Having a credit card in Malaysia has its advantages and disadvantages. It’s a good way to purchase and avail of your daily necessities. But it can also be a source of financial problems if you are not careful with your purchases. And of course, you need to make sure that you make your credit card payments in time.… Read More


Have you read about the master financial plan? In case you have not, the said plan was penned by Robert Kiyosaki, the well-renowned author of the best-selling book, “Rich Dad Poor Dad.” Mr. Kiyosaki was credited to have changed the mindset of millions around the world about personal finance. Financial and wealth managers who give sound financial advice in Malaysia must have taken some pointers from this man.… Read More


Talk of Datuk Vinod Sekhar and one thinks of many things … visionary, businessman, movie producer, environmentalist, and even political commentator.

Praised by everyone from former US President, Bill Clinton to Cuba’s Fidel Castro, Vinod counts many international luminaries as close friends and buddies. He even continues to do business with some of them like Hollywood actor, Bruce Willis who is another close friend.… Read More


It is important for recent college graduates to keep track of their personal finances. A majority of college graduates exit school with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. It is important to be organized regarding financial matters. Here are some financial tips for recent college grads.

Know Where You Stand

It is important for people to get an accounting of the student loan and credit card debt that they have.… Read More


Ways to Improve Investor Confidence and Obtain Private Equity Investments – Part 1

Many businesses attempt to raise capital to finance their current operations, expand their business, or adjust their debt/capital ratios. In order to do so businesses need to tap either public or private equity markets. While public equity markets provide businesses with the ability to generate significant amounts of capital, there are many costs associated with doing so.… Read More


A venture capital investment is a way to provide large-scale funding for high-potential, growth companies. In this type of investment, a venture capitalist provides funding for a new business venture in exchange for equity in the company. The venture capitalist will get a return on his investment either by the sale of the company or by selling shares to the public.… Read More


Successful businesses and corporate empires are founded on dreams. An individual with a promising idea, drive and the know-how to implement it can turn his/her dream into a million- or billion-dollar company. However, starting out as a novice entrepreneur with limited resources will be extremely challenging to overcome. In most cases, these people look for additional assistance to get their schemes and ideas off the ground.… Read More


Raising money for Asian private-equity tumbled by nearly a quarter in the first half of 2012, according to Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ). Transactions also fell. Investors were spooked by weak markets and high valuations in IPO offers, the Journal wrote.

The Asian region took in $26.2 billion in funds, which was 23.4 percent less than money raised at the same time last year.… Read More


There are horror stories all over about how payday loans and private money lenders but when faced with an emergency this type of loan can be a life saver in a time of need. Besides reading reviews on the internet, checking the Better Business Bureau website that are a few tell-tale signs that will show if the money lenders are running a replicable business or if they are just scamming consumers.… Read More