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Money Management: 3 Ways to Control Your Finances

Irrespective of the amount of money that you earn, it’s always wise to plan ahead for the future by making a realistic budget that will allow you to manage your money wisely.

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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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How Much Do You Know About Islamic Finance?

Islamic financing is on the rise, however what are the differences between Islamic financing models and conventional financing in Malaysia? Find out here!

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Top Budgeting Software for Personal Finance 2018

When it comes to money, most people have a hard time sticking to a budget and saving. With so many temptations to keep up with the latest technology and to indulge in deals you see all over Malaysia, most people struggle with their personal finances. The Malaysian Insight found that most millennial’s live outside their […]

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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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How Much Will A Divorce Cost You in Malaysia?

There have been many discussions about the rapid increase in cost for wedding these days. Yet, not many people talk about, or are even aware of, how much a divorce would cost them. Keep yourself informed by reading on.

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Money Lessons You Can Learn From Game Of Thrones

On the surface, Game of Thrones appears to be nothing more than a violence-packed medieval fantasy. But one slash from a Valyrian steel sword soon reveals that the series carries some heavy financial lessons. Yes, between all the scheming and slaughter, financial planning and money management lessons from the houses and characters is something that […]

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Check Out Malaysia’s Best Personal Loans in 2019

Got goals in mind but no money to finance your plans? Planning for your wedding, repairing your home sweet home or simply looking to go on a fancier vacation this year? No matter the goal, funds are surely something you’ll need to realise your dreams. A personal loan may just be the answer. While it […]

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6% Tax on Digital Services passed, begins 1 Jan 2020

Remember the Digital Tax mentioned in the tabling of the 2019 Budget? The bill has now passed in the Dewan Rakyat. The tax is set to be imposed on foreign digital service providers starting 1 January 2020. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah explained that the upcoming digital tax has a lower rate than that […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Credit Scores

Updated 31 March 2019 Credit History? Credit Report? Credit Score? What does it all mean? A credit history is a record of the credit accounts you hold along with details about those accounts including: the type of account, your responsibility on the account (e.g. whether you were a joint borrower), the credit limit or amount […]

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WeChat Pay大马微信支付:您加入电子钱包的行列了吗?

在过去一年来,您应该已经在不少的商店看到 WeChat Pay 的 Logo。不少著名品牌,例如在大马的 TeaLive,星巴克(Starbucks)和 KK Mart 消费,都已经可以使用微信支付。其实 WeChat Pay 移动支付平台(就是统称的电子钱包)在马来西亚早已经开通了好一段时间。微信支付能否在众多的电子钱包中脱颖而出呢?

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WeChat Pay: Another e-Wallet in Malaysia?

WeChat Malaysia has officially launched their WeChat Pay e-wallet. It is yet another mobile payment system that is intending to take the Malaysian market by storm, but with a strong focus on its user experience to stand out in a crowded playing field. Can it, though? Some of you may have seen the WeChat Pay […]

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7 Common Things Malaysians Don’t Realise Are a Waste of Money

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.

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Top 10 Richest Women in Malaysia 2019

THERE is an old saying that women hold up half the sky but in Malay­sia, they also hold much economic power. From real estate to infrastructure, from finance to petrochemicals, women today have clearly broken boundaries. Whoever said that women belong in the kitchen better have a clear look at what we have prepared, because […]

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BelanjawanKu – A Guide For A Better Budget

Having troubles managing your budgets? Now we finally have a guide courtesy of the Ministry of Finance and Employee Provident Fund(EPF).  The finance ministry has launched the BelanjawanKu guide which is an initiative by EPF. BelanjawanKu is a reference budget for Malaysians that includes expenditure required by individuals and families to lead dignified lives with active […]

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Difference Between Profit Rate and Interest Rate

Do you know the differences between Islamic Finance and Conventional Finance? Some would probably simply say that Islamic Financing disallows interest-based transactions. Sounds easy to understand, right? But if interest rates are prohibited, then how does anyone gain from the initial investment. We’ll cover the main differentiating factors between these two types of financing right […]

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Pembiayaan Islam Terbaik Di Malaysia

Adakah anda memerlukan bantuan kewangan tetapi mahu ianya menepati tuntutan shariah? Atau adakah anda mencari lebih banyak pilihan kewangan? Mengapa tidak anda mempertimbangkan pinjaman peribadi islamik? Mari lihat apakah sebenarnya pinjaman islamik? Pinjman peribadi islamik adalah satu-satunya pinjaman yang mengikut prinsip perbankan islamik. Pinjaman peribadi islamik juga dikenli sebagai pembiyaan peribadi islamik yang dikendalikan oleh […]

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The Ultimate Citibank Cashback Credit Cards Guide – Which do you apply?

If you’re like most, then you would feel slightly intimidated by the number of credit cards that Citibank Malaysia offers. They have a total of 10 credit cards, of which 3 are cashback credit cards. Let’s break them down in this article to understand each one of them better – no intimidation necessary. The 3 […]

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The Best Islamic Personal Loans in Malaysia

Are you in need of financial assistance, but want it to be Shariah compliant? Or are you looking for more financing options? Why not consider Islamic personal loans? Lets see what exactly is an Islamic loan?

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How the Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum addressed my concerns!

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?

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