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Are you aware of all the UAE traffic fines? Driving down busy roads while following road rules requires a good level of patience. But to avoid any fines in the future, it is best to be aware of some of the important traffic fines in the UAE. Read More
Souqalmal.com reveals what’s really behind three of the most common credit card advertisement and marketing hooks. Read More
Are your travels burning a hole in your pocket? Traveling to a foreign country means exchanging currency, which can be an expensive endeavor for many holidaymakers. Follow these foreign exchange tips to save more on your travels. Read More
Ever dream of going backpacking across Europe? Traveling independently across the world can be quite an adventure. Follow these tips on how you can backpack safely across Europe. Read More
Ever had your luggage delayed, damaged or lost at the airport ? Losing your luggage is the definition of a traveler's nightmare. But with these 4 tips you can learn how to retrieve your lost luggage. Read More
Are you all packed for a new holiday destination? Travelling can be an exciting experience until you fall for travel scams that can deceive you, turning your vacation into a miserable one. Learn how you can avoid falling for these 5 travel scams. Read More
Wondering if you should get TPL Insurance for your car? Before you purchase any policy, it's wise to understand the key features and benefits to get the most out of your car insurance plan. Follow this guide to learn if TPL is the right option for you. Read More
Are you looking for the most cost-effective supermarket to buy your groceries? Souqalmal compared the bills of 6 supermarkets to get most economical option for shoppers in the UAE. Find out what the results revealed. Read More
It can be a constant battle trying to decide where to put your extra cash. Should you use it to save for a long-term goal, build an emergency fund or settle debt? Souqlmal.com tackles the critical question. Read More
Credit Card Reward programs are banks’ way of enticing customers to sign up. But are they as rewarding as they are made out to be? Read More
Can’t seem to wrap your head around your unusually high car insurance premium? Find out why your car insurance premium may be higher than others, and what you can do to remedy this. Read More
Want to earn more Air Miles? Dubai Mall offers shoppers the opportunity to earn more air miles when they shop at any retail stores. Find out more about how you can earn miles. Read More
As part of ‘The Debt Panel’, The National published an article about a couple who borrowed AED 900,000 from family and friends and now they want it back. Read More
UAE Central Bank has announced that it will be placing new caps on the certain fees that banks can charge their customers in the UAE. Read More
Charging fees or commissions on retail bank services is now stricter in the UAE after Central Bank's new amendment. Read More
With low interest rates and the prospect of debt consolidation, balance transfer can prove to be a potential debt lifesaver. Souqalmal.com outlines how to use balance transfer to your best advantage. Read More
DWTC events and exhibitions produce great value in overall non-trade business activities and support thousands of jobs in the UAE. Find out more about the most contributing sector in the World Trade Centre. Read More
How tech-savvy online shoppers are looking beyond borders for the best deals. Read More
Looking for a way to reduce the cost your traffic fines? Abu Dhabi introduced a 25% discount on parking fines for motorists who pay their fines within 30 days of issuance. Find out more about the discount. Read More
Dubai Airport Free Zone has revealed it's plans to create the world's first B2B smart commerce for businesses in the UAE. Read More
Moving overseas does not mean you leave your debt behind in the UAE. You take it with you. Souqalmal.com rounds up simple ways to help you manage your financial obligations from abroad. Read More
Banks across the UAE offer exclusive privileges to credit card holders and exciting deals on new credit card applications during Ramadan. Here is our pick of the top credit card deals on the market. Read More
Debts can be overwhelming but with these 5 steps you can learn to successfully pay off your debt in no time. Read More
Thinking of buying a car or applying for a car loan in Dubai? Here are some tips and head ups to look out for before you do... Read More
The benefits of Air Miles just got better. You can now use your air miles to purchase property in the UAE. Read More
Online Shopping in the Middle East tends to be popular during Eid-Al-Fitr because it is the tradition of gift-giving. Read More
Are you thinking about investing your money and wondering if you should enlist the help of a financial advisor or try the DIY approach? Souqalmal.com team sheds light on the highs and lows of hiring a professional. Read More
It’s the time of the year when car distributors across the country offer the most attractive car deals. Here is our roundup of the best UAE car offers up for grabs this Ramadan. Read More
Souqalmal’s 2018 bank satisfaction survey is a reflection of how pleased customers are with their banking experience. Here are the results! Read More
You may be on a strict budget, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice having fun with your children. Here are ways to get you started... 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
Monthly payment for your Car Insurance? Yes, you can now with Souqalmal.com allow 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
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
We all love talking but not if it causes our mobile phone bill to skyrocket. So, how can you ensure your bill remains within your budget while you stay in touch with your loved ones? Here are six steps to make that happen. 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’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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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