How to not over extend your expat career?
Living in Dubai for more than 10 years and owing to the fact that this place is just a transient city for us, I have seen too many times friends and colleagues come and go. I feel bad especially if they’re close friends but that’s the reality of being an expat. You are bound to leave the place. Unless of course it’s your choice to stay and you can’t really see life going back to your own home place or you’re not interested building a new life again in another country. (more…)
How to get out of debt?
We all have a fair idea on how our debt started. Our circumstances changed – we got married, had a new baby or children went to college. It could be due to emergency – medical expenses or the car broke down. Or it could be as simple as having bad choices in spending.
Everyone started with one credit card with a manageable credit limit. After few months, all these banks were offering all sorts of credit cards with added perks. Being naive, we just accepted them all. Your one card became 2 then 4 and before you know it you had several and maxed-out them all. That’s aside from the multiple loans you had taken. (more…)