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Need to tighten up your budget to save money? Many people start by cutting down on food allowance, by eating cheap and unhealthy food such as instant noodles, fast food, or frozen meals. This is not worth it at all, as long-term health issues caused by skipping out on nutritious meals will outweigh any money […]
Filling income taxes in 2019 don’t have to be complicated for Malaysians – especially new tax-payers! If you want to know how to get started and know the tax reliefs & benefits for you, read on!
Ever wondered if you can get something extra out of the money you spend? Citibank’s Rewards Credit Cards can do that. Read on to find out how these credit cards can help, be it receiving 5X points or even enjoying 1-for-1 offers.
Updated on 8 Feb 2019 Are you shopping around for a credit card? We’ve listed down the top four Standard Chartered credit cards to suit your needs. Whether its cashback or exclusive perks you’re after, read on below to find a card that complements your spending!
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 […]
Many of you have your own preference on which card to use, however, we want you to consider the advantages of both cards so that you can reap the full benefits the next time you shop. Here are some of the pointers we think you should keep in mind when deciding to use either a debit […]
If you’re about to graduate or have recently graduated, first of all – congratulations! Before you begin living payslip to payslip, here is some financial advice for all fresh graduates and entry-level executives at their first job.
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?
Kevin Kwan’s novel-turned-film, Crazy Rich Asians, is now in our local cinemas and the lifestyle of the rich characters is one of the most lavish and decadent is one of the most stunning parts of the film. It’s the kind of life that most of us would dream of, or at the very least, play […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
AirAsia BIG Points can be your golden ticket to even affordable flights, because they’re as good as cash! And if you get really creative, there are a host of ways to increase your points balance so you can take off to that dream destination in no time. Everybody knows you can earn AirAsia BIG Points […]
Updated on March 13 2018 Is it possible to even save RM10 these days, let alone RM800 in 30 days? Well, with the rising cost of living in Malaysia – especially in cities like Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang and Johor Bahru – life can get pretty pricey. That’s why we’ve discovered 10 different ways […]