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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 […]
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. […]
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.
As we have already seen inflation can be a tricky monster. When looking at interest, there is a nominal interest rate and a real interest rate. And then, there is also the effective interest rate, at which we will have a closer look at.
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.
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 […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
We are sure you have heard of the term ‘net worth’ at least once, especially when Forbes magazine announces their Richest List disclosing net worth of the world’s billionaires. The interesting thing is, regular people like you and I have net worth too! And you should know your net worth as it’s a snapshot of your financial […]
When it comes to money, most of us have our own opinions of it. In Malaysia, there tends to be a few characters to money talk with, some of which can be helpful, but some whose advice should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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 […]