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Microcredit is the extension of very small loans (microloans) to impoverished borrowers who typically lack collateral, steady employment, and a verifiable credit history. It is designed to enable them to start a small business (microenterprise).
There are more than just AirBnb to help you list your property for homestay or short term rental!
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 […]
Get the latest Malaysia petrol price. Fuel prices are announced every Friday evening for the following week. The rate for RON95, RON97, and Diesel will be updated here weekly. Bookmark our article and stay informed!
Now that everyone can easily fly, traveling the world becomes immensely popular. Frequent traveling means the chances of accidents and illness happening when we are overseas is higher too. Thankfully, we have an array of travel insurance options with comprehensive benefits at the lowest costs available today. But where do we start? What does a […]
Life is easy when you go online or use an app to book all your travel and transportation needs. Flights to different countries, electric trains between cities, taxis or ride sharing vehicles for short distances. Adding to that ease, is an app that lets you rent a car at your fingertips. And let us tell […]
Adakah anda tahu perbezaan antara kewangan Islam dan kewangan konvensional? Beberapa kemungkinan menyatakan bahawa pinjaman Islamik melarang urus niaga yang berteraskan faedah. Ianya nampak seperti mudah untuk difahamkan tetapi sekiranya kadar faedah ini dilarang, bagaimana pula seseorang memperoleh keuntungan di awal pelaburan. Sebelum kita beralih ke topik seterusnya, mari kita fahami dahulu ringkasan sejarah berkenaan […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you’re like most, then you would feel slightly intimidated by the number of credit cards that Citibank Malaysia offers. They have a total of 10 credit cards, of which 3 are cashback credit cards. Let’s break them down in this article to understand each one of them better – no intimidation necessary. The 3 […]
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. […]
The coming of a new year is always exciting. It’s the end of an eventful year and the start of a new and exciting one. However, you should start the year off with a bang! Head up one of these places in the list and you’ll be sure to have an excellent New Year Eve […]
“Pokai lah,” (broke) or “duit dah kering” (no more money). Familiar with those phrases? Chances are, you have used it yourself, or have heard your friends or family using it. Read on to find out the common money mistakes Malaysians made in 2018.
Want to celebrate while still saving some cash for the New Year? Here are a dozen ways you can improve your Christmas spending in keeping with your budget.
The end of the year is fast rolling around, and you’re all busy planning how you want to spend the rest of your leave days. Then you suddenly remember! Oh no, the office is having a Christmas party in December and you need to get gifts, and not just for the boss. Alternatively, you may […]
Our Closing Thoughts on Budget 2019 Adoi – that was a lot to take in! Lim Guan Eng was, admittedly, speaking so fast that we had a hard time catching up. This budget announcement was heavy and carries three significant themes: Institutional Reforms People’s Well-being Pollution & Entrepreneurial Culture The total budget allocated for 2019 is total of RM314.55 […]
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?
You’re taking the train to work. You hear the rumbling of the train tracks, the chatter of other passengers, the occasional cough and sneeze – you just want to zone out. You reach into your messenger back and dig for your saviour: A pair of wired earphones. Pulling it out, however, you are greeted with […]