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December 2016

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Hosting family over summer holidays

December 30, 2016

Summer holiday. It’s finally the season where everyone is on leave. This is normally the time when family and friends spend time together. This is the time to sit back and relax in the sunny weather. It has been a long and productive year and what better way to kick off your boots and relax with your loved ones? Is it your turn to host your family this year? Well, it takes a lot to invite your family to come…

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Family Health

Health trends for 2017

December 29, 2016

It’s remarkable to find out that 98% of Dubai residents have health insurance. Yet, that is reality. This is part of a wider trend concerning how people are obtaining what amounts to essential medical cover, in an increasingly confusing, connected world. There are also other incredible trends worth considering. Let’s have a look at what these are and why they matter. It can inform your own health decisions and the ones you might have to make for loved ones. Increasing…

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Private or public: Which hospital is right for you or your family?

December 29, 2016

Healthcare is the perhaps the most important thing to consider when it comes to family or loved ones. Yet, to achieve that requires considerations of finances, because nothing is free. To be able to manage expectations and treatments requires a realistic engagement with what we can afford and what is necessary to help ourselves and our loved ones. There are numerous aspects to consider therefore. Let’s examine the most important questions to ask if you are caring for loved ones…

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Furnish your new apartment on a budget

December 29, 2016

You’ve just moved into a new place, but it has no furnishings. This is a common problem for people, especially students who have moved out the safety net of homes. Of course, in many cases, you don’t want to begin spending enormous amounts on appliances. However, you also don’t want to be without items which can store and cook food, let you rest and so on. If you need furnishings but don’t want to break your bank, you need to…

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Car

Tips for selling your car privately

December 29, 2016

  There comes a time in every car owner’s life when they’ll have to sell their vehicle. You might need a newer, more reliable set of wheels, you may decide to rely on public transport instead or you could realise that the price of petrol is just too much for you. With this decision comes the question about whether you’ll sell privately or take your car to a dealer to trade it in. It might seem like a little more…

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New year, new bedroom

December 23, 2016

The new year is around the corner. With a new year comes new resolutions. Most of us have resolutions such as exercise more, reach more targets at work and go travelling. The truth is that we spend a lot of time in our bedrooms which makes this room a very personal space. If you think about it, you spend hours in your room studying, watching series and contemplating life, love, and everything in between. Your bedroom deserves a bit of…

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Family

8 things to do before you give your baby up for adoption

December 23, 2016

  There’s nothing wrong with deciding to give your child up for adoption. Perhaps you’re not ready to be a mother. Or maybe you’re simply not in a position to offer the child the best life possible. Whatever your reasons, it’s a big decision. And it’s not always easy. So, if you’re planning on giving your baby up for adoption, here are eight things you should do while you’re still pregnant to make the whole thing easier for you. Be…

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8 things to help you get through a divorce

December 23, 2016

Divorce is never easy. It’s not just that the process is complicated, it’s also that it’s an emotional experience for everyone involved. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been together, permanently ending a partnership is draining. If you’re recently divorced, chances are you’re hurting quite badly at the moment. To be honest, you’re probably a wreck. Even though things may have become bad at the end, you’re still ending a partnership you thought would last forever. And that’s always difficult.…

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Home Work

How to pick the right gift for a colleague

December 23, 2016

Though you might spend eight or nine hours a day with someone, that doesn’t mean you know them very well. This is the nature of the office environment in which many find themselves. So often, you are focused on delivering work and completing tasks. Meeting deadlines, making clients happy and pleasing your employers comes first, after all, if you want to keep your job. Colleagues are not there specifically to be your friends, but to be part of the company…

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Car

Buying a new car in the new year? Here are 6 things to consider

December 23, 2016

The new year is a time for fresh starts. So, if you’re thinking about buying a new car in the new year, there are several things to think about. When you’re in the market for a new car, everyone has advice on which model, make and colour to purchase. And you know they’re only trying to help but you can’t avoid getting irritated when they all have strong opinions. Then you turn to Google on what to look for and…

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