The latest and the best financial news, tips and tricks.
Remember the good ol’ saying “Save up for a rainy day”? We hear that advice so often but nobody ever told us not to spend all our ‘rainy day’ savings on rainy days. Among the many ways the monsoon season affects us, one of the more prominent areas include commuting around. There’s a tendency to […]
While you munch on your murukku, have you thought about the amount of money you’re going to have to spend for Deepavali? Yeah, I know right? Sorry to burst your bubble, but there are ways to plan out your Deepavali shopping without breaking your bank account. When it comes to festivities, we tend to let […]
The haze isn’t only infamous for its harmful effects on the environment and health, but also notorious for its impact on our wallets. Although Malaysians are starting to see brighter days ahead as the much-dreaded annual haze is starting to clear out, they are still at the risk of dire health impacts as air pollution […]
Take the first step towards financial freedom. You may be gainfully employed, but yet you live pay cheque to pay cheque. You may even be in a two income household where bot of you earn enough to put food on the table, and your two small children have everything they need, but some months you […]
There have been many discussions about the rapid increase in cost for wedding these days. Yet, not many people talk about, or are even aware of, how much a divorce would cost them. Keep yourself informed by reading on.
It’s an Asian thing to do, giving parents money. For most of us, our parents worked hard to bring us up, and in those years, they would have spent a large chunk of their hard earned money on us. Therefore, the least a child can do upon entering the workforce is to provide their parents […]
Where are you on the journey to financial freedom? Financial freedom is something many of us aspire to: the ability to never worry about money, have the option to quit your job without repercussions, or retire early and spend your time doing what you truly love instead of doing what pays the bills. But how far […]
Cost of living in Malaysia is still high, despite a low inflation rate of 1% in 2018. In order to cope with soaring expenses, Malaysians have been searching for useful tips to save money to get them through tougher times. But instead of focusing on money-saving tips, how about placing emphasis on your spending habits […]
My dad, or Pa, is a huge part of my life, and it only makes sense to talk about him this week. Happy Fathers Day! If it weren’t for my father, I would probably be worse with money. Then again, I think I’d probably be worse at a lot of things if it weren’t for […]
Preparing a meticulous budget is indeed the best way to keep track of your daily spending. An effective budget will keep track of every cent going in and out of your pocket, ensuring that it is categorised and allocated properly. However, when some items are forgotten, the budget planning just goes into the drain – […]
Need to tighten up your budget to save money? Many people start by cutting down on food allowance, by eating cheap and unhealthy food such as instant noodles, fast food, or frozen meals. This is not worth it at all, as long-term health issues caused by skipping out on nutritious meals will outweigh any money […]
Kebanyakkan rakyat Malaysia pernah mengalami situasi ini dimana mereka dibayar gaji pada hujung bulan dan mereka bercadang untuk membeli barangan kesukaan mereka. Akan tetapi, mereka tidak dapat berbuat demikian kerana gaji mereka hanya cukup untuk menampung sara hidup seperti membayar sewa rumah, bil telefon bulanan, dan sebagainya. Bagi segelintir rakyat Malaysia pula, mereka masih […]
On the surface, Game of Thrones appears to be nothing more than a violence-packed medieval fantasy. But one slash from a Valyrian steel sword soon reveals that the series carries some heavy financial lessons. Yes, between all the scheming and slaughter, financial planning and money management lessons from the houses and characters is something that […]
Planning to go to that festival that rhymes with the words, “Shoe Size”? (Yup, this ain’t no paid post.) Well, if you are, be sure to read these tips so that you don’t come back with a hole in your wallet! Keep Calm, Don’t #FOMO. So you’re going with a bunch of friends. You […]
When we are in love we share almost everything right? Food, car and even clothes (Shirts and sweaters etc. Don’t get any ideas). But do we share expenses too? if you do, kudos! but if you don’t. then you might want to read on to see how it can ease your financial burdens. Here […]
Angpow money, one of the Chinese New Year “benefits”. Unfortunately, our angpow hauls shrink the older we become. RM100 just seems a lot less these days. But it doesn’t matter how much you get, why not spend it in a way that helps you save more money in the long run? Now that sounds like a good deal to […]
Not only will the emergency lanes be accessible to drivers this Chinese New Year, but toll discounts between 10% and 30% will be implemented as well! A wonderful way to start the Lunar New Year. According to the Works Ministry, a total of 25 highway operators will offer special incentive to motorists in the form of discounts. […]
You can tell that Chinese New Year is just around the corner when the shopping malls have put up their decorations and your colleagues are eagerly talking about going back to their hometowns. Save money this CNY with our tips!
A new year is upon us, along with opportunities and new beginnings! It is the perfect time to make big changes in your financial habits too. Because no matter how much you make from your job, some tweaks in how you handle your money can go a long way to improving your finances.