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

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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CompareHero.my Launches New Vertical – Serving Malaysians the Hero They Need

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CompareHero.my Launches New Vertical – Serving Malaysians the Hero They Need “MamakHero” prototype homepage design KUALA LUMPUR, APRIL 1, 2019 – CompareHero.my, Malaysia’s go-to website for finding, comparing, and applying financial products, has been seeing tremendous growth in the last quarter. Driven by its strong front in the credit cards and personal […]

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Maybank: Service Charge for Card & Loan Repayments begin 1 October 2019

Maybank has issued a notice stating that there will be service charges for credit card and loan or financing repayments that are done over-the-counter (OTC) starting 1st October 2019. There will be a fee of RM2 or RM0.50 for each transaction. For credit card and loan or financing repayments done over the counter at a […]

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WeChat Pay: Another e-Wallet in Malaysia?

WeChat Malaysia has officially launched their WeChat Pay e-wallet. It is yet another mobile payment system that is intending to take the Malaysian market by storm, but with a strong focus on its user experience to stand out in a crowded playing field. Can it, though? Some of you may have seen the WeChat Pay […]

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2019 Malaysia Income Tax e-Filing Guide for Newbies

Filling income taxes in 2019 don’t have to be complicated for Malaysians – especially new tax-payers! If you want to know how to get started and know the tax reliefs & benefits for you, read on!

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The Biggest Money Saving App in Malaysia

Saving money is something we all aspire to do. However, the urge to spend is constant. Who, after all, could pass up the chance to dine at that Italian restaurant? How does one save money? Well, we’ve got an app for that.

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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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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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Don’t travel without the Citibank PremierMiles Credit Card

Citibank’s Citi PremierMiles credit card is one you shouldn’t leave the country without. It offers a bevy of features that make it an obvious choice to travel with. Earn air miles faster, gain VIP access to lounges, get a ride home for free – all useful features for a frequent flyer. Read more to find […]

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Do you choose a Standard Chartered Visa Platinum Credit Card?

So many options in the world, so many different types of credit cards. How would you know which one to choose? How do we weigh the pros and cons of a rewards credit card over cashback? It’s quite simple; it boils down to where you spend your money on.

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How the Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum addressed my concerns!

I’ll be honest, there are two things I’ve doubted before with credit cards: auto-billing and cashback. Auto-billing scares me because it feels like I’m not in control, and cashback is… well, I’ve never really looked at it. Standard Chartered’s JustOne Platinum card, however, addressed my concerns. How?

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Travel and Get Rewarded With Standard Chartered’s WorldMiles Mastercard

Are you and avid traveler? Do you spend more time on the plane than in your car? If you are already travelling, make sure you are taking advantage of your credit card! Especially the Standard Chartered WorldMiles credit card.

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Car Promotions & Discounts in Malaysia – January 2019

Find the latest car promotions & discounts for Perodua, Honda, Toyota, Proton, Mazda, and other popular car brands. Looking for a brand new car? Make sure you get the best offers before making a purchase!

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Chinese New Year Ang Pow – What does it mean?

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?

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Top 10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Kuala Lumpur 2019

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 […]

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Malaysia’s Personal Finance Roundup 2018

2018 is coming to an end, paving the way for 2019. It will be the start of a new year under a new ruling government, and a 2019 Budget that is quite different from before. What has happened this year for Malaysia, and what is to come? In last year’s Malaysia personal finance roundup, we […]

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PTPTN PGB – What’s That? Loan Repayment, That’s What.

PTPTN borrowers will soon have to repay their loans in specific amounts depending on their monthly income by automatic deduction – whether they like it or not.

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[UPDATED] Malaysia’s Unlimited Monthly Transport Pass To Be Available Early 2019

UPDATED: You can buy the passes now! The RM100 monthly pass for unlimited access to public transportation is part of Pakatan Harapan’s general election pledge to help the rakyat save and promote the use of public transportation.

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Malaysia Broadband Plans: Latest Prices For Maxis, Unifi & Streamyx

The Mandatory Standard on Access Pricing has reduced internet prices (both broadband and mobile). Some existing plans were given higher speeds or larger quotas. Find the latest home broadband internet prices from major providers in Malaysia here.

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