Guides

Credit card and cash

Decide how much you want to borrow, how long for and how to repay, then whether to use a credit card or personal loan or finance is easier.

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Do you have plans to travel this summer? Then you need do you choose a suitable roaming package for you before you set off.

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if a property which you are interested in is SAR 1,000,000, you would be required to have SAR 300,000 available as a down payment.

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With multiple Banks offering Personal Finance Products, you may feel that you have a product which is not suited to your liking.

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There are several credit card types in Saudi Arabia. But how do credit cards and what are the most important piece of information you need to know?

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With so many options to choose from when buying a mobile phone, how do I choose the best mobile plans and packages?

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Arab man driving car

What are the various options available in Saudi Arabia to finance car purchases?

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Saudi riyals

How do you switch banks in Saudi Arabia? Your questions answered

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calculator on top of Saudi Arabia money

What is top-up financing and how can you apply for it? We answer your questions about eligibility, profit rates and what you should know before applying.

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4X4 dune bashing in the desert

Are you buying a new car or changing provider? All you need to know about budgeting for Saudi car insurance and avoiding hidden costs.

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The Tadawul, the region’s largest stock market, is to accept direct foreign investment from early next year, which is likely to drive up the valuation of companies like SABIC, Saudi Telecom, Al Rajhi Bank and Kingdom Holding.

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Woman holds hands over model home

Looking to become a homeowner in Saudi Arabia? Here is a guide to help you take the necessary steps.

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Banking products in Saudi Arabia are specially designed to cater to the needs of Saudi nationals. Here are personal finance products available exclusively to Saudi Nationals.

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Man using smartphone or mobile phone

One of the ways to save on your monthly expenses is by picking the right mobile plan for you. It’s a decision we usually tend to make in haste and as a result end up paying more than needed. However just by carefully considering your mobile requirements and usage habits, you can pick the right […]

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Taking a personal loan requires time and consideration. You need to be certain about the reason behind your loan and how and when you will be paying it off. Therefore, finding the right loan can be challenging as you have to think about fees involved, eligibility, terms and much more. So when comparing Personal loans […]

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Over recent years, there has been a lot of debate surrounding the shortage of housing available in Saudi Arabia.   The issue roots back to the 1980s where Saudi Arabia experienced an economic boom and large amounts of land was given away leaving little land was left for urban developments by the government. However, the […]

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The idea of getting a credit card usually brings along with it the burden of accumulating debt and paying high interest. However this is not the case anymore. The modern consumer is becoming smarter about their spending habits and most of all their credit habits. For smart spenders, credit cards are not only useful and […]

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Find out the 4 typical mistakes you can make on a credit card

While credit cards are widely spread in the region and can be a very useful tool to make payments, however, it is equally important to understand the common mistakes that we make on a credit card. Below are simple tips to help you avoid making the typical mistakes on a credit card: Paying only the […]

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protect your home this summer

Living in the GCC might be one of the safest places on the planet, but that’s no reason to become complacent. If you are planning to travel this summer, you’ll be taking a few select items with you but the rest of your worldly possessions will be left at home. Make sure they are protected. […]

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car insurance policy

If you don’t own your own home, then your car may well be the most expensive item that you possess. So, whether it’s a Fiat or a Ferrari, it’s an asset worth protecting with a good car insurance policy. Car insurance is mandatory in Saudi Arabia – you won’t be able to register your vehicle […]

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Credit cards

Saudi Arabia, like the rest of the world, is emerging from the financial crisis of 2008-2009. But despite lessons learnt during the credit crunch, some attitudes towards credit card debt still have some way to go. According to a survey released today by Souqalmal.com, the region’s leading comparison website, into credit card use in Saudi […]

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