The latest and the best financial news, tips and tricks.
There’s a saying that goes, “Lend only the amount of money you can afford to lose.” When you lend money to friends or family, you’re working under the assumption that they will pay you back promptly, but that isn’t always the case.
A major part of adulting is gaining control of your finances. The less complicated your financial life is, the more secure you’ll feel and the easier it is to make headway on your financial goals. So where do you start simplifying your money issues? Here are 11 easy tactics to getting your financial life together. […]
We are sure you have heard of the term ‘net worth’ at least once, especially when Forbes magazine announces their Richest List disclosing net worth of the world’s billionaires. The interesting thing is, regular people like you and I have net worth too! And you should know your net worth as it’s a snapshot of your financial […]
Isn’t this always a dilemma we deal with every time we experience a sudden windfall of cash? On one hand, our rational penny-wise side tells us to spend it wisely. While the more indulgent side within each of us eggs us on to splurge and carpe diem (seize the day)!
It’s safe to say almost all of us have made mistakes when it comes to money. After all, we never learned financial literacy skills in school. From overspending on entertainment, to not saving more for retirement, many wish they had handled their money differently. While we can’t undo past financial mistakes, there are always ways to […]
Let’s face it, everyone loves a little bit of sugar, spice and everything nice in their life. And while some say money doesn’t buy happiness, let’s be honest, up to a certain point it does. But are you spending a little too much for your habits? There are plenty of tips and tricks to that […]
If you have a marvellous business idea and want to move ahead with your business model, a budget plays a critical role in leading your business to skyrocket success with massive gains in market share. Accounting may be the least favourite part of running a business, yet it is foolish for a businessman to be […]
We asked you all to fill in our survey regarding the easiness of income tax filing process. This week we show you the results!
Getting a gift from someone or seeing an old friend are examples of good surprises, but there are also the not-so-good surprises that you’d rather not get, like coming home to a flooded apartment because the pipes burst while you were at work, or waking up in the middle of the night because your daughter […]
It is important to establish a thorough budget in order to keep your financial life in order. However, there are cases where not every single aspect of your spending gets accounted for, and this defeats the very purpose of creating a budget in the first place. Budgets work best when all of your money, both […]
As an SME, seeking business loans from banks can be quite the hassle, but there is an easier and cheaper way with, Peer-To-Peer Financing, or P2P Funding. While you still need to draw up your business plans and provide business and financial statements to be evaluated, we have 7 tips on how to get that […]
Have you ever had that feeling of managing finances might not have been so complicated if you had learnt about it in school? Many of the tips and tricks used to budget, save and invest are simpler than they seem, yet many people are reluctant to talk finances, an attitude which could end up […]
Updated 12 April 2018. We often stumble across the terms Flat Rate Interest and Reducing Balance Rate when applying for loans, but do you really understand the difference between the two types of interest? Do you know how to calculate them, or do you rely on your banker to do all the calculations for you?
If you are the owner of a credit card, there is a significant chance that you may be subject to fraud, like millions of other people around the world. Credit card fraud costs both distributors as well as consumers large amounts of money each year. Credit card issuers are continuously improving their ways of preventing fraud by […]
Once again, the time has come to do your income tax. We at CompareHero.my are wondering what you know about filing your income tax and how you file it. The short survey below should only take a few minutes to complete and can be filled in anonymously. We would like the find out where there […]
We all have at least a bank account for basic savings, loans and credit cards. But do you know that you can be a shareholder in these banks? If you are interested in investing in local banks, we have screened the top five banks in Malaysia with the help of Bursa Market Place for you.
Updated on March 13 2018 Is it possible to even save RM10 these days, let alone RM800 in 30 days? Well, with the rising cost of living in Malaysia – especially in cities like Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang and Johor Bahru – life can get pretty pricey. That’s why we’ve discovered 10 different ways […]