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After the New Year’s Eve fireworks die out and the parties end, it’s time to get serious with personal finances.
January 14, 2015 - 14:22 GMT
Before everything gets out of control, here are 10 money-saving tips to consider for 2015, as suggested by financial advisors in the UAE.

September 28, 2014

Tamkeen
07:20 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen will hold today, Sunday the 28th of September, the first of two sessions for the 2015-2017 Draft Strategy Consultation Forum starting 8:30 AM and until 12:00 PM.

The Japanese firm kicked off its UAE expansion, with the recent opening of a new stand at Emirates Towers in Dubai.
05:55 GMT

400% growth posted so far in 2014; Qatar, Kuwait being eyed.

September 25, 2014

The Great Big Toys “R” Us Festive Book
08:01 GMT
(press release)

Toys “R” Us, the world’s favourite toy and juvenile products retailer, has launched its first ever annual ‘The Great Big Toys “R” Us Festive Book’ bursting with over 130 pages of toys that are sure to thrill every child.

September 24, 2014

DAMAS, the Middle East's leading jewelry and watch retailer, has bolstered its presence in the region with the launch of its first luxury boutique in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
12:51 GMT

As part of Damas’s redefined global strategy, the brand has divided its retail stores into two formats - ‘Damas’ and ‘Damas Collections’.

EI's Hassala playing with children at the Zayed Bin Sultan Model School
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, recently held interactive sessions at five schools in Dubai aimed at teaching children the importance of savings.

Ahmad Al Naser, Managing Director of Drake & Scull Engineering
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull International has announced that its subsidiary Drake & Scull Saudi Arabia has won an AED 189 million MEP contract for Al-Dara Hospital and Medical Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Al Maktoum Hospital Museum 2nd Phase of Crowdsourcing
08:58 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture is calling on doctors, nurses, and professionals from the healthcare sector to contribute to the second phase of crowdsourcing for Al Maktoum Hospital Museum, a first-of-its-kind tribute to one of Dubai’s oldest hospitals.

Tamkeen 3rd Board Meeting
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen’s revamped Enterprise Support programme, and the 2015 – 2017 overall corporate strategy in preparation for upcoming public consultations at the end of the current month.

September 23, 2014

During the event
11:03 GMT

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) won the Enterprise Agility Achiever Award in Healthcare for 2014 at the inaugural Qatar Enterprise Agility Awards: Entrepreneur of the Year.

During the event
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Emrill announced today the introduction of its ‘Serve your Community’ program to empower their employees to engage and support the local community.

Ahmad Ashadawi, CEO and President of Al-Falak Company
06:19 GMT
(press release)

Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Company has received many achievements and successes in both the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the rest of the GCC region over the last 35 years.

September 22, 2014

Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site
08:22 GMT

The latest Bayt.com Consumer Confidence Index survey, conducted by Bayt.com and YouGov, has shown that despite respondents’ expecting the UAE’s economy and job opportunities to grow in the foreseeable future, respondents are still concerned about the rising cost of living.

September 21, 2014

Sean Connor, General Manager of PLUG INS
11:51 GMT
(press release)

PLUG INS has launched the third edition of its biannual Consumer Electronics survey in what is gradually evolving into an index that charts shoppers’ purchasing patterns, behaviors and emerging trends in the UAE’s AED 14bn CE market.

Mercury MENA
11:27 GMT

Mercury MENA, an engineering specialist solutions provider, was awarded the Workers Hospital and Integrated Health Centre project in Mesaieed, Qatar.

Dubai Investments at Cityscape Global 2014
11:12 GMT

Dubai Investments is showcasing its wide array of pioneering, sustainable real estate concepts and solutions as also its forthcoming projects at Cityscape Global.