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Bringing down Malaysia's insolvency rate: It starts with you

By Caitlyn Ng

Statistics have shown that the average of some 20,000 bankrupts were between the ages of 25 to 35 whereas 1,109 bankrupts were below 25 years old. Here's more info on the matter, and make sure you don't become a part of the worrying statistics. Read More

Wrinkles or laugh lines? New app gives you glimpse into retirement future

By Caitlyn Ng

One in two Malaysians may not be financially ready by the time they retire. The Financial Insight mobile app was created to allow Malaysians to get a glimpse of how they look when they retire based on whether they are saving sufficiently for their retirement. Read More

Using a personal loan to earn money: financing profitable hobbies

By Caitlyn Ng

Did you know that not all hobbies are a mere waste of time, and some of them can actually be very profitable? Here's why you can opt to take a personal loan to finance some of these hobbies! Read More

Travelling to the world’s top ten cities without breaking the bank

By Caitlyn Ng

Kuala Lumpur recently made a list for the right reason: as one of the top ten most visited cities in the world. If you think that visiting the other nine cities would be pricey, we're here to prove that you still can, on a budget! Read More

Breaking free from toxic investments - Part 2

By Contributor - Focus Malaysia

In this final part on cutting losses in the world of investing, we take a look at one more common sign which you should be aware of, including advice from industry experts on how you can make the whole process a little less painful! Read More

The conundrum of going green that Malaysian companies face

By Caitlyn Ng

Green technology seems to be the way forward to mitigate or reverse the effects of human activity on the environment. What are the advantages and disadvantages of going green? Is it worth the efforts to go green? Let’s take a closer look. Read More

Budget 2018: How will it propel the property industry?

By Caitlyn Ng

When Budget 2018 was announced on October 27 2017, Malaysians tuned in to see where a chunk of the nation's funding will flow to. We decided to take a closer look at some of the key announcements that will propel the property industry instead. Read More

Breaking free from toxic investments - Part 1

By Contributor - Focus Malaysia

Risks and mistakes are part and parcel of life – investing is no exception. It is inevitable for investors to face the decision of having to cut loss at some point in their lives. Here are some signs that it's a better alternative. Read More

Celebrating World Savings Day: AKPK promotes the virtues of savings and thrift

By Caitlyn Ng

We tend to forget about the importance of having adequate savings for a variety of situations. October 31 was World Savings Day, which was celebrated by AKPK, so here's a recap of the event and how you can be a part of it too! Read More

Key things to look for when choosing your first credit card

By Loanstreet

A credit card can either be a blessing or a curse, depending on how well you manage your finances when given the responsibility of a piece of plastic. Let’s take a look at some basics before you make the leap! Read More