Expat Saving & Investing workshops 101 & 102 – learn everything you need to know to invest sensibly and start making your money work hard for you.

Abu Dhabi: Fri/Sat, 24/25 May     Dubai: 31 May/1 June

Serious saving made simple, practical and memorable...

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   Plan for financial independence

   Select your investments

   Transfer money overseas

...with all the useful details nobody else bothers with

Saving Made Simple

Learn how you can save and invest quickly, cheaply and flexibly, so you can get on with living a fantastic life.

Saving requires a bit of discipline, which is much easier when you know why you are saving and how much you will need. Investing sounds complicated and an entire industry wants you to think it is. But investing sensibly can be very simple, especially in the age of global index funds.

The hardest thing will be investing regularly while ignoring all the chatter from your mind and the media. Your brain wasn’t designed to deal with stock market swings, so get it out of the way and stick to the rules. We’ll show you how to do that too.

If you’re bored by personal finance books and numbed by numbers, this is the place for you.

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Financial advisors are often trying to get expats to invest in long-term savings plans. They sound good in theory but 99% of the time they are completely inappropriate. You will probably either make unimpressive gains or lose money. So just say no and tell your friends to say no too. Here’s why. Almost no financial advisor on commission is going to tell you this, which is why I have to.

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Expat Saving & Investing workshops 101 & 102 – learn everything you need to know to invest sensibly and start making your money work hard for you.

Abu Dhabi: Fri/Sat, 24/25 May     Dubai: 31 May/1 June