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5 Tips for P2P Investing: Best Practices in 2018

P2P Investing Best Practices 2018 – An Investors Guide Thinking on starting your investment journey? Or looking for option that provide better returns? Here is a tip guide on Peer-To-Peer Investing or P2P Funding best practices. Be warned though, investing in P2P can get addicting because it can be quite fun analysing notes to make […]

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How Millennials Can Start Investing From As Low As RM100

Updated on Jan 27 2018 With the average starting salary for fresh graduates in Malaysia ranging between RM2,300 to RM2,500 combined with the rising cost of living, it comes as no surprise that there is a huge percentage of Gen Y who are now stuck in a rat race. Research studies by Malaysian Digest have […]

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Investing for Dividends in Malaysia

Today, let us turn our attention to the magical stream of ‘free’ income that companies pay you just for owning their stocks – Dividends.

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Bursa Investing Series 1: How To Choose A Stock

Now that you know the 5 basic steps to start investing in the stock market, it’s time to dig a little deeper and learn how to evaluate stocks to improve your investment decision.

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Bursa Investing Series 1: 5 Simple Steps to Investing in Stock Market

Imagine you’ve just started your career in a local company after graduating with your bachelor’s degree a local university. You’re also originally from Kedah, and had to deal with many things when you first moved to Kuala Lumpur to earn a living.

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The Beginner’s Guide To Investing In Malaysia

Have you always wanted to start investing but thought that you needed a large sum of money to start? Guess what, there’s actually no minimum amount needed for you to start investing! Learn how you can start investing and where you should invest!

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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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8 Ways To Make Your Angpow Money Work For You

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 […]

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The Difference Between Takaful and Life Insurance

Always wondered what is the difference between Takaful and Life Insurance? Although both offers the same purpose which is to protect the insurer, there are some major differences between both. Takaful is a relatively new insurance product that is marketed as an Islamic alternative to conventional insurance and is often referred to as “Islamic” Insurance. […]

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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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15 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

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.

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How You Duit? – Christmas Edition

How You Duit? is a recurring feature on CompareHero.my’s blog, where we ask 10 questions on personal finance habits of our fellow Malaysians. This round, we dive into the wallets of our very own Marketing & Content Team.

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Derivatives 101 in Malaysia

Savvy investors can multiply potential gains by capitalising on the leverage effect offered by derivatives, regardless of market movement.

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How You Duit – Blogger Edition 2

This time we’re going to be featuring another group of authors from famous financial blogs in Malaysia!

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How You Duit? (Blogger Edition!)

This time we’re going to be featuring FIVE authors from popular financial blogs in Malaysia! Curious about their financial habits, want to peek in their wallets, want to know if they are spenders or savers? Read on!

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5 Bad Financial Advice that Makes You Poorer

Have you ever blindly trusted and implemented a piece of financial advice, and faced a negative outcome? Here are some tips to help you sort out the good from the bad, or at least trigger the proceed-with-caution sirens.

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10 Things Successful Investors Don’t Do

Being a successful investor is not a challenge! It is a practice which comes with knowledge, discipline, and ideas. 1. THEY DO NOT do their due diligence via Internet forums Successful investors are comfortable with the reality that their future can’t be predicted. They aren’t easily influenced by what they read online. Instead, they do […]

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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 Investment Lessons You Should Learn From Successful Investors

Are you planning to invest? Here are some tips from successful investors so that you can apply them when you start to invest your hard-earned money.

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11 Tips To Simplify Your Financial Life

A major part of adulting is gaining control of your finances. The less complicated your financial life is, the more secure you’ll feel and the easier it is to make headway on your financial goals. So where do you start simplifying your money issues? Here are 11 easy tactics to getting your financial life together. […]

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