Two-thirds of expats in the Middle East return home poorer than when they arrived

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Research conducted by UAE-based financial advisory, Hoxton Capital Management, has revealed that around 85% of expatriates based in the Middle East are not saving for their retirement, and many leave for home less wealthy than when they arrived. The report's findings suggest that almost half (47%) of expats feel they can't afford to save appropriately, with up to two-thirds returning home less wealthy than when they arrived. Chris Ball, managing partner at Hoxton Capital Management suggests that while expatriates in the Middle East may be benefiting from improved salaries, they aren't...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.