We go about our lives making multiple financial decisions each day, without giving much thought to how they all add up. We spend most of our day working hard to earn money.Read more Mariam Hatem - 08/01/2019
Journey to self-discovery
These are all thoughts that have passed through our minds at one point or the other. It may be more common in your pre-teen/teen years, but these thoughts don’t belong to any age group. You can experience them whether you’re 15 or 40, and that’s okay.Read more Pinar Hazem - 08/01/2019
Lately, there has been an ongoing conversation about plastic, how our straws end up in our oceans, and all the reasons why we should eliminate single-use plastics.Read more Pinar Hazem -
Rate Cuts: Good or bad?
As a resident of Egypt, you might have heard a lot of chatter about the cuts in interest rates that occurred in the last few months. In this article, we will briefly explain the interest rate cuts and how they affect the overall Egyptian economy.Read more Mariam Hatem -
A global trend has emerged for social entrepreneurship that has created social value alongside the economic value created by traditional entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship strives to combine the heart of business with the heart of community through the creativity of the individual.Read more Mariam Hatem -
Plastic Waste: Part 2
Last month, we went over the plastic problem and how it affects us, the marine life and environment at large. Now, let’s go over what you can do as an individual to reduce your plastic consumption in your day-to-day life.Read more Pinar Hazem -
Sabotaging Your Own Business
Running a start-up business is already difficult. You could be hindering your own business growth by taking on sabotaging behaviours and beliefs.Read more Mariam Hatem -
Sandbox: The CBE's FinTech Initiative!
Over the past few years, there has been rapid development in IT, communication, and innovative financial solutions, particularly FinTech. Thus, the CBE is taking initiative to support this emerging industry by developing a FinTech strategy to keep up with its rapid development while ensuring consumer protection and financial stability.Read more Mariam Hatem -
Banking Seeds Program!
MINT, in partnership with Blooms, has created Banking Seeds, a one-day financial literacy program for high schoolers. The program is designed to teach young high school students about basic financial and economic concepts through a set of interactive, game-based workshops!Read more Mariam Hatem -
Thinking inside the “Sandbox”!
In the FinTech world, thinking inside the box, or more specifically the experimental Sandbox, might actually lead to the next breaking edge technology!Read more Mariam Hatem - 12/02/2019
Business Sabotaging Habits
Last month, we’ve discussed some of the most common personal sabotaging habits. In this article, we will take a closer look on common, but easily avoidable, business sabotaging habits.Read more Mariam Hatem - 12/02/2019
2020: New Years Resolution!
The New Year is finally here! It’s this time of the year to look at your life choices in retrospect and set new goals for yourself. Creating a new year’s resolution is the perfect opportunity to change and evolve.Read more Mariam Hatem - 29/12/2019
Cashless Society: How Close Are We?
Over the past decade, Egypt has grown to have the highest number of Internet users in the Middle East, with more than 60% of the population online. However, despite the steady increase of e-commerce users, Egypt remains a cash centric society.Read more Mariam Hatem - 29/12/2019
MINT Office at The GrEEK Campus
MINT is coming one-step closer to you. We are opening for the very first time, our own private space in the heart of the startup scene – The Greek Campus.Read more Mariam Hatem - 01/12/2020
Egypt vs MENA: Startup Edition
The past year (2019) was a big year for the startup scene, the overall positive entrepreneurial trend continued, with more progress towards growing an entrepreneurial culture in Egypt, particularly through the growing number of entrepreneurs launching their new businesses.Read more Mariam Hatem - 02/02/2020
Do you need to build a Personal Brand?
In today’s age of social media, building a personal brand has become almost a necessity for freelancers and entrepreneurs. In fact, anyone with a smart phone can build an audience to position her/himself as an expert or an inspiration, attracting potential customers to their business.Read more Mariam Hatem - 27/02/2020
Is Entrepreneurship right for you?
It is fair to say that the entrepreneurship is a booming trend among millennials. Growing up in an age powered by Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs, a lot of millennials found entrepreneurship as their true calling.Read more Mariam Hatem - 27/02/2020
How to Stay Productive while Working Remotely
The concept of working remotely is not entirely new. Many people have been doing that for years in all types of careersRead more Pinar Hazem - 01/04/2020
Coronavirus: Be Safe. Be Informed.
All over the news and social media, from memes to posts to official releases, everyone is talking about the Coronavirus, (COVID-19).Read more Mariam Hatem - 01/04/2020
Saving Water in the Times of COVID-19
Never in a million years could we have thought that we will live during a world-wide pandemic. Even after it started breaking out in several countries, we thought we were out of the danger zone and it wouldn’t reach Egypt.Read more Zeina Saafan - Save Egypt's Water - 03/05/2020
MINT Savings Account
MINT is always working to provide young adults with smart solutions that enable them to access the world of banking. Now, if you are 18+ you can open your very own savings account and receive a Contactless Debit Card.Read more Mariam Hatem - 06/01/2017
Savings vs Current Accounts
As a young adult who feels it is time to open a bank account, you should have a clear understanding of the different types of accounts out there, in order to choose the one that best suits your needs.Read more - 06/03/2019
Growing Your Savings With Banks
There comes a time when you feel a need to start saving for the future, whether for a specific goal or to insure a certain level of financial security. Thus, it’s necessary to understand the different types of savings products/pools that you can find in a bank.Read more Mariam Hatem - 04/04/2019
Know More about the Different Types of Loans!
Whether you’re looking to buy a new car, get a new home, or do some considerable remodeling to your interiors, you may find yourself in need of a loan. Understanding your loan options will help you choose the loan that best fits your financial needs.Read more Mariam Hatem - 05/09/2019
Career: Battling your Confusion Early on!
There comes a time when you have been working for a while but still feel out of place at work. You might think that this is not what you imagined the job would be like, or that this is not the career path that you wanted for yourself, or you might feel stuck at a certain position. These feelings are normal and luckily, there is a way to get past all the distress.Read more Pinar Hazem - 05/09/2019
Improve Your Financial Management Skills!
Wouldn’t life be a lot easier if there was some secret recipe to managing your finances? Learning to manage your money might seem rather tricky, but there are simple things that you can do that will improve your financial situation.
Career: Satisfaction vs. Success
Some tips that can help you make a career choice and achieve both success and satisfaction.Read more Pinar Hazem - 04/04/2019
MINT AMBASSADORS ARE COMING!
The MINT Ambassador program is geared towards undergraduate students who are looking to better their understanding of personal financing and ease their daily struggle with money management.Read more Mariam Hatem - 21/10/2018
Your MINT Personal Banker!
Did you know ALL of our MINT customers have their OWN private financial consultant that we call “Personal Banker”? MINT is dedicating a Personal Banker to each customer who acts as both: a financial consultant and a guide to your journey with the bank.Read more Malak Zaazou - 07/05/2018
Innovation is now, more than ever, the only way out for Egypt. Out of problems and structural issues that have been there for as long as any of us can remember. Egypt today needs to approach its problems on every front from a new angle with a new view to succeed in what it failed to do in the past.Read more Yasmin Abdel Razek - 01/01/2018