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Comparing SST VS GST: What’s The Difference?

The reintroduction of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) will see its rate set at 10% for sales and 6% for services. How does SST compare against GST and what does it mean for us? Find out here!

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Malaysians Can’t Afford Groceries?

Truth hurts and sadly the title of this article is indeed true. let’s talk about a very common topic. The rise in cost of living in Malaysia.

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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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Top Credit Cards in Malaysia on CompareHero.my

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 […]

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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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Budget 2019 Malaysia: Looking at the Rakyat’s Suggestions

As we all know, the Belanjawan 2019 website allows citizens of Malaysia to share their suggestions on what the government should consider for specific categories. There have been many different suggestions for the different categories. We put together some of these suggestions to bring up notable suggestions for the budget.

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Budget 2019 Malaysia: Revisiting Budget 2018 Malaysia

Almost exactly a year ago, the #Bajet2018 was tabled by the government. In light of the upcoming National 2019 Budget, we’re revisiting last year’s budget to understand what were the major announcements in the past. One big thing that will be missing is of course the GST, which has since been replaced with SST.

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Japanese Buffets in Kuala Lumpur Under RM100

Who doesn’t love Japanese food? It’s one of those cuisines that we’re always in the mood for all-you-can-eat buffets in KL. Bring on the sashimi, fresh oysters, teppanyaki, teriyaki, don, and sushi.

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Weekend Getaways On A Budget

Updated 4th September 2018 We’re about to enjoy TWO long weekends this month folks, which makes it the perfect time to plan a quick getaway for a change of scenery. Whether you are a thrill seeker, a foodie, or looking for a nature escape, here is a list of getaways that won’t break you budget!

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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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Best Mobile Postpaid Plans In Malaysia 2018

If you’re looking for the best mobile post-paid plans in Malaysia but not sure which is the best. Look no further. We have complied some of the plans from our beloved Telco’s for you to consider.

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OPR Increase: What Does This Mean For Malaysians? [UPDATED]

Updated 11 July 2018. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), at a meeting today, decided to maintain the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25 percent. 

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Guide to Flat Rate Interest and Reducing Balance Rate

Updated 12 April 2018. We often stumble across the terms Flat Rate Interest and Reducing Balance Rate when applying for loans, but do you really understand the difference between the two types of interest? Do you know how to calculate them, or do you rely on your banker to do all the calculations for you?

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Battle of the Cashback Cards: Hong Leong WISE vs Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum Mastercard

Updated March 11, 2018 The Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum Mastercard offers a tiered cashback rate from 5% up to a max of 15% on autobill, online shopping and petrol spend. The Hong Leong WISE Gold Card come with a fixed cashback rate of 10% on a total of 10 retail categories but you can only […]

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Which Gym Has The Best Deals in Malaysia?

Updated on 9th March 2018. When it comes to selecting a gym, key factors that pop out usually include pricing packages, facility offerings, maintenance consistency and even the number of outlets for your convenience.

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A Checklist To Maximise Your Income Tax Relief

2017 is winding down and before we enter 2018, here is what you can do to save money  through income tax relief.

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9 Jenis Caj Kad Kredit Anda Perlu Ketahui

Jika digunakan dengan betul kad kredit akan memudahkan hidup anda. Kami senaraikan 9 caj kad kredit yang perlu anda ketahui untuk mengelakkan caj berlebihan sewaktu menggunakan kad kredit supaya anda tidak rugi. 9 Jenis Caj Kad Kredit: 1. Caj pendahuluan tunai Terdapat beberapa bank di Malaysia yang menawarkan pendahuluan tunai untuk pemegang kad kredit. Fungsi […]

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What Is Missing From Budget 2018? Here Are What The Experts Think

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.

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9 Types Of Credit Card Charges You Must Know About

Credit cards provide convenience, but if you don’t use it the right way, you may be losing out without realising it. Here are 9 fees and charges that you must know to avoid being charged unnecessarily when using a credit card.

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Bajet 2018: Will the Rakyat Get What They Want?

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 […]

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