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Source: The Star Malaysians will have to pay a departure levy ranging from RM8 to RM150 when travelling out of the country starting Sept 1. In a gazette published on July 31, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has fixed Sept 1 as the effective date for the departure levy. According to the Departure Levy (Rate […]
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.
In the run-up to Malaysia’s Budget2020 or Belanjawan2020, the government is seeking ideas and suggestions from its citizens as it looks to boost economic growth while narrowing the fiscal deficit. Budget 2020 will be tabled by Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng on Friday, 11th October 2019. Malaysians from all walks of life […]
Klasifikasi Pendapatan di Malaysia dibahagikan kepada tiga golongan, iaitu T20, M40, dan B40. Maksudnya, pendapatan isi rumah bulanan penengah bagi kumpulan terendah 40% (B40), kumpulan pertengahan 40% (M40) dan kumpulan tertinggi 20% (T20). Ini adalah hasil daripada kaji selidik Penyiasatan Pendapatan Isi Rumah dan Kemudahan Asas (PPIR & KA) oleh Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. Kajian PPIR […]
Adakah anda sentiasa membuat pembayaran lewat untuk kad kredit anda? Atau anda mungkin berfikir bahawa kelewatan beberapa pembayaran bukan masalah besar. Sememangnya, pihak bank ataupun institusi kewangan kredit kad anda tidak akan muncul di pintu anda setelah anda kehilangan satu pembayaran, tetapi tindakan pasti diambil disebalik tabir. Tindakan ini akan memberi kesan terhadap anda untuk beberapa […]
Are you always making late payments for your credit card? Or you may think missing a few payments is not a big deal. The bank or credit card company won’t show up at your door after you miss one payment, but they’re definitely taking action behind the scenes. How your creditors respond to late payments […]
Under the government’s current e-hailing regulations, Grab drivers are required to get an e-hailing insurance add-on on top of their existing private motor insurance policy. Grab Daily Insurance (GDI) is a really flexible and affordable solution as drivers need only pay for coverage when they need it. It removes the need to pay for an […]
Malaysians are categorised into three different income groups: Top 20% (T20), Middle 40% (M40), and Bottom 40% (B40). This is based on the Department of Statistics’ (DOSM) Household Income and Basic Amenities (HIS/BA) survey of 2016. HIS/BA is conducted twice every five years and DOSM is currently conducting the 2019 survey nationwide. Over the years, […]
It’s an Asian thing to do, giving parents money. For most of us, our parents worked hard to bring us up, and in those years, they would have spent a large chunk of their hard earned money on us. Therefore, the least a child can do upon entering the workforce is to provide their parents […]
In line with the Government’s effort to uplift the financial literacy amongst Malaysians, Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad launched the National Strategy for Financial Literacy 2019-2023 which sets out priorities and actionable plans to equip Malaysians with the knowledge to make informed financial decisions and to nurture healthy attitudes in financial management.
Stand a chance to win an iPhone Xs! (23 – 25 July) Here’s how you can stand a chance to get the iPhone Xs (worth RM4,999!), on top of our monthly promotion gift! Apply for a new Standard Chartered credit card Activate it (and don’t forget to redeem the monthly gift!) Tune in to our […]
RHB Banking Group (RHB) has launched the RHB Rewards Motion Code Credit Card, featuring a dynamic card verification value (CVV) security code that regularly refreshes automatically. Acting head of retail banking, Nazri Othman said RHB expects its new credit card issuance to increase by 15 per cent annually with the launch of the high-tech credit […]
Credit History? Credit Report? Credit Score? What does it all mean? A credit history is a record of the credit accounts you hold along with details about those accounts including: the type of account, your responsibility on the account (e.g. whether you were a joint borrower), the credit limit or amount of the loan, the […]
Credit cards can either make your life a lot easier, or more difficult. In this ultimate guide, you will find everything you need to know about using your credit card in an effective and responsible manner and the best practices of money management.
Where are you on the journey to financial freedom? Financial freedom is something many of us aspire to: the ability to never worry about money, have the option to quit your job without repercussions, or retire early and spend your time doing what you truly love instead of doing what pays the bills. But how far […]
Updated on 4th July 2019 Calling all movie fanatics! You should already know by now that 2019 is going to be the glorious year for the ‘Supermovies’. We believe that everyone wants to be the first to watch the much-anticipated blockbuster films. However, purchasing a single premier ticket is already costly let alone tons of […]
Planning to apply for a personal loan at your local bank? A personal loan can help you raise money in a flash, whether it’s for buying a new home or funding a vacation in Europe. The catch is that while personal loans can be used for a wide range of general purposes, they’re trickier to […]
U Mobile Sdn Bhd (“U Mobile”), the data-centric and multiple award-winning telco, today announced that it would be rolling out a fintech ecosystem this July. The comprehensive ecosystem will be the telco’s first foray into the fintech world and it consists of two distinct platforms, GoPayz and GoBiz. GoPayz is a universal e-wallet offering digital […]
Malaysia Tech Week brings the top businesses and tech minds together in Kuala Lumpur. Leaders from Maxis, IBM, Hong Leong Xchange, UOB Bank, U Mobile, Merchantrade, YES Communication and Facebook will be among the 40 industry influencers to share their knowledge with the startup ecosystem by leading over 30 side events by 200 over speakers […]