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Take control of your finances now

Take control of your finances now

  From controlling out of control spending to where to turn to if you’re struggling – expert advice to help you avoid the expat debt trap The UAE’s tax-free lifestyle has become a magnet for professionals looking for better career …

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It’s your last chance to take advantage of February fuel prices

It’s your last chance to take advantage of February fuel prices

Petrol prices will rise again in March after increases in January and February. The Ministry of Energy have announced the following increases for the month of March: The cost of Super 98 will increase from 2.00 to 2.03 (an increase of 1.5%) …

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Precious stones and pearls enjoy a surge in the UAE

Precious stones and pearls enjoy a surge in the UAE

With the oil industry continuing to struggle, non-oil commodities have helped pick up the economic slack for most of last year. Making a key contribution were pearls, precious stones and metals, which made a total trade value of AED 13.3 …

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Find out how to get the best deal on your rent this year

Find out how to get the best deal on your rent this year

Robin Teh, UAE country manager and director of valuations and advisory UAE at Chestertons MENA, casts his expert eye over the Abu Dhabi property market to reveal the best rental deals on offer and more Despite the economic uncertainty in …

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Find out how a strong dollar could affect your cash in the UAE

Find out how a strong dollar could affect your cash in the UAE

A strong US dollar and rise in interest rates in 2017 are expected to have an impact on the UAE’s property market. According to Propertyfinder Group, homes will be more expensive to buy for foreign investors and borrowing costs for …

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MONEY: How much will the new rent cap cost you?

MONEY: How much will the new rent cap cost you?

Renters in the capital are in for some changes as a five percent rent cap has been reintroduced.  The reinstatement of the measure after a three-year absence has raised questions on its timing given the current economic climate and downward …

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MONEY: Move to protect workers’ pay and safeguard rights

MONEY: Move to protect workers’ pay and safeguard rights

New laws have been announced by the Ministry of Human Resources to safeguard employees’ rights. The decree ensures that companies who employ more than 100 workers pay their full salaries on time or face fines and a freeze on the …

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TECH: New app offers valuable savings for consumers

TECH: New app offers valuable savings for consumers

A new app has launched to help us save big bucks while enjoying life in the UAE. The free-to-download VoucherSkout app offers 50 percent off deals at select hospitality, wellness, leisure and entertainment venues across the country. Users are asked …

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