1Vino Kurukullam, Author at CompareHero Malaysia

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

Best SME Fixed Deposits for 2019

Put your business savings to work with a top-rate term deposit. If your business has a lump sum of cash that you want to park in a short term investment option, business term deposits (or fixed deposits) are available from a range of Malaysian banks. This allows your company to increase returns with competitive interest […]

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Best Credit Cards For Free Airport Lounge Access

Updated August 23 2019 Remember ‘The Terminal’, the things Tom Hanks did being stranded in the airport. Well, If you travel a lot for work or leisure, you’re bound to spend a big chunk of your time at airports. Fortunately, with certain credit cards, you don’t have to emulate some of the things Tom Hanks did. […]

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CompareHero’s parent, CompareAsiaGroup raises US$20M in Series B1 funding led by Experian

An effort to bridge the financial inclusion gap in Asia – a milestone in the Fintech Industry CompareAsiaGroup (CAG), parent company to CompareHero.my, has secured US$20 million in Series B1 investment, led by London-based consumer credit giant and global information services company, Experian. This investment comes at the backdrop of our Hong Kong-based headquarters to enhance […]

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FWD Takaful Bhd Set To Change The Way People Feel About Takaful

FWD Takaful Berhad (“FWD Takaful”) officially launched its brand today and introduced its vision to change the way people feel about Takaful. Marking FWD Group’s (“FWD”) ninth market in just five years, the brand will leverage FWD’s strength and expertise in the insurance and protection business to cement its position locally as a family Takaful […]

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National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2019-2023

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 […]

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Maybank Air Miles – Redeem up to 2,000,000 Air Miles per year

As of 1st August 2019, a Maybank credit card holder may redeem up to a maximum of 2,000,000 Air Miles per the calendar year regardless of any airlines. These Air Miles can then be used for redemption of Enrich Miles with Malaysia Airlines, or even KrisFlyer Miles with Singapore Airlines too. On top of all that, enjoy […]

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Advancing SEA’s Billion-Dollar Ideas – WILD DIGITAL Southeast Asia 2019

Wild Digital Southeast Asia Conference is making its fifth comeback on the 3rd & 4th July 2019, bigger and wilder with a new theme “Advancing SEA’s Billion-Dollar Ideas”! This year, we expect 1000+ CEOs, founders and investors of leading tech companies from around Southeast Asia to attend our 2-day conference. Not to mention an impressive […]

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CFM Ensures Better Complaints Management

The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) as an industry body designated by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in developing and implementing the General Consumer Code of Practice for the Communications and Multimedia Industry Malaysia (GCC) believes that consumer complaints would be promptly and efficiently managed through the Consumer First Pledge […]

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Hindari Belenggu ‘Hari Gaji

  Kebanyakkan rakyat Malaysia pernah mengalami situasi ini dimana mereka dibayar gaji pada hujung bulan dan mereka bercadang untuk membeli barangan kesukaan mereka. Akan tetapi, mereka tidak dapat berbuat demikian kerana gaji mereka hanya cukup untuk menampung sara hidup seperti membayar sewa rumah, bil telefon bulanan, dan sebagainya. Bagi segelintir rakyat Malaysia pula, mereka masih […]

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RHB Launches Multi-Currency Debit Card Supporting 13 Foreign Currencies

KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Banking Group launched the country’s first multi-currency debit cards, which provide access to 13 foreign currencies alongside the ringgit. The cards come in the form of RHB Multi Currency Visa Debit Card and RHB Premier Multi Currency Visa Debit Card. The foreign currencies supported are: US dollar, Canadian dollar, euro, Japanese yen, […]

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BelanjawanKu – A Guide For A Better Budget

Having troubles managing your budgets? Now we finally have a guide courtesy of the Ministry of Finance and Employee Provident Fund(EPF).  The finance ministry has launched the BelanjawanKu guide which is an initiative by EPF. BelanjawanKu is a reference budget for Malaysians that includes expenditure required by individuals and families to lead dignified lives with active […]

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Difference Between Profit Rate and Interest Rate

Do you know the differences between Islamic Finance and Conventional Finance? Some would probably simply say that Islamic Financing disallows interest-based transactions. Sounds easy to understand, right? But if interest rates are prohibited, then how does anyone gain from the initial investment. We’ll cover the main differentiating factors between these two types of financing right […]

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The Best Islamic Personal Loans in Malaysia

Are you in need of financial assistance, but want it to be Shariah compliant? Or are you looking for more financing options? Why not consider Islamic personal loans? Lets see what exactly is an Islamic loan?

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How To Share Expenses Fairly As A Couple [INFOGRAPHIC]

  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 […]

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Discount on Tolls This Chinese New Year

Not only will the emergency lanes be accessible to drivers this Chinese New Year, but toll discounts  between 10% and 30% will be implemented as well!  A wonderful way to start the Lunar New Year. According to the Works Ministry, a total of 25 highway operators will offer special incentive to motorists in the form of discounts. […]

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Malaysians Can’t Afford Groceries?

Truth hurts and sadly the title of this article is indeed true. let’s talk about a very common topic. The rise in cost of living in Malaysia.

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Free insurance coverage for B40 from Jan 1

Courtesy of The Malaysian Reserve Beginning  1st January 2019, the Government will offer a free insurance scheme worth RM2 billion to individuals between the ages of 18 to 55 within the 4.1 million B40 households. This scheme will provide medical coverage for 5 years to the targeted recipients. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that the Government will be […]

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Best Places for Christmas Buffet and Christmas Eve Dinner in 2018

Christmas is here and many of us are already prepping for the celebration including gifts and parties. Here’s a list of the top 10 places to celebrate Christmas with your loved ones this year.

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The Cost of Raising A Child In Malaysia

Lets be realistic about how times have changed. In the olden days, it was a must to have kids as soon as you tie the knot. I believe this concept is evident across all racial or ethnic backgrounds in Malaysia. More often than not, we constantly hear stories from our parents about how a plate […]

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The B40 Budget – Fair and Just?

So the most anticipated Malaysia Budget 2019 has just been tabled. There have been many reactions to this somewhat interesting budget presentation by our Finance Minister, YB Lim Guan Eng on November 2nd 2018. There are many ways to analyse this budget but i guess the most glaring aspect of this budget is that it’s […]

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