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Majority of UAE residents still not interested in home contents cover following Torch Tower blaze

Alice Haine   |  March 5, 2015

Incredibly, 34 per cent of those polled by Souqalmal.com survey say they do not know how to sign up for home contents cover.

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Confusing time for UAE residents and their money

Alice Haine   |  March 2, 2015

A new consumer confidence survey from Bayt.com reveals a mixed message about the relationship between UAE residents and their money.

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The lowdown on home contents insurance following the Torch tower blaze in Dubai

Alice Haine   |  March 2, 2015

With home contents cover starting from as little as Dh21 per month, Torch residents affected by the recent fire may now wish they had signed up for insurance.

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UAE’s subcontinent residents find life insurance a slog compared to cricket rules

Alice Haine   |  February 24, 2015

According to a new poll, UAE expats from the subcontinent find it easier to explain the no-ball rule than a basic life insurance plan.

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UAE expats’ retirement funding time bomb - work harder and for longer

  |  February 23, 2015

With 83 per cent of UAE residents saying the end of service gratuity is inadequate to fund their pensionable years, Chris Ferguson, director of Credence International, based in Dubai, looks at the solution.

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Digging for prizes in a sandstorm

Alice Haine   |  February 21, 2015

The UAE's love affair with prize draws took a new twist this weekend with residents digging for treasure in the midst of a sandstorm.

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Valentine’s Day offers to suit all budgets

  |  February 8, 2015

Romance does not have to be expensive. Take advantage of these special offers to ensure February 14 does not break the bank.

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How the 2014 UK Autumn Statement will affect you

  |  December 9, 2014

Personal allowance, stamp duty, trusts ... find out here.

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Your Money blog: UAE customers ‘happier’ with their bank

Alice Haine   |  November 25, 2014

Customer satisfaction is finally on the rise, 27% of UAE residents would now recommend their bank to family and friends, according to a new survey from Souqalmal.com.

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Seven things NRIs need to know about diversifying their investment portfolio

  |  November 21, 2014

Creating a truly diversified investment portfolio that includes stocks, bonds, property, cash, commodities and alternative investments requires careful planning.

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