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United Arab Emirates

A Guide To The New Financial Aggregator Website For Expat Investors In The UAE

If you’re an investor in the UAE or the wider Gulf Cooperation Council, you may already be aware of a new tool designed to help you choose the best advisory firms in the UAE. A new financial aggregator website, whichfinancialadvisor.com, was launched earlier this year in an effort to combat scammers and streamline the advice system so that it’s clearer and easier to use.    more ...
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Why Are Expats In The UAE Struggling To Save Money?

The UAE has for a long time been considered a major player in the world in tourism as well as business. Expats are attracted to this country because of the tax-free lifestyle and the high standard of living. For decades, the UAE has had a large expat community, one that accounts for at least half of its population. Recent years have seen considerable investments being made in infrastructure in emirates such as Abu Dhabi and Dubai.    more ...
United Arab Emirates

How To Budget For A Move To The UAE: An Expat Guide

It is hard to talk about the United Arab Emirates without using superlatives. In less than four decades this Middle Eastern country has completely transformed itself from a tribal culture that was mainly dependent on fishing, pearl diving, and agriculture to a commercial, entrepreneurial, and industrial success story. The UAE has come a long way from the desert it once was, to the highly modern business hub with world-class infrastructure it is t ...    more ...