In October 2020 and February 2021, MetLife partnered with Ipsos to conduct a survey of 2,000 adults in the UAE. Our goal was to understand family financial preparedness in the face of eventualities such as job loss, illness, or loss of income.
05-05-2021 The everyday struggles and economic hardships of COVID-19 remind us of how vulnerable the health and financial stability of our families can become. When it comes to finances and personal well-being, life always comes first—the former must always support the latter.
12-01-2021 Education is the dominant deciding factor on a child’s wealth prospects and future. Globally, the UAE has the second-highest proportion of parents with at least one child in paid for education of any kind (93%), second only to India (96%); and 87% of parents around the globe help fund their children’s education. We offer various Education Planning solutions that can help you protect your children’s futures by protecting your wealth. Here are 10 common questions to consider when planning for your children’s education.
12-01-2021 Children today are growing up in an increasingly competitive job market, and we know that you want to do all that you can to support your child’s future.
02-11-2020 If you’ve reached that stage in life when you’re caring for both your children and your parents, you’re a member of what’s known as the “Sandwich Generation.” While this time can be full of joy and excitement as you watch your kids grow and see your parents settle into their roles as grandparents, it can also be challenging. Besides managing everyone’s care, you’re probably burdened with a lot of financial responsibilities.
03-06-2020 About 40% of stress (in the Gulf) is caused by financial situations. This suggests many of us have trouble balancing unexpected expenses and planning for the future, two key elements of financial wellness.
21-05-2020 From researching car seats and cribs to decorating a nursery, there's a lot to do when you're expecting a new baby. In addition to readying your physical house for your bundle of joy, you'll also want to be sure your financial house is in order.
21-05-2020 Your emergency fund is intended to be your first line of defense when times get tough. But sometimes, it can be difficult to decide when to dip into these funds.
21-05-2020 If you're like many of us, you may have breezed through the first two decades of adult life without paying much attention to health issues. But moving into your 40's and 50's means it's time to take a look at some health and diet considerations you may not have thought of when you were younger.
21-05-2020 Most people buy life insurance with the same objective — to help keep your family financially secure if you’re no longer around to provide for them.
21-05-2020 Car repairs and home appliance break-downs happen to everyone at some point, but there are a lot of unexpected situations that can set you and your family back financially if you’re not prepared. Think about these scenarios when considering how much you should save in your family’s emergency fund.
20-05-2020 Living to 100 years old may have seemed like an idea out of a science fiction movie in the past, but global life expectancy is on the rise — and current statistics show that a 100 year life isn't such a strange possibility after all.
18-05-2020 In an ever-changing world, economic uncertainty can be stressful for you and your family. When there’s so much outside of your control, here are the things you and your family can focus on to keep your financial future secure.