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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.
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 […]
A unit trust is one of the well-accepted investment alternatives in Malaysia due to its flexibility and passive involvement required, compared to stocks. If you are looking to start your investment in unit trust without paying too much, try doing it on your own instead. But first, here are some basic things you need to […]
The term ‘debt’ is mostly associated with negativity. However, like many things in life, there’s always a good side. While some loans are usually detrimental to your financial standing from the get go (such as overspending on shopping and travelling expenses, etc.) there is another end o f the spectrum with ‘good’ loans that actually […]
Everytime you’ve applied for a financial product, you may have heard the terms CCRIS or CTOS thrown around, more so when you apply for loans. And if you’ve never quite understood what those terms mean or don’t know the difference between the two, we’ve simplified it for you here and listed why they are so […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
With the uncertain economic situation, ensuring that you and your loved ones will be financially covered should any unwanted circumstances happen is crucial. Well, in a nutshell, Life insurance is an insurance that covers the risk of life and pays out an assured sum on the happening of the specified event. Health insurance refers to a […]
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.
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.
Lets be realistic about how times have changed. In the olden days, it was a must to have kids as soon as you tie the knot. I believe this concept is evident across all racial or ethnic backgrounds in Malaysia. More often than not, we constantly hear stories from our parents about how a plate […]
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?
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.