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Personal Financing: Good or Bad?

Personal loans tend to get a bad reputation. For most people, borrowing money (for any reason) is never a good thing. From social stigmas to cultural issues and hearsay, there are plenty of factors that can hold back a person from seeking financial assistance whenever he/she needs to. But it can be a viable option […]

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Latest Petrol Price for RON95, RON97 & Diesel in Malaysia

Get the latest Malaysia petrol price. Fuel prices are announced every Friday evening for the following week. The rate for RON95, RON97, and Diesel will be updated here weekly. Bookmark our article and stay informed!

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7 Reasons To Use The Enhanced CIMB Platinum BusinessCard

You don’t need a large business to get one. Many Malaysian entrepreneurs, when first starting a business, begin using a personal credit card for certain business expenses. However, once the business starts to grow, one should start to garner tangible benefits from using a good business credit card — i.e, a credit card in your […]

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50 Low Cost Franchises In Malaysia You Can Join Right Now

The ultimate roundup of low cost franchise opportunities including Tealive and more. As of 7 November 2019, we have refreshed this list with new franchises that recently entered the market, some of which are highly coveted Taiwanese bubble tea brands that you may already have tried! Franchising can be a great way to get into […]

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5 Lowest Interest Rate Personal Loans in Malaysia

Updated 4th November 2019 During times when you need some extra cash you would want to get it at the best possible rate. Look no further, because we’ve done the work for you. Here is a list of personal loans with the lowest interest rates for you to consider. MBSB Personal Financing-i Those looking for […]

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5 Best Credit Cards For Travel Insurance

(Updated November 3rd, 2019) Traveling is one of life’s events that bring joyful memories and unique experiences to all of us. But that does not mean it is a risk-free activity. Today, with the recent unfortunate events around the globe, Malaysians are more aware of the importance of travel insurance whenever they travel. What if […]

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Best Personal Loans For Self-Employed Malaysians

Updated 3rd November 2019 Whether you are a freelancer, running your own business or a work-at-home housewife, you are considered as self-employed. In Malaysia, it may not be easy for you to apply for a loan or a credit card. However, it does not mean that it is impossible. You just need to know where […]

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Citibank Personal Loan Application Is Now Online

Applying for a personal loan with Citibank has never been easier now that you can do it online and get an instant approval* with only 3 simple steps. Just this year, Citibank took steps to revolutionise their credit card application system. What used to require stacks after stacks of documents and endless queues at the bank, has […]

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3 Budget Hacks For Your Next Lazada Adventure

You know that feeling you get when you’re in the process of checking your cart out on Lazada and realise you’re eligible for a discount? Yup, most of us have been there before. We all love a good discount, and even if it’s 10% off, it’s enough to get us excited. Imagine if you could […]

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Budget2020: Over RM1 Billion Boost for SMEs and Entrepreneurs

The latest business and entrepreneurship allocations from Budget 2020. We have compiled the salient points on Government funding, entrepreneurship and tax scheme from the full text of Budget 2020, delivered by the Finance Minister on 11 October 2019 in the Parliament of Malaysia (click here for the full text of the speech) : Read also: […]

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Propelling Entrepreneurs and SMEs into the Digital World

SMEs are the growth engines of the nation. The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) landscape in Malaysia show that this segment is 98.5% of all business establishments, and in 2018, SMEs contributed RM521.7 billion of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), while providing 5.7 million jobs to 70% of Malaysia’s workforce. However, being less financially […]

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Budget 2020: Live Updates On Oct 11

Stay tuned to this page as we’ll be conducting live Budget 2020 updates on October 11, 2019 at 4pm. Days Hours Minutes Seconds The annual national budget is taking place on October 11, 2019, with themes ‘Shared Prosperity’ and ‘Kemakmuran Bersama’ spearheading the highly-anticipated event. Making its mark as the second annual budget presentation for […]

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CIMB’s Complete Suite of SME Solutions

CIMB has refreshed their SME business proposition, to provide customers with a complete suite of solutions that go beyond banking. Anchored on three pillars: SME Transact (e.g. cash management services), SME Financing (e.g. no-collateral and business property financing), and SME Partners (various services from logistics, workspace and connectivity etc, offered by CIMB partners). Both CIMB […]

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CIMB Launches RM100 million in SME Financing for Renewable Energy Technology

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd recently launched RM100 million in financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to acquire and install renewable energy technology, as part of its RM15 billion SME allocation for 2019–2020, and the group’s sustainability commitment. Among the first initiatives of this agenda is to provider smaller SMEs with 100% financing to cover […]

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10x Points with Citibank & Lazada’s New Shopping Credit Card

People switch credit cards for a myriad of reasons, and for the majority, it’s the benefits that entices us. We study them exhaustively and size them up according to our lifestyle and needs, so it’s only natural for many of us shoppers to apply for a credit card that can offer us the best kind […]

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CIMB Islamic SME Smart Deposit Campaign

Did you know a CIMB Business Current Account-i has rewards beneficial to your business? When you start a business, one of your first tasks should be to open a ​business bank account. If you already run your own small or side business and have been funneling earnings into a personal bank account, it’s time you […]

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SME Landscape of Malaysia

The backbone of our economy. A vague line you’ve heard a many times, and maybe even said yourself. It’s been reported in many news articles and the government is never short on entrepreneurship support. But the facts are that our country’s economic fate does rely on the success of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Don’t […]

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The National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP)

The National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP) is a dynamic five-year government plan, spanning from 2019 to 2023, to provide sustainable, comprehensive, high quality and affordable digital connectivity to the nation. It prioritises the provision of sustainable digital infrastructure, primarily based on a fibre optic network, and other technologies such as wireless and satellite. NFCP […]

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Smartphones That Won’t Cost You A Kidney

Paying an arm and a leg for a mobile phone? Just as it is habit, Apple launched its new 2019 phones and besides the oohs and aahs over the models, the biggest chatter among Malaysians is how expensive the phones are. So, so expensive. But don’t forget, even some of the Samsung and Huawei flagship […]

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Are You Financially Better Or Worse Than Average Malaysian? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You can’t measure what you don’t manage. This phrase is particularly true when it comes to your personal finances. You need to pay attention to your money if you want to grow your wealth. And we at CompareHero are very concerned about Malaysians’ financial status. The B40 group are are struggling, the M40 group still […]

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