Archive for Author: chrisball

uk property

Should you buy investment property through a limited company?

Wouldn’t it be nice if, for once, there was just one, straight-forward route to purchasing investment property. Well think twice! HMRC wants to give you the opportunity to flex your GCSE maths skills! The current tax environment is prompting a rise in purchases through limited companies, up until recently...

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UAE Inflation

Do you know the impact of Inflation & Deflation on your savings?

The world in general has a natural deflationary bias, the result of natural market tendencies putting downward pressure on costs and prices: emerging markets’ productivity (production of goods by ever cheaper materials and labour), shifting demographics resulting in declining aggregate demand in advanced economies, technological breakthroughs and the energy...

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85% of expats in Mideast not saving for retirement

DUBAI — Extensive research conducted by UAE-based independent financial advisory Hoxton Capital Management has revealed that around 85 per cent of expatriates based in the Middle East are not saving for their retirement. In addition, Hoxton Capital Management’s research suggests that almost half (47 percent) of expats feel they can’t...

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Expats not saving enough for retirement, says study.

Extensive research conducted by UAE-based independent financial advisory, Hoxton Capital Management - has revealed that around 85 per cent of expatriates based in the Middle East are not saving for their retirement. In addition, Hoxton Capital Management’s research suggests that almost half (47 per cent) of expats feel they can’t...

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The ISA – 20 years on.

April 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Individual Savings Account – better known as the ISA. Since its introduction, £8.74 trillion has been put into ISAs, and an estimated £30 billion has been saved in income tax alone, according to UK investment firm Hargreaves Lansdown.

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sending money home

Sending money home?

Currency markets have experienced considerable volatility in recent years. Therefore, if you need to transfer money overseas, you will be aware of the movements in the exchange rates.

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