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A Checklist To Maximise Your Income Tax Relief

2017 is winding down and before we enter 2018, here is what you can do to save money  through income tax relief.

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What Is The Minimum Salary To Afford A Housing Loan In Malaysia?

Buying a property is almost every Malaysian’s ultimate financial goal. Despite reports saying that property price growth has been slowing down due to the bad economy and market glut, many millennials still have a gloomy outlook on their chances of owning a house today.

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Get Red-Carpet Treatment with Premier Banking Privileges

We’ve all seen it. The exclusive Premier or Priority Banking lounge for the elite banking customers, credit cards that come in a sleek black colour or that are made of metal (check out OCBC’s Premier Voyage card), and the personalised service from banking staff and Relationship Managers (RM). Of course, we all want what we […]

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How does life insurance in Malaysia work?

We have looked at a few life insurance articles now, namely: The difference between Takaful and life insurance What does life insurance really cover? Why you should get life insurance The difference between medical and life insurance and medical insurance Life insurance companies in Malaysia Adding to our life insurance series, we will now take […]

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List Of Top Life Insurance Companies in Malaysia

Life insurance is a form of risk management for all individuals. It protects you and your family against unforeseen circumstances that may put your health and your life in jeopardy. With life insurance, you are covered financially and can feel comforted knowing that your family will be taken care of as well, based on the […]

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How Much Should You Have In Savings by The Age of 30?

Having savings as a financial buffer for yourself is a crucial part of personal finance. It is the first and easiest step towards building your wealth before going into other personal finance components that are more complex such as investing, property (asset) management and building your own business (income).

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High Interest Rates Savings Accounts From Malaysian Banks

If you have been keeping track of the many savings tips and habits that we have recommended in previous articles, you could be accumulating some savings by now. To really make the most of your extra capital, you want to get the highest return possible.

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Berapa Jumlah Wang Perlu Anda Beri Pada Ibu Bapa?

Sebaik sahaja anda menerima gaji pertama, antara perkara yang anda ingin lakukan semestinya memperuntukkan sebahagian dari gaji tersebut untuk ibubapa anda. Kami menyediakan panduan untuk mengetahui jumlah yang anda boleh peruntukkan serta mengapa tindakan anda itu penting dan terpuji.

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Here’s How You Can Own A PR1MA House

By now, we should be familiar with government’s affordable housing project, PR1MA and if you are looking to buy your first house, this year is probably a good time to look at it.

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Budget 101: How to Create a Personal Cash Flow Statement

This will be the third part of our ongoing series on personal financial statements. The topic this time is your personal cash flow statement. If you’ve read our previous entries on making a personal income statement and creating a personal balance sheet, you already have a good system in place to keep you financially healthy. […]

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Budget 101: How to Create a Personal Balance Sheet

Welcome to Part 2 of our ongoing series on personal financial statements. If you have read the first part of this series you should now have a solid understanding of what an income statement is, how it is created and how it can benefit you.

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Here Are The Best Cash Financing Options

Need cash fast? You don’t have to turn to illegal money lenders or ahlongs. Here is a list of safe and legitimate ways to get quick access to cash with flexible repayments and low interest.

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How To Withdraw EPF Account Savings For Personal Use?

Do you know the rights you have over the retirement money you save in your EPF account? CompareHero.my spoke to Puan Balqais Yusoff, Head of Strategy Management Department in EPF to help answer some of the common questions we have.

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6 Reasons Why You Don’t Need to Buy a Car in Malaysia

As doubtful as you may be with the headline for this article, moving around in our cities including KL, Penang, and Johor Bahru may not require you to own a car anymore. Millennials in Malaysia may not realise this, but owning a car is no longer seen as a trend anymore. The same applies to […]

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Malaysians Share Their True Feelings about Budget 2017

It has been two weeks since the announcement of Budget 2017, and there have been both cheers and disapproval expressed by the public. After the dust has settled, CompareHero.my interviewed Malaysians to find out what they truly feel about Budget 2017, along with their suggestions on what can be done better.

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Budget 2017: What do the experts say?

With Malaysia’s Budget 2017 announced last week, many are still wondering and anticipating the impact of these policies put in place by the government, especially in combating the rising costs of living.

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FundSupermart.com Shares Insights For DIY Unit Trust Investments

A unit trust is one of the well-accepted investment alternatives in Malaysia due to its flexibility and passive involvement required, compared to stocks. If you are looking to start your investment in unit trust without paying too much, try doing it on your own instead. But first, here are some basic things you need to […]

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Mr Stingy: Tips on Leading a Successful Life For Millennials

Aaron Tang, better known as Mr Stingy, provides insightful career advice and personal finance tips to help young Malaysians lead a better quality of life. Working mostly with university students and fresh graduates as a campus and digital marketing advisor in Leaderonomics.com, his audience ranges from 25 to 34 years old, a large portion of […]

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Nasi Lemak Index: Estimate Your Real Purchasing Power

Ever wondered what your actual purchasing power is these days? Fresh graduates in Malaysia are not only finding it hard to negotiate for higher starting salaries, but are now caught having to stretch out their money given the higher cost of living.

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5 Important Questions To Ask When You Interview A Financial Planner Or Advisor

              In Partnership with:  In the previous article we visited the idea of why a person needs to engage with a professional financial planner to handle his/her personal finance affairs.

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