Monthly Archives: September 2016

Productivity Tools to Help You Procrastinate

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It’s Friday, so it’s high time you get a dose of motivation to help you through the last leg of the work week! Productivity tools help you work smart, not work hard, so what happens when you work smart but keep the same workload as when you worked hard? You have time to spare! Now, that’s all well and good ...

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How Rich is Malaysia’s Intellectual Wealth?

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With UPSR just over and PT3 (formerly known as PMR) around the corner, have you ever wondered what all this studying is worth for you and your kids? Is it all rote learning and regurgitation of facts, or do we really learn enough to be considered knowledge-wealthy people? Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak called for the transformation of intellectual ...

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4 Simple Tips For Choosing The Right Postpaid Plan

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No matter if you’re a business person, a heavy social media user or just your run-of-the-mill casual user; choosing the right postpaid plan is crucial to getting the most bang for your buck. But with so many telcos offering so many different types of plans, it can be a confusing effort so we’re here to help you get it right from ...

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Say Bye-Bye to Your Commuting Woes!

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If you’re one of the frustrated users of Kuala Lumpur’s public train system, prepare to heave a sigh of relief that it will be soon be over – in a matter of months, if the construction of the first phase goes according to schedule. Those commuting between Sungai Buloh and Semantan will be able to enjoy MRT service in their ...

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Should DIBS be Reintroduced?

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Housing affordability is a major issue for many Malaysians today. Our properties are actually considered severely unaffordable, according to Khazanah Malaysia. We’re hitting nearly twice the maximum median affordability of homes, at a 5.5 median in some places, when the median ceiling is just three times a Malaysian’s median income. As such, the government has been trying to cool the ...

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Secure Your Holiday Accommodations!

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What can possibly be worse than missing a flight or losing your luggage at the airport? Nothing much – but being cheated of your holiday’s accommodations probably comes a close third, since without them you literally don’t have a place to stay! Sometimes it’s due to something as innocuous as accidental overbooking online, but other times, there really are people ...

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Keep Receipt-Recording Simple!

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Pieces of paper are notoriously easy to lose. Important pieces of paper that are also small, such as receipts, are a pain to deal with. To make matters worse, the ink on some receipts also fade over time! Unfortunately, faded ink is not an excuse when the Inland Revenue Board , or Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri, comes knocking. Take note ...

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Make Surprise Expenses Painless!

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For the typical belt-tightened individual, surprise expenses are something they can do without. Unfortunately, the entire reason they’re called surprise expenses is that they’re unexpected, but luckily, you can still be more prepared for it if you plan your finances well. One of the ways you can do so is by reducing the sting of recurring expenses. Here’s how! Note ...

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