A number of new initiatives are cropping up in the UAE to help residents resolve their financial woes following The National’s extensive coverage of spiralling liabilities in the country.
For a mechanical engineer, Michael Routledge knows an awful lot about the price of avocados. And fish. Even pushchairs, for that matter.
In fact, he makes it his business to research everything he buys to see if he can save his family some money. But he has not always been so frugal.
The 35-year-old learnt to be careful with money the hard way after amassing a large debt that took 10 years to pay off. And now he wants to help others get themselves out of trouble through his recently launched website, savememoney.ae.