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Courtesy of The Malaysian Reserve Beginning 1st January 2019, the Government will offer a free insurance scheme worth RM2 billion to individuals between the ages of 18 to 55 within the 4.1 million B40 households. This scheme will provide medical coverage for 5 years to the targeted recipients. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that the Government will be […]
Kumpulan B40, M40 dan T20 merujuk kepada klasifikasi pendapatan di Malaysia. Menurut Jabatan Statistik Malaysia (JSM), inilah definisi yang terkini.
Updated: 7 November 2018 Malaysians are categorised into three different income groups: Top 20% (T20), Middle 40% (M40), and Bottom 40% (B40). Over the years, the bar for each group’s income level has increased and this is one of the indicators of economic growth. Here’s the latest definition for T20, M40 and B40 based […]
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 […]
2018 is coming to an end, paving the way for 2019. It will be the start of a new year under a new ruling government, and a 2019 Budget that is quite different from before. What has happened this year for Malaysia, and what is to come? In last year’s Malaysia personal finance roundup, we […]
“Pokai lah,” (broke) or “duit dah kering” (no more money). Familiar with those phrases? Chances are, you have used it yourself, or have heard your friends or family using it. Read on to find out the common money mistakes Malaysians made in 2018.
PTPTN borrowers will soon have to repay their loans in specific amounts depending on their monthly income by automatic deduction – whether they like it or not.
The Mandatory Standard on Access Pricing has reduced internet prices (both broadband and mobile). Some existing plans were given higher speeds or larger quotas. Find the latest home broadband internet prices from major providers in Malaysia here.
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 […]
There’s just so much to read about the Budget 2019. Among the many topics, not all will be applicable or relatable to each individual. Want to get up to speed on what matters to you in the Budget? These are the infographics to see.
Our Closing Thoughts on Budget 2019 Adoi – that was a lot to take in! Lim Guan Eng was, admittedly, speaking so fast that we had a hard time catching up. This budget announcement was heavy and carries three significant themes: Institutional Reforms People’s Well-being Pollution & Entrepreneurial Culture The total budget allocated for 2019 is total of RM314.55 […]
Updated: 31 October 2018 Income inequality, income gap, income disparity, these are all different words that refer to one simple thing – some people make more money than others. This is a sensitive issue to discuss within society because it involves a person’s salary. But how does the difference in salary matter?
Update: Read the results here: Do you buy a House or Car first? [RESULTS] Call it the “coming of age” or the “they’ve all grown up” phase from the parents, but at some point, in your working life, a mostly unavoidable question will appear: “To buy a house or buy a car first?” To buy a […]
The Amanah Saham Bumiputera 2 (ASB 2) was officially launched on 2nd April 2014. Also known as ASB2, the unit trust fund is an extension of a program of the same name originally launched by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) on 2nd January 1990. PNB manages the fund which stands at a total of 10 billion […]
Di Malaysia, selain BR1M atau Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia untuk membantu golongan yang berkelayakan, terdapat banyak subsidi dan bantuan kerajaan di Malaysia yang mungkin anda tidak ketahui.
After the Budget 2018 announcement, we spoke to several experts in the personal finance industry for their opinions. Throughout the article, we will highlight some of the policies and arguments made by the experts towards the effectiveness and efficiency of the policies.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak will be tabling the 2018 Budget later this month on Friday, 27 October 2017. There has been much speculation about what will be put forward but let’s take a look at some of the more common requests from the rakyat. How do we keep up with the rising […]
Aside from BR1M, or Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia to ease the burden of Malaysia’s low-income households, there are many other government aids and subsidies that you may not be aware of. Here are 6 other government aids and subsidies to help ease your burden during the turbulent economy.