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With oftentimes higher disposable income from tax-advantaged expatriate salaries, along with the various financial challenges of expat life, seeking out financial planning and advice is an important step towards achieving financial success and security. However, this may involve navigating the financial services landscape of the region, including issues that are specific to the GCC. 

Qualifications communicate a certain level of commitment to knowledge and ethics . There are numerous financial qualifications throughout the world, but we have mentioned a few of the main qualifications for financial advisors

What Are Our Qualifications?

The top caliber of financial advisors exhibit diligence, integrity, intelligence, and expertise. These qualities can be quite intangible and difficult to read in an adviser; fortunately, qualifications can act as a reliable and widely recognized standard . Professional qualifications communicate meaningful information about the individual’s commitment to their craft. In the same way that Rolex and Mercedes-Benz communicate quality and reliability, similarly professional designations communicate a certain level of trust and dependability .  

Transparency in Compensation

One of the lesser understood issues when it comes to the financial services industry is the manner in which financial advisers are compensated. There is generally a lack of transparency in this area, often due to a lack of voluntary disclosure on the part o f the adviser and/or the investment providers.  

Qualities We Look For In A Client

We seek to create and maintain trusted, mutually beneficial relationships between ourselves and our clients. Just as we would expect an individual to be highly selective and ask questions when choosing a financial adviser, we also look for certain qualities in our clients that give us a good chance of forming a long-running relationship. 

What's Important About Money to You?

Why do you care about money?
Do you desire the emotional security that comes from having enough set aside in case there is an emergency? Maybe you are working hard to save for a comfortable retirement where you can pursue the lifestyle you want. Or perhaps you desire to invest in your children’s education so they can thrive in the world. Each of us has different aspirations and financial goals.  

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