Abu Dhabi residents are squeezed on disposable income

Rana Suri has lived in Abu Dhabi since 2011, and works as a nurse at a government-run hospital. “During the […]

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Savers in UAE struggle to stay on track

As the sole breadwinner for a family of four, Nooruddin Matheranwala has always strived to save for the future. But […]

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Summer travel hacks that will cut your holiday spend

With the summer nearly upon us, everyone’s thoughts are turning to holidays. But before you jet off, make sure you […]

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No need to pay visa costs when you quit your job in the UAE

I joined a company last month but I do not like the job. In my labour contract, it mentions a […]

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At what age can you start working in the UAE?

Can you work in the UAE if you are 20? I was told that the labour law says a person […]

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Is the global property bubble ready to burst?

Residential global property has arguably been the most exciting investment of the past eight or nine years, but lately the […]

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Now consider politics in your savings plan

This week a quote attributed to the economist John Keynes has been doing the rounds. It goes: “The market can […]

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Money & Me: Old fashioned values on finance

Astrid Ellis is an entrepreneur whose company The Shower Tower has created Dubai’s first “soapenir” – luxury soap in the […]

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Compounding is magical only over the long term

I recently looked at how buying stock market index or tracker funds could ruin your wealth prospects because they make […]

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New Dubai mom worried about visa deadline for newborn; Abu Dhabi resident has expired passport

I had my first baby six weeks ago and just realised that I have done nothing about getting him his […]

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