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How Credit Cards Can Affect Your Credit Score

By January 21, 2021 6:27 pm

Credit cards can boost or sink your credit score, a financial tool that opens doors to many good things in life – such as favourable bank loans for your dream car and home, as well as competitive interest rates. Find out what you should do and what to avoid so you can achieve a healthy […]

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Don’t Fall For These 5 Credit Score Myths!

By January 18, 2021 6:38 pm

A good credit score can help you achieve important milestones in life – like getting a loan for your home, buying a car or starting a business. However, there are many misconceptions out there about how credit scores work. Here are the most common credit score myths that you should be aware of. Your credit […]

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#CHInsights – How Does Credit Accessibility Impact Financial Inclusivity?

By January 12, 2021 8:25 pm

Greater financial inclusivity would open more opportunities for people to build savings, make investments and have access to credit. In this episode of #CHInsights, we take a deeper look at how credit accessibility affects the state of financial inclusivity in a county.  In a world still ravaged by income inequality, poverty, and socio-economic issues, country […]

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How To Read Your Credit Report Using This Code

By November 13, 2020 10:11 am

A credit report is important because it helps you assess whether you are eligible to apply for a credit card, personal loan or mortgage. Read this article to find out how you can read and check your credit report for free! Getting rejected for a credit card or loan isn’t a personal slight against you, […]

Best Personal Loans For Self-Employed Malaysians

By November 3, 2019 2:23 am

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 […]

Financial Advice for Fresh Graduates in Malaysia

By August 19, 2019 11:22 am

If you’re about to graduate or have recently graduated, first of all - congratulations! Before you begin living payslip to payslip, here is some financial advice for all fresh graduates and entry-level executives at their first job.

What Happens If You Make Late Credit Card Payments

By August 7, 2019 12:00 pm

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 […]

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Ultimate Guide To Credit Scores

By July 21, 2019 11:00 am

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 […]