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Revisions to Credit Card Minimum Monthly Payments: Citibank, HSBC, Hong Leong bank

Making the minimum monthly payment on your credit card is something that should never happen, but sometimes life deals us a heavy hand. To discourage people from making minimum monthly payments (or spending past their repayment ability), a few banks have made revisions to their terms & conditions. Read on to find out.

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Highlight of Consumer Credit Law at National Strategy for Financial Literacy Launch

In line with the Government’s effort to uplift the financial literacy amongst Malaysians, Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad launched the National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2019-2023 which sets out priorities and actionable plans to equip Malaysians with the knowledge to make informed financial decisions and to nurture healthy attitudes in financial management.

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Mid-Year Giveaway – 10 iPhone XS to be given away!

Stand a chance to win an iPhone Xs! (23 – 25 July) Here’s how you can stand a chance to get the iPhone Xs (worth RM4,999!), on top of our monthly promotion gift! Apply for a new Standard Chartered credit card Activate it (and don’t forget to redeem the monthly gift!) Tune in to our […]

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RHB’s New High Tech Credit Cards Features Dynamic Codes

RHB Banking Group (RHB) has launched the RHB Rewards Motion Code Credit Card, featuring a dynamic card verification value (CVV) security code that regularly refreshes automatically. Acting head of retail banking, Nazri Othman said RHB expects its new credit card issuance to increase by 15 per cent annually with the launch of the high-tech credit […]

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Ultimate Guide To Credit Scores

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 of the loan, the […]

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Ultimate Guide On Using Credit Cards Responsibly

Credit cards can either make your life a lot easier, or more difficult. In this ultimate guide, you will find everything you need to know about using your credit card in an effective and responsible manner and the best practices of money management.

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A First For Local Banks: UnionPay Credit Card by AmBank!

AmBank, one of Malaysia’s largest banks has launched the new Platinum UnionPay credit card, a first from a local bank in the Malaysian credit card market. You read right, the first!

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5 Stages of Financial Independence

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 […]

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More Lounge Access for Standard Chartered WorldMiles World Mastercard Cardholders

There’s a slight revision to cardholders of Standard Chartered’s WorldMiles World Mastercard credit card. It basically gives you more access to airport lounges. Effective 1st August 2019, cardholders of the credit card will be able to gain access to four different airport lounges. KLIA Plaza Premium Lounge (24 hours) Flight Club (24 hours) klia2 Plaza […]

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Maybank Air Miles – Redeem up to 2,000,000 Air Miles per year

As of 1st August 2019, a Maybank credit card holder may redeem up to a maximum of 2,000,000 Air Miles per the calendar year regardless of any airlines. These Air Miles can then be used for redemption of Enrich Miles with Malaysia Airlines, or even KrisFlyer Miles with Singapore Airlines too. On top of all that, enjoy […]

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Countries Malaysians Can Travel to Visa Free in 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Updated on 5th July 2019 Travelling is becoming a hobby for most Malaysians, especially of the Gen Y (millennials). It is understandable as travel is becoming affordable with flights getting cheaper and the availability of Airbnb removing the costs of expensive hotels rates. Not to mention the minimalist travelling style today; a backpack is all […]

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Alliance Bank Credit Card Updates: Visa Infinite & Platinum Revision

Alliance Bank is revising the benefits of the Visa Infinite & Platinum credit card effective 1st August 2019. Read up about the revisions here! Alliance Bank Visa Infinite Credit Card Effective 1st August 2019, the Visa Infinite Credit Card will no longer have Priority Pass Membership to access airport lounges worldwide, and will lose complimentary access to […]

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GSC, TGV, and MBO Cinema Promotions [UPDATED JULY 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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Best Cinema Credit Cards in Malaysia

Updated on 4th July 2019 Calling all movie fanatics! You should already know by now that 2019 is going to be the glorious year for the ‘Supermovies’. We believe that everyone wants to be the first to watch the much-anticipated blockbuster films. However, purchasing a single premier ticket is already costly let alone tons of […]

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Confessions Of A Credit Card Junkie

We’re not talking about “Confessions of a Shopaholic” kind, where people are basically addicted to spending money they don’t have. We’re talking about people who repeatedly apply and cancel credit cards to earn rewards, bonus points, cashback and free gifts. This practice is also known as credit card churning. There are ways of maximizing credit […]

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How is Your Maximum Loan Amount Calculated?

Planning to apply for a personal loan at your local bank? A personal loan can help you raise money in a flash, whether it’s for buying a new home or funding a vacation in Europe. The catch is that while personal loans can be used for a wide range of general purposes, they’re trickier to […]

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Advancing SEA’s Billion-Dollar Ideas – WILD DIGITAL Southeast Asia 2019

Wild Digital Southeast Asia Conference is making its fifth comeback on the 3rd & 4th July 2019, bigger and wilder with a new theme “Advancing SEA’s Billion-Dollar Ideas”! This year, we expect 1000+ CEOs, founders and investors of leading tech companies from around Southeast Asia to attend our 2-day conference. Not to mention an impressive […]

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CFM Ensures Better Complaints Management

The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) as an industry body designated by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in developing and implementing the General Consumer Code of Practice for the Communications and Multimedia Industry Malaysia (GCC) believes that consumer complaints would be promptly and efficiently managed through the Consumer First Pledge […]

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HSBC Platinum Credit Card – Now Up To 8X Points for Contactless

You’ve seen the HSBC Platinum in its new look, but HSBC’s ‘relaunching’ the card again with more benefits. You can now get up to 8X points everywhere, not just in Mid Valley and The Gardens Mall! Currently, the HSBC Platinum offers an excellent 8X on Rewards Points when you spend in Mid Valley or The […]

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Maybank Cashback & Rewards No More For eWallet

Been taking advantage of Maybank’s generous cashback and rewards points when reloading your e-wallets? Time to say goodbye to that (unfortunately), as Maybank has announced all eWallet reloads will not be eligible for such benefits, effective 8th July. What does this mean? This means that Maybank cardholders who actively use eWallets will no longer be […]

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