Tag: Savings

When You’re Stuck With Illiquid Assets- A Case Study

When You’re Stuck With Illiquid Assets- A Case Study

The UAE property market has taken multiple turns over the last 20 years. A noteworthy time in the industry was around 2006-2008 when property prices were inflated and the economy was booming.  A lot of people who purchased property at that time now find it hard to liquidate those assets. What does one do when they’re in a position like this? And more importantly, how do you…

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Leveraging Bank Deposits to Increase your Networth?

Leveraging Bank Deposits to Increase your Networth?

When you’d like to pass down money to your heirs, saving your life’s earnings into a fixed deposit account or investment portfolio is a common option. You depend on estimated interest rate fluctuations or returns from your investment portfolio to determine your growth. And you have the added benefit of being able to draw out the funds should there be an emergency.  But what would happen when the…

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How Changing Your Smoker Status Can Save You About $1,000,000 in Life Insurance Premiums

How Changing Your Smoker Status Can Save You About $1,000,000 in Life Insurance Premiums

As a life insurance advisor and someone who’s gone from being obese to being a triathlete, you can be sure that there are two things that make me happy. The first one being when my clients make financial gains and the second being when they level up in their health and fitness.  It’s a bonus to see both of these…

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Saving before Spending: A Client’s Journey to Financial Freedom

Saving before Spending: A Client’s Journey to Financial Freedom

My client retired at 42, after he hit all his financial goals. This is a person who I saw through right from the modest beginnings of his career all the way to an early, very comfortable retirement. Over his 20-year career in the UAE, I watched how he meticulously set a plan and followed through – A success story worth sharing.

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