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  • Losing everything I have

    Tuesday, 22 October 2013

    I have been in Dubai for about 3 1/2 years and have a serious debt problem. Altogther I have 2 loans, and 6 credit cards. I owe 601,900 Dirhams. Yes I am screwed... I take full responsibility of the debts. When I first moved over here with my wife and little girl, I took out a credit card and immediatley maxed this out, as we needed a place to live and buy furniture. Then my daughter needed to go to nursery (55000) a year. Luckly my wife got a job and brought in a second income. Anyway after moving 3 ...

  • I'm hoping saving won't be as hard as nails

    Sunday, 6 October 2013

    I decided to give up a little luxury - manis and pedis - which, when I thought about it, is not so 'little' as I actually can spend up to Dhs800 a month when you add it all up.