There is so much to consider flowers, jewelry, dresses, venue, photography the list goes on. Once you are back from the honeymoon, a new phase of life begins and also begins the challenges of managing the finances of a new household with your […]

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Aug 04

3 Steps to Become Financially Independent

Financial independence is something everyone desires. The earlier we attain it the better. Most of you think that to attain financial freedom, all you need to do is just put in a more hours of work a week. That is not the case. Putting in more work alone, could not guarantee financial freedom to a person. You need to […]

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Jun 15

Why and How Much Should You Save for Emergencies?

Saving for Emergencies Do you put aside money for emergencies? Are you prepared for a rainy day? How would you meet your expenses if you were laid off from work or between jobs for 6 months or more? These are some of the questions I ask expats who approach me for personal financial planning. Some save money regularly, […]

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Jul 08

The best kept secret in the world !!!

Let me tell you a secret, the secret that most people do not know about, yet it is so obvious, Our modern-day education systems are designed to produce employees, not wealthy people. Everyone studies a profession to become an expert in his/her field of choice i.e. ‘To become a doctor, you study medicine’, ‘To become […]

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Jul 08

What is Financial Planning?

What is Financial Planning ? This is the second post in the Financial Planning Basics series, if you have not read the first post you can find it here – ‘The Best Kept Secret’. Many people want to know what is financial planning and sometimes they think that they need to be highly qualified to understand personal financial […]

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Jul 08

The Financial Planning Pyramid

The Financial Planning Pyramid This is the third post in the Financial Planning Basics series, if you have not read the previous post you can find it here – ‘What is Financial Planning?’. The financial pyramid is the main part of the Financial Planning Process. The planning process always starts with a base plan which is a written […]

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Jul 08

Budgeting and Prioritising

Budgeting and Prioritizing This is the fourth post in the Financial Planning Basics series, if you have not read the previous post you can find it here – The Financial Planning Pyramid Regardless of the number of goals a person has, it is seldom possible to start trying to achieve all of them at the same […]

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Cost-of-delay
Jun 29

Cost of Delay – What will a delay today cost you tomorrow?

Cost of Delay Most people have long-term goals: starting a business, buying a home, sending the kids to college, enjoying a comfortable retirement. But too often they delay taking the steps necessary to turn their dreams into reality. Unfortunately, by the time they realise the urgent need to save and invest money, it’s often too late […]

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What is Life Insurance
Mar 24

What is Life Insurance

What is Life Insurance? Buying life insurance may be one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. In the event of a tragedy, the assured payout can help pay the bills, continue a family business, finance future needs like your children’s education, protect your spouse’s retirement plans, and much more. What is life insurance […]

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Mar 04

Financial Advisors in Dubai – Do you really need them?

Financial Advisors in Dubai Many expats in Dubai arrive here with great plans for a better lifestyle and higher standard of living. In fact many of them get the lifestyle they are after, and enjoy it so much that they forget that need to plan their finances and goals for the long-term. There are a number of […]

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