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Start making great financial decisions and learn more about the latest investment and wealth management news!

We're experts in our field and have a whole host of information to share with you. We share a mixture of our own investment and taxation knowledge along with industry news right here.

Sharia Law: What it is & What you need to know

What is Sharia law and how will it affect your tax situation. Click through to find out more about Sharia law and it's implications for Ex-pats.

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Is Bitcoin a New Safe Haven for Investors?

With the recent financial meltdown and crisis that has hit the world, once again, Bitcoin seems to be coming up to play the role of saviour. Is it really the safe haven people think? We dig into the current opinions and facts from our most trusted sources. 

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The Saudi Arabia VAT Tax Increase and What it Means for the GCC

With coronavirus still affecting people’s everyday lives, the job, property and stock markets for countries the world over are continuing to be impacted. Many individuals have had their incomes suspended, meaning that less money is available to be pumped through the economy. Countries such as Saudi Arabia are known for having a low tax policy with no charges on personal finances for its citizens.

Read more

Repatriation to the UK during the coronavirus lockdown.

As discussed in recent blogs, over the last few months we’ve seen the world be gripped by the current pandemic. Markets have crashed and the cost on a humanitarian level is immeasurable. There is understandably a lot of fear and confusion, so we aim to offer as much advice on wealth management, retirement and financial planning as we possibly can amid the break out of COVID-19, and these truly unprecedented times.

Read more

How to protect your wealth

Making the right investments, earning your worth and getting your finances in order can be hard enough, so it’s worth ensuring that they stay that way. Learning how to protect your wealth is an important part of that.

Read more

How will China Recover?

The world as we know it has undergone drastic changes in the last three months. The way we access basic necessities, exercise, educate and socialise amongst countless other nuances that we as individuals once took for granted are now limited. The magnitude and speed of collapse to our usual freedom has been unlike anything most of us have experienced in living memory.

Read more

World wide pandemic of the Coronavirus and policies put in place to stimulate the UK economy

Due to the Coronavirus, there have been great economical shifts. There have been big changes in the stock market and many businesses around the globe have been left counting their costs. One of the most important points that the government is focusing on, is keeping the economy stimulated.

Read more

Time in the Market is Better Than Trying to Time the Market

Discover how to make the most of the current economic climate with careful investment strategies. Get in touch for wealth management advice now.

Read more

Market declines? An opportunity that doesn’t happen often.

As coronavirus spirals into a worldwide pandemic, the shockwaves have plunged global stock markets into disarray. We have seen company stocks and shares topple in value with some even ceasing to exist all together.

Read more

Passive VS Active Management

If you've ever wondered what the difference is between an active or passive investment fund, understand that they're not the same, and one may fit your investing situation better than the other.

Read more

How Could the Coronavirus Impact Your Investment Portfolio?

By now we have all heard the word coronavirus enough times to start getting fed up with it. The virus first found in Wuhan, China has spread like wildfire across the planet. Not only is the virus attacking people the implications of dealing with it have sunk markets on a global scale

Read more

How to Prepare for a Recession

In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction when there is a general decline in economic activity. Recessions generally occur when there is a widespread drop in spending.Talk of a global recession is on the rise.

Read more

Impact Investing: Part Two

In our last blog on impact investing we discussed in detail exactly what impact investing is, the benefits and how you can get involved. This week we want to shed light on some of the biggest players making movement in the right direction for impact investment and investors. We have detailed the big pension funds enforcing impact investing to external financial advisors.

Read more

Buying vs Renting in the UAE

A big question on the lips of expats making the move to the UAE, is whether they should buy or rent property. Expats have options to both own freehold real estate or rent out flats for their stay. But which would be better?The Emirates offer great options for both renters and would-be buyers. As such, the debate around renting or buying is one that comes up often. In this article we’re going to discuss the pro’s and con’s of both renting and buying property in the UAE. Before making any decisions, there are a number of important factors to take into consideration. Important factors weighing on the decision include the stage of your life, income, personal status and commitment to a specific place.

Read more

How to Invest Like a Millennial

There are so many bad stereotypes surrounding Millennials. They get blamed for everything from global warming to the death of the high-street. This generation of people, generally born between the early 1980s to the late 1990s represent one of the largest groups that have a significant impact on the economy.

Read more

The Changes to UAE Expat Retirement Benefits

In 2019, the United Arab Emirates made changes that allowed foreigners to obtain extended residency visas after they retire, a major policy shift designed to give expatriates a bigger stake in the economy and foster longer-term growth.

Read more

Impact Investment: A step in the right direction Part 1

Impact investing is a rapidly growing industry of investors who are leading the way in global change concerning investments and pensions. Typically your pension would be held with thousands of others and invested into a monopoly of portfolios, that might be digging for oil in the middle east or manufacture weapons for war.

Read more

Things to Consider When Setting up a Business in the UAE

UAE attracts expats from across the globe to its sunny climates, and most investors find its economic stability, steady growth, larger markets, investor-friendly processes and a tax-free regime too attractive to pass up.In 2017, there were 131,000 registered businesses in the UAE. When you combine this with the fact that 80 per cent of residents are foreign-born, it becomes clear that there is plenty of scope for foreign investment.

Read more

Brexit Looming what does this mean for your state pension?

After 4 long years of uncertainty, delays and huge costs to the taxpayer, the days are counting down for Britain to leave the European Union. Where some people may be outraged and others delighted, it's important to understand the next steps for your finances.When it comes down to planning for your future, it’s important to be clear on the changes to your pension come Brexit.

Read more

The Benefits of Using a Financial Advisor in UAE

Overwhelming. This is the feeling we all get when it comes to managing our money. There are common objectives we all want to achieve from our wealth management, including but not limited to; building wealth to provide us with a secure future, fulfilling investment objectives and organising wealth to achieve the goals we’ve dreamed of reaching. Investing in real estate, paying for your children’s education or having your dream retirement.

Read more

Recent news and updates from the industry

Welcome to AI Investment Group’s latest news!

Start making great financial decisions and learn
more about the latest investment and wealth management news!


Being experts in our field we have a whole host of information to share with you. We share a mixture
of our own investment and taxation knowledge
along with industry news right here across topics
like retirement, pensions, real estate and taxation!

Sharia Law: What it is & What you need to know

What is Sharia law and how will it affect your tax situation. Click through to find out more about Sharia law and it's implications for Ex-pats.

Read More

Is Bitcoin a New Safe Haven for Investors?

With the recent financial meltdown and crisis that has hit the world, once again, Bitcoin seems to be coming up to play the role of saviour. Is it really the safe haven people think? We dig into the current opinions and facts from our most trusted sources. 

Read More

The Saudi Arabia VAT Tax Increase and What it Means for the GCC

With coronavirus still affecting people’s everyday lives, the job, property and stock markets for countries the world over are continuing to be impacted. Many individuals have had their incomes suspended, meaning that less money is available to be pumped through the economy. Countries such as Saudi Arabia are known for having a low tax policy with no charges on personal finances for its citizens.

Read More

Repatriation to the UK during the coronavirus lockdown.

As discussed in recent blogs, over the last few months we’ve seen the world be gripped by the current pandemic. Markets have crashed and the cost on a humanitarian level is immeasurable. There is understandably a lot of fear and confusion, so we aim to offer as much advice on wealth management, retirement and financial planning as we possibly can amid the break out of COVID-19, and these truly unprecedented times.

Read More

How to protect your wealth

Making the right investments, earning your worth and getting your finances in order can be hard enough, so it’s worth ensuring that they stay that way. Learning how to protect your wealth is an important part of that.

Read More

How will China Recover?

The world as we know it has undergone drastic changes in the last three months. The way we access basic necessities, exercise, educate and socialise amongst countless other nuances that we as individuals once took for granted are now limited. The magnitude and speed of collapse to our usual freedom has been unlike anything most of us have experienced in living memory.

Read More

World wide pandemic of the Coronavirus and policies put in place to stimulate the UK economy

Due to the Coronavirus, there have been great economical shifts. There have been big changes in the stock market and many businesses around the globe have been left counting their costs. One of the most important points that the government is focusing on, is keeping the economy stimulated.

Read More

Time in the Market is Better Than Trying to Time the Market

Discover how to make the most of the current economic climate with careful investment strategies. Get in touch for wealth management advice now.

Read More

Market declines? An opportunity that doesn’t happen often.

As coronavirus spirals into a worldwide pandemic, the shockwaves have plunged global stock markets into disarray. We have seen company stocks and shares topple in value with some even ceasing to exist all together.

Read More

Passive VS Active Management

If you've ever wondered what the difference is between an active or passive investment fund, understand that they're not the same, and one may fit your investing situation better than the other.

Read More

How Could the Coronavirus Impact Your Investment Portfolio?

By now we have all heard the word coronavirus enough times to start getting fed up with it. The virus first found in Wuhan, China has spread like wildfire across the planet. Not only is the virus attacking people the implications of dealing with it have sunk markets on a global scale

Read More

How to Prepare for a Recession

In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction when there is a general decline in economic activity. Recessions generally occur when there is a widespread drop in spending.Talk of a global recession is on the rise.

Read More

Impact Investing: Part Two

In our last blog on impact investing we discussed in detail exactly what impact investing is, the benefits and how you can get involved. This week we want to shed light on some of the biggest players making movement in the right direction for impact investment and investors. We have detailed the big pension funds enforcing impact investing to external financial advisors.

Read More

Buying vs Renting in the UAE

A big question on the lips of expats making the move to the UAE, is whether they should buy or rent property. Expats have options to both own freehold real estate or rent out flats for their stay. But which would be better?The Emirates offer great options for both renters and would-be buyers. As such, the debate around renting or buying is one that comes up often. In this article we’re going to discuss the pro’s and con’s of both renting and buying property in the UAE. Before making any decisions, there are a number of important factors to take into consideration. Important factors weighing on the decision include the stage of your life, income, personal status and commitment to a specific place.

Read More

How to Invest Like a Millennial

There are so many bad stereotypes surrounding Millennials. They get blamed for everything from global warming to the death of the high-street. This generation of people, generally born between the early 1980s to the late 1990s represent one of the largest groups that have a significant impact on the economy.

Read More

The Changes to UAE Expat Retirement Benefits

In 2019, the United Arab Emirates made changes that allowed foreigners to obtain extended residency visas after they retire, a major policy shift designed to give expatriates a bigger stake in the economy and foster longer-term growth.

Read More

Impact Investment: A step in the right direction Part 1

Impact investing is a rapidly growing industry of investors who are leading the way in global change concerning investments and pensions. Typically your pension would be held with thousands of others and invested into a monopoly of portfolios, that might be digging for oil in the middle east or manufacture weapons for war.

Read More

Things to Consider When Setting up a Business in the UAE

UAE attracts expats from across the globe to its sunny climates, and most investors find its economic stability, steady growth, larger markets, investor-friendly processes and a tax-free regime too attractive to pass up.In 2017, there were 131,000 registered businesses in the UAE. When you combine this with the fact that 80 per cent of residents are foreign-born, it becomes clear that there is plenty of scope for foreign investment.

Read More

Brexit Looming what does this mean for your state pension?

After 4 long years of uncertainty, delays and huge costs to the taxpayer, the days are counting down for Britain to leave the European Union. Where some people may be outraged and others delighted, it's important to understand the next steps for your finances.When it comes down to planning for your future, it’s important to be clear on the changes to your pension come Brexit.

Read More

The Benefits of Using a Financial Advisor in UAE

Overwhelming. This is the feeling we all get when it comes to managing our money. There are common objectives we all want to achieve from our wealth management, including but not limited to; building wealth to provide us with a secure future, fulfilling investment objectives and organising wealth to achieve the goals we’ve dreamed of reaching. Investing in real estate, paying for your children’s education or having your dream retirement.

Read More

The Revolution of the Pension Market

First up in the changes to come is “The Pension Scheme Bill” now published, this bill seeks to introduce tighter legislation and essentially offering more control to better funded and well-governed pension schemes, that offer more wholesome benefits to its members.It will also control which assets your pension can be invested in, offering lower risk for the individual and stamp out banks taking greater risks with your money.

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Why is Financial Planning so Important?

Financial planning helps you determine your short and long-term financial goals and create a balanced plan to meet them. The future is frankly, unpredictable. No matter how hard we try to prepare for what could be coming, we cannot know exactly what’s in store. However, what you can do is to ready yourself for it with the best of your abilities. We all have our own goals, desires and objectives that we dream to fulfil in the future. Financial planning creates an ongoing process that will reduce your stress about managing money, support your current needs, and start to build the foundations for your retirement.

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How to Take Steps to Great Financial Health

The end of a decade and what a turbulent and interesting 10 years it has been. Already into the second week of January we start to evaluate our lives and give ourselves resolutions to work towards in order to better ourselves. For instance our health and wellbeing but what about the health of our finances? We tend to start with good intentions, that "gym membership" and eating healthy but soon most of us let these things fall by the wayside. One thing we should remain focused on is the health of our finances. It’s incredibly important to evaluate our financial matters after such changing times, to assess what we want from our money and our futures.

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What You Need to Know About Inheritance Tax UAE

Many expatriates living in the UAE are unaware that in the absence of a Will, recognised by the UAE legal system, the process of transferring assets and managing your wealth after death can be time consuming, costly and riddled with legal complexities. Inheritance simply refers to the assets that an individual leaves to his or her loved ones after they pass away. An inheritance may contain funds, investments such as stocks or bonds, and other assets such as jewellery, automobiles, art, antiques, and real estate or land. Planning for your death may seem slightly morbid but it’s an extremely important process, to ensure that you leave your family with a stable life.

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How to Invest in Fintech

We all remember the frustration and labour of effort to transfer money to our friends and family, sometimes even taking up to three days to complete! Over the last decade, Fintech has skyrocketed from an idea of changing traditional banking to be a commonplace activity.

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Our Top Tips for Managing Your Wealth as an Expat

The UAE has one of the best career packages in the world for expats. Before making the move, here are some key considerations when it comes to personal finance. It’s important to manage your wealth to benefit and support your living as well as your family’sWe’re sure that if you’re reading this article, you’re probably thinking about making the move to the UAE. By now you’re sure to be clued up on the many brilliant benefits that come with relocating to the Emirates, but we’ll give you more just incase. The UAE was rated one of the top career destinations, due to both its overall earnings potential, and benefits packages on offer from employers. These benefits include return flights home and generous healthcare allowances. 

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Managing Your Wealth When You Repatriate

Living and working abroad in this day and age can be extremely inviting. With certain countries offering zero taxes on all income and brilliant weather why would you not pack up move to sunnier and tax-free pastures? However, for an array of different circumstances, you may wish to return home to your country of origin to be with family or change country entirely. Whatever your circumstances, AI Investment group can help you get all your financial arrangements in order so that it’s a smooth transition.

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How to Claim Your Residency in the UAE

Are you starting to wind down your working life or beginning to think about your life in its later stages? Just recently The UAE Cabinet approved a law to provide special residency-visa privileges for expat retirees over the age of fifty-five years for a period of five years, with the possibility of renewal, according to specific conditions.

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How to Use the Bucket Investment Strategy for Your Wealth Management

Like all wealth management and investment strategies, there are numerous different approaches you can make. Some come with more risk than others, while those with greater risk also comes with greater rewards. 

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How to Understand Tax in UAE

Expat tax affairs can be complicated and difficult to navigate.A common mistake for British expats to assume when they first consider moving to the UAE is they are instantly exempt from UK tax. The tax requirements for UK expats are not straight forward.Here we will break down the complexity surrounding taxation, make it clearer. If you still find yourself asking questions, the Ai Investment Group team are here to provide you with more information! The UAE is largely a tax-free country with massive tax advantages for those who live and work here, but there are circumstances in which you will be required to pay taxation in some form or another.

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What British Expats Need to Know About Brexit

As a UK expat living and working outside of the EU, you may be thinking that the outcome of the EU referendum will have little to no impact on you. But, if you’re financially linked to the UK then you may want to think again.

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Buying Property in UAE: The Guide to Real Estate for Expats

If you’re an expat thinking about investing in property in the UAE, you should decide whether this is to either relocate or to invest.‍Thousands of expats relocate to UAE every year and stay in the country for long periods of time. They can now even retire once they reach the age of 55. The quality of life, tax-free income and savings are major factors for expats to make the move across seas. Buying or investing in real estate in the UAE isn’t plain sailing and there are lots of things to think about to ensure a smooth process and to get the most out of your money. 

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The Ultimate Expat Guide to Retiring in UAE‍

For expats that have lived in the country for a long time and maybe even raised children, the new visa means you will no longer have to move back home to retire.Making long-term investments or commitments in the UAE is now a possibility without the fear of being repatriated once you reach the retiring age of 55 and above.

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The Growing Fintech Revolution in Dubai

Fintech describes a variety of automated financial activities, processes like money transfers, depositing a cheque with your smartphone, applying for credit without a bank, raising money for a business startup, or managing your wealth and investments without the assistance or need for a human.

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How to Save For Your Children's Education

From primary school to university, it’s estimated that a parent will spend on average £81,458.66 on their child’s education. Parents can usually cut these costs by choosing a public school rather than having their children attend a private school.

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Why You Should Invest In Property Within the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates has always been attractive to foreign investors- and for good reason. The UAE is known for its two largest cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The weather is outstanding throughout the year, it has an abundance of attractions and is extremely multicultural with a lot of nationalities working together. Relocating to the United Arab Emirates is a very popular option for many looking to invest in property or relocate.

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Plan Your Retirement Today For a Better Tomorrow

Thinking about your pension can be intimidating, it’s not something we’re all in a rush to start planning. With life expectancy going up, it means that more people are working for longer periods of time before they can afford to retire.

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