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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 […]
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.
In more ways than one, debt can be a four-letter word. It is VERY easy to fall into and extremely difficult to get out of it. Everyone should know this but many don’t know there is help to manage debt in Malaysia. When you’re carrying a large debt burden and worried that you may be […]
In our previous article on the National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2019-2023, we briefly touched on the five strategies that were the main focus of the entire plan. In this article, we dive deeper into what they actually contain. “This National Financial Literacy Strategy” is essential for developing a sustainable society make wise financial decisions to […]
It’s an Asian thing to do, giving parents money. For most of us, our parents worked hard to bring us up, and in those years, they would have spent a large chunk of their hard earned money on us. Therefore, the least a child can do upon entering the workforce is to provide their parents […]
In line with the Government’s effort to uplift the financial literacy amongst Malaysians, Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad launched the National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2019-2023 which sets out priorities and actionable plans to equip Malaysians with the knowledge to make informed financial decisions and to nurture healthy attitudes in financial management.
Credit cards can either make your life a lot easier, or more difficult. In this ultimate guide, you will find everything you need to know about using your credit card in an effective and responsible manner and the best practices of money management.
Where are you on the journey to financial freedom? Financial freedom is something many of us aspire to: the ability to never worry about money, have the option to quit your job without repercussions, or retire early and spend your time doing what you truly love instead of doing what pays the bills. But how far […]
My dad, or Pa, is a huge part of my life, and it only makes sense to talk about him this week. Happy Fathers Day! If it weren’t for my father, I would probably be worse with money. Then again, I think I’d probably be worse at a lot of things if it weren’t for […]
On the surface, Game of Thrones appears to be nothing more than a violence-packed medieval fantasy. But one slash from a Valyrian steel sword soon reveals that the series carries some heavy financial lessons. Yes, between all the scheming and slaughter, financial planning and money management lessons from the houses and characters is something that […]
During times when you need some extra cash you would want to get it at the best possible rate. Look no further, because we’ve done the work for you. Here is a list of personal loans with the lowest interest rates for you to consider. MBSB Personal Financing-i Those looking for Shariah compliant financing are […]
When we are in love we share almost everything right? Food, car and even clothes (Shirts and sweaters etc. Don’t get any ideas). But do we share expenses too? if you do, kudos! but if you don’t. then you might want to read on to see how it can ease your financial burdens. Here […]
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.
Make your money work for you by taking advantage of the power of compound interest. Not quite sure what it involves? Learn what compound interest is and how you can (theoretically) make your first million with it!
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 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 […]