Posts By Paul Dodd

What would a stock market crash mean to your portfolio?

What would a stock market crash mean to your portfolio?

There are mumblings in some financial circles that a stock market crash is imminent. Have the markets been too good to us? Perhaps now is the moment to stop and think about how your portfolio would ride the storm of a crash. Paul Dodd investigates.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on July 31, 2017 in Investments.

Ten tips for trouble-free school trips

Ten tips for trouble-free school trips

Infinity's Paul Dodd specialises in providing solutions for expat teachers. In today's blog, Paul takes a look at school trips and how to make sure students and staff stay safe and protected.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on August 07, 2016 in School Solutions.

Have you ‘lost’ a pension?

Have you ‘lost’ a pension?

Paul Dodd takes a look at the UK government's new pension tracking service.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on May 18, 2016 in Pensions.

Is Osborne about to drop a tax bombshell on pensions?

Is Osborne about to drop a tax bombshell on pensions?

Paul Dodd takes a look at the rumours of another threat to UK pensions.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on February 26, 2016 in Pensions.

Diversification, diversification, diversification

Diversification, diversification, diversification

Infinity's Paul Dodd explains why a well-diversified portfolio is absolutely key to successful investment.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on January 27, 2016 in Investments.

Currency wars: the new battleground

Currency wars: the new battleground

Paul Dodd takes a look at the US dollars upward trajectory and discussed how currency fluctuations can affect financial planning for expatriates.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on August 13, 2015 in Expats & Currency.

Financing Retirement: Annuities are not the only option

Financing Retirement: Annuities are not the only option

Recent legislation changes mean that UK retirees no longer need to purchase an annuity but what are the options for financing your retirement. Paul Dodd explains.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on July 28, 2015 in Pensions.

Unravelling the insurance misconception

Unravelling the insurance misconception

Peace of mind insurance is often misunderstood and under utlised. Paul Dodd takes a look at why so many people do not make use of vital insurances and as a result leave a yawning gap in their financial planning.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on July 20, 2015 in Insurance.

Retirement planning - make it one less thing to worry about

Retirement planning - make it one less thing to worry about

Paul Dodd explains why life's complicated enough without trying to figure out your pension arrangements by yourself. Let a financial planner help lift the burden.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on June 16, 2015 in Retirement Planning.

Saving for retirement is good for your health!

Saving for retirement is good for your health!

A study published in the US reveals that the act of saving for your retirement is not only good for your financial health but can also aid your physical wellbeing. Paul Dodd investigates.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on April 10, 2015 in Retirement Planning.

Insurance: the importance of disclosure and the small print

Insurance: the importance of disclosure and the small print

Paul Dodd looks at insurance and the importance of disclosure and the small print.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on April 03, 2015 in Insurance.

Is the grass always greener?

Is the grass always greener?

Paul Dodd on why expats should consider the financial implications before moving to pastures new.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Asia Life.

Resist the seduction of unrealistic investment returns

Resist the seduction of unrealistic investment returns

When it comes to investments if it looks too good to be true then it probably is! Paul Dodd explains.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on February 10, 2015 in Investments.

EU flight delays: are you owed money by the airlines?

EU flight delays: are you owed money by the airlines?

The airlines don't publicise it but travellers delayed on flights departing from EU destinations are eligible for compensation on it they arrived at their destination three hours or more late. Claims can be made going back as far as 2005.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on January 20, 2015 in Viewpoint.

How to keep your financial New Year’s resolutions

How to keep your financial New Year’s resolutions

Paul Dodd shares his top tips to keeping your financial new year’s resolutions.

Happy New Year!

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Paul Dodd

Posted on January 05, 2015 in Financial Planning.

A Christmas gift that will keep on giving

A Christmas gift that will keep on giving

A Christmas gift that can transform the life of a loved on. Paul Dodd employs some imaginative thinking for the festive season.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on December 07, 2014 in Savings.

The UK’s rising debt crisis – how can you protect yourself?

The UK’s rising debt crisis – how can you protect yourself?

Paul Dodd explains why the recent good economic news out of the UK misses the point. However, while massive systemic debt is everyone's problem by taking action you can protect yourself.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on December 02, 2014 in Viewpoint.

The financial challenges for the millennial generation

The financial challenges for the millennial generation

Paul Dodd looks at the challenges and financial behaviour of those born between 1980s and 1995.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on November 18, 2014 in Savings.

Would you trust your GP to perform heart surgery?

Would you trust your GP to perform heart surgery?

Paul Dodd uses a medical analogy to explain the difference between the roles of Infinity as a financial planner and Tilney Bestinvest as an investment manager.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on November 13, 2014 in Financial Planning.

The golden age of pensions - we will never have it so good

The golden age of pensions - we will never have it so good

Paul Dodd sees an end to a halcyon period for pensions and warns that people need to save for retirement.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on November 05, 2014 in Retirement Planning.

Falling prices? It’s not as good as it sounds!

Falling prices? It’s not as good as it sounds!

Paul Dodd examines the consequences of deflation and how it impacts personal financial planning.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on October 02, 2014 in Financial Planning.

The Parable of the Secret Millionaire

The Parable of the Secret Millionaire

Paul Dodd explains how every year billions of dollars goes astray and examines how simple record keeping can ensure your assets go to your loved ones.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on September 25, 2014 in Estate Planning.

UK State Pensions changes - do they affect you?

UK State Pensions changes - do they affect you?

UK State Pension rules have changed for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016. Paul Dodd takes a look at the effects of the change which some have accused of creating a generational ‘apartheid’.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on September 05, 2014 in Pensions.

Retirement planning – a marathon not a sprint

Retirement planning – a marathon not a sprint

Paul Dodd uses a number of sporting analogies to explain why long term planning pays when it comes to plotting your path to a better retirement.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on August 27, 2014 in Retirement Planning.

Help and information for expats moving to Cambodia

Help and information for expats moving to Cambodia

Paul Dodd and his team have produced a comprehensive and free Expat Guide to Cambodia.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on August 07, 2014 in Asia Life.

Inflation the silent assassin of saving

Inflation the silent assassin of saving

Paul Dodd takes a look at the effects of inflation and why it is important to take it into account in all your financial planning decisions.

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Paul Dodd

Posted on August 07, 2014 in Financial Planning.

The ethical investment dilemma

The ethical investment dilemma

Paul Dodd takes a look at ethical investments and finds that far from being an issue of black and white there are fifty shades of grey.

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Paul Dodd

Paul Dodd

Posted on June 19, 2014 in Investments.