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Setelah kian lama bertungkus lumus berkerja, Berjeda sebentar dan Ayuh bercuti! Kini tiba masanya untuk melancong. Tetapi sebelum anda menempah tiket penerbangan ataupun penginapan, jangan lupa membeli insuran pelancongan. Ini amat penting mahupun kebanyakan kita kurang memberi tumpuan terhadap insuran pelancongan ini. Selain faktor-faktor seperti kemalasan mahupun kurang penting, kesukaran juga adalah salah satu alasan […]
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 […]
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”?
Do you know your credit history? If you don’t, it’s time to play catch up. We compare three credit rating agencies and share its pro’s and con’s to help you decide the easiest and the best way to obtain your credit report.
We have all made impulse purchases at some point. If we learn to control impulse spending, we would have much more cash to spend on the things that we actually need. Below are habitual, money-wasting purchases that Malaysians should stop making.
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!
I’ll be honest, there are two things I’ve doubted before with credit cards: auto-billing and cashback. Auto-billing scares me because it feels like I’m not in control, and cashback is… well, I’ve never really looked at it. Standard Chartered’s JustOne Platinum card, however, addressed my concerns. How?
Angpow money, one of the Chinese New Year “benefits”. Unfortunately, our angpow hauls shrink the older we become. RM100 just seems a lot less these days. But it doesn’t matter how much you get, why not spend it in a way that helps you save more money in the long run? Now that sounds like a good deal to […]
A new year is upon us, along with opportunities and new beginnings! It is the perfect time to make big changes in your financial habits too. Because no matter how much you make from your job, some tweaks in how you handle your money can go a long way to improving your finances.
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 2018. 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 on to find the […]
Lets be realistic about how times have changed. In the olden days, it was a must to have kids as soon as you tie the knot. I believe this concept is evident across all racial or ethnic backgrounds in Malaysia. More often than not, we constantly hear stories from our parents about how a plate […]
Budget 2019 was expected to be a burden with the introduction of the new taxes, plus the pre-budget warnings that it will be the most difficult budget ever. The new taxes include a soda tax, digital tax, as well as a departure levy – to name a few. Click to read about all the taxes […]
So the most anticipated Malaysia Budget 2019 has just been tabled. There have been many reactions to this somewhat interesting budget presentation by our Finance Minister, YB Lim Guan Eng on November 2nd 2018. There are many ways to analyse this budget but i guess the most glaring aspect of this budget is that it’s […]
Everyone needs a break once in a while. That’s why vacations are such a big thing and that’s why we’re always looking forward to them. Sometimes, vacations are what keep us going, especially if we’re stuck in a job that’s boring or repetitive.
Travelling overseas for a holiday is nothing short of exciting! The preparation, the anticipation, and the joy of finally being somewhere else. However, Malaysians are often worried about carrying enough local cash, and then splitting them up into separate wallets for safety – what if I told you a credit card would solve most of […]
What is Min-Maxing My Personal Finances? Min-Maxing (which has its roots in role-playing games) is the process of minimizing weaknesses and maximizing your strengths. The end result desired is for optimization and better results. Min-Maxing my personal finances is all about taking many small steps to ruthlessly cut your weaknesses and gain many small incremental […]
We are sure you have heard of the term ‘net worth’ at least once, especially when Forbes magazine announces their Richest List disclosing net worth of the world’s billionaires. The interesting thing is, regular people like you and I have net worth too! And you should know your net worth as it’s a snapshot of your financial […]
Updated 15 May 2018. We are concerned about Malaysians’ financial condition. Many including millennials are finding it hard to keep up given the rising costs of living. Whether it is saving, investing, insurance, or managing money, the financial health status of an average Malaysian highly depends on these fundamentals. Let’s see if you are doing […]