Monthly Archives: June 2016

Get More Juice Out of Your Data!

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We can’t seem to live without an Internet connection anymore. Just a decade ago, Malaysians were still more offline than online, in the days when our modes of online entertainment – remember Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger, Friendster, and all the funny emoticons that came with them? – was through a desktop, or if you’re luckier, a laptop. Back then, we ...

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Jobs that are Also Lucrative Part-Time

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A side income is almost a must nowadays to the average employee. Your main income may have been sufficient back when you were single with no repayment commitments, but it’s very different once you have a family with children who depend on you. Here are few jobs that you can take to supplement your income without taxing your time too ...

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Get Aggressive with Fixed Deposits Today!

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So you thought fixed deposits are the easiest, safest, no-hassle forms of investment around? Well, you’re both right and wrong. While the under-lying principle remains the same, there are actually ways to optimise your fixed deposit investments so that they beat the inflation rate and really generate income for you, too. Take Advantage of Promotions The main key to take ...

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Score a Cheat Flight a la Error Fare!

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A large part of flight ticket booking is now automated and online. You no longer need to queue up at a counter, or wait for your number to be called, or visit a counter at all, actually. It’s all just a click away. Just because it’s computerised, though, doesn’t mean it’s error-free – that’s how error fares happen! What are ...

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Walkability and Property Prices

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Are you a property hunter on the prowl for profitable properties to invest in? As pretty much any investor will tell you, it’s all about the location, location, location. Traditionally, this meant that your potential property should preferably be located in the ‘hot’ part of town, near various public amenities, offices, tertiary educational institutions, or at least one of the ...

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How Many Types of Fixed Deposits Do You Know?

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We all know that fixed deposits are practically the easiest, safest, lowest-risk form of investment available – but did you know that there’s more than one type of fixed deposit in the market? We’re not just talking Bank A versus Bank B, either. The Standard Fixed Deposit The standard fixed deposit is easy to understand in principle. You deposit a ...

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Key Pointers for Insurance Shopping

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Insurance is an instrument that covers you in the event of an incident, accident, illness, or even death. There are many types of insurance around, and even those of the same type can vary in terms of their charges, levels of cover, and excess calculation methods. So how can you go about sniffing out the perfect insurance package for you? ...

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Reasons to Upgrade to a Vehicle Ownership Certificate

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Okay, the title’s a little misleading; it’s (eventually) compulsory for all vehicle owners to give up their old Registration Card, colloquially known as ‘geran‘, and replace it with the new Vehicle Ownership Certificate, or VOC for short. But since it’s an upgrade, aren’t you curious about what benefits the VOC brings? It’s Going Paperless! Do you have an innate fear ...

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