The holy month of Ramadan comes with exciting offers and irresistible discounts. Souqalmal.com explains how you can reap all the benefits of Ramadan deals while still staying on budget. Read More
Stepping into the freelance world is a bold decision. Dealing with unpredictable income may seem overwhelming, but it is not impossible. Souqalmal.com shares top tips on how to become a financially empowered freelancer in the UAE. Read More
The Dubai Health Authority has now made it mandatory for all health insurance providers to cover a newborn child at birth. Read more about what the new directive includes... Read More
Are you looking to escape the UAE's soaring temperatures and jet off to an exotic destination? Look no further. Laura Cretney from the Pink Jinn blog rounds up 5 cool getaways you can explore this summer. Read More
Is a cruise over the deep blue sea your idea of the perfect holiday? An international cruise is a spectacular way to see the world, but there's also a lot that could go wrong on one. Find out where the risks lie and how to protect yourself. Read More
Move over online banking and branch banking - There's a brand new banking channel up for grabs! Here's all you need to know about Emirates NBD's new WhatsApp Banking proposition. Read More
Want to get a handle on your finances, but find 'budgeting' incredibly boring? We've shortlisted five of the coolest mobile apps that'll put a whole new spin on the dreaded 'B' word! Read More
Getting nowhere with your budget? Are expenses, calculations or unsteady earnings overwhelming your budgeting skills? We've got the solutions to five of the most notorious budgeting problems, right here! Read More
No two people are the same, and neither are their financial situations, saving techniques or money goals. That's why you must choose a budgeting strategy based on your unique style and preferences. Souqalmal.com helps you find one that works for you. Read More
What if you could save hundreds of dirhams on your monthly groceries spend? With a little bit of careful planning and deal-scouting, you too can cut back on everyday grocery expenses. Here's how. Read More
Are you an online shopping addict? Wouldn't you love to pay less for that shopping cart you just filled up? Here are seven smart ways you can save big bucks and score great deals online. Read More
Is your teenager heading off to college soon? Are they ready to face the financial realities of the world? These lessons about money will help prepare your child for what lies ahead. Read More
Money is often sited as one of the biggest causes of conflict among married couples. Do you find yourself constantly arguing with your significant other about money? Here's how you can keep the financial peace in your marriage. Read More
Would you consider taking a 100-day break from shopping? We explain why this isn't such a bad (or inconceivable) idea, especially if impulsive and unnecessary spending has made a huge dent in your savings. Read More
Have you made up your mind about closing your credit card account? Canceling a credit card takes more than just a pair of scissors. Here's a step-by-step guide to successfully ending a credit card relationship. Read More
Have you recently come into a lot of money thanks to a sizable inheritance? As tempting as it may be to splurge at this time, some careful and prudent planning can help build a financially secure future for your family. Read More
The holiday season is all about celebrating with family and friends. And even though budgeting may be the last thing you want to discuss at this time, it can ensure that the good times continue even after the party is over. Read More
Do you always leave the mall with more than you intended to buy, and a wallet that's lighter than you intended it to be? You're not alone! Find out what tactics retailers use to trick you into buying more. Read More
We've all grown up hearing a bunch of quotes and sayings about money. If you thought these messages were simply cheesy, think again! Most of these sayings are actually great financial advice, and here's why. Read More
There's a wide variety of borrowers who borrow for an even wider variety of reasons. But there's a common set of qualities that separate responsible borrowers from reckless ones. Do you fit the bill? Read More
Looking forward to some quiet time for yourself on your next travel destination ? Traveling solo to an unknown or new destination can be a good opportunity to discover yourself and achieve that balance in life. Follow these few tips for solo traveling for women. Read More
Are you all packed for a new holiday destination? Travelling can be an exciting experience until you fall for travel scams that can deceive you, turning your vacation into a miserable one. Learn how you can avoid falling for these 5 travel scams. Read More
Are you looking for the most cost-effective supermarket to buy your groceries? Souqalmal compared the bills of 6 supermarkets to get most economical option for shoppers in the UAE. Find out what the results revealed. Read More
As Souqalmal celebrates it's six birthday, Ambareen Musa speaks to EntrepreneurME taking a look back at its journey funding and growth. Read More
Being a stay-at-home mum is no easy task, with mums managing multiple tasks in their households. We found out how much it would cost to outsource a stay-at-home mum's work and the results may surprise you. Read More
Adding further momentum to their digital expansion, Takaful Emarat (the Company), has just signed a partnership with Souqalmal.com, the UAE’s leading comparison website. Read More
If you’re a single young kid living in the UAE you probably know what it’s like to be career oriented and financially independent. But are you as financially responsible as you are financially independent? Results from the BlackRock Global Investor Pulse Survey released earlier this year showed that only 42... Read More
In early October, Souqalmal, a UAE-based financial and insurance aggregator, announced it had raised US$10 million to expand and move ahead of the pack. Read More
Ambareen Musa, Founder and CEO of Souqalmal.com, talks about how single mums can plan finances? Life throws experiences at you that you do not expect and yes, these are times where you realise how important it is to be financially independent no matter what situation you are in. Read More
Increasing the possibility of meeting the right people at the right time. Here is a drop-down list of November events happening in Dubai. Also, with the Flag day celebration falling on November 2, the month gives a lot of reasons to be happy. Read More
Think it's easy to be an adult?.. But are you navigating the world of grown up finance with the same ease? Make 'adulting' a cakewalk with these tips to secure your financial future. Read More
Leaving your parents' home to set out on your own? Here's how you can prepare yourself financially for the big move... Read More
Seven ways you could keep your kids occupied and entertained throughout the UAE summer if you're not travelling abroad this vacation. Read More
Have your earnings gone up, but you're saving the same or worse, lesser? That's a typical symptom of 'lifestyle inflation'. Here are five simple strategies to tackle it, and make all your hard work count. Read More
Should you merge your finances or keep them separate? This is an important discussion to have if you're about to get married, have just tied the knot or are looking for a better way to manage finances with your spouse... Read More
With the cost of education soaring high, parents cannot ignore the need to plan ahead and start saving up for their kids' education. Do you have a savings plan in place? Read More
Follow these five simple tips to teach your kids how to exercise financial self-control, so they grow up to become financially responsible and self-disciplined adults. Read More
Did you know that money is one of the biggest causes of stress and clashes between married couples? Here are 5 tips to help you handle financial matters better, with your spouse. Read More
This Emirati Women's Day, Souqalmal.com celebrates women and their ever-increasing role in the global economy. Read More
In an exclusive interview with Souqalmal.com, Sonia Weymuller, Founding Partner of VentureSouq, shares her experience as an investor and mentor. She also sheds light on what investors look for and what startup entrepreneurs should focus on. Read More
Did the holiday season drain you financially, and is your budget hanging by a thread? Here are a few tips to help you get back on track. Read More
Most of us talk about our financial resolutions for the new year, but how many of us actually stay on track to achieve these? Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make your money resolutions stick in 2017. Read More
The most awaited Dubai Shopping festival is all set to begin. Check out all the big DSF offers and find out how you can win big this year. Read More
In an exclusive interview with Souqalmal.com, Maya Hojeij, acclaimed journalist and news presenter, talks about her career in media, UAE's media landscape, and life as a working mom. Read More
Have your shopping habits taken a toll on your finances? Check out how you can kick the shopping addiction and take charge of your personal finances in the new year. Read More
From spending behavior, saving habits to long term investment decisions, both men and women have a different approach towards financial matters. Find out which are the 4 most prominent differences in their take on money. Read More
There is a long weekend coming up around the National Day! And if you don't have any plans to travel, here's a list of things you can do to make the short break more productive and fun. Read More
Women today are definitely more financially aware, self reliant and empowered than ever before. But is being financially independent the same as being financially responsible? Here are a few tips to help single women manage their finances better. Read More
Go pink this October by participating in events, fundraisers and drives in the UAE to support the cause of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Read More
Are you constantly working on managing your household finances? Find out how you can become the ideal CFO of your household, and develop into a pro at budgeting, saving and investing. Read More
Planning to buy a new car, but can't decide between an SUV or sedan? We break down the pros and cons of both, to help you pick the one that best suits your needs as well as your lifestyle. Read More
Are working mothers constantly performing the balancing act between work and family? Is it a struggle to keep everyone happy? Find out what it takes to be a super mom and why you shouldn't ever have to choose between your career and family. Read More
Looking for ways to make your mum feel special this Mother's Day? Check out gifts ideas, spa treatments, dining options and other deals you can get for your mother. Read More
Why does money cause so much friction between a couple? Souqalmal.com takes a look at a few things partners should consider about their combined finances. Read More
From the conventional minivans to the more "fun to drive" options, here's a selection of cars for mothers available for purchase in the UAE Read More
Professional relationships begin with a first impression. Find out how the way you dress and carry yourself communicates a message to all those around you. Read More
Stores and restaurants across the Emirates have geared up to observe Mother's day with special activities and offers, have you thought out your plans yet? Here are some ideas. Read More
Working mothers should choose their UAE nursery with care, checking hours, teacher/ kids ratio, ages and out-of-term cover as well as fees. Read More
Being a mum is a full-time job. Therefore, it’s easy to overlook little financial mistakes which can cost you in the long-run. So, if you are one of those mothers who needs to be an expert in multi-tasking for the smooth running of your home, beware of common mistakes... Read More
With our privileged lifestyles, it can get difficult to teach our kids about the value of money. And with the current environment which is always bombarding us with advertisement on the next must have toy or gadget, it can get tricky coaching them about the value of money. Teaching... Read More
While one in seven couple faces fertility problems in Europe, Dr Kayal believes however, the UAE shows rates of one in six couples facing issues in trying to start a family. Worldwide, 3% of babies born are through IVF treatment. Reasons behind a higher infertility rate in... Read More
“Can anyone recommend a good school in Dubai for..” It’s a question I used to greet with a silent, but hollow laugh. Back in the heady days of 2008, and before no doubt, it was every new expats concern. Why the laugh?For a decision so major, and one that every... Read More
Having a baby in the UAE can be expensive and your insurance may not cover the cost of care for you or the delivery of your child. Here’s how to make sure you don’t end up penniless when the baby is born. Raising a child in the UAE can... Read More
With more women in the region not only entering the workforce but also achieving senior positions, the sky’s the limit when it comes to a woman’s earning potential. Which is why some banks now offer ladies-only banking solutions that cater exclusively to women’s needs. Read More
Did you know that, upon death, your account and assets can be frozen under sharia law, and your spouse may not get access for months? Read More