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Updated March 11, 2018 The Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum Mastercard offers a tiered cashback rate from 5% up to a max of 15% on autobill, online shopping and petrol spend. The Hong Leong WISE Gold Card come with a fixed cashback rate of 10% on a total of 10 retail categories but you can only […]
Updated March 9th, 2018 Have you recently been bitten by the travel bug and want to explore the world? Or are you a frequent business traveller who wants more rewards from all the money you’ve been spending overseas? Find out how you can get the best deals with an air miles credit card in Malaysia!
Updated 5th March, 2018 You could be a fresh graduate, a mum-ager, a luxe shopper or online shopping fanatic. Whichever category you fall under, there’s a credit card waiting for you and ready to offer great benefits and rewards for every RM you spend.
Peer-to-Peer Lending (P2P) is slowly growing in Malaysia as an alternative investment option and funding platform for investors and businesses alike. We’re not quite at the level as China is – it’s the largest market for P2P in the world with over 1,000 marketplace lenders – but over time P2P in Malaysia aims to address […]
Are you looking for a year-end getaway? Or perhaps starting to plan your leave in 2018? We’ll take a look at some of the top destinations you can travel to with your AirAsia BIG Points. With their new Freedom Flyer Programme, accumulating BIG Points is no longer out of reach and we suggest you read […]
Scalping is informally defined as “resell (shares or tickets) at a large or quick profit”. But do you know about the potential risks and costs involved when you decide to buy a ticket from a scalper?
AirAsia has recently revamped its AirAsia BIG loyalty programme. The aim? To reward its loyal customers for making it the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline nine years in a row. Being a complete overhaul, we wanted to discover if it really lives up to its brand promise. Here’s everything you need to know about the new […]
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak will be tabling the 2018 Budget later this month on Friday, 27 October 2017. There has been much speculation about what will be put forward but let’s take a look at some of the more common requests from the rakyat. How do we keep up with the rising […]
It seems like the once foreign digital currency, or cryptocurrency is now becoming a familiar investment alternative for investors in Malaysia. Cryptocurrency, also known as digital currency, is not new and has been available in the market for some time. Over 150 companies globally now accept this currency in exchange for good and services and […]
What is an air miles credit card? An air miles credit card gives you air mile points for every RM you spend locally and even overseas. You don’t have to spend on travel-related items or air tickets to earn miles; spending at restaurants, retail, or online shopping counts as long as you charge it to […]
Do you know much about peer-to-peer lending in Malaysia? No? Great, this article is just what you need. Related: [LIVE UPDATES] Budget 2019 Malaysia: Highlights and Summary In Malaysia, the number of small and medium enterprises (also known as SMEs) are rising in parallel to the growing digital economy of our country. SMEs are important […]
Usage and Maintenance of Credit Cards How do I pay my credit card bill? Upon receiving your credit card statement, you’ll need to arrange payment for your outstanding bill. You can choose to pay the minimum amount, your whole bill, or any other amount. We suggest to always pay more than minimum. Your credit card […]
Credit Card Basics What is a credit card? A credit card is a way to pay for goods and services and is essentially a type of short term loan issued by a bank or a financial institution to the account holder. This means that whenever you spend with your card, you’re borrowing money from the […]
We’re familiar with life insurance, medical insurance, car insurance and more. But credit card insurance? What is that and do you need to get yourself a coverage plan? Read on. What is insurance for your credit card debt? Let’s first start with what it is not. This does not refer to the travel, motor, life, […]
In this interview on BFM 89.9’s Ringgit & Sense segment, Mark Reijman, Managing Director and Nadia Khan, Content Manager, of CompareHero.my talk about life lessons for young graduates, and the necessity of having the mental fortitude to resist unnecessary spend. With the higher cost of living, it just seems impossible for fresh graduates to think about […]
You are in the market for a credit card and now need to find the best card for you. But, with so many banks and over 150 card types, how do you choose? It can be confusing. What’s the difference with cashback, air miles, rewards, no annual fee, and Islamic credit cards? This article will […]
If it sounds too good to be true then most times, it is. This is one of the red flags of a scam and you should listen to your instinct if alarm bells start to ring. Scams usually promise their victims a large financial gain for minimal work or effort. But there are many other […]
Mother aka mum or mom, or more locally known as ma or mama. A woman of many affectionate terms and often the wonder woman in your life. But she holds one very important title, that is, Finance Minister or CFO. For many of us, our ma is a key influencer in our life and whether […]