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3 Ways Shopping on Store Apps Save You Money

You might think – what difference does it make if I buy from my laptop or phone? It’s still online shopping! Turns out, you can save money off your shopping by downloading the apps of your favourite stores.

  • 10:30 Fri, 02/10/2015

Why Paying for Clean Air Makes Sense

Most of us spend up to 90% of our lives indoors, but did you know that the air you breathe may not be the best quality no matter how hard you try to keep pollutants out?

  • 09:36 Thu, 01/10/2015

World's Top 10 Most Expensive Cats

Cats are intelligent creatures and make adorable pets. Being one of the most popular animals chosen as pets, it is no wonder how much cat lovers are willing to pay for their animal companion.

  • 00:00 Wed, 23/09/2015

Will Budget 2016 Be the Difference?

One of the most anticipated events in the Malaysian annual timeline is almost upon us in the form of Budget 2016 which will be tabled in Parliament at the end of October this year.

  • 00:00 Tue, 22/09/2015

Ways to #GetMore When on Holiday

Do you find yourself constantly daydreaming about vacationing in exotic destinations? As always, the only thing that stands in your way is the thought of how much it’s all going to cost.

  • 00:00 Mon, 21/09/2015

Send Money Online with Western Union & Public Bank

Sending money overseas through the Western Union® Service without having to go to any counter or a bank is a new convenience currently being offered by Public Bank. But if you thought the process would be confusing and tedious, think again!

  • 00:00 Fri, 18/09/2015

Most Expensive and Outrageous Things Rich People Buy

If you had an endless supply of cash; what would you buy? It turns out the affluence spurs you into some pretty odd consumeristic directions. We scoured the internet for some of the richest’s biggest and most outrageous buys.

  • 00:00 Thu, 17/09/2015

Maxis Zerolution Plan Gives You a New Smartphone Every Year

Okay, maybe ‘give’ is pushing it! But the new Zerolution plan by Maxis is offering you the opportunity to own a new smartphone every year just by being a subscriber. The reason we say ‘just’ is because there are no other requirements to sign up: no upfront payments, device fees or lock-in contracts.

  • 00:00 Wed, 16/09/2015

Food From Around the World Delivered to Your Door

Most supermarkets stock a limited number of imported items and organic health food items. But for the most part, if you fancied a bit of imported groceries or organic produce, you would have to head to expat heavy areas such as Bangsar, Mont Kiara or KLCC to get your fix.

  • 00:00 Tue, 15/09/2015

Eat and #GetMore

Wipe out standing on your weighing scale from your head because we’re talking about putting on some serious pounds in your pockets and not around the waist when you eat.

  • 00:00 Mon, 14/09/2015

Build Your Dream Fund in 3 Steps

Having a bottomless bank account these days can be quite a daunting task – causing most of our deepest desires to billow into thick smokes of disappointment.

  • 00:00 Sun, 13/09/2015

Are State-of-the-Art Pedestal Fans Worth the Price

You’ve probably already seen these: huge bladeless fans that makes you wonder if the circle in the middle is the entryway to another dimension. And perhaps in a way it is - for the almost RM2,000 price tag - it claims to offer you much more fantastical benefits than regular fans.

  • 00:00 Sat, 12/09/2015

5 Investment Myths Debunked

It comes as no surprise that there are a handful of misconceptions around investing. It turns out that many young people shy away from dabbling in investments and these myths which we have debunked are some of the reasons why.

  • 00:00 Thu, 10/09/2015

4 Annoying Costs Only Condo-Soho Dwellers Understand

Just last month I decided to move on up. Literally. From a landed, 3 12 bedroom terrace house, I decided a 600sqft condo was a bit more suitable for just one person with less than a passion for cleaning.

  • 00:00 Wed, 09/09/2015

3 Ways to Make Money Through Your Bank

When you live in a world where everything seems to possess an underlying catch that it should essentially cost you money instead of the other way around, all hope seems to be lost.

  • 00:00 Tue, 08/09/2015

11 Cheap Ways to Decorate Your Home

A house is not a home, if you are not comfortable in it. Sometimes, the same old space gets boring. So the solution is: redecorating!

  • 00:00 Mon, 07/09/2015

Driving School Fees to Double Next Month

In a bid to stop the Federal Highway (and every major highway in the Klang Valley) from looking like glorified parking lots during rush hour; driving schools are set to increase fees to the point where only the rich and famous will be able to afford to drive. Can’t afford at least a Mazda CX5? Sorry, no license for you.

  • 00:00 Wed, 15/07/2015

MyKIRA GST App: A Review

We’re just hours away from G-Day, folks (that’s GST implementation day to those living under a tempurung - a tempurung that may or may not be more expensive after tomorrow)! A bunch of you are probably scrambling to malls as we speak and some others (like me) are probably at work waiting to see what will happen tomorrow when the much maligned taxation system comes into play. 

  • 00:00 Tue, 31/03/2015

What I am Shopping For Before GST

I have thought long and hard about writing this post. The last thing I want to do is contribute to the mass hysteria of buying and hoarding that we’re all on the brink of doing. But in the end, I decided that if I could save some money by buying items I needed in bulk just a little earlier; then why not?

  • 00:00 Fri, 27/03/2015

Long Weekend Getaways for Less

Since the middle of 2014, everyone has been talking about how many long weekends there are in 2015. No more taking Fridays or Mondays off - it’s already been done for you. But what good is a long weekend if you don’t make full use of it with a nice getaway?

  • 00:00 Tue, 24/03/2015

Malaysia Income Tax Guide 2015

Whenever the tax season rolls around (that’s 1st March to 30th April), there is inevitably a sense of worry amongst the public because there are many financial, technical and even legal considerations to be taken into account when filing in at Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN or Hasil) or online.

  • 00:00 Thu, 19/03/2015

Five Grocery Shopping Hacks to Get More For Your Money

For many Malaysians, their weekly grocery shopping is a necessary chore; and an expensive one at that. A little bit of this and a little bit of that ends up running a large sum on the grocery bill. Even if one wants to save on costs; one can’t cut down on weekly essentials.

  • 00:00 Thu, 19/03/2015

Spotify - To Pay or Not to Pay

Spotify was probably one of the best tech innovations to break into the mainstream entertainment scene during the last couple of years. Instead of downloading or purchasing your albums individually, Spotify allows you to stream music from their vast library of over 20 million tracks, from the latest hits to classical masterpieces.

  • 00:00 Thu, 12/03/2015

Build Your Own PC: Get More Bang (RAM) For Your Buck

Buying a pre-made desktop is convenient but you would be able to get so much more processing power for your money if you were to build one yourself. Assembling a DIY PC is a lot easier than it sounds. No technical wizardry is required and all you really need to know is the specification you desire and a rough idea about the function of each component, which you probably know anyway when you are selecting your pre-assembled desktop.

  • 00:00 Tue, 10/03/2015

Prices of Petroleum in the Oil-Producing Nations

What’s another word for “black gold”? If you’re thinking about the word petroleum (or crude oil), which also means “oil from the earth”, then you’re spot on! This precious liquid is called as such due to its limited amount on earth and that it is non-renewable, which means that the prices are steep to reflect such a precious commodity.

  • 00:00 Mon, 09/03/2015

The 3 Ultimate Shopping Tips to Getting Better Value

With prices increasing and GST looming; the average Malaysian is definitely thinking about how to make their money go further, especially when providing for their family. Shopping for groceries and necessities can enter the thousands per month depending on the size of your family. At the very least; you’re looking at a minimum RM500 spend.

  • 00:00 Tue, 03/03/2015

How Much Are You Spending This Chinese New Year?

Like any celebration; spending for Chinese New Year (CNY) can rip one’s wallet to shreds. It takes some time to prep to ensure the house is in order before the first day of New Year. But spending can get out of hand.

  • 00:00 Wed, 18/02/2015

A Short and Simple Guide to the PR1MA Housing Scheme

When ‘affordable housing’ is mentioned; many people get the image of boring block of flats with nary a lift and nothing else but the bare living essentials. But that does not seem to be the case with PR1MA properties. If you’ve been hoping to own a place that is both easy on the wallet and eyes – the PR1MA scheme may just be for you.

  • 00:00 Tue, 17/02/2015

4 Money Reasons Why I Hate Valentines Day

The title sounds bitter and you would be forgiven for thinking that I must be single and sad for being left out of the lovefest fun, but that’s not true. My reasons for hating Valentines Day have nothing to do with my relationship status but everything to do with this other relationship I hold very dear: the one I have with my wallet.

  • 00:00 Fri, 13/02/2015

Valentine's Day Gifts Under RM40

Valentine’s Day is this weekend and it is that time of the year again for us men to rack our heads to come up with a gift for our significant other; for he who fails to find a fitting gift shall suffer her wrath. Valentine’s gifts are not cheap - a simple bouquet of roses would set you back at least RM80 to RM120 (for less than a dozen roses) - and that does not include the romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, which is of course expected.

  • 00:00 Thu, 12/02/2015

Would You Pay RM3,000 For Matchmaking Services?

Valentine’s Day (and many other days for some) can be difficult for singles made to feel as if they are ‘abnormal’ because they are not attached. But whilst some shrug off the feeling by having a fun party with equally single friends – others may feel compelled to look for love. But looking for love is getting trickier as people are working longer hours and meeting fewer people.

  • 00:00 Fri, 06/02/2015

Best Budget-Friendly Honeymoon Trips Under RM5000

Weddings are no doubt expensive affairs and by the time you’ve paid for the expensive dress; banquet of food and all those little odds and ends - you might be crying over the sight of your checking account. But just because you needed to spend more on the additional 35 relatives your in-laws invited; it doesn’t mean you’re destined to put off your honeymoon.

  • 00:00 Tue, 03/02/2015

Getting to Singapore on the Cheap for the Future Music Festival Asia 2015

It’s easy to get to Singapore. You can get there by driving your car, which will take 5 to 6 hours depending on the pace of traffic getting into immigration. Driving long distance can be exhausting, though so if you want to conserve energy for the partying; you can opt for train, bus or flight instead.

  • 00:00 Tue, 03/02/2015

[Updated!] 10 Things You Shouldn't Buy at the RM5 Store

The RM5 store welcomes trifty spenders with an immense number of great value items priced at RM5- check out on our list of items worth spending over here. While it may have gotten people loading up their basket with a chockful of items, they are unaware that not everything is worth buying (for various reasons!).

  • 00:00 Wed, 28/01/2015

Beat Travel Costs with These Money-Saving Tips

Travel cost is often what stops people from travelling as often as they’d like. Whether you’re travelling overseas or locally, there are ways to minimise your travel expenses without compromising on your comfort and experience. Here are six cost-cutting ways you could use to get more value for your ringgit.

  • 00:00 Mon, 26/01/2015

Ten Things You Should Buy at the RM5 store

Wow, were we ever surprised when our last article on RM5 store blew up the way it did! We read your comments and heard you! No point being negative Nellies and only talking about items not to buy - here are some you should! Here are 10 irressistible items you should buy at the RM5 store.

  • 00:00 Fri, 16/01/2015

4 Basic DIY Car Fixes for Car Noobs

“Driving in a brand new car sure feels good, but the occasional flat tyre, scratches and the stress of the being stranded on a busy street are part and parcel of owning a car. While paint scratches pose no threat to your safety, a flat tyre and a dead battery must be fixed in order to get from A to B. When faced with any of these situations, whats a person to do? Fortunately, one need not be MacGyver to save money and handle the operation alone. Here are the top 4 DIY car fixes that every car owner should know. Why pay an exorbitant emergency service for something as simple as a dead battery when you could save?

  • 00:00 Fri, 16/01/2015

Durian Price Guide in Malaysia

Whenever durian season came around, many would flock durian stalls or supermarkets for a taste of that tangy fruit. Led by our noses, we would sniff out the best of the king of fruits to bring home to share with our families and friends. Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that the durian is regarded as the king of fruits.And even in countries where, during the harvest season, there is a real flood of durians, prices never drop to dirt-cheap levels, as usual supply versus demand economic norms would dictate.

  • 00:00 Fri, 09/01/2015

How Fuel Loyalty Cards Help You Save

Owning fuel loyalty cards are very much like departmental store loyalty cards. It allows you to earn reward points for gifts and discounts while spending on fuel. If you have been missing out, it’s never too late to apply for one now. After all, we need to spend on fuel at least once a week so why not collect points while doing so?

  • 00:00 Fri, 09/01/2015

Giving the Gift of Memories with FotoZzoom

In our previous post, we talked about why a photobook still sells despite having the convenience of a smart phone and portable storage system. This is because nothing beats having physical prints of your memories. But if you’re thinking of giving the ‘gift of memories’, check out the following FotoZzoom products for a truly personalised gift.

  • 00:00 Fri, 26/12/2014

Grocery Online Shopping vs. Going to the Supermarket

Online grocery shopping aims to give us convenience and time saving but at what cost? If you wondered which is actually the cheaper option: shopping online or going to the store: we’re about to do the calculations for you! Check out our quick look between grocery shopping the old-fashioned way versus the web-addict’s way.

  • 00:00 Wed, 24/12/2014

Things You Should Know Before Investing in Agricultural Land

For centuries, the agricultural sector has been highly regarded as a means of income and of course, food generation. Exportation of agricultural produce has also been a boon to the economy. While there’re people searching for investment projects planning to buy a land to build a dream home or investing in F&B franchises, investing in the agricultural sector means a very different kind of commitment and very different returns.

  • 00:00 Mon, 22/12/2014