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Kuala Lumpur living wage below median of RM9,073

Kuala Lumpur living wage below median of RM9,073

 2018-03-29

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara is recommending that employers provide a living wage that better reflects the cost of living. The central bank had commissioned a report based on a survey of the cost of ...



 Economy, BNM, Living Wage, Kuala Lumpur


Poll: Malaysians spend 9% more in Lunar New Year

Poll: Malaysians spend 9% more in Lunar New Year

 2017-01-31

Higher food prices due to the weakening ringgit and the global increase in food prices are expected to cause Malaysians to spend 9% more this year on Lunar New Year festivities, according to the annua...



 Bank Negara, living cost


All You Need to Know About Mutual Funds

All You Need to Know About Mutual Funds

 2017-01-09

Lately, everyone has been talking about how to generate more passive income in response to the rising costs of living. Well, one good and effective way is to put your money into some kind of investmen...



 Lifestyle, House owner, finance, living


The 5 Absolute Must Follow Rules For Your Financial Planning

The 5 Absolute Must Follow Rules For Your Financial Planning

 2016-12-29

Recent reports that Malaysians have the highest personal debt rates in Asia, as well as reports of an alarmingly high amount of young people declaring bankruptcy has thrown the level of our citizen’...



 Lifestyle, House owner, finance, living


EPF‘s Down Payment Facility Reduces Housebuyers’ Burden

EPF‘s Down Payment Facility Reduces Housebuyers’ Burden

 2016-12-21

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF), which allows members to use their contributions to pay the down payment for a house can help realise the desire of low-income workers to own their own homes. A c...



 EPF, down payment, investment, finance, living


Malaysians struggling to cope with rising cost of living: Survey

Malaysians struggling to cope with rising cost of living: Survey

 2016-10-19

PETALING JAYA: The rakyat's main concerns centre on the rising cost of living and its domino effect on other areas, such as housing affordability, according to the iMoney National Budget 2016 Sentimen...



 living cost, GST, property market, affordable homes, property price, government


Financial planner: Retirement planning must include housing, social engagement

Financial planner: Retirement planning must include housing, social engagement

 2016-10-17

KUALA LUMPUR: Retirement planning must include housing and social engagement for retirees to maintain their standard of living in old age, a syariah-registered financial planner said. Founder of Li...



 finance, living, retirement


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


7 Ways to Turn Your House into a Money Making Venture

7 Ways to Turn Your House into a Money Making Venture

 2016-09-14

Would you believe it if someone said that there were ways to make money from your house and it doesn’t involve buying or renting out the entire property? In this day and age, making any bit of extra...



 Lifestyle, House owner, finance, living


First-Time Home-owners Continue To Have Access To Financing, Says BNM

First-Time Home-owners Continue To Have Access To Financing, Says BNM

 2016-07-20

First-time home-owners continued to have access to financing, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). In a statement Wednesday, the central bank said outstanding housing loans continued to expand at doubl...



 Bank Negara, living costs, House owner, finance