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Know The Difference Between Good Debt and Bad Debt

The term ‘debt’ is mostly associated with negativity. However, like many things in life, there’s always a good side. While some loans are usually detrimental to your financial standing from the get go (such as overspending on shopping and travelling expenses, etc.) there is another end o f the spectrum with ‘good’ loans that actually […]

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Money Lessons You Can Learn From Game Of Thrones

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 […]

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7 Common Things Malaysians Don’t Realise Are a Waste of Money

We have all made impulse purchases at some point. If we learn to control impulse spending, we would have much more cash to spend on the things that we actually need. Below are habitual, money-wasting purchases that Malaysians should stop making.

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8 Ways To Make Your Angpow Money Work For You

Angpow money, one of the Chinese New Year “benefits”. Unfortunately, our angpow hauls shrink the older we become. RM100 just seems a lot less these days. But it doesn’t matter how much you get, why not spend it in a way that helps you save more money in the long run? Now that sounds like a good deal to […]

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The Difference Between Takaful and Life Insurance

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. […]

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What Is The Difference Between Life Insurance and Medical 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 […]

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ezbuy Malaysia Share & Win

The Share & Win Activity by ezbuy was launched on the 1st January 2019. It is an appreciation to all the customers who have supported ezbuy through their campaigns.

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Budget 2019: How Income Inequality in Malaysia can Affect You

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?

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How You Duit? (Blogger Edition!)

This time we’re going to be featuring FIVE authors from popular financial blogs in Malaysia! Curious about their financial habits, want to peek in their wallets, want to know if they are spenders or savers? Read on!

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5 Bad Financial Advice that Makes You Poorer

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.

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Comparing Loyalty Cards to Get the Most Rewards

Loyalty cards are a smart way to maximize your spending earning extra points or discounts. Whether you’re a shopaholic or just a regular Joe (or Jane) getting your necessities, if you’re spending money why not let these cards help stretch your spending an extra inch, or mile, or more? With the many loyalty cards available to Malaysians, […]

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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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Top Five Banks in Malaysia You Can Invest In

We all have at least a bank account for basic savings, loans and credit cards. But do you know that you can be a shareholder in these banks? If you are interested in investing in local banks, we have screened the top five banks in Malaysia with the help of Bursa Market Place for you.

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Which Gym Has The Best Deals in Malaysia?

Updated on 9th March 2018. When it comes to selecting a gym, key factors that pop out usually include pricing packages, facility offerings, maintenance consistency and even the number of outlets for your convenience.

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Cryptocurrency Explained! A Definitive Guide For Malaysians

Everyone is talking about cryptocurrency. It’s been making headlines and many are jumping on the bandwagon, but what is it really? Can you really make money from it? Is it safe? CompareHero.my talked to various financial experts to get the lowdown on cryptocurrencies.

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How To Make More Money With P2P In 2018

Peer-to-peer investing could be THE new year financial resolution that will give your investment portfolio a boost and deliver quick returns, without the need to go on a financial crash diet. Intrigued? We break it down for you here.

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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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What Is Missing From Budget 2018? Here Are What The Experts Think

After the Budget 2018 announcement, we spoke to several experts in the personal finance industry for their opinions. Throughout the article, we will highlight some of the policies and arguments made by the experts towards the effectiveness and efficiency of the policies.

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Your Guide To Islamic Credit Cards

What are Islamic credit cards? Islamic credit cards are Shariah compliant financial products which are a part of Islamic banking. An Islamic credit card offers perks and features similar to a conventional credit card such as cashback, rewards, airmiles and more.

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2017 Mobile Banking App Review: OCBC Malaysia Banking by OCBC Malaysia

Just a decade ago, we are still running to bank branches and ATMs to complete our daily finance activities such as cheque deposit and fund transfer. Today, 73.1% of Malaysians are using internet banking and this prompted the banks to go one step further by introducing mobile banking apps.

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