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10 Best Paying Jobs in Australia and New Zealand For Your Working Holiday Visa

Planning a working holiday to Australia or New Zealand? If you are ready to start an amazing journey, here are the top 10 best paying jobs in both countries to consider.  

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Jobs with the Highest Starting Salaries for Fresh Graduates in Malaysia

Following our Nasi Lemak Index last year which revealed that the salary levels of Malaysians have been stagnated over the past five years, we are glad to discover the actual range for various jobs offers a different starting salary range for fresh graduates or entry-level positions. The more interesting part is, the same jobs offer […]

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5 Tips To Stop Living Pay Cheque To Pay Cheque

  Updated on 17 April 2019 Are you tired of living between pay cheques and want to head towards financial freedom? Follow these 5 tips on how to break away from that dreadful cycle!

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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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Golongan Isi Rumah B40, M40 dan T20 di Malaysia Berdasarkan Pendapatan

Kumpulan B40, M40 dan T20 merujuk kepada klasifikasi pendapatan di Malaysia. Menurut Jabatan Statistik Malaysia (JSM), inilah definisi yang terkini.

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The T20, M40 And B40 Income Classifications in Malaysia

 Updated: 7 November 2018 Malaysians are categorised into three different income groups: Top 20% (T20), Middle 40% (M40), and Bottom 40% (B40). Over the years, the bar for each group’s income level has increased and this is one of the indicators of economic growth. Here’s the latest definition for T20, M40 and B40 based […]

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Entry Level Salaries In Various Job Categories

If this is your final year at college or university, you could be thinking of applying for a job before you graduate. Let’s get a closer look at the hiring and salary trends in Malaysia!

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Understanding Living Wage in Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) recently introduced the concept of “Living Wage” and it created quite a bit of confusion. It really is guide on what is acceptable as minimum living standards, it is not a minimum wage indicator nor a benchmark to assess poverty. Here we’ll explain what a “Living Wage” is and how it impacts […]

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Money Sucking Scams Malaysians Keep Falling For [UPDATED]

*Updated on 19th Dec 2017 Did you know that Malaysians are the most vulnerable to internet scams according to a survey by Telenor Group?

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6 Bantuan Kerajaan di Malaysia Yang Tidak Diketahui Ramai

Di Malaysia, selain BR1M atau Bantuan Rakyat 1 Malaysia untuk membantu golongan yang berkelayakan, terdapat banyak subsidi dan bantuan kerajaan di Malaysia yang mungkin anda tidak ketahui.

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9 Sindiket Penipuan Wang Yang Sering Memerangkap Rakyat Malaysia [dikemaskini]

*Dikemaskini pada 2 Nov 2017 Menurut satu kaji selidik dari syarikat telekomunikasi Telenor Group, rakyat Malaysia amat mudah diperangkap sindiket penipuan. Hampir setiap hari, ada sahaja berita mengenai rakyat Malaysia ditipu hampir ratusan ribu Ringgit terpapar. Jadi, kami senaraikan antara sindiket penipuan yang kerap memerangkap rakyat Malaysia untuk memudahkan anda waspada tentang ciri-ciri sindket tersebut […]

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Employment Insurance Scheme Is Official And Here’s What You Need To Know

Updated 31 October 2017 According to TradingEconomics.com, Malaysia’s labor force participation rate is about 67% as of April 2016 where 14.2 million people are employed out of the total of 14.71 million. With the gloomy economy dragged by the oil price crash and a series of multinational corporation budget cuts which led to high number […]

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Jangan Jadi Mangsa Skim Penipuan Kerja Dari Rumah

“Kerja Mudah Dari Rumah!” “RMXXX-RMXXX Seminggu”. Anda selalu melihat iklan dengan ayat seperti ini? Rasa curiga? Jika ya, bagus. Ayat seperti ini merupakan antara yang sering digunakan oleh penipu skim kerja dari rumah, dengan menjanjikan pendapatan yang besar untuk kerja yang mudah.

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Don’t Become a Victim of Work-from-Home Scams

If it sounds too good to be true then most times, it is. This is one of the red flags of a scam and you should listen to your instinct if alarm bells start to ring. Scams usually promise their victims a large financial gain for minimal work or effort. But there are many other […]

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7 Businesses That Failed in Malaysia

Ever wondered what happened to some businesses in the country which seemed to have just vanished into thin air? We give you the lowdown in this article, and the possible reasons why they had to gulung tikar (close business).  

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The Cost of Living Battle: Kuala Lumpur Vs. Penang

Kuala Lumpur is the cheapest city to live in within Southeast Asia, according to the latest findings by The Economist Intelligence Unit. But have you ever wondered how the cost of living in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur compares to the rest of the cities in our country?

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Earn Money in USD Through These 10 Freelance Platforms

Recently, the value of the Ringgit has decreased and as previously shared in our article on the Economic Outlook 2017, experts expect the Ringgit to stay as low as it is throughout the whole year.

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To Malaysians, From Malaysians: Do Better For Your Retirement

Ongoing arguments about the rising cost of living, stagnant wage growth, unhealthy levels of debt per household, and unemployment issues continue to heat Malaysians up on daily basis. However, it seems that we are still not shaken by the fact that the majority of Malaysians are not financially prepared to survive once our main income […]

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Nasi Lemak Index: Estimate Your Real Purchasing Power

Ever wondered what your actual purchasing power is these days? Fresh graduates in Malaysia are not only finding it hard to negotiate for higher starting salaries, but are now caught having to stretch out their money given the higher cost of living.

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