Tag Archives: The National

10 tips for dealing with debt in the UAE

It is sadly all too common for people to get into debt whilst living in the UAE, for multiple reasons, so this article is designed to give you the steps to work through to deal with any debt problems you … Continue reading

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300 On Your Side columns

When I started writing the On Your Side column for The National newspaper nearly six years ago I never imagined that we’d still be going strong 300 columns later. 300 feels like a milestone and in that time I have … Continue reading

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Need to know: Renting in Dubai

This is the first in an occasional series on topics where I receive a great number of queries. With rental prices in Dubai, and across the UAE generally, increasing significantly, many people have been asked for excessive increases or asked … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to On Your Side

Time certainly does fly. I have been writing the On Your Side column in the Saturday edition of The National newspaper for five years. That’s 262 columns to date and something like 800 questions answered and problems solved.

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News: Green Crescent medical insurance – cause for concern?

You may have seen some stories in the local press regarding financial problems at Green Crescent Insurance a provider of medical insurance plan in the UAE, based in Abu Dhabi. Following particularly poor financial performance the company has announced that … Continue reading

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On Your Side columns from The National newspaper – September 2012

In  case you missed any, here are links to all the On Your Side columns from the Personal Finance section of The National newspaper from September 2012.  I don’t post all the column links here every month, but on 8th September my … Continue reading

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Recent radio podcasts

Here are the links to the podcasts of the last two guest slots on the Nightline show on Dubai Eye 103.8FM On 24th April we talked about questions and answers in my On Your Side column in The National newspaper … Continue reading

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