The Arno River snakes through this jewel of Italy as the sun sets over the stunning sprawl of rich red terracotta roofs perched atop medieval buildings of all shapes and sizes, some washed in white, others summer yellows or burnt oranges.
Tourists in my rear view are still trying to frame selfies before I disappear from view. It seems I’ll be playing the starring role on a few Instagram accounts later.
There was a time when you could merrily rack up debts in the UAE, with banks oblivious to what you owe other lenders – no more.
Amid the ongoing turmoil in the global markets, Sharia-compliant lenders offer something increasingly rare: An ethically minded, prudent place for your money.
If you are in need of a change of scenery this Eid Al Adha why not head across the border into beautiful Oman.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the priciest Middle Eastern cities for expats, and among the most expensive worldwide.
Here are Benchmark’s top five tips on making credit cards pay, rather than letting them break the bank.
There is a debt epidemic in the UAE – and for many new residents the temptation to go ‘into the red’ starts on the very first day they arrive.
When you get goosebumps before you’ve even stepped into a car, let alone started the engine, you know the designers have done their job right
Cold-calling financial advisors will be all too familiar to anyone who has lived in the UAE for more than a few weeks.