1Lord Tan, Author at CompareHero Malaysia

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The latest and the best financial news, tips and tricks.

Tired of Slow Card Deliveries? Get a Card Instantly instead!

You’ve heard it, we’ve heard it (from you), and the banks have all heard it (from everyone): Card delivery always feel like it’s taking forever! It’s the reason we sometimes fail to meet promotion requirements and has left us wondering if our neighbour’s dog has eaten the card. We can now all breathe a sigh […]

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Citibank Application is Now 100% Online – What Does This Mean?

Say goodbye to physical paper forms when you sign up for a Citibank credit card; Citibank is now utilizing a fully digital application process. This means a faster and more convenient process for you! Read on to find out how. CompareHero.my 2-Step Digital Form Citibank 6-Step Digital Form When you apply for a Citibank credit […]

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Revisions to Credit Card Minimum Monthly Payments: Citibank, HSBC, Hong Leong bank

Making the minimum monthly payment on your credit card is something that should never happen, but sometimes life deals us a heavy hand. To discourage people from making minimum monthly payments (or spending past their repayment ability), a few banks have made revisions to their terms & conditions. Read on to find out.

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A First For Local Banks: UnionPay Credit Card by AmBank!

AmBank, one of Malaysia’s largest banks has launched the new Platinum UnionPay credit card, a first from a local bank in the Malaysian credit card market. You read right, the first!

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More Lounge Access for Standard Chartered WorldMiles World Mastercard Cardholders

There’s a slight revision to cardholders of Standard Chartered’s WorldMiles World Mastercard credit card. It basically gives you more access to airport lounges. Effective 1st August 2019, cardholders of the credit card will be able to gain access to four different airport lounges. KLIA Plaza Premium Lounge (24 hours) Flight Club (24 hours) klia2 Plaza […]

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Countries Malaysians Can Travel to Visa Free in 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Updated on 5th July 2019 Travelling is becoming a hobby for most Malaysians, especially of the Gen Y (millennials). It is understandable as travel is becoming affordable with flights getting cheaper and the availability of Airbnb removing the costs of expensive hotels rates. Not to mention the minimalist travelling style today; a backpack is all […]

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Alliance Bank Credit Card Updates: Visa Infinite & Platinum Revision

Alliance Bank is revising the benefits of the Visa Infinite & Platinum credit card effective 1st August 2019. Read up about the revisions here! Alliance Bank Visa Infinite Credit Card Effective 1st August 2019, the Visa Infinite Credit Card will no longer have Priority Pass Membership to access airport lounges worldwide, and will lose complimentary access to […]

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HSBC Platinum Credit Card – Now Up To 8X Points for Contactless

You’ve seen the HSBC Platinum in its new look, but HSBC’s ‘relaunching’ the card again with more benefits. You can now get up to 8X points everywhere, not just in Mid Valley and The Gardens Mall! Currently, the HSBC Platinum offers an excellent 8X on Rewards Points when you spend in Mid Valley or The […]

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Maybank Cashback & Rewards No More For eWallet

Been taking advantage of Maybank’s generous cashback and rewards points when reloading your e-wallets? Time to say goodbye to that (unfortunately), as Maybank has announced all eWallet reloads will not be eligible for such benefits, effective 8th July. What does this mean? This means that Maybank cardholders who actively use eWallets will no longer be […]

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Survey: How much did you spend this Raya?

Selamat Hari Raya! We’d like to invite you to participate in our survey with the intention to understand your expenses during Raya better. Share with us what you have spent on and what was your largest expense during the festive season in the survey below. Loading…

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Kaji Selidik Perbelanjaan Raya 2019 (survei)

Selamat Hari Raya! Kami ingin mengetahui perbelanjaan anda sempena Hari Raya ini. Berkongsi dengan kami apa perbelanjaan anda termasuk dan juga adakah anda terlebih belanja dengan survei di bawah. Loading…

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Here’s 6 Ways To Spend Your Duit Raya

Isn’t this always a dilemma we deal with every time we experience a sudden windfall of cash? On one hand, our rational penny-wise side tells us to spend it wisely; on the other hand, the more indulgent side within each of us eggs us on to splurge and belanja je!

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6 Safety Hacks When You Balik Kampung for Raya (2019)

When the festivities come around in Malaysia, you’ll often find city centres like KL almost deserted – that’s because just about everyone has ‘balik kampung’. Some take flights home and some drive for hours to return to their hometown. Whichever the case, it’s very important that you stay safe on the road! Read on for […]

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Don’t shop at Mid Valley & The Gardens Mall – not without this.

By this, we mean getting a luggage set worth RM1800 and a cashback of up to RM250 when you spend RM1,500, all the while earning 8X points for every Ringgit spend. Want to know more? Mid Valley, The Gardens Mall, Sunway Pyramid – some of the giants of the Malaysian retail scene. They give us […]

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CIMB, OCBC, & RHB Reduces Their Base Rates & Base Lending Rates

Responding to the move of Bank Negara’s reduction of the OPR to 3%, CIMB, OCBC, and RHB are reducing their own base rates and base lending rates (BLR) by as low as 0.25%. This move will see lower loan interest rates and, unfortunately, lower fixed deposit rates as well.

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Citibank Credit Cards Reward You – Find out how!

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.

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The Ultimate Citibank Cashback Credit Cards Guide – Which do you apply?

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 […]

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What Are Fast Approval Loans? And How Do You Get One?

Need to pay off your credit card debt? Need emergency funds? These emergency scenarios are often unexpected and can really mess up your financial flow. If you don’t have a rainy-day fund set aside, then taking a loan would be a good bet. However, it is unlikely that you can wait for a long and […]

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5 Best Travel Insurance Policies For Malaysians

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 […]

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6% Tax on Digital Services passed, begins 1 Jan 2020

Remember the Digital Tax mentioned in the tabling of the 2019 Budget? The bill has now passed in the Dewan Rakyat. The tax is set to be imposed on foreign digital service providers starting 1 January 2020. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah explained that the upcoming digital tax has a lower rate than that […]

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