DONALD TRUMP’S LIFESTYLE COULD COST TAXPAYERS NEARLY $1 BILLION

  President Donald Trump, son Barron and wife Melania stepped off Air Force One in Palm Beach on March 17, 2017. By Mandel Ngan/Getty Images. When Donald Trump won the election in November, there was an expectation that the 70-year-old billionaire would undergo a transformation. Gone would be the harsh campaign rhetoric and the unspecific policy plans. Gone, too, would be the comforts of his gaudy, flamboyant lifestyle. He would stop tweeting, stop self-promoting, and relinquish his businesses. The magnitude of his powerful new role and the sheer awe of…

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Children’s UAE education could cost expats more than a million dirhams

Expatriate parents in the UAE will end up spending more than Dh1 million on their children’s education, financial experts claim. According to a study by asset management group Old ­Mutual International, the total cost of sending a child to school in the UAE and on to university overseas can add up to nearly Dh1.5m. The company, which sells investment products to savers, said parents can spend as much as Dh562,543 in fees alone by sending their children to a UK or US curriculum school from the age of five to…

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