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5 Steps for Picking Your Travel Insurance

Another year for taking a vacation this summer to experience a refreshing change of your mind and heart. Think you are ready to get away? Not so fast! There is something you cannot miss and need to plan before you go to travel: It’s travel insurance. Selecting a travel insurance sounds difficult, doesn’t it? However, it […]

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Here are the 5 Best Credit Cards if You Just Started Working

Updated 4 April 2019 Have you just gotten into the working life and are looking for a credit card? You want to make sure you get a suitable credit card that is fit for your current spending style and affordable to maintain at the same time. Which one to get? We’ve laid it out for […]

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Perbezaan Diantara Kadar Keuntungan dan Kadar Faedah

Adakah anda tahu perbezaan antara kewangan Islam dan kewangan konvensional? Beberapa kemungkinan menyatakan bahawa pinjaman Islamik melarang urus niaga yang berteraskan faedah. Ianya nampak seperti mudah untuk difahamkan tetapi sekiranya kadar faedah ini dilarang, bagaimana pula seseorang memperoleh keuntungan di awal pelaburan. Sebelum kita beralih ke topik seterusnya, mari kita fahami dahulu ringkasan sejarah berkenaan […]

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Difference Between CCRIS and CTOS Explained

Everytime you’ve applied for a financial product, you may have heard the terms CCRIS or CTOS thrown around, more so when you apply for loans. And if you’ve never quite understood what those terms mean or don’t know the difference between the two, we’ve simplified it for you here and listed why they are so […]

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[FLASH DEAL] Credit Card Promotion from CompareHero.my

Apply for a Citibank credit card through us, during the Flash Deal sign-up period, and make a minimum of 3 swipes after you activate your new card. The fastest 100 new cardholders to make 3 swipes will receive a pair of Bose SoundSport Free, Ultraviolet Limited Edition (worth RM949) for FREE!

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GSC, TGV, and MBO Cinema Promotions [UPDATED APRIL 2019]

Everyone likes to unwind a little by catching the latest action blockbuster, comedy, or romance film, be it a midnight movie or a lovely Sunday matinee. We’re compiling this list of the latest promotions at the local cinemas to help you save!

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Find Out What These Credit Reporting Agencies Say About Your Credit History

If you have ever applied for loans, you might have heard about this term that gives quite a headache to some people – “credit history”. The bigger the loan that you’re applying for, the stricter banks are going to be when they analyze your credit history. But what exactly is “credit history”?

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The Ultimate Guide To Credit Scores

Updated 31 March 2019 Credit History? Credit Report? Credit Score? What does it all mean? A credit history is a record of the credit accounts you hold along with details about those accounts including: the type of account, your responsibility on the account (e.g. whether you were a joint borrower), the credit limit or amount […]

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CompareHero.my Launches New Vertical – Serving Malaysians the Hero They Need

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CompareHero.my Launches New Vertical – Serving Malaysians the Hero They Need “MamakHero” prototype homepage design KUALA LUMPUR, APRIL 1, 2019 – CompareHero.my, Malaysia’s go-to website for finding, comparing, and applying financial products, has been seeing tremendous growth in the last quarter. Driven by its strong front in the credit cards and personal […]

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WeChat Pay大马微信支付:您加入电子钱包的行列了吗?

在过去一年来,您应该已经在不少的商店看到 WeChat Pay 的 Logo。不少著名品牌,例如在大马的 TeaLive,星巴克(Starbucks)和 KK Mart 消费,都已经可以使用微信支付。其实 WeChat Pay 移动支付平台(就是统称的电子钱包)在马来西亚早已经开通了好一段时间。微信支付能否在众多的电子钱包中脱颖而出呢?

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Maybank: Service Charge for Card & Loan Repayments begin 1 October 2019

Maybank has issued a notice stating that there will be service charges for credit card and loan or financing repayments that are done over-the-counter (OTC) starting 1st October 2019. There will be a fee of RM2 or RM0.50 for each transaction. For credit card and loan or financing repayments done over the counter at a […]

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WeChat Pay: Another e-Wallet in Malaysia?

WeChat Malaysia has officially launched their WeChat Pay e-wallet. It is yet another mobile payment system that is intending to take the Malaysian market by storm, but with a strong focus on its user experience to stand out in a crowded playing field. Can it, though? Some of you may have seen the WeChat Pay […]

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5 Tips To Save Money During Music Festivals

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 […]

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2019 Malaysia Income Tax e-Filing Guide for Newbies

Filling income taxes in 2019 don’t have to be complicated for Malaysians – especially new tax-payers! If you want to know how to get started and know the tax reliefs & benefits for you, read on!

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Top 10 Richest Women in Malaysia 2019

THERE is an old saying that women hold up half the sky but in Malay­sia, they also hold much economic power. From real estate to infrastructure, from finance to petrochemicals, women today have clearly broken boundaries. Whoever said that women belong in the kitchen better have a clear look at what we have prepared, because […]

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BelanjawanKu – A Guide For A Better Budget

Having troubles managing your budgets? Now we finally have a guide courtesy of the Ministry of Finance and Employee Provident Fund(EPF).  The finance ministry has launched the BelanjawanKu guide which is an initiative by EPF. BelanjawanKu is a reference budget for Malaysians that includes expenditure required by individuals and families to lead dignified lives with active […]

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The Biggest Money Saving App in Malaysia

Saving money is something we all aspire to do. However, the urge to spend is constant. Who, after all, could pass up the chance to dine at that Italian restaurant? How does one save money? Well, we’ve got an app for that.

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Difference Between Profit Rate and Interest Rate

Do you know the differences between Islamic Finance and Conventional Finance? Some would probably simply say that Islamic Financing disallows interest-based transactions. Sounds easy to understand, right? But if interest rates are prohibited, then how does anyone gain from the initial investment. We’ll cover the main differentiating factors between these two types of financing right […]

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Pembiayaan Islam Terbaik Di Malaysia

Adakah anda memerlukan bantuan kewangan tetapi mahu ianya menepati tuntutan shariah? Atau adakah anda mencari lebih banyak pilihan kewangan? Mengapa tidak anda mempertimbangkan pinjaman peribadi islamik? Mari lihat apakah sebenarnya pinjaman islamik? Pinjman peribadi islamik adalah satu-satunya pinjaman yang mengikut prinsip perbankan islamik. Pinjaman peribadi islamik juga dikenli sebagai pembiyaan peribadi islamik yang dikendalikan oleh […]

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The Ultimate Citibank Cashback Credit Cards Guide – Which do you apply?

If you’re like most, then you would feel slightly intimidated by the number of credit cards that Citibank Malaysia offers. They have a total of 10 credit cards, of which 3 are cashback credit cards. Let’s break them down in this article to understand each one of them better – no intimidation necessary. The 3 […]

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