How to get your savings on track for a bumper 2021 – Pocketful of Dirhams

The New Year offers a chance to set new financial goals and priorities

The coronavirus pandemic came as a surprise for us all, making 2020 one of the most challenging years of our lives.

From a financial point of view, it has hurt some and benefited others. For those who lost their jobs or had their incomes reduced, it has made the past 10 months a struggle.

For others who managed to retain their salary, movement restrictions offered a chance to build up their savings and rethink how they wanted to live their lives.

No matter how your finances were affected, the New Year brings hope for us all, along with new goals and new priorities.

So how are you going to save your money in 2021? Is this the year to get your finances in order or an opportunity to build up your savings even more?

Host Alice Haine is joined by Carol Glynn, a finance coach and chartered accountant at Dubai’s Conscious Finance Coaching, who offers her tips on how to save more money over the next 12 months.

Listen to last week's episode to find out what's in store for investors in 2021: