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Let’s face it, wedding planning and throwing your wedding reception does not come cheap. These days with the rise of living costs, inflation, and GST most hotels and wedding venues have increased their rates per person or per table. Are weddings a good investment? Financially, maybe not. Many couples find themselves pressured to throw an […]
It’s no secret that weddings can be expensive. It’s even more true when you do a traditional wedding, complete with dowries, traditional performances, and all the (wedding) bells and whistles. Having more than one reception can be very draining to the wallet as well. Because of all the expenses needed for the celebration, it’s not […]
Location weddings are becoming a trend these days. Couples are exchanging vows in exotic locations, bringing a wonderful and breathtaking experience for them and their guests to new heights (sometimes literally) and new horizons. (Crystal clear blue waters, anyone?) Destination weddings might be expensive, but the location is worth the experience. Here in Asia, we […]
There have been many discussions about the rapid increase in cost for wedding these days. Yet, not many people talk about, or are even aware of, how much a divorce would cost them. Keep yourself informed by reading on.
Got goals in mind but no money to finance your plans? Planning for your wedding, repairing your home sweet home or simply looking to go on a fancier vacation this year? No matter the goal, funds are surely something you’ll need to realise your dreams. A personal loan may just be the answer. While it […]
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 […]
The Chinese New Year is often symbolised by large family gatherings and the ang pow. The ang pow is a red packet that contains money which is given by elders and married couples to the younger and unmarried persons. What does ang pow mean, however?
“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.
It is important to establish a thorough budget in order to keep your financial life in order. However, there are cases where not every single aspect of your spending gets accounted for, and this defeats the very purpose of creating a budget in the first place. Budgets work best when all of your money, both […]
In less than two weeks, we will be celebrating the long-awaited Chinese New Year and if you are just as excited as we are, here are what we think, the top ten best restaurants to enjoy a reunion dinner with your family, friends, and colleagues.
Having savings as a financial buffer for yourself is a crucial part of personal finance. It is the first and easiest step towards building your wealth before going into other personal finance components that are more complex such as investing, property (asset) management and building your own business (income).
This will be the third part of our ongoing series on personal financial statements. The topic this time is your personal cash flow statement. If you’ve read our previous entries on making a personal income statement and creating a personal balance sheet, you already have a good system in place to keep you financially healthy. […]
Looking for business opportunities? Get into these lucrative ventures this year. Ditching your 9-to-5 job and starting a business is a major life decision. You’ll be trading in the comfort of getting a salary every payday to facing the uncertainties of running your own business. As your own boss, you also run the risk of […]
It has been two weeks since the announcement of Budget 2017, and there have been both cheers and disapproval expressed by the public. After the dust has settled, CompareHero.my interviewed Malaysians to find out what they truly feel about Budget 2017, along with their suggestions on what can be done better.
How To Compare And Save Thousands Of Ringgit On Your Personal Loan Comparing personal loans in Malaysia used to be a hassle: calling bank’s contact centers, visiting their branches to obtain quotes, and surfing all their websites to look up the terms and conditions.