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Budget 2017 survey shows living cost and housing among public’s top concerns

Budget 2017 survey shows living cost and housing among public’s top concerns

 2016-10-06

KUALA LUMPUR: The cost of living, housing and urban issues, and healthcare are the people’s top concerns as Budget 2017 looms, an online survey conducted by the Prime Minister’s web portal has rev...



 budget2017, living, expenses, economy


Malaysians are borrowing too much, not saving enough

Malaysians are borrowing too much, not saving enough

 2016-08-30

KUALA LUMPUR: There is a concern that Malaysians are borrowing too much and not saving enough, according to a report by Khazanah Research Institute. While household debt growth has been moderating ...



 household, debt, finance, property, expenses


ABM Urges First-time Home Buyers To Consider Seeking SRP Assistance In Property Purchase

ABM Urges First-time Home Buyers To Consider Seeking SRP Assistance In Property Purchase

 2016-08-10

The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) has urged first-time home buyers to consider applying for government schemes such as My First Home Scheme (SRP) for assistance in property purchase. In a ...



 property, expenses, affordable homes, housing loan


BSN Targets 10,000 Borrowers Under Youth Housing Scheme

BSN Targets 10,000 Borrowers Under Youth Housing Scheme

 2016-07-15

Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) is striving to get 10,000 new borrowers under its Youth Housing Scheme to boost its low take-up rate. Deputy Chief Executive (Strategy & Communication) Kameel Abdul Hal...



 property, household, expenses, living costs, government, economy, Interest rate


Private consumption forecast to grow

Private consumption forecast to grow

 2016-03-24

Private consumption is forecast to grow in the near to medium term, despite a temporary change in household spending patterns due to the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in April 2015. ...



 household, expenses, living costs, Bank Negara, government