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Looking for a new ride? Well, with local and foreign car makers talking about raising car prices in Malaysia, it might be time to consider buying a used car. Here are a few tips in our basic guide to buying a used car in Malaysia. 1. Do Your Homework Arm yourself with as much knowledge as possible […]
In anticipation for Budget 2016 which will be tabled by Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on October 23rd, the second Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah has mentioned some key points that the government will be unveiling.
Since the past decade, the Internet has undertaken a role in our daily lives which promises convenience, ease, and boundless knowledge. Distances between loved ones and prospective international business partners are kept short with a video call; ten lengthy volumes worth of scholastic knowledge can be downloaded within seconds, and finding that hidden café at […]
It’s no secret that weddings can be expensive. It’s even more true when you do a traditional wedding, complete with dowries, traditional performances, and all the (wedding) bells and whistles. Having more than one reception can be very draining to the wallet as well. Because of all the expenses needed for the celebration, it’s not […]
Do you have plans to hit the road and travel for the Chinese New Year break? Well, you’re not alone. Many are also planning to go on road trips to get-together with friends and family and welcome the new Lunar Year together. The good news is that many toll road operators here in Malaysia plan […]
It’s the bane of every businessman and salary earner worldwide, the root cause of rising costs and other financial woes. While inflation is a subject that remains highly misunderstood among lay people, it can have a very real effect on how you cope with your day-to-day expenses. You may be unable to stop inflation, but […]
A smartphone can do wonders for your productivity and enhance your lifestyle. With access to high-quality broadband connection, you can be unstoppable. An endless selection of apps are available at your fingertips and with them, you can customise your smartphone to perform all kinds of unique functions to aid your everyday routine. By downloading the […]
Consumers of financial products in Malaysia now have more loan options, thanks to syariah financing. Syariah financing, like conventional financing, is available for anyone in need of additional funds for consumption goods or capital. And almost all large banks now offer syariah financing, so consumers don’t have to worry about the level of professionalism in […]
Investing in a fuel-efficient car is a great way to save money. Fuel-efficient cars are usually hybrids: cars that have both a gas engine and an electric motor. These cars have less carbon dioxide emissions, as well as a better fuel consumption. When ranking cars to find which ones are the best, we looked for […]
A car is one of the biggest long-term investments you can make, going a long way into making your daily commute and leisure trips more convenient. However, not everybody can afford to just drop cash on a car like they would for a Starbucks frappuccino. When the money in your bank account is not enough […]
There’s something to be said about the benefits of shopping in your pajamas in the comfort of your own home. Thanks to the Internet, you can not only do just that, you can also buy great fashion items at lower prices compared to buying from stores! Enjoy a laid-back weekend shopping online for great fashion […]
Location weddings are becoming a trend these days. Couples are exchanging vows in exotic locations, bringing a wonderful and breathtaking experience for them and their guests to new heights (sometimes literally) and new horizons. (Crystal clear blue waters, anyone?) Destination weddings might be expensive, but the location is worth the experience. Here in Asia, we […]
If you’re thinking of upgrading to—or getting—the best broadband plan for your use, here are just a few things to help you make a well-informed decision before you find yourself signing up for a contract. Broadband Type There are three types of broadband technology available in Malaysia. ADSL, an older broadband technology, is cheaper and […]
Concern over the welfare of young Malaysians have been raised after Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib made the Budget 2014 announcement last Friday. Groups pointed out that next year’s budget lacked opportunities to resolve socio-economic problems being faced by the youth, the most glaring of which include lack of better employment opportunities and debt. The […]
The 2013 budget for Malaysia was designed to win votes, from BR1M and cellphone rebates to reduced costs on repayment loans for students and many more. So has this been a year to take advantage of and now we need to repay the losses? With warnings from international analysis about tightening up and making the […]