Treat your money right

KUALA LUMPUR: A recent survey has shown that 22% of Malaysians do not keep track of their savings, and 24% do not keep a budget and financial records. Visa Country Manager for Malaysia Ng Koon Boon said this at the launch of the "Treat Your Money Right" initiative which is a collaborative between credit card...

Socso launches Social Synergy Programme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Social Security Organisation (Socso), in collaboration with four agencies, has launched the Social Synergy Programme to further improve Socso beneficiaries' economic standing and quality of life. The four agencies are Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK), Giat Mara, Amanah Ikhtiar...

More help for bankrupts

8 February 2018 - HARDLY a day passes without newspapers publishing classifieds on bankruptcy cases. Between 2013 and 2017, over 100,000 individuals were made bankrupts. The statistics become grimmer if we take into account that 34% of them were between 35 and 44 years old. We are not talking about people who failed...

AKPK frees 10,705 individuals from debts totalling RM437.4 Million

KUANTAN: The Debt Management Programme (PPK) organised by the Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) has succeeded in "releasing" 10,705 individuals from debts totalling RM437.4 million from 2006 to June 30 this year. AKPK Financial Education department head Nor Akmar Yaakub said these individuals were...