Pay rises of 5 per cent for UAE employees next year - but only for some

Alice Haine   |  September 29, 2015

According to Towers Watson, salary increases in the Middle East are set to outstrip inflation in 2016.

Six tips to live a debt-free lifestyle in the UAE

Jessica Hill   |  September 3, 2015

UAE expats struggling with the everyday costs of life such as rent and school tuition must find a way to afford their lifestyle without borrowing to fund it, warns money coach Caroline Domanska.

Expat divorce in the UAE – 10 frequently asked questions

  |  July 3, 2015

From whether you can leave the country with your children to what to do if a spouse refuses to cooperate, Sonny Patel of Expatriate Law answers common expat queries on separation.

UAE-based British expats snap up buy-to-let properties in the UK

Alice Haine   |  June 22, 2015

Offshore bank Skipton International says 15 per cent of its expat buy to let mortgage applications have originated from the UAE since it launched its products last summer.

Why UK expats should not ignore their child’s university education

Toby Simpson   |  May 21, 2015

UK expats planning to send their children to universities in their home nation, either need to move home to secure cheaper fees or start saving now.

UAE employees set for 6% pay hike in the next year, according to survey

Alice Haine   |  May 19, 2015

According to a new survey from Robert Half UAE, employees in the Emirates will receive a pay rise in the next 12 months. Just don’t bank it until the money hits your account.

How to stay secure while shopping online in the UAE

Alice Haine   |  May 13, 2015

Khalid Elgibali, head of retail banking and wealth management, UAE and MENA, at HSBC, explains how to stay safe when buying online. releases its latest ranking of the UAE’s top financial products

Alice Haine   |  May 4, 2015

SimplyLife - a consumer personal finance brand launched only last year by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank - has topped the charts in two categories: credit cards and car loans.

When your UAE bank is really there for you

Brett Debritz   |  May 3, 2015

Despite closing his local branch, The National's Brett Debritz has nothing but praise for his bank after they came to his rescue following a series of fraudulent transactions on his credit card.

Your Money blog: Six common mistakes all investors make

Dhiraj Rai   |  April 21, 2015

From investing without a clear plan of action to meddling with their accounts too often and investing too conservatively - all investors fail at some point. Just make sure you don't follow their lead.

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