Ankita Singh

Ankita Singh has been a part of the Souqalmal team since July 2015. Her career journey includes working as a research analyst with McKinsey & Company in Dubai and a banker at HDFC Bank in India. She holds an MBA Degree from Symbiosis University and a Bachelors Degree in economics from Delhi University. When she's not busy writing for Souqalmal, she's either reading, writing whimsical poetry or planning her next big holiday.

View All Authors

More articles from Ankita Singh


UAE’s new mortgage rules – Good news for borrowers?


Want to save on groceries? Check out these credit cards!


Falling interest rates – Who gains, who loses?


FlexxPay – Access your salary whenever you need it!


Pay-Per-Kilometer Car Insurance – What’s all the fuss about?

School concept with books

Worried about school fees? Banks can help


4 practical ways to pay off your mortgage early


What is an ‘Underwater Mortgage’ & are you stuck with one?


Another Rate Hike: Should You Cheer or Worry?

credit cards

Are You Making This Costly Credit Card Mistake?


How to Renew Your Car Registration in Dubai

travel insurance - kids relax on tropical beach resort original (2)

Which travel insurance plan is right for you?

Car Insurance: Pay Attention to the Small Print

stay-at-home mum

The Cost of A Stay-At-Home Mum’s Job

Good Conduct Certificate

All You Need To Know About The ‘ Good Conduct Certificate ’


Investing In The Stock Market? Read This First…

Bitcoin Fraud

How To Spot And Avoid Bitcoin Fraud

"Prorated" Health Insurance

“Prorated” Health Insurance To Be Linked With Your Visa

financial goals

How To Set & Achieve Your Financial Goals

Leaving the UAE

9 Must Do’s Before Leaving the UAE!

credit card debt

What Happens When You Don’t Pay Your Credit Card Debt in the UAE?


Do you have to pay VAT when you sell your car?

save money

How To Save Money On Your Home Insurance

private health insurance

How To Choose A Private Health Insurance Policy

Property and Casualty Insurance

What is Property and Casualty Insurance?

personal loan

How Much Personal Loan Can I Get?

Home Insurance Covers

The 3 Home Insurance Covers You Need To Know About

credit card

How To Save More With Your Credit Card


Investing In Bitcoin? Be Aware Of These Risks…

wasting your money

Stop Wasting Your Money In 2018

travel insurance coverage

Is Travel Insurance Compulsory?


ISAHD: Redefining Healthcare In Dubai

Insurance Policies

The 5 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

insure multiple cars

How to insure multiple cars without breaking the bank

vehicle value

How Vehicle Value Impacts Your Insurance Premium…

Chronic Conditions

Does Health Insurance Cover Chronic Conditions?

UAE Visa

Visiting Dubai? Get Your Visa Sorted…

driving record

How To Get Your Fines Waived in The UAE: Clean Up Your Driving History


How will VAT affect the cost of living in the UAE?

Health Insurance

7 Things to consider before buying health insurance

What’s included in mandatory health insurance?

5 car insurance myths we all fall for

Multiple loans, high DBR, missed repayments: UAE residents tell all…


Is it time to ‘Switch’ your bank?


3 Common Debt Traps And How To Avoid Them


How to convince your landlord to reduce your rent…


Thinking of paying the minimum 5% on your credit card? Think again…


How to manage finances as a married couple…


25% of UAE respondents would recommend their bank


Traveling this spring break? Do it on a budget…


5 reasons to celebrate women’s financial independence


Personal finance trends that shaped consumer demand in 2016

buy rent property rendered

Renting vs buying a one bedroom apartment in Dubai

Top view of car insurance essentials rendered

What’s really happening with car insurance premiums?

Did the holidays leave your wallet empty?

solo travelers

A 5-Point Checklist For Solo Travelers


Talking media, career & family with Maya Hojeij

book a holiday

How good is your air miles credit card?

blockchain and bitcoin rendered

What’s ‘Blockchain’?.. And why you need to know about it

Buying Ticket Planning Agenda Travel insurance

Travel insurance on your credit card – Is it enough?

couple calculating budget rendered

Have you tried the ‘Zero-Sum Budget’ yet?

Loans - Hundred dirham notes placed in a shopping cart rendered

The loans and credit cards everyone’s looking for

Thanks for your purchase cashback rendered

The secret to earning more cashback is OUT!

Law, business, scales, bankruptcy rendered

What to expect from UAE’s new Bankruptcy Law

Hand Swiping Credit Cards In Store rendered

5 ways credit cards can save you money

takaful insurance policy form on desk rendered

Takaful insurance – Do you know what it means?

Travel Insurance Claim application form rendered (1)

5 travel insurance covers you probably didn’t know about

Suitcase and tourist stuff (rendered)

Don’t think you need travel insurance? Think again!

A woman holding a credit card in her hand

Two thirds of users looking for personal loans and credit cards

Tecom area in Dubai

Would you want to become a landlord in Dubai?

An Arab woman cooking in her kitchen

78% of respondents exceed budget during Ramadan

A rack of clothes

You get what you pay for – Myth or reality?

Elegant businessman checking e-mail on mobile phone

Never miss a good trade… even when you’re on the go!

stethoscope on the beach as healthy summer holiday concept

Medical tourism gets a ‘facelift’ in the UAE

A man holding a toy car in his hand, the biggest car insurance aggregator in the UAE

Car loan calculation concept with car keys

Average car loan rates in the UAE revealed!

swiping a card

Love to swipe? …but do you know how credit cards work?

Close up of stacking gold coins

Bank accounts have transformed – Has your’s kept up?


The 50/20/30 budgeting rule – Does it work?

United Arab Emirates Dirhams in hand

Why do expats remit money?

Lot of hands raising and holding gold credit card, against white background

UAE’s most sought-after banking products 2015

Curious Girl in Blue Trench Coat and Sunglasses Shopping

Stop dipping into your savings

Saving money concept,Male hand putting money coin stack growing business

Average returns of up to 1% p.a. on UAE bank accounts

Pencil and Calculator beside the Bill and Coins

Emergency fund – Are you prepared for the worst?

Outfit of traveler with cup of coffee on wooden background, Vintage style

Save big on your flights, hotel and shopping

Hand Drawing Unhappy and Happy Smileys on Blackboard

66% of UAE respondents want better banking standards

buying some groceries at the supermarket and paying with a credit card

‘Upsize’ your credit card rewards?

Little girl and pile coin for saving. money saving concept

Make saving fun for the little one

2015 in review: Personal loans most sought after

Medical Records in Hospital Archives

Healthcare businesses: How to manage your medical records

Home budget planning sheet with pen and calculator

Finding luxury in a financially responsible life

UAE currency dirhams in a nest

Frustrated with accounts that pay negligible interest?

Business man hand showing red percentage signs

How will an interest rate hike affect your wallet?

Christmas shopping

What’s your shopping saving strategy?

Holding house keys on house shaped keychain in front of a new home

68% of UAE home loans available at 4% p.a. or lower

File folders

Records management solutions for insurance companies

Christmas cookies with festive decoration

Tips for a budget-friendly festive season

Buying airline tickets on line with a credit card launches new Air Miles Calculator

a gold credit card, bank statement and calculator

Steer clear of bank fees you can avoid

Vintage floppy disks and keyboard

Secure data destruction – Keeping your business information safe