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  • The silly things we do with our money.

    Wednesday, 25 April 2012

    If I ever write a book the title will be: The Extent of My Own Stupidity – the place where this stupidity has played out most in my life is in my relationships. AND my relationship with money was right up there in the category of extreme stupidity.

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    Are you a financial superhero?

    Sunday, 22 April 2012

    Teaching our kids about money has just got a whole lot more fun, with the launch of a new Marvel comic book designed to help educate young people in the UAE about the value of financial planning, budgeting and saving. The fun doesn’t stop there! Creative teens have until midnight tomorrow to create their own financial literacy comic – and be in with a chance of scooping a private screening of the eagerly awaited Avengers movie for up to 200 of their family and friends. Go on – be a saving superhero!

  • Want happiness? Start #SavingsSunday

    Sunday, 22 April 2012

    If you feel emotionally stressed about your personal financial situation, a key to unlocking this emotional drain and building well-being is to start by taking a few small steps to increase your savings. Saving money is a mindset, it is a habit and to create habits we need little triggers, reminders to take action – so let’s start a trend together – let’s commit to tweeting #SavingsSunday!

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    Banks throw open lending shutters

    Friday, 20 April 2012

    Mortgages, loans, credit cards... as it seems, the lending shutters at banks have been cast open again; their ‘open for business’ sign has been hung outside. But at what cost?

  • Student !? who cares ?

    Saturday, 14 April 2012

    Why would you have to dig deep inside a website to find a vague statement that the bank support students!? And please don’t remind me of the incompetent agents that don’t even know their own products.

  • Face the facts you have a financial management problem

    Monday, 2 April 2012

    Until we look in the mirror and admit we have a problem managing our finances there is no way we can change the defeating negative habits of spending what we earn (or spending more than we earn).