So due to unavoidable circumstances (pay cut + I enrolled in a course; a decision I agonised over for long time before finally taking the plunge lol), I officially have RM1,000 left to spend in the month of October. For the benefit of my foreign readers (if I have any), that’s about USD250. This is after deducting the usual necessities I spend on each month: RM1,000 … Continue reading Can I Survive For A Month On RM1,000?
Hey guys! Been a little busier than usual. Hustling two side jobs on top of my regular job, which is currently undergoing a transition/change of management. Not sure if it’s a good thing, but there are a lot of teething pains atm that I have to keep track of. Anyway, I blew a big chunk in my savings recently (about RM8k – or USD2000). It … Continue reading Money Matters : Recouping My Finances
I don’t want a discount…. said nobody ever. Especially Malaysians. We’re natural bargain hunters. The festive season is an exciting time for shoppers – so much to buy, so little time! As times change, an increasing number of people are ditching malls and turning to online shopping sites like Groupon, Lazada and Zalora. Everything under one virtual roof, and you never have to step out … Continue reading Get Cashback from your Online Shopping with ShopBack
Til Debt Do Us Part ? – article from Malay Mail. Okay, so it’s not a new story: it was written in 2013, but I saw it reposted on a friend’s account and it got me thinking. If you read the article, it talks about how about how some young couples spend thousands of ringgit, just to have what they think is the ‘perfect wedding’. I … Continue reading No Money No Honey – Starting Married Life in Debt
IF you were like my dad, you were probably one of those people queueing up at petrol stations last week when the government suddenly announced a 20sen increase in RON95 fuel effective Wednesday midnight, to get in a last minute full tank before the prices increased. Apparently this was ‘in line with the government’s plans for subsidy rationalisation’… whatever that means. Hey, I’m a layman. … Continue reading Surviving on RM2,500 a Month?