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5 Popular Scams in Malaysia

“This won’t happen to me” or “How can anyone fall into a trap like this?”. These days, anyone can be a scam victim. Recently, a teacher lost RM1.13 million to Macau Scam. The syndicate pretended to be a...

6 Self Help Tips to Cope with Post Loan Moratorium

Many struggled with the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the pandemic, the government announced an automatic 6-month moratorium or known as deferment on all loans or financing repayments from 1...

Best Ways to Buy and Finance a New or Used Car

“Used cars are more affordable and economical”, “New cars function well and can last longer”. Weighing on all the pros and cons, sometimes it is hard for us to decide between choosing a new or used (second...

5 Financial Lessons We Have Learned from MCO

I am proud to say that Malaysians handled the COVID-19 pandemic well. Why? Well, Malaysians witnessed a change of government at the beginning of March. Not too long after, the number of COVID-19 cases started...

6 Ways to Build & Save for an Emergency Fund

(This article was originally published on the 6th February 2018 and updated on the 28th May 2020). When times are difficult, many are hard-pressed to cope with the financial crunch. What adds to the despair is...

Best Ways to Save & Invest Your Duit Raya

(This article was originally published on the 1st July 2017 and updated on the 21st May 2020). During this Hari Raya, some of us will receive ‘duit raya’ from our parents and also relatives. For some, their...

The 4 Items You’ll Spend The Most On This Hari Raya 2020

(This article was originally published on the 14th May 2017 and updated on the 18th May 2020). Many of us in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and other parts of the world will be celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri...

5 Budget-Friendly Home Decor Ideas for Hari Raya

(This article was originally published on the 9th June 2017 and updated on the 12th May 2020). The home is a place you return to for rest and comfort, therefore it is important to ensure that it reflects your...

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5 Popular Scams in Malaysia

“This won’t happen to me” or “How can anyone fall into a trap like this?”. These days, anyone can be a scam victim. Recently, a teacher lost RM1.13 million to Macau Scam. The syndicate pretended to be a ‘police officer’ claiming that her car was...

7 Practical Ways To Increase Your Income

(This article was originally published on the 22nd December 2017 and updated on the 24th March 2020).  With increasing living costs, there is now a need to supplement the family income to maintain our standards of living. With this in mind, let’s...

What To Do During Movement Control Order in Malaysia?

Ever wonder what are you planning to do at home while the Malaysian government has implemented ‘Movement Control Order’ (MCO) from the 18th March – 31st March 2020? (Update: MCO has been extended to 12th May 2020).  First thing first, don’t panic...