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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 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
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
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
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
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
How you live your 20's will help shape the rest of your life. We've summed up the top 5 money mistakes and misconceptions people have at that period of their life and how to go about it. 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
So you've decided to get life insurance - Which plan would you opt for - term insurance, whole life, endowment, or a pension plan? We help you navigate your options... Read More
With just about three months left before VAT hits the UAE, have you assessed how the new tax regime will impact life as you know it in the UAE? Read More
Total personal debt in the UAE is a whopping AED 350 billion. How much of it is your share? Souqalmal.com's latest survey evaluates the debt situation in the country and how residents are coping with it. Read More
Have your earnings gone up, but you're saving the same or worse, lesser? That's a typical symptom of 'lifestyle inflation'. Here are five simple strategies to tackle it, and make all your hard work count. Read More
Have you started receiving reminders to renew your car insurance policy? Here is all you need to know about car insurance renewal in the UAE - The process, requirements, and most importantly - How to get the best deal for yourself... Read More
Ever wondered how your credit score is calculated and how it affects you? Here are some of the top misconceptions and the truths behind your three-digit credit score. Read More
Digital wallets and contactless payments are all the talk these days. Here we take a look at how UAE banks, telecom companies and payment service providers are adopting the cashless card-less trend. Read More
The Souqalmal.com team takes a closer look at ADCB’s latest promotion, that’s drawing new customers in with an attractive incentive on offer. Read More
We constantly hear or read about expats struggling with debt in the UAE. How can you avoid becoming the next victim? Here are three common debt traps that you should steer clear of. Read More
Have you been hearing about the decline in rents in Dubai, but wondering why your's hasn't dropped yet? Here are 5 ways to negotiate with your landlord for a lower rent... Read More
Considering making the minimum payment on your credit card this month? Here's why that could be worst financial mistake you could make... Read More
Looking to apply for a personal loan? Here are 6 tips you can use to improve the chances of getting your loan application approved. Read More
Investment fraud & Ponzi schemes have been all over the news recently. Find out how you can avoid becoming the next victim of such a scam. Read More
Should you merge your finances or keep them separate? This is an important discussion to have if you're about to get married, have just tied the knot or are looking for a better way to manage finances with your spouse... Read More
With the cost of education soaring high, parents cannot ignore the need to plan ahead and start saving up for their kids' education. Do you have a savings plan in place? Read More
Follow these five simple tips to teach your kids how to exercise financial self-control, so they grow up to become financially responsible and self-disciplined adults. Read More
From fuel to utilities, education and health-care, cost of living in the UAE is rising and residents will have to adjust if they want to continue to make ends meet and save as well. Read More
Are you aware of the safety hazards lurking in your home? Make sure you safeguard your home by taking the right precautions early on, and signing up for home insurance without fail. Read More
One-fourth of our survey respondents revealed that they would recommend their primary bank to friends or colleagues. What about the rest? Find out where customers want to see UAE banks improve the most. Read More
Have travel plans this spring break, but don't know where to start? Here's a checklist you can follow to have a smooth vacation ahead. Read More
Did you know that money is one of the biggest causes of stress and clashes between married couples? Here are 5 tips to help you handle financial matters better, with your spouse. Read More
Have you heard about the Essential Benefits Plan (EBP) for health insurance? Here's everything you need to know about the EBP - Who it's for, how much it costs, what it covers, and how to apply for it... Read More
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