Irresistible Ways to Spend to Save


When we spend, we lose money, right? Not really. The first thing that flitted through your mind when you thought of spending to save is probably investments, and you’re right – except that the investments in question isn’t limited just to fixed deposits, unit trusts, real estate, or other typical investment vehicles you know. Sometimes you have to spend a ...

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Are Package Holidays the Real Deal?


Holidays are meant for you to relax and be stress-free.  That’s where package holiday deals come in. Want a holiday without the stress of pre-planning for it? Package holidays are the way to go. Are they worth it, though? They’re Pricier A package holiday is essentially a service rendered to you: a full holiday itinerary, plus accommodations, some meals, and ...

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Where Should You Go to Buy Travel Insurance?


You’re all set for your next dream holiday: clothes have been purchased, luggage has been packed, flights and accommodations have been booked, but what about travel insurance, and do you need it? There are as many types of travel insurance packages as there are types of insurance. You might not even need it as the coverage offered may overlap with ...

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Get to Know Your Summonses


  If you’ve been driving for a few years, then you’ve probably toed the line of the law at least once when you’re on the road. Maybe it’s that speed limit that didn’t make sense to you when the road was empty. Maybe it was a sneaky five-minute illegal parking by the kerb as you pop into the bank for ...

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Outwit These Budget Airline Tricks!


AirAsia’s belief that “everyone can fly” has become more realistic than ever with the advent of budget airlines. These no-frills, practical, bare-bones flights offer you but the most basic amenities and comforts on flight in exchange for unbeatable prices – or so you think. In fact, you may stand to save even more if you’re eagle-eyed enough to catch these ...

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Important Tips to Keep Your Phone from Going BOOM!


Mobile phones are our modern life-lines to the outside world, so it stands as no surprise that no one wants to see it bursting into flames! Not everyone’s so lucky, though: there have been cases of phones exploding and/or catching fire, even branded ones, and sometimes this results in gruesome injuries and in extremely unfortunate cases, death, to their owners. ...

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SOCSO Coverage Contributions Ceiling Raised to RM4,000


500,000 more Malaysians will be able to benefit from SOCSO coverage come 1 June 2016, as announced by Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem. If you’ve earned up to RM3,000 per month up till May 2016, then you may have noticed that a part of your monrthly salary is apportioned for SOCSO by both you and your boss ...

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How to Reap Rewards from Retail Therapy


Retail therapy is a boon to your senses and a bane to your wallet, but we like it anyway to relieve pent-up stress and frustration after a long day. Luckily, psychologists have affirmed that retail therapy really does help you feel better – just at the expense of your wallet.  Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could strategise and justify ...

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