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Hybrid/Electric vs Petrol Cars – Which should you get?

Ah yes, the age-old question of which type of car to get; Petrol or Hybrid/Electric. With the pursuit of renewable and clean energy, progressive individuals would advise you to get a hybrid without a second thought. But look a little closer and the answer to that question is not as clear-cut. If you’re thinking too […]

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Top 5 Fuel Efficient Cars in Malaysia

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 […]

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Latest Petrol Price for RON95, RON97 & Diesel in Malaysia

Get the latest Malaysia petrol price. Fuel prices are announced every Friday evening for the following week. The rate for RON95, RON97, and Diesel will be updated here weekly. Bookmark our article and stay informed!

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The Easy Guide To Going Places With GoCar

Life is easy when you go online or use an app to book all your travel and transportation needs. Flights to different countries, electric trains between cities, taxis or ride sharing vehicles for short distances. Adding to that ease, is an app that lets you rent a car at your fingertips. And let us tell […]

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Discount on Tolls This Chinese New Year

Not only will the emergency lanes be accessible to drivers this Chinese New Year, but toll discounts  between 10% and 30% will be implemented as well!  A wonderful way to start the Lunar New Year. According to the Works Ministry, a total of 25 highway operators will offer special incentive to motorists in the form of discounts. […]

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Keeping Safe on the Road for Chinese New Year 2019

It’s that time of the year again, where many of us head back to our respective ‘kampungs’ for Chinese New Year. Hitting the road at an ungodly hour is the normal practice and getting stuck in traffic tests your patience and concentration. The good news this year is that PLUS will be opening the emergency lane along […]

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Car Promotions & Discounts in Malaysia – January 2019

Find the latest car promotions & discounts for Perodua, Honda, Toyota, Proton, Mazda, and other popular car brands. Looking for a brand new car? Make sure you get the best offers before making a purchase!

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Malaysia’s Personal Finance Roundup 2018

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 […]

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Common Money Mistakes People Made in 2018

  “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. 

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[UPDATED] Malaysia’s Unlimited Monthly Transport Pass To Be Available Early 2019

UPDATED: You can buy the passes now! The RM100 monthly pass for unlimited access to public transportation is part of Pakatan Harapan’s general election pledge to help the rakyat save and promote the use of public transportation.

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas Under RM50

Ever felt like the holiday season is still weeks away, but then reality suddenly comes crashing down and Christmas is actually in just a few days? What if you don’t have enough savings to get expensive and nice gifts for everyone?

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Here’s How Car Loans Work and Why Interest Charges are Higher than you think

Many Malaysians love cars, but do not fully understand how interest rate charges work when it comes to getting a hire purchase (car) loan to buy a car.

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Financial Advice for Fresh Graduates in Malaysia

If you’re about to graduate or have recently graduated, first of all – congratulations! Before you begin living payslip to payslip, here is some financial advice for all fresh graduates and entry-level executives at their first job.

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Touch ‘n Go RFID – All you need to know

We got invited to the RFID media day at Touch ‘n Go’s Customer Experience Centre to find out what’s happening with the RFID project along with new updates. This is what you’ll need to know about the Touch ‘n Go RFID system, along with some questions asked from the floor.

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Do you buy a House or Car first? [RESULTS]

That’s a question most Malaysians ask when they’re financially-able to consider these “big” items. We put out the survey a few weeks back asking our readers what they would buy first and thought we’d share the results. Before you click to read, which do you think it’ll be? House or car first?

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7 REAL Crazy Rich Kids of Asia

Kevin Kwan’s novel-turned-film, Crazy Rich Asians, is now in our local cinemas and the lifestyle of the rich characters is one of the most lavish and decadent is one of the most stunning parts of the film. It’s the kind of life that most of us would dream of, or at the very least, play […]

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What happens when you don’t pay your Car Loan?

Buying a car in Malaysia is a pretty easy affair, especially when it comes to the more affordable cars such as the Perodua Axia or Proton Saga (roughly around RM30,000 or so). Low (or even zero) down-payments and long car loan tenures make car purchasing very accessible to most. Maintaining that purchase, though? That’s another […]

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Do you buy a House or a Car first? [SURVEY]

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 […]

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100 Ideas for Personal Finance

 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 […]

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One Way to Know How Much to Spend on a Car in Malaysia

 We Malaysians love cars. There is no doubt on that. It often feels like it’s part of our culture to buy a car. Perhaps it’s because of our public transportation system that is lacking slightly in coverage-area (although slowly improving), or that we’ve got really awesome driving roads. Whatever the reason may be, however, […]

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