On this edition of our series of articles on SME businesses, we attempt to help you answer one of the most important questions about a business: what are you selling?
Tax benefits, deductibles, and exceptions can really help your SME business out... if you know which ones to look out for and take advantage of!
Don’t let the complexity of income tax filing prevent you from doing your E-Filing . Read on as we reveal the answers to the frequently asked questions for Malaysian income tax.
Occasionally, you may have a few questions on certain items that may confuse you whether it is tax deductible. In this article, we will address some of these confusions.
With Malaysia's EPF announcing a 6.9% dividend payout, discover what does this means to you as a EPF contributor and what are the things that you can do with it.
There are plenty of tips out there on how to get the best interest rates for your loans, so we've compiled the best ones for you right here!
You can now check the status of your BR1M application with the newly-released Semakan BR1M app, available on iOS and Google Play.
Here's one more financially related new year's resolution you can try: keeping your credit score healthy. How and why should you do so? Read on and find out!
Federal handouts are great, so why not extend this to a monthly basis and get paid by the government just for being a citizen? Let's explore what a Universal Basic Income is and how it might work (or not) in Malaysia!
So you think your finances are secure? Secure enough to survive a major war? If not, we have some tips and strategies on how to help!
Want to know what's new about Budget 2018 compared to the previous year's? Check out our in depth comparison infographic and see the differences yourself!
Is shopping on sale really helping you to save money? Find out the ugly truth of sales and the hidden traps laid out by retailers here!
What does the insurance cover? Is it good or bad for you? Why is it compulsory? We lay out everything about the Employee Insurance Scheme right here.
Have you ever wondered what you need to prepare to apply for a loan if you're self-employed? Check out our tips on improving your loan approval chances as a self-employed applicant here!
Ever wondered what banks and lenders look at before deciding to approve your credit card or loan application? Find out now!
If you’ve decide that it’s finally time to start your own company, congratulations! Find out how to register your business with our handy guide!
It’s already mid-year, how are your financial goals coming along? Find out how to plan out your finances and make your dreams come true with BSN MyRinggit/i Personal financing now!
Ever wondered how you can save on interest for your credit cards and loans? Find out our top interest-saving tips and start saving your precious cash today!
Ever wondered how institutions and companies benefit from giving out study grants that cost them up to hundreds of thousands in Ringgit? We explore the illuminating benefits of giving out scholarships!
Should you invest the funds in your EPF account in a unit trust fund? Find out as we review the pros and cons of the EPF investment schemes!
There are more than a handful of ways to finance your continuing education.. but which of them is the right one for you?
Have you ever wondered about the 2017 income tax relief ? Find out about the newly added items on the 2017 tax relief, and start spending on these things to more money on your next income tax filing!
Find out if it really pays to be loyal to your favourite stores and how you can take advantage of loyalty programmes to get more bang for your buck!
Did you know you can file your taxes over the internet? Well here is how to do exactly that, with step-by-step instructions!
There are a lot of things that need to be done in this new year, including renewing these important documents!
Find out about scams that seek out the elderly and what you can to stop your parents from becoming victims to potential fraudsters!
Starting a new business but unsure of the differences between a private limited company, public limited company, sole proprietorship, and partnership? This article should help set you straight!
If you are still on the fence about which path to take for your children to receive top-notch education, you’re going to want to read this!
Before you walk down the aisle, take some time to talk to your future spouse about the thing that makes the world go round – that’s right – M-O-N-E-Y!
Ever lent your money to a close friend or family member... and had the money paid back to you? If you haven't, we have some tips that may be useful for you!
Going to KLCC but frightened of the scary-high parking rates? You are not alone! We’re hooking you up with some of the cheapest parking options available.
Thinking of working with more freedom and flexibility? Then freelancing or part-time jobs might be your cup of tea! But how do they compare? Find out as we pit one ‘freewheeling’ job against the other.
Malaysia might be on the verge of claiming its first Olympic gold medal ever! But what does that entail for the athletes, and for Malaysia in general?
It is always nice to have a little unexpected money back in your pockets and it would be even nicer to indulge in these extra returns. Before you do that, here are a few reasons why you should hang on to it for a little while.
Would you port over to Maxis or opt out from their proposed packages? We sought to simplify all mobile data figures to help you make a better decision.
Ever considered earning side income from the Malaysian wedding circuit? Some thrive off of it full-time. We reveal how you can get a slice of the cake too!
The whole borrowing and lending money shebang with friends or family can turn out pretty ugly. There now is an app to systematically keep track and dispel the awkwardness!
Our writer took on the 'gruelling' task of testing out 4 types of premium seat tickets at 3 different cinema chains. This is what he has to say about them.
Ever wondered if it is possible to create a second source of income which could replace your monthly paycheque? Or is it one of those hyperinflated stories that seems rather mythical?
With an increasing number of Malaysians citing concern about the sufficiency of their retirement funds, we explore the pros and cons of bolstering your retirement funds with a voluntary additional EPF or PRS contributions.
Having a joint account is useful when paying collective bills but in the event of death or divorce - what happens to your money? Here is what you need to know to avoid getting locked out from your joint account
You've heard the terms RON 95 and 97 as types of petrol in the media so often but do you really know what the difference between the two is and why one costs more than the other?
Got beef with a bank or insurance company that can't be resolved? Don't sit around and sulk, get off your behind and make a complaint to these departments!
As we enter the second week of November, the year end is not a far from sight. Here are 3 things you can do for your finances before 2015 draws to a close.
Have you been so dirt broke you never thought you'd see the light at the end of the tunnel? Don't worry - the experience of being broke likely brought you some good money lessons.
Just two days ago, the government announced it wanted to help counter the rising cost of living and help stimulate the economy. We look at the measures in turn.
It's never too late to start saving. Take a look at some of the lessons we've learned from saving later and how you can play financial catch-up!
Flexible working hours, and working from home...That sounds like heaven doesn't it? If you have decided to turn to a career in freelance for the first time, here is a brief guide to make the most out of your chosen career path.
Its Throwback Thursday and we're revisiting a post that made quite a few people think. Two years on and we asked the question again; can you really survive on just RM10 daily in a post- GST Klang Valley?
If the sight of numerous empty shelves are anything to go by; Malaysians did succumb to GST buying fever over the weekend. But as today is GST D-Day and bulk buying no longer an option - how will you deal?
LHDN has begun accepting filing submissions for income tax 2014 along with a new mode of payment: credit cards. But not everyone is pleased.
Taking on a new job as a full-time parent allows you to have your child under your watch. But is your household financial health able to bear the cost of a halved income?
Happy 2015 everyone! Whilst some of you may be aware that these are happening - we've compiled some of the big changes that will be affecting your money in 2015. You'll want to remember these in your yearly finance plans!
It's Christmas Eve; and if you haven't a present purchased yet, you're not alone. Some folks are giving up gift-giving and here are the reasons why.
The holidays can be an expensive time even if you plan everything well. But when you don't, you risk losing a lot more than you bargained for. Here are 5 money blunders people make during the holidays and how you can avoid them.
Everyone is out to get your money! Conmen aren't scrupulous. So how do you avoid getting scammed? We look at some of the biggest cons in history to see what we can learn from the best tricksters that ever were.
Media has been abuzz with snippets on the Auditor General's Report for 2013. How has our Ministries been spending public funds? We take a 'light' look at some of the highlights of the report.
Much has been said about the fresh graduate salary of RM2,500 but should it be a question of something as subjective and open to opinion as 'enough'? Is RM2,500 really enough to live on?
Social media has made easier than ever for businesses to reach their target market. But who thought we'd see the day when a dating app would be used to recruit downlines for an MLM business? Truth is stranger than fiction.
Do you have a property or two that you’re thinking of selling? In that case, you should know more about Real Property Gains Tax, or RPGT, in Malaysia.
Smoking kills – your bank account! Find out just how rich you would be if you save up instead of condemning your lungs! You might save enough to buy a Ferrari!
Having trouble deciding which career path to take? We might just have something that could help you out! Let's take a look at the 5 best paying fresh graduate jobs in Malaysia in 2014.
An honest look at the MyHome Scheme, which has just been announced. Will it help lower income earners buy property at last?
Armed with a backpack and all the money he had left to his name, 30 year old Jason David trekked through the wilds of Mongolia to the cities of Europe, fulfilling a lifetime dream.
The New Year is a great time for fresh starts. Begin 2014 on better financial footing by making these five basic money moves now.
Armed with just RM10, we sought to answer a tricky question: Could one survive a workday in the Klang Valley with only this much money?
This week guest contributor Kris from Knowthymoney shares his secrets about ways to grow your personal finance know-how!
Much has been said about the oncoming GST. PwC hopes to clarify the situation with regards to price increases in their article.
With the festive season coming up expectation of people spending right up until Chinese New Year is high.
The BR1M will be seeing an increased amount and method of disbursement changed
In a bid to start educating the young on money, the Malaysian Education Ministry are in talks with Bank Negara to teach financial literacy to primary school students.
EPF is our go-to source for money when we reach retirement age. Did you know that new rules will be implemented in January 2014?
The government announced that by midnight tonight, RON95 and diesel fuel prices will rise to RM2.10 and RM2.00 respectively.
Thinking up different kinds of sources being the food of the future? One of them could be a lab-grown burger but it would have to be way more affordable than the current tag.
In one fell swoop the Malaysian Treasury has announced measures that will further contribute to your empty pocket syndrome.
The ringgit falls to a three year low, leaving parents of and students abroad in a pinch over increasing costs of living.
Prominent blogger and personal finance guru, KC Lau guest posts on RinggitPlus to tell you how to find the best personal financial adviser for your needs.
Its Father's Day this weekend. If you haven't figured out what to get Dad and the balance is running low: check out our handy ideas for father's day on a budget.