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We explain how the finer details of a Car Insurance policy as well as its limitations and conditions, can be found within the small print. Read More
Wondering if you need Home Contents insurance? Think about how you would cope if you lost your valuables due to a robbery or a fire. Read More
Many retailers, banks and telecom companies in the UAE offer deals on the iPhone X. We help summarize the different offerings in the UAE... Read More
How and when do Credit Card Interests get charged? Here's a simple summary on the interest calculated on Credit Cards. Read More
Being a stay-at-home mum is no easy task, with mums managing multiple tasks in their households. We found out how much it would cost to outsource a stay-at-home mum's work and the results may surprise you. Read More
Want to live permanently in the UAE? Obtaining a Dubai Visa Residency for Property Owners is a way to go.Learn more about the requirements... Read More
We summarize the top five tips on how to systematically save for a down payment on your house and the ways to fund it. Read More
From February 4th, 2018, it has become mandatory to procure a ‘ Good Conduct Certificate ’ to obtain a UAE visa and work permit. Read More
Monthly payment for your Car Insurance? Yes, you can now with Souqalmal.com allowing customers to pay their Car Insurance over a 12 months period. Read More
Clueless about how to invest in the stock market? To help you navigate through it we've summarized some tips on how to go about it carefully. Read More
Bitcoin fraud comes in different shapes and sizes. Here are a few common types of scams that you must be aware of Read More
"Prorated" Health Insurance packages for residents of the UAE have now been linked with Visa renewals and duration. Read More
We've listed down some tips to help you get down to business, define your financial goals, and start working towards them. Read More
We’ve prepared a checklist so you don’t miss out on any of these important must-dos before leaving the UAE Read More
Constantly not paying your Credit Card outstanding in time? Here are the consequences of having a credit card debt in the UAE Read More
Looking for some pocket-friendly inspiration this Valentine's Day? Here are some of these offers from credit card providers in the UAE. Read More
A month into 2018, things are still some way unclear for residents of the UAE regarding the VAT implementation.Will VAT impact your car sale? Read More
Want to cut the costs on your next home insurance policy? Here are five tips to help you save money on your home insurance premium. Read More
Here are some tips to help you choose the right private health insurance cover for yourself and your dependents. Read More
Here’s everything you need to know about property and casualty insurance and how it could be of relevance to you and your business. Read More
Riyad Taqnia Fund's landmark investment into Souqalmal.com has been named the “ Cross Border Deal of the Year ” by the Islamic Finance Awards! Read More
We summarized the regulations that govern your personal loan eligibility and the things you must do before submitting your loan application. Read More
How do you create a household budget that's right for your needs and your way of life, without compromising on the end goal to save money? Read More
Renting in Dubai and haven't yet considered getting home insurance? We help break down the types of insurance covers offered by in the UAE. Read More
We’ve shortlisted four simple ways your credit card can turn into your ally and save you more money. Read More
If you’re considering investing in Bitcoin, here are four reasons you should rethink your decision Read More
Four simple and effective ways to help improve your financial situation in 2018. Here’s what you need to stop wasting your money on this year Read More
Here’s why you absolutely need travel insurance coverage. We’ve compiled a list of scenarios where it can come to your rescue: Read More
The ISAHD initiative by the Dubai Government aims to bring healthcare services in the Emirate at par with international standards, Here’s how… Read More
Here are the five types of insurance policies everyone should have to guarantee peace of mind in a world of uncertainty. Read More
For many residents in the UAE, owning more than one car is very common. Here's how to insure multiple cars in the UAE while cutting cost corners. Read More
If you’ve ever wondered how your vehicle value impacts your insurance quote, here’s a simple explanation of how it can. Read More
How do you make financial resolutions stick this 2018? Here's what Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com had to say about it Read More
Does your insurance company cover you for chronic conditions? What does the UAE law say about this matter... Read More
Under the Thiqa programme, Abu Dhabi Government provides full medical coverage for all UAE nationals living in Abu Dhabi. Read More
The effect of VAT on Healthcare and Health Insurance is one of the frequently asked questions that is asked by the residents of the UAE. Read More
Credit cards offering travel insurance coverage could potentially save you thousands of dirhams on your next trip.Here's how! Read More
Planning to travel solo to Dubai, or seeing a family member or friend. Here’s what you must know about securing a UAE visa before you travel. Read More
It's the time of the year again! We’ve helped put together a list of the DSF-Dubai Shopping Festival biggest offers for the Year 2018! Read More
The bits you need to be aware of to wipe your driving slate clean and start afresh with a spotless driving record. Read More
ِِAnswers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the implementation of VAT, and which products and services are exempt from it. Read More
Souqalmal's Seven-Point checklist to help you decide the right health insurance product for you and your family. Read More
Market studies from the first quarter of 2017 suggest that rents are still seeing a downward pressure, continuing the trend of sluggish growth from last year. Read More
Getting health insurance in Dubai isn’t optional any more. If you’ve been following the news over the last year, you’ll know that health insurance is a mandatory requirement for all Dubai residents. Read More
To most of us, car insurance isn’t a topic we stop and think about. But if you’re going to be spending thousands of your hard-earned dirhams on buying car insurance year after year, it isn’t a topic you should be ignoring. Read More
Adding further momentum to their digital expansion, Takaful Emarat (the Company), has just signed a partnership with Souqalmal.com, the UAE’s leading comparison website. Read More
Motor shows give car enthusiasts adrenaline boost in huge amounts. Dubai Motor Show 2017 was a massive hit as it focused on future of technology. Read More
Winter has arrived and it’s finally time to go out and have fun. If you are able to save your money, it even better. Here are a few things you can do to spend on budget: Read More
Banks have already been facing competition from technology startups in the digital era. However, now they should be a bit worried as multinationals such as Amazon also has financial ambitions. Read More
If you’re a single young kid living in the UAE you probably know what it’s like to be career oriented and financially independent. But are you as financially responsible as you are financially independent? Results from the BlackRock Global Investor Pulse Survey released earlier this year showed that only 42... Read More
In early October, Souqalmal, a UAE-based financial and insurance aggregator, announced it had raised US$10 million to expand and move ahead of the pack. Read More
Scores of studies from across the world have pointed out that money is one of the major causes of stress and clashes between married couples. Read More
World’s largest art museum located in Paris now has opened a new chapter in Abu Dhabi. It is now open to visitors from worldwide. Culture is the most beautiful thing that ever came out of human existence and museums are an appreciation of the same. Read More
Going green will help the earth and as well as save you big bucks too. Environment friendly ways of doing business can give a revolutionary and polished image. Here are few ways your business can actually save big bucks by going green. Read More
Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com, talks about how single mums can plan finances? Life throws experiences at you that you do not expect and yes, these are times where you realise how important it is to be financially independent no matter what situation you are in. Read More
Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com, talks about how important the E-commerce sector is for the country. A joint venture between the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (Dafza) and wasl Asset Management, more than Dh2.7 billion will be invested in the development of the free zone. Read More
If you own a car in the UAE you have probably bought car insurance and swept it under the rug. Are you convinced that your policy is the ‘right one’? Read More
Fuel prices are dependant on international crude oil prices. UAE has cut around 10 percent of their oil export in last two months in line with the OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ) agreement. Read More
Increasing the possibility of meeting the right people at the right time. Here is a drop-down list of November events happening in Dubai. Also, with the Flag day celebration falling on November 2, the month gives a lot of reasons to be happy. Read More
Bills are boring, but there's no ignoring them! So how can you make the monthly ritual of bill payment a breeze? Here are some ideas to help you stay on top of your bills. Read More
Up to your neck in debt? As intimidating as it may sound, approach your bank for a solution. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you negotiate a repayment plan with your bank. Read More
Have you been buying car insurance the wrong way till now? Worse yet, is your car insurance policy wrong for you? Make sure that you don't end up with the wrong cover by following these six simple tips... Read More
It is predicted that the smart city market will increase from over a whopping $400 to $1.5 trillion. The initiative will give way for the city to become the prime torchbearer of the field. Read More
The government of Dubai has launched their own blockchain-based cryptocurrency earlier this week. Read More
Investment tips may seem like a daunting topic for millennials, but the sooner you apply them the lesser regrets you shall end up with. Read More
Think it's easy to be an adult?.. But are you navigating the world of grown up finance with the same ease? Make 'adulting' a cakewalk with these tips to secure your financial future. Read More
Do the stock market ups and downs make you nervous? Here are some tips to help you prepare for a stock market crash and keep a cool head if you're caught in the midst of one. Read More
Up to your neck in debt? As intimidating as it may sound, approach your bank for a solution. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you negotiate a repayment plan with your bank. Read More
Want to buy your dream home, but wondering how you'll save up enough for that hefty down payment? We've got a few tips that will help you gather the funds you need to call a home your own in the UAE... Read More
Souqalmal.com, the biggest personal finance comparison website in the Middle East, is getting a lot bigger. The company has raised USD 10 million in a Series B investment, notable for both its size and the high profile of the investors for a significant portion of that figure. Read More
As part of 'The Debt Panel', The National published an article about a customer service agent in the UAE, who owes a total debt of close to AED 200,000, and is looking for a way to settle his personal loan and credit card debt. Read More
Leaving your parents' home to set out on your own? Here's how you can prepare yourself financially for the big move... Read More
Almost most individuals find themselves overspending monthly, despite their intention and attempts to save a portion of their income. This goes back to many reasons or budget leaks you might not be aware of. Read More
Dubai motorists..it's confirmed the speed limit rumors are true. Here are the major roads to see a drop in their allowed speed. Read More
Follow these simple steps to make sure your credit card is closed correctly, without any inconvenience or future disappointments. Read More
Investment tips may seem like a daunting topic for millennials, but the sooner you apply them the lesser regrets you shall end up with. Read More
After months of speculation on the release of the much awaited iPhone 8, Apple officially announces the official release date, Sept 12th, 2017. Read More
Almost most individuals find themselves overspending monthly, despite their intention and attempts to save a portion of their income. This goes back to many reasons or budget leaks you might not be aware of. Read More
Earlier this week authorities have released further on the awaited VAT taxation including UAE VAT exempts on a list of products and services. Read More
Has your monthly expenditure on fuel increased considerably? Check out the simple steps you can follow to save fuel in the UAE. Read More
Fuel prices have been linked to international crude oil prices for the past 2 years in the UAE. The following are the hiked fuel prices announced by the Ministry of Energy for the month of September. Read More
Seven ways you could keep your kids occupied and entertained throughout the UAE summer if you're not travelling abroad this vacation. Read More
In light of the recent hike of US bank interest rates, authorities and governments of the world have reacted accordingly thus affecting their interest rates as well. Experts have ever since discussed the possible effects on world economies in the case of a further hike in US interest rates.... Read More
A few ways you could use to make that extra side cash whether you have a full-time job or currently unoccupied. Read More
Nothing comes close to the joy of a new born to the family and the happiness it spreads around in the air, not to forget a new born means additional finances which still requires planning and preparation. Read More
When it comes to planning for retirement and figuring out how much you'll need to sail you through your retirement years, remember that one size does not fit all. Read More
A nutshell of the weekly news across Dubai and the Emirates, what affects the general public and the UAE society financially. Read More
Don’t think travel insurance is worth the money? Before you jump to any conclusions, take a look at some of the benefits or covers that you get with a standard policy in the UAE. Read More
Young entrepreneurs are taking the business world in bulk more than any preceded time before. Recent studies have emerged to look into what makes young individuals potential entrepreneurs of the future. Read More
You may be switching from one job to another, taking a gap year to travel the world or just taking some time off to adjust personal matters in your life. Being prepared ahead of time will help you pursue the next goal in your journey a lot easier Read More
UAE drivers welcomed the new traffic law regulation effective in July. We helped summarize a few of the most important regulations and the legal consequences of not abiding by it. Read More
A nutshell of the weekly news across the Emirates, what affects the general public and the UAE society financially. Read More
Nothing matches the joy of traveling the world and going on spontaneous trips, but how do you go about the unexpected list of situations that could go wrong on your holiday? Read More
“Entrepreneurs”, and we're not talking about high-end managers and company partners. We're talking about your mid level employees and the majority of your workplace Read More
Working in the oil and gas sector, the Dubai resident and family man from Nigeria has piled up over the years a wholesome debt during his stay here and is struggling to repay the amount with a low monthly salary to support it. Read More
Health insurance is not just a basic need applicable on yourself, it extends to your family members and dependents as well. Being mandatory in the UAE, certain factors are to be considered while picking your health insurance. Read More
A nutshell of the weekly news across the Emirates, what affects the general public and the UAE society financially. Read More
As part of 'The Debt Panel' discussion, The National published an article about a jeweler living in the UAE with a huge debt that accumulated over the years part of his "middle class life" downhill per his description Read More
Losing your job can be a really difficult situation to move on from. What if it were to happen to you? Try these coping strategies to help you recover from a job loss... Read More
Tired of losing rental income on your vacant property in the UAE? Here are five tips to help you attract tenants and rent it out faster... Read More
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