Meet Abhishek Datta

Abhishek offers a simple, uncomplicated approach focused entirely on helping his clients achieve their financial goals. He manages investment portfolios, assesses and manages risk and optimizes returns.

Abhishek Datta

About Abhishek

For over 13 years, Abhishek has been offering sound financial advice as a Wealth Manager and Financial Planner to a diverse clientele.

Abhishek has lived and worked in Dubai since 2010. He now serves as a Financial Advisor with Continental Financial Services. For over 13 years, he has been offering sound financial advice as a Wealth Manager and Financial Planner to a diverse clientele of executives and business owners alike.

Abhishek has qualified to be a part of the prestigious MDRT for three consecutive years now. At MDRT 2018-19, he had the honor of being a part of the exclusive Court of the Table, and then the further exclusive Top of the Table at the 2019-20 conference.

Abhishek continues to satisfy his clients, providing support, information, and the right financial advice to help make their financial goals a reality.

Finance is not merely about making money. It's about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It's about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society.

Robert J. Shiller



Avoid These 4 Behavioral Biases When Making Investment Decisions.

  • 10. 08. 22

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There is no universal rule book for making investments. Depending on your financial situation, exposure, access to market information, and faith in financial advisors - you will make investment decisions that will stand unique from the people around you. However, more often than not, you will make judgments that will stem from behavioral biases. Explore the four most commonly occurring behavioral biases that exist around you and ways you can avoid them in the first place. 

1. Chasing Trends 

How often ar..

Education Planning in the UAE.

  • 21. 07. 22

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If you've recently had a child or intend to have one, you've undoubtedly already considered setting away some funds for their schooling.  Children’s education has always been one of the primary responsibilities of all parents irrespective of the country or backgrounds they belong to. On average, parents spend USD 16,290 on a child’s undergraduate (i.e., ‘college’ or ‘university’) education alone. This includes families in the UAE, where the aggregate cost of educatio..

The Rise of Stealth Wealth – The Art of Staying Invisible.

  • 25. 06. 22

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Have you ever encountered people who were exceedingly affluent with big fortunes but would pass off as ordinary? No flashy cars or jewellery or clothes. Just like your regular neighbor or that person you saw at a cafe! Society & social media have conditioned us to relate wealth with a flaunting attitude, big mansions, parties, etc. But that may not always be true. In fact, not flaunting their wealth is the new trend. Popularly known as ‘Stealth Wealth’ - a lifestyle equated with intelligent money decisions & keeping your finances private. People who practice stealth wealth pr..

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor in the UAE.

  • 21. 06. 22

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Many of us make the simple error of assuming that only the rich require the services of a Financial Advisor in Dubai. Well, in my opinion, regardless of your financial situation, you may need the services of a financial advisor and profit in many ways! For example, the Best Financial Advisor in Dubai may help safeguard and increase your assets, help you get the most out of your investments, and help you plan for your family. Yes, there is an overload of information on the internet about managing yo..

How to set your financial goals according to your income in UAE

  • 13. 06. 22

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If you had to go for a holiday, do you just pick up your plans & suddenly leave, reach the airport & decide the destination? Well, in most cases this is not possible. No matter how exciting such a life sounds, it’s not a balanced way to live & spend your time or money. One has to pre plan things according to work schedules, occasions & also budgets. Almost everything in life requires planning. From a simple task in the day or major decisions, planning & scheduling is quite important. Despite this, a lot of people are ignorant when it comes to financial planning in UAE...

Conscious Investing – A growing trend in the UAE

  • 03. 06. 22

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The 2020 pandemic has been an eye-opener for most investors and also financial advisors like me. Just like a healthy life, it made us assess an investment or a company, not only for its financial performance, but also its longevity and sustainability.  Conscious investing, or ESG investing is a globally growing trend and there is a lot of..

How To Break The Cycle Of Living Paycheck To Paycheck?

  • 27. 05. 22

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Most people I come across as a Financial Advisor in Dubai live paycheck to paycheck. It is alarmingly true for even the most highly paid executives in this region. As per a study, 50% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck and if there were reliable statistics available the same would be true across the world. The harsh reality is that most of these are not living paycheck to paycheck because they earn less but because they do not know how to manage their finances. However, with a little bit of effort you can ea..

How To Retire Early in UAE?

  • 14. 05. 22

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Times have changed and so has the way we look at life. Earlier, retirement meant 65 years of age for people in Dubai, but not anymore. But retirement has got less to do with the benchmarks set by organizations & more to do with the age when you stop working for money! Retirement to me is spending time as one pleases, doing what you want. The fact is that retirement is the ability to be in control of your time. So how do you achieve this? If you only have a dream and no planning, the chances of you retiring early are less. However, if you can creat..

If you are a woman living in Dubai, this is how you plan your finances.

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In the twenty-first century, women have defied all odds and made significant strides in practically every field. Unlike in the past, when women were only expected to manage their homes, today's women have successfully transitioned from household management to company management. Women have made their mark in every field, including science, technology, healthcare, politics, sports, and defence. Despite all of the progress that women have achieved in the twenty-first century, financial management in the UAE is still predominantly male-dominated. According to a poll conducted by a well-known f..

5 Lessons I’ve Learned As A Financial Advisor In Dubai

  • 28. 04. 22

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Usually in my blogs, I highlight tips & case studies to help my readers achieve financial independence and move towards living a balanced life. My information stems from 15  years  of experience as a Financial Advisor & Money Manager.. Throughout these years, I’ve engaged in uncountable conversations with prospects and clients regarding different facets of goal setting, money management, and investment planning. But for this blog, I decided to take a different approa..