If you’re a long-term expat and use your regular bank to transfer money home, beware: You could be shelling out big bucks on fees without even knowing it

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That is the official retirement age for expats in the UAE, after which a company can force an employee to retire, giving them just 30 days to pack up and leave the country once their visa is cancelled. With an employer’s consent, requests for work permits are accepted for those aged up to 65