Big purchases come around every now and then. What constitutes a big purchase for many people, and rightly so, is any purchase that has the potential to impact cash flow.
A personal loan can help you achieve your financial goals. But a number of factors determine how to go about picking the right loan.
The ongoing pandemic has accelerated the adoption of a digital first economy where both businesses and the consumers they serve, have little option but to adapt quickly. Besides the obvious shift to an online world, consumer behaviour over the last months have ranged greatly from toilet paper hoarding to round-the-clock content consumption.
Do you remember life before smartphones? Probably not. Smartphones are used for almost everything these days, from ordering groceries to tracking workouts and pretty much answering all our questions.
What A Savings Account Can Do for YouBeyond earning interest, there are many convincing reasons why opening a savings account makes financial sense. According to a recent survey, more than half of UAE residents struggle to save, while nearly a third admit to not saving a single dirham every month.
As we continue to tackle COVID-19, we are also grappling to keep the economy from coming to a grinding halt. To this end, corporations, schools, small businesses, NGOs, governments, and individuals have adopted various digital strategies to stay connected and productive.
The UAE is a global destination with great infrastructure and connectivity. It attracts people from all over the world who relocate to this dynamic city for work and livelihood.
Offering a unique value proposition to consumers, popular discount app VoucherSkout has attracted more than 45,000 users and 500 outlets in the UAE.
Many people striving for financial freedom struggle with saving. By making a few simple changes, you can avoid common mistakes and start building a better financial future.
With so many types of credit cards available in the UAE, many of them allow the customer to earn rewards.
Choosing the right credit card does not have to be a daunting task.
According to the 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights, a report by Symantec Corporation, credit cards.
Weddings are a once in a lifetime event filled with fun, frolic and grandeur.
A vacation is just what you need to stop the clock and recharge once in a while.
The lure of plastic money is steadily rising and UAE is slowly inching towards becoming a cashless economy.
With credit cards having become a key factor in the financial lives of people worldwide, it comes as little surprise that providers are offering attractive offers and deals to those who sign up.
Chances are that you have seen your parents use them, your relatives and friends.
Making the most of your credit card benefits (that you may not be aware of).
Ramadan is traditionally a time where people spend more time with friends and family, dine out more frequently and even donate more than other times of the year.
If your income doesn't cover your expenses, you must either cut your expenses or increase.
The first step to using credit wisely is figuring out how much credit you can.
The best way to deal with credit problems is to develop good habits before problems.
Most expats come to the UAE with dreams of a better lifestyle than in their home countries.
UAE residents are increasingly putting themselves at risk of debt by turning to personal loans or credit cards.
An unplanned trip, a close friend needs help, hard to miss vacation deal, shopping festival, special anniversary, higher education, medical emergency
Fixed deposit (FD) - or term deposit- is one of the safest, oldest and most common investment avenues. In the UAE, although the returns from FDs are tax-free, inflation can affect the returns significantly.
If you are looking for an alternative to conventional deposits that offers attractive interest payments and portfolio diversification, then bonds should be on your radar.
You have some money to invest. There are two ways to go about it - identify the stocks, bonds and similar assets - invest individually and manage them yourself. To do so requires expertise, time and effort.
Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans.
A sunny beach holiday, pursuing hobbies, and enjoying time with loved ones. If that is your picture of retirement, like most people, then planning towards it is a must. Let's face it - you retire from work, not life.