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How Do You Know Which Company You Should Invest – Detect The Signs Of Growth

This article is written by Peter Lim (co-founder of Bursa Method) back in 2007. Although the stock price and financial data is outdated, but the investment philosophy is evergreen, and especially useful when investors are overwhelmed with info and market noise nowadays. Selecting companies for you to commit to and to ensure that you grow…

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How I Summed Up The 23 Of Winning Investment Habits

I am currently reading this book entitled, The Winning Investment Habits of Warren Buffett & George Soros: Harness the investment Genius of the World’s Richest Investors written by Mark Tier. I find it too good not to be shared with you here. Below is the outline of The 23 Winning Investment Habits taken from Appendix…

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What Is My ROI For Every RM1,000 In Stock Investment?

You need 3 ingredients to calculate your expected ROI from investing in a stock. They include: 1. Per Book Equity It is calculated by dividing the company’s shareholders’ equity with its number of shares issued. For instance, Hua Yang Bhd has RM 533.48 Million in shareholders’ equity. It has issued 264.00 Million ordinary shares. Thus,…

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FACT vs OPINION: 5 Ways for You to Filter, Categorise and Classify Investment Information

‘This is our top performing fund. You should invest in it.’ ‘Buy this stock now. Most analyst reports are giving it a ‘Strong Buy’. In order to become a savvy investor, one must first have the ability to differentiate, classify, and assess the quality of investment information received. This ability will enable you to capitalize…

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Workplace Dilemma: Gaining Respect vs Increase Likeability

This is a commonly seen scenario in any work environment: You are given a huge task but relatively short period of time to complete it. You know from the bottom of your heart, your existing resources namely your current team does not have the capacity to accomplish the task within the timeframe. What would you…

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The Most Important Do’s & Don’ts of Rental Management For Property Owner

Managing your own rental properties can be a challenging venture requiring patience and the right expectations. Knowing which pitfalls to avoid can minimise headaches and maximize your profit. Here are two lists of Do’s and Don’ts of rental management which may be of use to you before and after renting your property. Before renting your…

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Who Is More Corrupt?

On the surface if you look at the record, surely there are more corrupt leaders in so-called 2nd or 3rd world countries. Leaders in jail etc… Chen Sui Bian in prison, Thaksin exiled, Yingluck banned from politics… etc. Do you see any in the West? No! So they are clean??? It only means no matter…

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Quick Guidelines To File Income Tax 2016

It’s crunch time! The deadline to file for your income tax is merely days away, but don’t fret! Here’s a simple guide to file for income tax 2016. First timers If this is the first time you are filing for your income tax, you’ll need to register as a taxpayer first with Lembaga Hasil Dalam…

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How e-remit Helped My Maid to Pay for Her Mom’s Medical Bill

Last wednesday evening, I came home from work and found Yati, my domestic helper sobbing in the kitchen. ‘Yati, what’s wrong?’, I asked. She replied, ‘Sir, I just called home. My sister told me that my mom is ill. She needs to be hospitalized.’ She then continued, ‘I need to send money back to Indonesia…

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What to Invest in if You Choose to Reduce Your EPF Contribution Rate

Let us assume you are an employee under the age of 60 today who opted to reduce your statutory contribution rate from 11% to 8%. The reduction is effective for 22 months, starting from March 2016 to December 2017. This means you would be contributing RM30 lesser into your EPF account for every RM1,000 in…

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