If you are born between 1977 and 1983, you have a new micro-generation name
Feb26

If you are born between 1977 and 1983, you have a new micro-generation name

You would most likely have heard of terms like Generation X, Millennials or Baby Boomers. In most cases, that really depends on which year or range of years you were born in. there has been so many labels and so many names and at times, you are not sure which one do you fit in. But the good thing, everyone is coming up with new names and you now have one too. Not fitting into any The biggest problem really is that you find yourself...

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How to Not Get Sick While Traveling
Feb26

How to Not Get Sick While Traveling

Travelling is fun. Being sick is not. Being sick while travelling can be devastating. This can be a lot worse if you start feeling it on the first day of your so-called vacation. Can it really be that bad? It seems like every time you are about to go on a vacation, it is the cold and flu season. Its like signs to tell you not to go anywhere. And then the worst happens. You catch a cold on your way to the airport. If you are travelling...

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Warehouse Sales – Weekly Update (14 February 2018)

Warehouse sales – Weekly update (Feb 13, 2018) Home Living Exhibition – 2-4 March Lots of home products on sale at this exhibition. Enjoy discounts, promotions, bundles and great products at this show. You can be sure to find items for your home and other places like: TV and Audio Electrical appliances Furniture household and many more Location: Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre Date: 2-4 March Malaysia Airports Park Longer And Save...

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Ensuring your Child is safe online
Feb13

Ensuring your Child is safe online

There is no compromise when it comes to safety. This is more serious when it deals with kids and it is a lot more than that if they are your children. The internet has become a hunting ground for criminals and paedophiles. Only happens to others You would have read stories of how children became prey to online predators that you always assumed only happened to other people. Before it happens to you, perhaps you should start taking...

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The Buzz about Drones
Feb08

The Buzz about Drones

Drones, if you haven’t already know are currently the big buzz going around among gadget lovers. In the same category of products are those like hoverboards and smartphones.  From the established brands to more affordable ones, they are great sources of entertainment which can be used for both leisure and work. What is the craze about drones? One thing for sure, you can now buy drones anywhere. Shops are selling them like hot cakes or...

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Hoverboards – What is the craze about?
Feb07

Hoverboards – What is the craze about?

Hoverboards, or known as Self Balancing Scooters have been quite an exciting addition to the gadgets market in recent years. In fact, it has been seen as the ideal replacement for skateboards which have been hugely successful in the late 80s. Is there a wave for hoverboards? One thing for sure, hoverboards have taken the world by storm. Not only has it been widely popular in countries like the US and in Europe, the wave has since...

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All about EPF that you should know
Feb07

All about EPF that you should know

The Malaysian EPF, short for Employees’ Provident Fund is a personal account that you must have if you are part of any workforce. It is a mandatory contribution for Malaysians who are in the workforce in one way or another. Forced Savings The main idea behind the EPF is to activate what is known as forced savings. Young graduates often fall into this problem. Because income earners tend to spend more than they earn, the EPF is useful...

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Economic outlook for the Year of the Dog
Feb05

Economic outlook for the Year of the Dog

Each year, when Chinese New Year comes around, talks about how the future is going to be will surely heat up. In fact, business owners and firms would go to the extent of reading or finding out the ‘luck’ of the year as there might be plans for expansion and growth. No one likes to take the wrong step. How has last year been? Everyone knows who Datuk Joey Yap is, who has been one of the most influential people when it comes to fortune...

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Warehouse Sales – Weekly update(Feb 1 2018)

Little Riders Warehouse Sale – 3-4 February Fans of bikes, scooters or any sort of 2 or 3 wheeled vehicles, head to this sale and be welcomed with up to 70% discounts on all types of items. Get a free gift for any purchase above RM50 and expect some crazy deals. Location: Little Riders Sdn Bhd, PS-2-6 Pelangi Sentral, PJU6 Persiaran Surian, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Date: 3 – 4 February Opening hours: 10am to 6pm Kanika CNY Warehouse...

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Fashion brands you did not know is Malaysian
Feb01

Fashion brands you did not know is Malaysian

When it comes to fashion, Malaysian designers do have their mark in the international market. But not many make it there like Jimmy Choo or Zang Toi. But then again, who needs to be that famous when we have some urban design brands that have taken the region by storm. The problem is, a lot of us do not know they are Malaysian. How do they stack up? Honestly, you would probably have seen these brands before but has no idea that they...

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Flea Markets and modern shopping
Feb01

Flea Markets and modern shopping

Flea markets and shopping go hand in hand. It is not anything new in urban cities like Kuala Lumpur. In fact, flea markets would have been one of the oldest form of shopping in a common marketplace for centuries now. Why so happening? One of the main reasons why flea markets are so popular today is probably because consumers are changing the way they shop. Among the reasons could be: Owners like to get rid of old stuff (pre-loved)...

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Do you need a personal trainer?
Jan30

Do you need a personal trainer?

Staying healthy can involve many things. You need to have a proper fitness program as well as maintaining a healthy diet. It includes ensuring your body gets the nutrition it needs but you need to have a proper work-out session as well. Personal Trainer? One of the best ways to start is to engage a personal trainer. While most of the lifestyle fitness centres offer state-of-the-art equipment and machines, they will all be useless if...

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Urban farming – What is it and if it is possible?
Jan30

Urban farming – What is it and if it is possible?

Did you know that you can be a farmer in the city? Did you know that there is no need for a large space to make your own crops? Urban Farming the new wave Like it or not, urban living is unhealthy and we all could do with some eco-friendly activities. This includes Urban Farming which has been gaining a lot of popularity of late. After all, there is some form of satisfaction that goes with coming home after a long day at work and...

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Should you shop online or off?
Jan29

Should you shop online or off?

The digital economy is upon us and shoppers have now turned to online retailers for shopping. After all that has been reported and said, is it even safe to shop online or should you stick to buying from brick and mortar shops? Top tips to consider when shopping online Not everything you see online is good although the reviews are all positive. So, what should you consider when buying online? We list down a few tips. Pricing is not...

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Enjoy the best of KL for free
Jan26

Enjoy the best of KL for free

Kuala Lumpur, by virtue of being the capital of Malaysia is home to all sorts of everything. From entertainment to heritage, food to nature parks, you can find all of them here. Having said that, such activities can sometimes be quite costly. If you are on a budget, you can surely enjoy some of the best sights around KL for free too. Who said entertainment must be expensive? What you need really is to be a bit creative and maybe have...

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Mani and Pedi for Men? Enter the modern man!
Jan26

Mani and Pedi for Men? Enter the modern man!

Grooming can mean different things to different people. In fact, it is absolutely different between men and women. While most beauty centres and grooming outlets are predominantly targeted for women, there are speciality stores for men too. Who said that men cannot indulge in grooming every once a while? Not the simple, touch and go type In saying exclusive pampering services, we do not mean those barbershops that you go and get a...

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Top Spas and Massages in the Klang Valley
Jan25

Top Spas and Massages in the Klang Valley

The corporate and fast-paced life can be daunting and would take its toll if you do not recuperate on time. In fact, you must know when you should take a break and when you should not and going for a massage to pamper yourself is the perfect solution. Know the difference Before you head out to any outlet with a picture of a relaxing massage, take note of the following: Be sure to find spas and massage parlours that are ‘legitimate’...

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Barber Shops – Check out the modern ones!
Jan25

Barber Shops – Check out the modern ones!

For the boys, getting a haircut can be quite fun and we often visit the Indian barber shops. Something which we have done since we were very young. But as the modern time prevails, many businesses have since given the barbershop a new makeover. Who says that getting a haircut cannot be hip and cool? What to look for? When you are heading for the barbershop, you will naturally be looking for a haircut. Besides that, you might want to...

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Are you ready for the new range of Roti Canai?
Jan23

Are you ready for the new range of Roti Canai?

Having Roti Canai happens every day in Malaysia. More so if you are in urban cities like Kuala Lumpur and Georgetown where you can find a mamak shop at nearly every corner of shops and commercial centres. The conventional Roti Canai It is very easy to just order Roti Canai in these shops. In fact, it has already been labelled as one of the so-called ‘national’ food. Besides the standard Roti Canai which is plain and taken with curry,...

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Top Roti Canai places in Klang Valley
Jan23

Top Roti Canai places in Klang Valley

It has already been said that the Roti Canai is a must-try food for anyone in Malaysia. It is actually one of the top Malaysian breakfast dishes for most locals. So, whether you are a Malaysian or a foreigner visiting, you must find time to try this out. Here are the top places you should seek. Best breakfast Before anything, you should take note that having Roti Canai will only be complete if you have it with: A glass of Teh Tarik 2...

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Saving for your child’s Education
Aug18

Saving for your child’s Education

Having a child means you need to start planning your expenses. In countries like Malaysia, two of the most expensive areas that you need to consider is in healthcare and education. While healthcare is usually covered by the company you are working for, education might be something you need to put in some extra efforts. Saving for your child’s education Make no mistake about it, education in Malaysia can be quite expensive. This is...

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Can you afford to stay home with your children?
Aug17

Can you afford to stay home with your children?

One of the pressing issues about having a child is that you will want more time at home than before. Hence, it is natural to consider if it becomes viable to be a stay home mom (or dad) so that your child gets all the support he or she needs. Is this a financially viable option? From any angle you see it, this could be one of the most financially challenging decisions you would have to make. In fact, it could cause new issues that...

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How financially viable it is to use child care services?
Aug17

How financially viable it is to use child care services?

Using childcare services is one option that many parents will take if they are both working. Having a maid at home might help but it might not be the ultimate answer. This will ensure that they get the peace of mind of having someone take care of the child during the day (or for days). Is child care the answer? One of the most important factors that need careful consideration is finding quality ones. Generally, there are many types of...

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When do you need to write a Will?
Aug15

When do you need to write a Will?

Family finances will tend to change especially with an additional member when there is a newborn. This is one very crucial issue in family planning as to be prepared should anything happens. Some important issues to consider The big question really is how important is it to have a will. It is most crucial when you have several assets and savings. Take note that wills are not meant only for the wealthy. As long as you have some form of...

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Do you need life insurance?

The whole idea behind having insurance is to have some form of guarantee in light of life’s uncertainties. Because most of these are unpredictable, it becomes very crucial to have some form of protection. What are the many types of insurances? By the time you start working, you would have heard of many types of insurance policies. You will be told or advised to plan for your retirement or your savings. But when you start planning your...

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