All Articles

The latest and the best financial news, tips and tricks.

Smartphones That Won’t Cost You A Kidney

Paying an arm and a leg for a mobile phone? Just as it is habit, Apple launched its new 2019 phones and besides the oohs and aahs over the models, the biggest chatter among Malaysians is how expensive the phones are. So, so expensive. But don’t forget, even some of the Samsung and Huawei flagship […]

Read More

Are You Financially Better Or Worse Than Average Malaysian? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You can’t measure what you don’t manage. This phrase is particularly true when it comes to your personal finances. You need to pay attention to your money if you want to grow your wealth. And we at CompareHero are very concerned about Malaysians’ financial status. The B40 group are are struggling, the M40 group still […]

Read More

Best SME Fixed Deposits for 2019

Put your business savings to work with a top-rate term deposit. If your business has a lump sum of cash that you want to park in a short term investment option, business term deposits (or fixed deposits) are available from a range of Malaysian banks. This allows your company to increase returns with competitive interest […]

Read More

Top Credit Cards in Malaysia

(Updated 3rd October 2019) Looking for a credit card that best suits your spending style? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled the best credit cards in Malaysia for 2019. So whether you’re looking for a rewards credit card, petrol, cashback, Islamic or even a basic credit card – we’ve sorted it all out for you. Read […]

Read More

5 Tips To Stop Living Pay Cheque To Pay Cheque

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 […]

Read More

Cara Guna Kad Kredit Yang Golongan Millenial Patut Tahu

Ramai golongan millennial yang baharu sahaja mendapat kad kredit tidak mengetahui fungsi sepenuhnya, dan cara yang betul untuk menggunakan kad kredit.

Read More

Best Credit Cards For Free Airport Lounge Access

Updated August 23 2019 Remember ‘The Terminal’, the things Tom Hanks did being stranded in the airport. Well, If you travel a lot for work or leisure, you’re bound to spend a big chunk of your time at airports. Fortunately, with certain credit cards, you don’t have to emulate some of the things Tom Hanks did. […]

Read More

Financial Advice for Fresh Graduates in Malaysia

If you’re about to graduate or have recently graduated, first of all – congratulations! Before you begin living payslip to payslip, here is some financial advice for all fresh graduates and entry-level executives at their first job.

Read More

Perlu Bantuan Urus Hutang Secara Percuma?

Keluar kepungan beban hutang. Anda terbeban dengan hutang pinjaman peribadi atau kad kredit, dan risau tidak mampu untuk melangsaikan kesemuanya? Atau anda ingin memastikan permohonan pinjaman berjaya? Ketahui bagaimana AKPK boleh membantu anda untuk menguruskan hutang dan memberikan nasihat kewangan secara percuma.

Read More

Need Free Help Managing Your Debts?

In more ways than one, debt can be a four-letter word. It is VERY easy to fall into and extremely difficult to get out of it. Everyone should know this but many don’t know there is help to manage debt in Malaysia. When you’re carrying a large debt burden and worried that you may be […]

Read More

Can Travel Insurance Save You From These Deadly Creatures?

Travel insurance is pretty good at making sure that travelers get home safe and sound after something nasty has happened, or be fairly compensated for mishaps or flight delays. For some, a holiday could be to a safari or a sking trip. So being airlifted off a mountain after a skiing accident, for example, or […]

Read More

[FLASH DEAL] Credit Card Promotion from CompareHero.my

Apply for a Citi Credit Card during the Flash Deal period and after you activate your new card, simply make 8x retail spend of any amount and you could be in the running to receive an Apple iPad 9.7-inch (worth RM 1,447). All Citi credit card applications are now fully digital.

Read More

How Fast Is The Personal Loan Process? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You’ve heard of fast loans, but just how fast is the fast in fast loans? Let’s find out with this handy infographic that traces the steps from comparing personal loans on from application, all the way to disbursement. And aside from learning just how fast the loans are, you also get to find out which […]

Read More

The Best Credit Cards for Different Income Groups – 2019 Edition

Having a credit card can be a boon, especially when you are strapped for cash and you need to make important payments. However, the wrong credit card can do you more harm than good. Therefore, identifying the best credit card for your income level is vital to prevent yourself from ending up neck deep in debt.

Read More

Malaysians Will Have To Pay To Leave The Country

Source: The Star Malaysians will have to pay a departure levy ranging from RM8 to RM150 when travelling out of the country starting Sept 1. In a gazette published on July 31, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has fixed Sept 1 as the effective date for the departure levy. According to the Departure Levy (Rate […]

Read More

How Much Will A Divorce Procedure Cost You in Malaysia?

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.

Read More

Budget 2020 / Belanjawan 2020 Needs Your Ideas And Suggestions

In the run-up to Malaysia’s Budget2020 or Belanjawan2020, the government is seeking ideas and suggestions from its citizens as it looks to boost economic growth while narrowing the fiscal deficit. Budget 2020 will be tabled by Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng on Friday, 11th October 2019. Malaysians from all walks of life […]

Read More

Golongan Isi Rumah B40, M40 dan T20 di Malaysia Berdasarkan Pendapatan

Klasifikasi Pendapatan di Malaysia dibahagikan kepada tiga golongan, iaitu T20, M40, dan B40. Maksudnya, pendapatan isi rumah bulanan penengah bagi kumpulan terendah 40% (B40), kumpulan pertengahan 40% (M40) dan kumpulan tertinggi 20% (T20). Ini adalah hasil daripada kaji selidik Penyiasatan Pendapatan Isi Rumah dan Kemudahan Asas (PPIR & KA) oleh Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. Kajian PPIR […]

Read More

Bahaya Lambat Lakukan Bayaran Kad Kredit

Adakah anda sentiasa membuat pembayaran lewat untuk kad kredit anda? Atau anda mungkin berfikir bahawa kelewatan beberapa pembayaran bukan masalah besar. Sememangnya, pihak bank ataupun institusi kewangan kredit kad anda tidak akan muncul di pintu anda setelah anda kehilangan satu pembayaran, tetapi tindakan pasti diambil disebalik tabir. Tindakan ini akan memberi kesan terhadap anda untuk beberapa […]

Read More

What Happens If You Make Late Credit Card Payments

Are you always making late payments for your credit card? Or you may think missing a few payments is not a big deal. The bank or credit card company won’t show up at your door after you miss one payment, but they’re definitely taking action behind the scenes. How your creditors respond to late payments […]

Read More