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Have You Been Audited Recently?

Have You Been Audited Recently?

Hearing a statement like this may scare most people. No, I’m not referring to being audited by tax authorities. You don’t have to pay fines or dues- at least not in the traditional sense. But what you don’t know can hurt you.  What am I referring to? When I talk about having been audited lately, I’m referring to how the average man, people like you and me, goes about fulfilling our financial needs. How…

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Planning Your Estate as a Muslim – a Life Insurance Hack

Planning Your Estate as a Muslim – a Life Insurance Hack

If you are of Arab or Islamic origin, legacy planning can become tricky when you are also required to follow the Shariah law. As the creator of impressive wealth accumulated over the years, how would you distribute those assets among the beneficiaries of your choice? If you’d like for one of your heirs to receive more than the other, for whatever reason, while ensuring that the rest of your assets are…

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Employee Increments – Based on Tenure or Performance?

Employee Increments – Based on Tenure or Performance?

As business owners, our number one goal is most definitely to grow our revenues and profits, whether that be by an influx of service demand or due to process efficiencies in the business workflow. Let’s say we do achieve these goals and grow significantly every year, what then do we do about our team members, who’ve supported us and contributed to this growth? Employee…

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How the New UAE Regulations Impact Your Life Insurance Policy

How the New UAE Regulations Impact Your Life Insurance Policy

If you own a life insurance policy or if you’ve been on the market for one lately, then you’ve probably heard of the ‘new regulations.’  I’ve come across many questions around these new regulations, the most persistent being: ‘What does this mean for my Life Insurance policy?’  So, here’s as complete an answer to that question as possible, without drowning…

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