Financial survival for newbies in the UAE (The National)


We often see articles on the need to save for retirement and how we will be short if we do not save money as soon as possible in our working lives. While these are important points to consider, with an increasingly young population moving to the expensive lifestyle jurisdiction of the UAE, it can be difficult to stay afloat and solvent – let alone save money for the future.

In fact the most financially challenging period of your life is not retirement, it is actually early on in your career.

At this life stage, your salary is still probably low, but you have the longest list of expenses: work clothes, mobile phone bills, your first home furnishings, cars, weddings, rent – need I go on? (to continue reading, click here)

Chris Ferguson

About Chris Ferguson

Chris formed Credence to bring credible financial advice to the offshore marketplace. Chris has been in financial services throughout his whole career, with experience in the GCC, United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Chris entered the financial services sector to enable as many people as possible benefit from freedom and choice in life by making good decisions rather than experiencing stress and anxiety over money.